Bulky Waste Collection

Braintree District Council's bulky waste collection service is provided by an organisation called Tendring Reuse Employment Enterprise (T.R.E.E.)

T.R.E.E. is a unique initiative working in partnership with Braintree District Council and is committed to the reuse of furniture and waste electrical equipment.

Book a collection 

Please contact T.R.E.E. on 0300 1111 007 to arrange your bulky waste collection or visit the T.R.E.E Disposal Page for more information.

Cost for collection

£37.00 for up to 6 items.

£74.00 for between 7 - 12 items.

Concessions for those on benefits - £10 reduction, please provide evidence of benefits prior to booking.

From 1st April 2018 prices will be £38.11 for up to 6 items and £76.22 for up to 12 items.

Arrange a donation

You can also donate items to T.R.E.E free of charge. 

to see whether your donation is eligible please see the relevant information below

  • clean, stain free and undamaged 
  • No older than 5 years 
  • Free from rust
  • have necessary fire labels

 Contact T.R.E.E. on 0300 1111 007 or visit the T.R.E.E. donations page for more information

The benefits of using T.R.E.E to residents are:

  • Keeping the cost of disposal low.
  • Collection from inside the property which helps elderly and disabled residents whilst keeping items suitable for reuse.
  • Quicker response time.
  • Reducing waste going to landfill.
  • Helping to keep the community clean and tidy.

T.R.E.E.'s range of services include:

  • Electrical items recycled (i.e. cookers, freezers)
  • Quality used furniture collected (i.e. beds, sofas)
  • House clearance service
  • Collection and delivery service
  • Light removals
  • Free estimates
  • Collection of mattresses