Bulky waste collection

Find out how to arrange collection of large household items that cannot be reused or recycled.

Bulky waste we collect

What we collect

We can collect a wide range of household items, including:

  • Large household appliances - eg fridges, cookers, microwaves, washing machines and dishwashers
  • televisions, hi-fi equipment and computers
  • sofas and armchairs
  • tables and chairs
  • bathroom items such as sinks, toilets and baths
  • bicycles and garden furniture
  • beds and mattresses
  • carpets and rugs

We only collect items you have specified in your order, so do not leave additional items without amending your order. We collect single items which can be handled and loaded on to the vehicle by no more than two workers.

What we do not collect

We do not collect hazardous waste such as:

  • asbestos
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • glass and mirrors
  •  paints or varnishes 
  • tyres

For advice on how to dispose of these and other types of hazardous waste, you can:

We do not collect items that should be returned to a retailer or supplier, such as:

  • gas cylinders
  • double glazing units
  • tyres

You can take the following items to a reuse and recycling centre:

  • car batteries
  • cast iron baths
  • garden waste (this is collected separately through a subscription service)
  • piano
  • tiles
  • tree stumps
  • bags of household refuse

Amend your order

You can amend your bulky waste order 2 working days before it is due for collection. To do this, follow the ‘Make changes to my bulky waste order’ link in your order confirmation email.