Bulky Waste

Bulky Waste

The council provides a pre-arranged chargeable service for the collection of bulky waste or you can choose to donate your furniture item/s to one of the charitable organisations below.

How to arrange a bulky waste collection

  1. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions at the bottom of this page. Please note the service charge is non-refundable.

  2. Use the Bulky Waste Online Form(Opens in a New Window) or contact Customer Services

Summary of items that can and can't be collected as a bulky waste
Can Collect - Examples Don't Collect - Examples



Electrical goods (fridges & freezers - clean and empty)

Building rubble and bricks


Gas bottles








Hazardous waste

Waste that maybe hazardous is listed below:

  • Garden Chemicals

  • Bleach or other strong Cleaners

  • Asbestos

  • Gas Bottles

  • Solvents (Including paint strippers/thinners)

  • Clinical Waste

  • Batteries

  • Fridges/Freezers

  • Tyres

  • TV/Computer Monitors

Please use the A-Z of Waste and Recycling (Opens in a New Window) to find the appropriate method of disposal for your hazardous waste.

The Service & Collection

  • The service charge is £13 per order plus £7 per item of waste collected from outside the property. Please note we will not help you prepare the item for collection

  • Collection dates will be scheduled when proceeding with the order. Items must be accessible 6.30am on the allocated collection day and at the location indicated

Donation of furniture for re-use

A number of charitable organisations will collect free of charge certain unwanted pieces of furniture for re-use. The donations must however meet the following criteria:

  • All items should be clean and undamaged

  • Settees, chairs and mattresses must be clean, unstained and fire labels (1988 or newer) attached

  • Donations must come from a pet free home

  • If any item contains glass, this must be labelled safety glass

Charitable Organisations

Terms & Conditions

  • By accepting these terms and conditions you are confirming that you have the ownership of the items for disposal and will indemnify the Council against any third party claims made in respect of the items collected and disposed of.

  • The service charge is non-refundable

  • A cancellations must be made 2 working days prior to the collection date

  • Requests for refunds must be made no later than 1 working day before the service is due to take place

  • Items cannot be added or amended to the collection after payment has been received

  • If a false declaration has been submitted the Council has a legal right to refuse collection and withhold any refunds until the details have been resolved

  • The Council will only collect items that are listed on the confirmation order

  • All items stated on the confirmation order/quote must be accessible by 6.30am on the allocated collection day and at the location indicated

  • The Council reserves the right to refuse to collect items which it considers may endanger the health and safety of operatives or which may damage the mechanism of the collection vehicle

Please note:

  • If you remove the waste yourself you have a legal responsibility to transfer it to a registered waste carrier. An unlicensed waste carrier may dump your waste illegally and you will be held responsible and liable to a fine of up to £5,000 or could even face prosecution. For more information visit the Environment Agency website or call 08708 506506.

For alternative disposal methods contact Nottinghamshire County Council (Opens in a New Window) on 08449 808080.

For details on how we collect, store and retain your personal information please read our full privacy notice.

tel: 0115 917 7777