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. Please note the service charge is non-refundable.

  2. Use the Bulky Waste Online Form or contact Customer Services

Can Collect - Examples Don't Collect - Examples

Furniture

Asbestos

Electrical goods (fridges & freezers - clean and empty)

Building rubble and bricks

Beds

Gas bottles

Carpets

Piano

Doors

Soil

Radiators

Turf

 


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 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 7:00am 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 7:00am 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 on 08449 808080


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