Please be advised that the cost of bulky waste collections will increase from £22 to £23 for 1 - 3 items for all orders from 1 April 2018.
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
Click here to arrange a bulky household items or 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 = £23
- 4 items = £28
- 5 items = £33
- 6 items = £38
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)
If the item(s) you wish to dispose of are not in the acceptable list above, please e-mail our Street Cleaning team at firstname.lastname@example.org asking for a quote. To enable us to quote please provide the following information: name, contact number, address of collection, items for disposal and a photo if possible.
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.
Last updated: Tue 15 May, 2018 @ 15:49