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Bulky waste collection

Bulky waste collection

Bulky waste collection information

Items we collect

  • All household appliances - excluding large AGAs and commercial appliances
  • All household furniture:
  • 3 Piece Suite counts as 3 items
  • Bed Base and mattress count as 2 items
  • Table and Chairs count as 2 items (table is 1 item, a set of chairs is 1 item)
  • Domestic refrigerators - must have inside seal removed and be empty of food
  • Bathroom suites (baths, sinks, toilets, showers) - excluding tiles
  • Bicycles
  • Carpets - must be manageable by one person or should be cut into pieces, rolled, and tied
  • Empty water tanks - not large or where access is difficult
  • Garage doors
  • Garden furniture and patio heaters
  • Garden machinery
  • Gas fires - excluding back boilers and gas bottles
  • Glass – must be containerised if broken
  • Metal items - excluding stair-lifts or chairs from stair-lifts
  • Mobility scooters
  • Sheds
    • Sheds must be dismantled in to whole sides, floor, and roof
    • We treat a shed as a standard collection - 6 items.
    • If you have other items to collect as well as a shed you will need to book a large collection - 12 items
    • We will not collect a shed if the roof, or any part of it, contains asbestos 
  • Sacks of rubbish. Up to 6 rubbish sacks count as 1 item. Maximum of 6 sacks per collection and sacks must not include food waste or anything on the list of item that we don’t collect
  • Trampolines - large ones must be disassembled
  • Windows and doors - excluding large patio doors
  • Wood – must be bundled and tied and able to be lifted by one person

We treat any exceptionally large pieces such as a large corner sofa, patio doors, range cookers, and American style fridge-freezers count as 2 items.

Items we don’t collect

  • Asbestos
  • Bags of concrete
  • Boilers
  • Bricks and rubble
  • Car/motorbike parts / tyres
  • Commercial appliances
  • Commercial, industrial, or clinical waste
  • Garden waste, trees, and bushes
  • Gas bottles
  • House clearances
  • Large quantities (skip load)
  • Loose material requiring excessive handling
  • Oil tanks / full water tanks
  • Pianos
  • Sheds and coal bunkers still intact
  • Waste food
  • Ride-on lawnmowers