Bulky Waste Collection

Bulky Waste Collection

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

T.R.E.E. is a charity 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 99 99 007 to arrange your bulky waste collection or visit the T.R.E.E page for more information.

Reusable items are collected free of charge. To see whether your donation is eligible please see the requirements below:

  • Clean, stain free and undamaged items;
  • No older than 5 years; 
  • Free from rust;
  • With necessary fire labels.

Please see below the costs for non reusable items, that need to go to disposal:

£39.00 for up to 6 items

£78.00 for up to 12 items

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

*Prices correct as of 9th April 2019*

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