Bulky Household Waste
Chargeable Bulky Waste Collection
We can collect bulky household items within 7 calendar days of the request and this includes the following items:
- Fridges and freezers
- Washing machines, dishwashers and tumble dryers
- Sofas, armchairs and chairs
- Furniture including tables, bookcases and cabinets
- Beds and mattresses (classed as one item)
The cost for a bulky household waste collection is £30.00 for every 3 items collected (maximum of 9 items):
- 1-3 items (inclusive) = £30.00
- 4-6 items (inclusive) = £60.00
- 7-9 items (inclusive) = £90.00
Items must be presented at your normal collection point and crews must be able to gain safe access to the items for collection. Please note that this service is available for residential properties only, we cannot collect from commercial premises. More information is available on our bulky waste terms and conditions page.
How do I book a bulky waste collection?
Please visit our bulky waste collection booking page to book and pay online 24/7.
Unwanted household items can be given away or exchanged via a series of websites and forums.
Bulky household items can be re-used or donated via a series of charities and forums outlined below. Items not suitable for re-use can be disposed of for free at the Household Recycling Centres owned by Staffordshire County Council. South Staffordshire Council operates a chargeable bulky waste collection service.
British Heart Foundation offers free collections of furniture and electrical items (some exclusions apply). Book online or call 0808 250 0030.
Acorns Children's Hospice will collect a wide range of furniture, small electrical items and white goods free of charge (some exclusions apply). Call 01564 825027 or visit their website for more information.
You can donate unwanted electrical items to the Katherine House Hospice Re-use Shop located at the Cannock Household Recycling Centre.
Promotes the re-use of household furniture, repairing and re-using over 250,000 domestic appliances each year. Telephone: 0845 602 8003
Free collections of furniture and larger items. House clearances can be arranged; only reusable items will be remove from the property. Telephone: 01785 760715.
Offer free collections for bulky waste which can be reused. A fee to cover the cost of recycling will be applied if the item is not suitable for reuse. Telephone: 01283 741406.
Re-use your unwanted items through charity shops, raising much needed funds.
International non-profit movement allowing members to pass on and collect unwanted items free of charge.
National grass roots organisation of people who are giving and receiving free unwanted items in their immediate communities.
South Staffordshire Council is not responsible for the content of external websites listed below. Users of these forums do so at their own risk. The websites offer a hosting forum for exchangers to contact one another, and users consent to publishing personal details for this purpose. It is the responsibility of individual users of the websites to arrange collection or delivery of items. Please ensure that you protect your personal safety at all times during any exchanges. Individual disclaimers are available on each website. Use of the relevant sites and forums denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Free Disposal at Household Recycling Centres
Bulky household waste including large electrical items can be recycled at the Household Recycling Centres located at Poplars Landfill (Cannock), Pendeford Mill Lane (Bilbrook) and Botterham Lane (Wombourne). These sites are operated by Staffordshire County Council.