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Large waste items for collection

Large items of waste that can be collected

We can collect up to 3 large household items or 12 sacks of waste for a charge of £31.40 - all payments must be made in advance of this service being carried out. You can book your collection and make a payment by telephone using your credit/debit card, call 01858 828282.

Items that can be collected

Items that can be collected include:

  • Furniture
  • Domestic appliances (fridges and freezers must be emptied of all food )
  • General household waste
  • Beds/mattresses
  • Children’s' toys

View a longer list of household items that can be collected.

Items that cannot be collected

Items that cannot be collected and should be taken to a recycling and household waste site are as follows:

  • Fixed items such as kitchen units, boilers, fires, fireplaces and radiators
  • DIY waste, soil, brick rubble
  • Large pianos
  • Sheds, fencing
  • Bagged garden waste
  • Carpet or underlay

These lists provide examples of items that can and cannot be collected through this service and are not an exhaustive list.

You can take large waste items to your local recycling and waste site (tip).

When and how we will make a collection

If your normal collection days are a Tuesday or a Thursday large waste items will be collected on a Tuesday.

If your normal collection days are on a Wednesday or a Friday large waste items will be collected on a Thursday.

Find out what day your bins are collected.

Collections will take place on the date confirmed between 7am and 5pm.

Items must be placed outside your property by 7am on the day of collection. Collection teams cannot enter your property (including garages or sheds) to collect items.

Items must be placed in an accessible place at the front of your property.