Bulky waste is any waste type that is too large to be disposed of via our regular waste collections. This can be anything from garden furniture, televisions, fridges, and carpets.
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You can also dispose of bulky waste items in other ways:
Look for organisations and charities on our reuse and recycle page to see if any can make use of your items. Some will collect for free.
Please click here to see our reuse and recycle page.
Take most of your bulky waste items to one of our household waste recovery centres (HWRCs) for free.
Please click here for more information about our HWRCs.
Use our bulky waste collection service. We can collect a variety of items from the edge of your property for a charge based on the number of items. Concessionary discount is available, but not for quoted collections.
Use a private waste removal company or hire a skip.
We may be able to provide a quote for removal of these items. Please call us on 0345 600 6400 for more information.
Concessionary rates do not apply to quoted collections.
We can remove small amounts of hazardous household waste (terms and conditions apply) such as asbestos, some garden pesticides, and flammable solvents. See our hazardous waste collection service for more information.
We can quote for removal of your plastic oil heating tanks but they must be cut in half, disconnected from pipe work and completely empty of oil (concessionary rates do not apply to quoted collections). Alternatively, cut and clean as mentioned and take them to your household waste recovery centre (HWRC). See our HWRC service for more information.
If you have any other queries, please contact us on 0345 600 6400.
For metal oil tanks you will need to contact a specialist company, such as:
When you book, please choose a collection day for your bulky waste and we will collect it between 7am and 5pm.
If you are booking a concession collection you must book by telephone or in person, as you will be asked to provide evidence of eligibility.
Quoted collections must be booked by telephone or in person. Concessionary rates do not apply to quoted collections.
How to book a bulky waste collection:
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