Free bulky waste collections for priority areas
One free collection can now be booked for households in the council's priority neighbourhoods: Oak Tree Lane Estate, Bull Farm Estate, Bellamy Road Estate and parts of Portland ward and Warsop, Church Warsop, Warsop Vale and Meden Vale.
Households in these areas can have one free collection any time over the next year for up to three standard items, such as beds, mattresses, wardrobes, and bagged waste. Free bulky waste collections across the whole of the district will also be available during the council's Tidy Together campaign in May and June.
Click the below button to check if you're eligible:
Priority neighbourhood address checker
To book a general bulky waste collection click here (opens in new window).
To book a bulky upholstered seating collectiom click here (opens in new window).
To book a bulky waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection click here (opens in new window).
Reuse is always better if possible, so before you book a collection please consider selling, or gifting your item. There are a number of charities and organisations who might be interested in your second-hand furniture and electrical appliances, if they‘re in good, working condition. The following charities are among those that offer free collections for such items:
- British Heart Foundation (opens in new window)
- The Furniture Project (opens in new window)
- The Salvation Army (opens in new window)
- Sense (opens in new window)
If your items aren't quite in good enough condition, we can collect bulky household items from your property including:
- domestic appliances including vacuum cleaners, microwaves, toasters, kettles and hair dryers
- bagged household rubbish (three regular sized black bags are equal to one bulky item).
Please note that we cannot collect the following items:
- glass windows/panels
- any object bigger than six foot
- engine parts
- building waste, such as rubble
- hazardous waste, such as paint or asbestos
- garden waste (a separate garden waste service is available).
Certain waste electrical items including fridges, freezers, televisions, microwaves and computer monitors need to be disposed of under WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) regulations and are charged separately at £17.50 each. We cannot collect hazardous waste including, paint, rubble, tyres, asbestos or gas bottles, or American-style fridge freezers.
Items need to be placed outside your property in an easily accessible place by 6am on the scheduled collection day. Where possible, we ask that the items are placed at the front of your property within your boundary, as close to the pavement as possible. We will only take away items that have been booked for collection. If we are unable to collect your item(s) on your scheduled day, please leave them out and we will attend as soon as possible.
You can also take items to your local Household and Recycling Centres operated by Nottinghamshire County Council. Please note that some restrictions apply if using a van or trailer.
Items containing POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants)
Upholstered furniture containing POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) now must be collected and disposed of separately from all other bulky waste.
Please do not break up your furnishings containing POPs. We cannot collect hazardous waste including: paint, rubble, tyres, any items containing asbestos, gas bottles, or American fridge freezers. To find out more about our POP guidance, please follow this link (opens in new window).
How much does it cost?
- 1 item for £10.80
- 2 or 3 items for £22
- Each additional item on top of this up to a maximum of 10 items will be £10.80 each.
How to request a collection
Request a bulky waste collection Request an electrical goods collection
Please note, you must log in or create an account to book a collection.
Where possible, please protect items such as mattresses or sofas from getting wet to prevent them from getting too heavy to maneuver.
Our electrical goods booking form is for bulky items that contain electronics such as fridges, freezers, dishwashers, tumble dryers, monitors, ovens or TVs.
Report a missed collection
If your waste was not collected on the specified day, please leave the item(s) out and we will collect it as soon as we can.
To cancel a collection or to rearrange the collection date, please call 01623 463463. Please note that the fee is non-refundable.