What you can't bring onto your allotment
Chemicals and items that could pollute or cause nuisance or danger on your plot.
What you can't take to your allotment
You must compost kitchen scraps at home before bringing them to your allotment. This is because scraps can provide a food source for vermin, such as rats and mice.
If a vermin problem is traced to your allotment you could receive a rubbish notice.
You're not allowed to bring garden waste onto your allotment. Doing this could result in a rubbish notice and we could end your tenancy.
Materials that can pollute your allotment
A pollutant doesn't need to be immediately toxic and includes waste materials or visually polluting materials. This is things like glass, hardcore and excessive building materials that are not used quickly.
If the things listed in the table below are found on your allotment we could give you a rubbish and polluting materials notice, and we could end your tenancy.
|Asbestos||Toxic||Not allowed on site, but if found, cover it and inform your site representative|
|Carpet||Pollutes the soil||Not allowed on site|
|Tyres||Pollutes the soil||Not allowed on site|
|Glass bottles used for construction||Dangerous||Not allowed|
|Scrap metal||Polluting||Not allowed on site|
|Chemical drums||Polluting||Not allowed|
|Large numbers of plastic containers||Polluting||Not allowed|
|Painted timber||Polluting||Not allowed|
|Large quantities of plastic sheeting||Polluting||Not allowed|