Garden waste

Private garden waste collectors

The following businesses provide a kerbside garden waste collection service in the Scottish Borders (other companies may be available).

Members of the public use any of the services listed entirely at their own risk.

CAVALRY - Garden Waste Collection Service

  • Areas: Tweeddale.
  • SEPA Registration: WCR/R/1120667 (expires 23/03/2023)
  • Telephone: 01721 540172
  • Email: [email protected]


  • Areas: Throughout the Scottish Borders.
  • SEPA Registration: SCO/044533 (expires 21/05/2022)
  • Address: Rowan Court, Cavalry Park, Peebles, EH45 9BU
  • Telephone: 01721 729082 (Office open Mon to Fri 09:00 to 17:00)
  • Email: [email protected]


  • Areas: Lauder, St Boswells, Newtown St Boswells, Earlston, Melrose and Galashiels.
  • SEPA Registration: WCR/R/1158492 (expires 30/05/2020)
  • Graeme Booth: 07919 153549
  • Kieron Hume: 07800 881828


We are not promoting any of the collection services listed.

Check with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) if a garden waste collection service is registered as a waste carrier.

How to get on the list

If you are a company offering this service in the Scottish Borders area and wish to be added to the above list please forward your details, including a valid Waste Carriers registration number, to Waste and Recycling.

Starting up a new garden waste collection business

New start-up businesses in the Scottish Borders may qualify for financial assistance through the Scottish Borders Business Fund and can access expert advisory support services through Business Gateway.

In addition, there are a number of free to access business development and skills programmes available.