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
  • phone: 01721 540172
  • email:


  • areas: Throughout the Scottish Borders
  • SEPA Registration: SCO/044533
  • address: Rowan Court, Cavalry Park, Peebles, EH45 9BU
  • phone: 01721 729082 (office open Mon to Fri 9am-5pm)
  • email:


  • areas: Lauder, St Boswells, Newtown St Boswells, Earlston, Melrose and Galashiels
  • SEPA Registration: WCR/R/1158492
  • Graeme Booth: 07919 153549
  • Kieron Hume: 07800 881828


We are not promoting any of the collection services listed.

Prior to hiring any waste collection service you should check with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to confirm that the service has a valid registration 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.