Get rid of a large unwanted item (bulky waste)

Before you ask us to collect an unwanted item, can you get rid of it another way?

Pick up from your home

The minimum cost for a collection will be £43.25 for up to four items of bulky waste, extra items can be collected for an additional cost.

About the collection

  • Items must be left outside the property in an accessible place ready for collection.
  • We aim to remove the items within seven to 14 days of your request, collections take place on a Saturday.

You can click the request and pay button below to book your collection.

Before booking please review the items that cannot be collected and what items will need a quote click the the boxes below.

Request and pay for a bulky waste collection

Items that cannot be collected

The following items cannot / will not be collected

  • Bricks
  • Building rubble
  • Building structures - (garages / sheds)
  • Concrete fence panels and posts
  • Chemicals
  • Clinical waste
  • Fish tanks
  • Glass sheets
  • Greenhouses
  • Hazardous materials
  • Insulating material
  • Industrial machinery
  • Paint tins
  • Paving slabs
  • Plasterboard
  • Radiators/heaters
  • Soil - (earth)
  • Supermarket trolleys
  • Tiles - (any type)
  • Trees
  • Turf
  • Vehicle batteries
  • Vehicle parts and fittings

Items that need a quote

Some items require a separate collection as there are restrictions for either legal reasons or because the items are classed as hazardous.

  • Asbestos
  • Clear a commercial premises or piece of land
  • Clear a residential dwelling or a piece of land (such as a garden)
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Gas canisters
  • More than 10 sacks of general rubbish
  • Sun bed tubes
  • Tyres

Request a quote to remove some waste

For more information on how to dispose of these items visit the Recycle for Greater Manchester website.

Seeing is believing

You can now visit Recycle for Greater Manchester to see what your local community furniture re-use organisation has on sale before you go down to the shop. Each organisation is uploading pictures of new stock so you can see it all at a touch of a button. So if you are looking for something special for your newly decorated living room, why not take a look.

This page was last updated on 27 September 2019

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