Bulky waste collection
Bulky waste collection is the collection of large items from domestic premises only. Our bulky waste collection service is available to residential customers only and is not provided for business customers.
Book a bulky waste collection
You can book a bulky waste collection online (opens new window) or by calling 01775 761161.
When booking a bulky waste collection, you can arrange for a maximum of three bulky items to be collected and charges are as follows:
- 1 item = £15
- 2 items = £25
- 3 items = £30
Your bulky waste item(s) need to be placed at the point where you'd normally leave your refuse sacks, no earlier than 6pm the day before collection, and by 6am on the day of collection.
Once you have paid for your bulky waste collection, you'll be advised of the collection date. Generally, collections will be on your normal refuse collection day. If you've booked an item in the special waste category, it will only be collected on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday and the date will be advised to you before you confirm and make a payment.
There may be occasions where due to the number of bookings received, we may need to schedule your collection for the following week. Please book early if your removal date is urgent.
Payment of a bulky waste collection must be made at the time of booking. The charge for this service is non-refundable and once a booking request has been made, it cannot be altered.
Please be aware that that we cannot remove items from inside your property. If there is no one in your household who is able to move the items out to where you normally leave your refuse sacks, please tell us this when booking. We will then be able to consider your case individually and possibly arrange for you to complete a disclaimer to allow us to collect the item from a more convenient place. Alternatively, you may have a neighbour, friend or family member that could help you.
Bulky waste items
Items suitable for bulky waste collection include:
- Special waste - please note the following items can only be collected on a Tuesday or Friday.
Exercise machines, washing machines, fridges (emptied), freezers (emptied), tumble dryers, oven/hob, cooker, dehumidifier, radiators, storage heaters (no bricks), microwaves, sun beds (no tubes), mattress, barbeque, bikes (not motor cycles) and any settee/sofa's or armchairs with metal frames. Piano/organs will also be taken on this service.
- Other bulky waste
Sofas/settee (not metal frames), armchairs (not metal frames), footstool, dressing table, glass panels from wardrobes (must be taped), headboards, ironing board, mirrors (must be taped), old metal/plastic bins, ottoman, pram/pushchair, shower screen (must be taped), sideboard, sofa bed, stool, television, television stand, table, vacuum cleaners, wardrobes (not fitted - glass doors must be taped), any domestic item that is not a fixture or fitting, bed, bookcase, cabinet, carpets/rugs/lino, hat stand, chair, chest of drawers, computers and attachments, cot, curtain poles/pelmets/blinds.
Items that we will not be collected under the bulky waste service include:
- Any building materials, any car parts, oils, asbestos, baths and panels, batteries, fixtures and fittings, panes of glass, hardcore, paint, chemicals, gas bottles, boilers, commercial waste, creosote, dog kennels/hutches, doors, garden waste, fluorescent tubes, swings/children's outdoor play equipment, pressurised canisters, toilets, water tanks, window frames, engines, fertiliser, fire surrounds, fitted bedroom furniture, garden furniture (including children's) and implements, hearths, kitchen units, laminate flooring.
Household Recycling Centre
Household items that are not accepted under the bulky waste service can be taken for disposal/recycling to the Household Waste Recycling Centre in West Marsh Road, Spalding.
Please note: hardcore is currently restricted to one 'dustbin' full per day at the recycling centre.