Items accepted for bulky waste collection

Standard household items

Any items that need to be connected to any power or water supply must be disconnected before the collection can be done. Any item that requires liquid fuel to power it must have fuel removed prior to collection.

£33 for 4 standard household items.

£16.50 for 4 standard household items if you receive Housing benefit or Council Tax benefits (you must provide your benefit reference number when booking)

Council tenants are entitled to have 4 standard household items collected for free each year as part of their tenancy agreement.

  • Beds
  • Mattresses
  • Furniture
  • Cookers
  • Fridges
  • Freezers
  • Electrical items
  • Internal doors

Items with additional charges

Large items should be dismantled where possible.

American style fridge-freezers £66
Piano £66
Kitchen units £66
Bathroom suite (toilet, bath, sink) £66
Sheds and greenhouses (must be dismantled) £66
Industrial BBQ/grills £33
Sun bed without tubes – tubes must be taken to the Recycling Centre at East Tullos or Grove. In our response to Covid 19 HWRCs are accepting limited materials. Please check before you travel. £33
Built in cupboards £66
Window frames (without the glass) £66
Fencing £66
Garden toys (e.g. slides, sandpits) £66

Items which can't be collected

Restrictions due to health and safety legislation means we can't collect any of the following items:

  • Asbestos
  • Builder’s rubble and materials
  • Car engines
  • Central heating boiler
  • Glass and shards of glass
  • Chemicals
  • Liquids of any type, e.g. paints, varnishes, oils (fuels required to power any items  must be removed before collection)
  • Motorcycles
  • Tyres
  • Tree stumps
  • Gas cylinders

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