Green Cleen

Wheelie Bin Washing Franchise

With over 95% regular repeat customers plus the ability to wash both domestic and commercial style bins makes this a perfect opportunity for people looking to start their own home-based business with potential to expand to a multi-van operation. No franchise fees to pay for the first seven months and no stock or premises required means lower business overheads and increased profits. This business model is both recession-proof and COVID-19 resistant. In fact, we are one of the only industries in which demand has substantially grown due to the pandemic.

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Green Cleen has won three Green Apple Awards from the Green Org. Midlands Enterprise Award for Best Bin Cleaning Business from SME News and Best International Bin Cleaning Franchise from CV Magazine.


Green Cleen offer approved practical training in all aspects of the business including maintenance of the bin washing equipment, use on our round management software, marketing and accounts.

Our Network

Green Cleen currently have 22 Franchisees operating across the UK with International Franchisees and Master Franchisees in Ireland, Canada, Norway and Australia and agents in the Baltics, Spain and UAE.

Round Management Software

Green Cleen has developed the first bin washer’s database software allowing our Franchisees to manage their daily rounds efficiently.

Be your own Boss

Market Leading Equipment

Large Franchise Areas

Round Management Software

Responsive Optimised Website

Full Training and Support

Discounts with Insurance and Chemicals

Membership to the Bin Washers Association

Why Choose

A Green Cleen Franchise

Bin Washing Equipment

There is no manual lifting required due to our hydraulic lifting frames. We can lift both domestic and commercial style bins with ease. Our range of machines fully recycles all water used in the bin cleaning process, complying with all Environment Agency guidelines.

Round Management Software

We have developed the first bin washers online database software allowing our Franchisees to manage their daily rounds efficiently whilst providing essential customer account information at the push of a button.

Our Market-Leading

Bin Cleaning Equipment

Pickup Mounted DUPLEX

Static Electric DUPLEX

Enclosed DUPLEX -Zer0°

global Market Leaders

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After numerous discussions with owner operators and franchises, it became clear that the franchise route was by far the better option. Having the guidance, experience, support and equipment manufactured on site was more than reassuring. Green Cleen staff were always there at the end of the phone to offer guidance, support and technical know-how throughout my

Tony Cato – Green Cleen (South Coast) Ltd

I managed to get 360 bins on my books prior to starting to wash them in early January 2005. By September 2005, I had 1200 regular bins which I washed every 4 weeks. In 2007 I stopped actively looking for new customers as they would find me by word of mouth or via my Franchisee web page (which is top ranked on Google search in my area) to the tune of over 200

Gary Roberts - Green Cleen (Wrekin) Ltd

With backup and support from the head office team I sourced my first vehicle and purchased some second-hand equipment allowing me to get the business off the ground on a very tight budget. Following Green Cleen’s marketing advice I developed my rounds in year one to just under a thousand regular bins and in my second summer topped up my rounds to become Glasgow’s

Omar Khaliq - Green Cleen (Glasgow) Ltd

This proved not to be an issue and I have now reached around 2000 regular bin washes per month. Following advice, I put my prices up and have since taken on two members of staff washing the bins for me and am currently advertising for a full-time canvasser. During 2021, I plan to source my second Green Cleen Duplex Bin Washing Machine, then adding an additional vehicle to

Carl Tudor - Green Cleen (Durham) Ltd

Now 16 years later I still have the same machine only just replaced the tail lift as I bent it. One of the best things about being with this franchise is that someone is always at the end of the phone and Sid the engineer will answer his phone after hours if you do have a problem with the machine. So it looks like I made the right decision. Here for a minimum of 4 more years.

Steve Denham - Green Cleen (North Devon) Ltd

As a new Franchisee this year entering an industry I had no prior knowledge of, having had 30 plus years working in an office, I can honestly say that the transition has been made incredibly easy by all the support staff at Head Office. The journey is just beginning for me but has been an enjoyable one so far, and even with the restrictions of a Covid lockdown I have picked up 170

Dave Herman – Green Cleen (Surrey 2020) Ltd

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Featured on the BBC’s “Right on the Money”

Green Cleen was honoured to feature on the BBC’s “Right on the Money” Show with Denise Lewis and Dominic Littlewood. The show aired in July 2018. If you missed it you can watch it now on BBC Catch up.

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