Larger household items (bulky waste)

You can arrange for a seperate collection of large household items you cannot fit in your bin.

To arrange a collection:

  • check to see if you need an ordinary or electrical collection (details below)
  • check the cost (details below)
  • call our contractor on 01707 591 003 to arrange a collection
  • a collection will be arranged within ten working days
  • place your items outside your property, in an accessible position before the agreed time of collection.

Please note that refunds are not available if you cancel the collection.

Ordinary bulky collection:

  • bedroom furniture
  • living room furniture
  • non-powered lawnmowers
  • excess bagged household waste (five sacks are equal to one item and we can accept up to twenty sacks).

We will not collect building/construction/demolition waste using this service and are unable to remove pianos.

Bulky electrical collection:

  • kitchen appliance such as fridges and freezers (must be clean and all food removed), washing machines, ovens (including gas ovens)
  • household electrical items such as televisions, stereos and PCs
  • electric lawnmowers.

We do not offer house clearance services.

 

Cost

Service

Full fee

Concessionary fee*

Ordinary bulk collection (up to four items)

£37.25

£19.50

Bulky electrical items

£34.00 per item

Full fee applies

Indoor removal fee - necessary for items to be removed from inside a property, be that a shed, garage, landing area or anywhere in a communal block. *This service is currently unavailable

£19.50 to cover additional liability costs

Full fee applies

* Available to people who receive state pension or benefits

 

Re-use and recycle options

View the minimising waste page to see how you could donate your bulky waste item for re-use.