This service is for the disposal of larger items of household waste that either does not fit in your bin or cannot be taken to the Household Waste and Recycling Centre.

Book a Bulky Waste Collection

Completing this service should take around 5 minutes.

To complete this service you will need.

  • list of bulky waste items
  • your address
  • your contact details

Please ensure your items:

  • are left at the edge of the property (where your bins would normally be collected) before 7 am on the day of your booking
  • are kept separate from any items you don’t want removed
  • are manageable by two people and no more than 6 foot in length, to fit into the vehicle

We can only collect your items if:

  • any gates are left unlocked
  • only items listed when booking a collection will be collected 
  • soft furnishings that can soak up water must be covered and kept dry
  • glass and mirrors (including door panels) must be covered with cardboard and masking tape
  • microwaves should have the glass plates removed
  • fridges and freezers should have food removed and be defrosted
  • any bagged waste must be in large, thick bin liners to prevent them from ripping
  • wood and laminate flooring are in pieces no more than 6ft long. They should be tied in bundles and have any sharp items (i.e. nails) removed
  • any recliners - where possible please dismantle and remove any mechanism

We collect white goods separately to other items, so your items may be collected at different times.

There is a charge for the collection of electrical items of £10 for the first item and £7.50 for any additional item.

Book a Bulky Waste Collection

Cancelling a Collection

If you need to cancel your bulky waste collection, please follow the instructions in the confirmation email that you would have been sent when requesting the collection. 

We cannot collect the following items:

These items are hazardous and it is not safe for the collection teams if you dispose of them in this way

There are legal requirements on how to dispose of these items

You can take some of these items to your local tip at Redfield Road, Lenton

  • Bricks, rubble, tiles and soil (including marble and stone fire surrounds)
  • Scaffolding poles and similarly sized metal poles

These items damage our machinery

  • Car Parts
  • Bike tyres (bikes frames are allowed)
  • Business or commercial waste
  • Items removed from properties by private landlords
  • Household waste that should go in your general, recycling or garden bin

This service is for large items of household waste that either do not fit in the bin (e.g. furniture) or cannot be put out for your normal bin collection (e.g. a television)

If the waste was made by a business, it must not be disposed of through this service

Smaller items of household waste, recycling and garden waste can be disposed of in your usual bin collections

  • We do not collect garden waste

Garden waste can be taken to your local Household Waste and Recycling Centre

Please consider these alternatives to give unwanted items a new home as there are many charities and organisations that may be interested in second-hand furniture and appliances if they are in good condition:

  • British Heart Foundation can collect furniture and electrical items by filling in a web form on their website (look for "Book a free Collection")
  • Freecycle is an online swap shop! Give your old furniture a second lease of life, as well as finding that item you have been looking everywhere for, for free! 
  • Haven Housing Trust is a Nottingham charity that can accept donations of good, clean furniture and household goods and arrange a free collection.  Tel: 0115 9856546
  • Redfield Road Household Waste and Recycling Centre is a special facility in Nottingham where you can take your separated recycling, garden waste and household waste
  • Why not donate your items through the Furniture Project Nottinghamshire, who will pick them up for free and give them to people and families in times of need. They accept most household items such as furniture, textiles, electrical items and kitchen appliances providing they are in a re-usable condition.