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 or call 0208 303 7777 and ask for garden waste.

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