Bulky waste & electrical items

Bulky waste collections restart in August 2020 after being paused during the coronavirus lockdown. Postponed orders will be collected from 10 August and new orders will be taken from 13 August (see order form below).
Bulky waste refers to items that are too large to be taken away with the normal refuse collection. This can mean items such as furniture, white goods, fridges and freezers.

Large items of waste can be collected from your property, the following charges apply:

Type of Collection Charge £
Up to 3 Bulky Items 21.90
Between 4 and 6 Bulky Items 35.70
Electrical Items - 1 item 18.90
Electrical Items - 2 - 3 items 25.00

The following items are classed as electrical Items:

  • washing machines
  • dishwashers
  • cookers
  • microwaves
  • spin driers
  • tumble driers
  • fridges
  • freezers
  • fridge/freezers
  • televisions
  • vacuum cleaners
  • lawn mowers

To arrange a collection please complete our online form.

A full list of the items to be collected must be given at the time of making the request. Additional items cannot be added to a request once made.

All items must be presented for safe collection, outside buildings, easily accessible i.e. not behind locked gates, in one place and within reasonable carrying distance of the collection vehicle. Items must not be unreasonably heavy.

Items which can not be collected

  • Excavated material, including soil and sods, clay, gravel, stone, broken concrete, tarmac, etc.
  • Greenhouses, sheds, panes of glass, window-frames, internal or external doors, garage doors, concrete slabs, bricks, blocks, plaster, cement, timber, radiators, fireplaces, gas fires, boilers.
  • Bathroom fittings i.e. toilet, bath, shower base, shower-screen, wash-hand basin, bidet.
  • Kitchen cupboards or base units and sink units.
  • Water tanks and cylinders.
  • Heaps or piles of loose branches.
  • Gas cylinders.
  • Oil.
  • Liquid waste including any flammable liquids and paint.
  • Asbestos.
  • Motor vehicle or motorcycle parts including wheels and tyres.
  • Hazardous household waste e.g. household chemicals, herbicides, insecticides.

We will not collect any waste created on household premises by builders, plumbers, decorators, gardeners, electricians, joiners, odd-job men, glaziers, double-glazing installers, central-heating installers, fitted-kitchen installers or any other tradesmen. All contractors should remove the waste they produce when carrying out any work on your property.

Householders who wish to remove large amounts of waste, or waste that does not fall within the definition of 'household waste', should look for contractors in the Yellow Pages under such headings as 'Skip Hire' or 'House Clearance', or in the local newspapers.

Derbyshire County Council provide Household Waste Recycling Centres for the disposal of waste from households.

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