Bulky, electrical and medical waste collections over Christmas
- Bulky waste collections cancelled from Monday 25 December to Friday 5 January
- Medical waste
Tuesday 26 December will be collected on Wednesday 27 December
Tuesday 2 January will be collected on Wednesday 3 January
- Electircal waste
Thursday 28 December will be collected on Friday 29 December
Thursday 4 January will be collected on Friday 5 January
Charges for collection
The charge for collection of bulky waste is £12 for the first item and £6 for subsequent items.
- A 3 piece suite = 3 items
- A bed and a mattress = 2 items
- 4 extra bags of refuse = 1 items
- 1 full 240 litre bin = 1 item
We will quote individually for larger jobs such as more than 6 items, large fitted cupboards/wardrobes and fence panels. Please call customer services for a quote.
Items we cannot collect:
- Vehicle parts, soil, construction material such as bricks, rubble, tiles bathroom/kitchen fittings etc
- We cannot handle any hazardous waste please consult a specialist contractor
- Large metal items, such as radiators / boilers / garage doors
- Pianos and organs as they are too big and difficult to dispose of. If you have a piano or organ, look for a charity or organisation that might want to take it off your hands
Please note that bulky waste is not collected on the same day as your normal bins.
Please have your waste ready for the collection by 6am to ensure it gets collected. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for all cancellations - refunds will not be given after this time. Please call customer services if you need to cancel a collection and have your reference number ready.
Most household waste can be taken to local Household Waste Recycling Centres.
There is also a number of charities and organisations which may be interested in your second hand furniture and appliances if they are in good condition. These include:
- The Furniture Project will collect unwanted furniture and will pass it on to someone in need. Call 01623 836410 for more details
- The British Heart Foundation accepts donations of furniture. Call 0844 499 4152 for more information
- Betel UK will collect donations of furniture and white goods for sale in their charity shops
- Freecycle is an online swap shop. It gives furniture a second lease of life, as well as helping you to find free items