Large items and electrical items - what we collect

Suitable items

Examples of suitable furniture and electrical items:

  • Armchair
  • Barbeque (gas, electrical and if they have electrical components)
  • Bath (including cast iron)
  • Bed base (with headboard only if attached)
  • Bedside cabinet
  • Bicycle
  • Bidet
  • Bookcase
  • Carpet
  • Chairs (dining, kitchen garden, carver, arm)
  • Chest of drawers
  • Computers
  • Cookers or ovens (gas or electric)
  • Cooker hob (gas or electric)
  • Cooker hood (electrical)
  • Cot
  • Cot mattress
  • Desk
  • Dining chair
  • Dishwasher
  • Door (internal or external, no glass)
  • Dressing table (no mirror)
  • Electric fire
  • Exercise machine
  • Fence panel
  • Fence post
  • Fire surround (not containing asbestos)
  • Footstool
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Fridge (larder type)
  • Fridge/freezer combined
  • Garage door (single size only, all types)
  • Garden bench
  • Garden table (no glass)
  • Garden tools
  • Garden waste
  • Gas fire
  • Gripper rods
  • Headboard (if separate from bedbase)
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Lamp
  • Lawn mowers (not petrol or ride on)
  • Lounge chair
  • Mattress
  • Microwave
  • Monitor and keyboard
  • Nest of small tables
  • Pram or pushchair
  • Radiator (maximum length 2.4 metres, 8 feet)
  • Rug
  • Settee or sofa
  • Sewing machine
  • Shed - wooden (1 item = 1 panel)
  • Shower tray
  • Sideboard
  • Sink
  • Slide (dismantled)
  • Sofabed
  • Storage heaters (bricks removed, non asbestos)
  • Strimmers (not petrol)
  • Swing (dismantled)
  • Table - wooden or plastic (dining, kitchen, garden)
  • Television
  • Toilet and cistern (classed as one item)
  • Trampoline (dismantled)
  • Tumble dryer
  • Underlay
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Wash basin and pedestal (one item)
  • Wardrobe free-standing/not fitted (dismantled, no mirrors)
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair (not electrically powered)
  • Wooden shed (must be dismantled and each panel is classed as one item)

The service is available for household (domestic) use only. Small electrical items (appliances) such as hair dryers, curling tongues, irons and kettles can recycled by using the special pink banks around the borough.

Please complete our online form to arrange a collections. If you are unsure whether we collect an item, please contact us to discuss.

If an item you want collected is not on this list, then check the examples of unsuitable items.

You are welcome to contact us for general advise on how to dispose of items.

Last updated: ‎19‎/‎09‎/‎2017‎ ‎16‎:‎13‎:‎51

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