Please be advised that the cost of bulky waste collections will increase from £21 to £22 for 1 - 3 items for all orders from 3 April 2017.
There are a number of ways you can dispose of your large household items
But why throw something away, if someone else could make use of it?
React - a local furniture reuse charity
REACT is a charity based at the Marleine Reid Centre in Coalville. It will collect good quality furniture and white goods free of charge from homes in North West Leicestershire.
REACT is a training project for long term unemployed people - giving them a chance to learn new skills and move into training or employment.
Money from the sale of the items enable REACT to continue providing training. For more information phone 01530 510515 or visit the website.
You can take items to the household waste and recycling sites at Ashby Road, Coalville; Nottingham Road, Lount and Hathern Road, Shepshed.These sites are run by Leicestershire County Council. Please note: You may require a permit if taking a van or trailer to the Household Waste Sites.
Our collection service
Call our Customer Services Team on 01530 454545 to arrange a collection of bulky household items.
You will need to confirm the items you would like to have collected and where you will be leaving them.
The easiest and quickest way to make your payment is over the phone by debit or credit card.
What does it cost?
- 1-3 items = £22
- 4 items = £27
- 5 items = £32
- 6 items = £37
Please note that residents in receipt of housing benefit, council tax support, or income support are entitled to two free collections per household per year.
What can we collect?
List of acceptable bulky waste items (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
We cannot accept asbestos - for advice on the disposal of asbestos please contact Leicestershire County Council on 0116 305 0001.
Safe and legal disposal
It's always the responsibility of the person creating the waste to make sure it is disposed of in a responsible and legal way.
Recently there have been a number of scrap metal thefts, including washing machines and other household items being taken from people's homes. You should only let approved companies take your waste away. Ask for identification or a telephone number to ring, to check ID.
Local household waste sites, our bulky waste service and all the local reuse options are available for proper disposal of scrap metal and electrical goods.
If you have slightly more than six items we will review your application on a case by case basis. Alternatively, you can either pay a private contractor to collect and dispose of the items for you or you can hire a skip.
One item is defined as one bulky item: For example, a 3 piece suite counts as 3 items. Likewise a bed, headboard and mattress are also counted as 3 items.
This service is for bulky household items that are too large to be collected with your normal household waste collections. We will take freestanding household and garden furniture, fridges, freezers, and white goods. If you are not sure whether we will take a certain item please call the recycling hotline to find out.
We are unable to collect garden waste, bricks, rubble, concrete, soil, asbestos, car parts, tyres, glass including greenhouses, patio dorrs, and windows, pianos or anything too heavy for 2 men to carry.
We will not collect any waste left by a tradesperson carrying out works to your home. Tradespersons must be advised to take the waste away with them. If you are not sure what we can collect please call the recycling hotlne on 01530 454572.
We will collect your bulky waste within 14 days of the date and time we receive your payment. If you are in receipt of benefits; from the date and time we receive proof of your benefit details.
You can dispose of a certain amount of asbestos yourself at the Recycling and Household Waste Sites at Lount or Coalville but first you need to contact Leicestershire County Council for a free permit on 0116 305 7240. Alternatively, you can pay a specialist private contractor to remove and dispose of your asbestos.
Your bulky items must be left on your property but outside of your house or garage. Our employees cannot come into your house or garage.
Last updated: Wed 15 November, 2017 @ 15:50