Book online to have household waste that is too big for the bin, such as broken furniture and dishwashers, collected from your home. We can also collect small waste electrical items for recycling free of charge when you book this service. This service is for residential properties only. We do not collect from businesses.
Fridges and freezer collections are booked separately.
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If you are unsure about whether we can collect your bulky item(s) please call us on 020 8891 1411.
|We can collect||We cannot collect|
|Household waste items that are too big for the bin (e.g. furniture and appliances)||
Commercial or industrial waste
|Household waste items weighing over 25kg (e.g. furniture and appliances)||
Anything that cannot be safely lifted by two people
|Fridges and freezers (booked separately)||
Any items not listed on the booking form
|Small electrical items for recycling||Waste from works of construction/demolition or preparatory works* (e.g. rubble, plasterboard, fitted kitchen units, fitted bathtubs, fitted carpets, doors etc).|
|Earth, stones and soil|
|Garden waste (we have a separate service for this)|
|Hazardous waste such as clinical waste, paint or asbestos (there are separate services for these)|
|Motor vehicle parts|
|Oil or liquids|
*Small quantities from domestic sources can be taken to Townmead Road Household Waste and Recycling Centre. If you have larger amounts you should employ a registered waste collection company or hire a skip. Please note that skips need to be licensed and that we reserve the right for collection staff to refuse to collect items on inspection if they believe they present a significant risk to health and safety or harm to the environment.
This process requires you to make a payment.
You must list which items you want collected at the time of booking.
Our standard charge covers a single collection of up to five bulky items. There are extra charges for additional items. Fridge and freezer collections are charged separately on a per item basis.
We offer limited free collections for low income residents in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support, or Pension Credit Guaranteed Credit or Employment and Support Allowance. If you believe you qualify for a free collection please call us on 020 8891 1411. You may be required to provide evidence of eligibility. You may be required to provide evidence of eligibility.
|Type||Price per collection||No. of items per collection||Price per additional item above first 5||No. of collections per year|
|Full price||£57.50||5||£6.80||No limit|
(Additional collections are charged at full price)
If you require further information or advice, please contact us on 020 8891 1411.
Any cancellation requests for booked collections must be received at least two working days before the day of collection in order for a refund to be payable. For example, a collection booked for Friday would need to be cancelled by the end of the preceding Tuesday.
To cancel your collection, contact us.
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Updated: 11 February 2019