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More than 40,000 green-fingered Bexley gardeners have signed up to waste scheme

PUBLISHED: 09:01 24 April 2017 | UPDATED: 10:43 25 April 2017

Thousands have signed up to the council service

Thousands have signed up to the council service

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One lucky person won a prize

The 40,000th person to sign up to Bexley council’s garden waste recycling scheme has won free garden waste collection for the next year.

The number of residents using the £33 service, which offers residents 240 litre garden recycling bin and 25 fortnightly collections, now rests at 40,050.

Cabinet member for community safety, environment and leisure, Peter Craske, said: “We made sure the cost of the new service is the lowest in London at just £1.32 per collection and our residents recognise that it’s good value for money.”

To find out more about the Garden Waste Service and the offers available to residents visit www.bexley.gov.uk/GWS or call 0208 303 7777 and ask for garden waste.


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