The council provides a fortnightly service for the removal of large electrical items such as fridges, freezers and washing machines from domestic properties.
Collections will place on the following dates:
- 20th September
- 4th October
- 18th October
- 1st November
- 15th November
- 29th November
- 13th December
To book a collection for an electrical item please use our online form for electrical collections. You can also contact Customer Services on 0845 129 4870 or 01298 28423.
Items that we can take include:
• Cookers and gas ovens
• Washing machines
• Computers and monitors
• Television sets
Items that we cannot take include:
• General furniture – Please request a bulky item collection (different charges apply)
• Plaster board
• Concrete slabs
• Garage doors
• Cast iron baths
• Garage doors
• Motorised vehicles or vehicle parts.
Household chemicals or DIY waste can be taken to the household waste recycling centres at Melandra Road in Glossop, or Waterswallows Road in Buxton. There is no charge by the site to receive these items.
How much does it cost to remove electrical items?
Electrical items such as television sets or washing machines can be removed at a cost of £24 per item (you can include 3 smaller electrical items such as a hairdryer, iron or kettle for no extra cost).
If you are receiving housing and/or council tax benefit the charge will be reduced by 50%.
Where should I leave my electrical items and when will they be collected?
Electrical items are collected on alternate Fridays as part of a separate collection service. The items to be collected should be left at the front of your property, where you would normally present your wheeled bins for collection. we are unable to enter your property to collect items.
If your property has a communal collection point, electrical items should be left outside your property, at the front for easy access.
The cut-off time for arranging elcectrical collections is 3.30pm on the Tuesday before the Friday collection.
If you can’t physically move your electrical items because you are disabled, please contact Social Services at Derbyshire County Council who should be able to help you.
Last updated: 21st October 2013