Household bulky item collection

The bulky waste collection service is for items that are only suitable for disposal. Get advice on re-homing items that others might want.

Before making a booking, note that:

Bulky items we can or cannot collect
We can collect We cannot collect
Household waste items that are too big for the bin (e.g. furniture and appliances) Anything that cannot be lifted safely by two people. If you need such items collected, break them down into pieces that can be safely lifted
Appliances, such as:

Free standing electrical goods (not American style fridge/freezers)

Any items not listed on the booking form
Furniture (Sofa beds need to be dismantled) Waste from works of construction/demolition or preparatory works (e.g. rubble, plasterboard, fitted kitchen units, fitted bathtubs, fitted carpets, doors etc). See DIY waste
Other bulky household waste items (that can be safely lifted by two people) Commercial or industrial waste
Refuse and garden waste sacks. Up to three will be charged as one bulky item. Please note that this only applies to standard sized refuse sacks. We cannot collect Hippo/builders bags designed for mechanical lifting. Earth, stones and soil
Free standing glass sheets or panes; for example, table top, mirrors. They should be wrapped to allow for safe transit Household hazardous waste collection and disposal are offered through a separate service, for example:
Any item that is 6ft long must be broken up into small manageable pieces for it to fit within the collection vehicle.

Sofa bed must be dismantled into manageable pieces. Each piece will be charged as 1 item.

Any item that is 6ft long and will not fit into collection vehicle

 

  Motor vehicle parts
  Oil or liquids
  Clinical waste

Charges

The standard charge for bulky waste covers a single collection of up to four items. There are extra charges for additional items.

For residents

Charges for residents:

  • Minimum charge (up to four items): £20
  • Each additional item: £8.90. Up to three standard sized refuse sacks will be charged as one bulky item

For residential landlords

Charges for residential landlords:

  • Minimum charge (one to four items): £85.30
  • Between five and eight items £170

Please note that we reserve the right for staff to refuse to lift/collect items if on inspection they reasonably believe that doing so would present a significant risk to health and safety or harm to the environment.

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