Acceptable items

Household items that we are able to collect or not collect

Bulky Matters are not able to collect all items. Details of what they can and cannot collect are detailed below

Items that can and cannot be collected by Bulky Matters
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Wooden furniture

Chest of drawers / sideboards / dressing tables / wardrobes / dining and kitchen tables and chairs / coffee, hall or bedside tables / wall units / TV cabinets / desks / bookcases / wooden flat-pack

Household fixtures and fittings

Doors / window frames / double glazing units / skirting boards / kitchen units / fitted cupboards / worktops / sinks / baths / toilets 

 

 

Soft furnishings

Sing or double bed bases and mattresses / bunk beds / futons / bed settees / sofa beds / sofas and easy chairs / head boards / ironing boards / cots / prams / pushchairs / carpets

Outdoor items

Rubble / bricks / fence panels

 

 

 

Outdoor furniture

Plastic, wooden  or metal tables and chairs

Hazardous waste

Unwanted paint / chemicals / asbestos sheeting / fluorescent tubes

Domestic appliances

Washing machines / washer - dryers / twin tubs / tumble dryers / spin dryers / dishwashers / microwaves / fridges / freezers / electric or gas cookers / ovens / hobs / hoods / electric or gas fires / heaters / kettles / toasters / sandwich makers / food processors / blenders / coffee makers / irons / slow cookers / steamers / vacuum cleaners / deep-fat fryers / de-humidifiers / table and standard lamps / electric gardening tools

Organic waste

Garden cuttings / food waste 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen items

Pots / pans / crockery / cutlery 

Other recyclable items

Glass / paper / plastic / cardboard 

IT / Home entertainment

Computer-base units / monitors / keyboards / printers / fax machines / scanners / televisions / video and DVD machines / hi-fi systems / speakers / telephone equipment / toys / electronic games / consoles / large indoor toys and games / musical instruments

Miscellaneous

Pianos / curtains / bedding / fish tanks / rabbit hutches / commercial refrigeration eg display chillers 

 

 

 

 

Bicycles / Miscellaneous

Bikes (adults, childrens and specialist) / mobility scooters / wheelchairs / Bric-a-brac / clothing 

General rubbish

Rubbish meant for the wheelie bin / black bin bags