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Bulky and Electrical collections

This is a chargeable service to collect and dispose of large household bulky items and for the collection and disposal/recycling of electrical items (WEEE) from domestic households only. We do not offer this service for businesses

How to book a collection

You can book and pay for the collection of non-electrical and electrical items at the same time, but the collections will be on different days.

  • Bulky item (non-electrical) collections take place every Thursday, book by midnight Sunday
  • Electrical item collections take place every other Friday, book by midnight Monday

The collection date available to book will depend on the capacity of the vehicle. As a result, when booking a collection you will be allocated the next available collection date. Please bear in mind this may not be the following Thursday during busy periods and may be a few weeks in advance.

Items need to be presented at your bin collection point from 6am. We will contact you if there are any problems with collection.

We will not take any items that are not listed on the booking, we do not undertake house clearances and we will not enter your house or garage to collect items.

If items are booked for collection and found not to be suitable refunds will not be permitted, please ensure all items are as described in the list provided.

How much does a bulky item (non-electrical) collection cost?

We charge £20.50 for the collection and disposal of up to 4 items, extra items cost £4.60 each. You can use this form to book a collection of up to 9 items in total.

If you get council tax or housing benefit, the costs are reduced to £10.25 for up to 4 items and £2.30 per additional item.

If your furniture could be re-used, please contact Glossopdale Furniture Project. This is a voluntary group who collect unwanted re-usable furniture donations free of charge, so they can be used by someone in need.  Visit their website if you think your unwanted furniture could be used by someone else.

More than 9 items for collection?  You can contact us with any queries before making a booking.

Non-electrical items we can collect

  • Sofas (less than 6 foot or 1.83m and with no reclining mechanism)
  • Armchairs (with no reclining mechanism)
  • Mattresses and carpet (may become too heavy if it gets very wet so please put out on the day of collection)
  • Wooden furniture such as shelves, tables and chairs
  • Bedroom furniture e.g. bed bases, wardrobes, dressing tables

My booked bulky collection has not taken place

How much does an electrical item collection cost?

We charge £32.00 for the collection and disposal of each large electrical item in line with WEEE recycling regulations. If you get housing or council tax benefit the cost is reduced to £16.00.

Small electrical goods are collected free of charge.

Large electrical items (chargeable) we collectSmall electrical goods we collect free of charge
  • Electric and gas ovens
  • Kitchen appliances such as washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers and microwaves
  • Fridges, freezers and combined fridge freezers less than 80cm wide
  • Microwaves
  • Household electrical such as computers and monitors, televisions, vacuum cleaners
  • Kettles, toasters, irons and other small kitchen appliances
  • Hairdryers, straighteners and clippers
  • Clocks, watches, calculators and torches
  • Remote controls, mobile phones, cameras and chargers
  • Radios, CD and MP3 players
  • Small electronic toys e.g. remote control cars
  • Small power tools, smoke detectors

My booked electrical item collection has not taken place

We cannot collect

  • Reclining furniture (eg sofa / armchair)
  • Sofa beds
  • Extra large items (anything longer than 1.83m or 6 foot)
  • Any large bulky metal frames (eg bed frames/furniture)
  • Household chemicals
  • Items with glass parts - display cupboards or glass tabletops
  • Soil rubble, bricks, stone or concrete
  • DIY waste (paint or plaster board)
  • Radiators or boilers
  • External, internal and garage doors
  • Motorised vehicles or vehicle parts
  • Garden plants/trees/bushes
  • UPVC window/door frames
  • Canopies
  • Underlay or laminate flooring
  • Large fridges, freezers and combined fridge freezers over 80cm wide

You might be able to take these to a household recycling centre (tip) which is run by Derbyshire County Council (DCC). 

Find out more on DCC website.

Cancel a collection

Cancellations must be received no later than Monday evening of the week the collection is due.  Any requests after this time cannot be cancelled and a refund will not be issued.