Bulky waste items

Our list of items we can collect when you make a bulky waste booking with us.

Because of their size and other restrictions, we may be unable to collect certain items. If you would like us to collect an unwanted item and it is not on the list below, please contact our Customer services team using the details on this page.

If you would like to make a booking, please see our Bulky waste collection service page.

ItemCan we collect it?Notes
American-style fridge / freezerYes 
ArmchairYes 
Bath (plastic / ceramic)

Yes

 
BarbecueYesNo gas bottles
Bed base / frameYesA mattress is counted as a separate item on your booking
BicycleYes 
BoilerNoYou can take standard household boilers to household waste recycling centres
Bookcase / shelving unitYes 
BricksNoYou can take small quantities to household waste recycling centres (approximately a car-boot load) or hire a skip
Buggy / pushchair / pramYes 
Builders' rubbleNoYou can take small quantities to household waste recycling centres (approximately a car-boot load) or hire a skip
Car tyresNoThese should be taken to a local garage or tyre and exhaust centre where they can be disposed of safely
CarpetYes

Please roll or fold up the carpet. No more than three carpets.

Underlay is counted as a separate item on your booking

Chairs (dining / office etc)YesUp to six chairs
ChemicalsNoPlease visit Hampshire County Council's website
Chest of drawersYes 
Christmas tree - artificialYes 
Christmas tree - realYesWe collect real Christmas trees free-of-charge on certain dates in January. See our Christmas tree collection webpage for further details.
Clothes airerYes 
Computer equipmentYesCan include tower, monitor and keyboard
CookerYes 
DeskYes 
DishwasherYes 
DoorYesThis can include glass or mirrored doors, as long as the glass is intact and attached to the door
Drain pipesNoPlease visit Hampshire County Council's website
Electric heater / air conditioning unitYes 
Exercise equipmentYes 
Fence panelYesCan include panel and wooden post
Fire extinguishersNoPlease visit Hampshire County Council's website
Footstool / pouffeYes 
Fridge / freezerYes 
Garage door (single)YesWe cannot accept anything larger than a single garage door
Garden chairs / benchYesUp to six chairs
Garden electricals (Lawn mower / strimmer etc.)YesElectric or battery powered
Garden wasteNoPlease use our garden waste recycling service or take to household waste recycling centres
Garden shed (dismantled)YesMaximum size 8' by 6'. The shed must be dismantled into no more than 10 pieces and any glass sheets intact
Gas bottlesNo

Please take them to household waste recycling centres

HeadboardYes 
Household rubbishNoTake any excess household rubbish to household waste recycling centres
Ironing boardYes 
LadderYesMaximum length 7' (2.1m)
MattressYesA bed base / frame is counted as a separate item on your booking
MicrowaveYes 
OilNoYou can take oil to petrol stations or household waste recycling centres
Oil tanksNoPlease visit Hampshire County Council's website 
PaintNoPlease visit Hampshire County Council's website
ParasolYes 
Paving slabsNoSmall quantities to a household waste recycling centres or hire a skip
PianoYesUpright pianos only, no grands. No steps to access
Picture/mirrorYes 
RadiatorYes 
Shower screen / baseYes 
Side board / cabinet / cupboardYes 
SinkYesCan include pedestal
SofaYes 
SuitcaseYes 
Table (dining/coffee/garden etc.)Yes 
ToiletYesCan include cistern
Tumble dryerYes 
TVYes 
TV unitYes 
UnderlayYes

Please roll or fold up the underlay. No more than three rolls of underlay.

Carpet is counted as a separate item on your booking.

Vacuum cleanerYes 
WardrobeYesUp to one double wardrobe
Washing lineYes 
Washing machineYes 
Waterbutt/compost binYes 
WheelbarrowYes 
Wood off-cuts (up to a cubic metre)YesThis can include up to three wood off-cuts. Cubic metre equals 3 foot 3 inches x 3 foot 3 inches x 3 foot 3 inches
WorkbenchYes 
 
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