Bulky Waste Collection Service - Acceptable Items

This is a service for the collection of unwanted bulky household items and large amounts of garden waste.

We reserve the right to inspect/reject any waste that is believed to be from non-domestic sources.

The following lists are for guidance purposes:

Acceptable Items

  • Household furniture (no longer then 2 metres in length) including: beds, mattresses, book cases, wardrobes etc.
  • Garden furniture
  • Children’s outdoor activity toys (broken down)
  • Electrical appliances including: fridges, freezers, ovens, washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers etc.
  • Large amounts of garden waste (on application)

Any item that will fit into a 240 litre collection bin will not be determined bulky waste

Non-Acceptable Items

  • Building waste including rubble, asbestos, paint, tiles, plaster board
  • Paving slabs
  • Baths: plastic or cast iron, basins, toilets and cisterns
  • Central heating boilers, oil tanks, radiators, pipes and coal bunkers
  • Soil
  • Glass of any type
  • Car parts including tyres, engines, batteries
  • Chemicals
  • Pressurised cylinders including gas and air cylinders
  • Large tree trunks and tree roots
  • Garage doors
  • Pianos
  • Trade waste including kitchen units, worktops
  • Televisions, monitors, microwave ovens
  • Lighting strips
  • Fence panels
  • Garden sheds
  • Quantities of wood
  • Internal and external doors
  • Carpets and underlay

Fly tipping (unlawful dumping) of waste is illegal and can be subject to a £50,000 fine.

If you are uncertain about whether an item qualifies for a Bulky Waste Collection Service, contact Customer Services on 01264 368000.