Household waste - special collections for large items
Information on how to re-use,
recycle or dispose of large household items such as furniture or
If you have bulky furniture items that you think are in good
condition and which may be useful to someone else, there
are community organisations which may, depending on where you
live, come and collect from your house.
Community Organisation contacts are:
Bulky Household Waste Collection
We will collect up to two items of bulky household waste
for a minimum charge of £23.00 inc.VAT.
- Freestanding furniture such as chairs, wardrobes, three-piece
suites and beds
- White goods such as washers, fridges, freezers
- Garden equipment e.g. benches, washing lines, lawnmowers but
not petrol lawnmowers
This service does not cover anything that may be classed as a
fixture or fitting such as kitchen units, bathroom suites,
radiators, windows, doors, garden waste, rubble and large or
heavy items. If you have a heavy or large load to remove, please
contact us as below.
To arrange for a collection, please email Customer Support
telephone Customer Support on 01653 600666 or use the online
and we will arrange a collection day. You can pay over the
telephone using your credit or debit card.
Alternatively, call in at your local Area Office for a
form (directions and opening times etc from the Contact Us
receipt of a completed request form and payment we will contact you
with a day for collection.
It is helpful for the items to be outside on collection day.
If you have difficulty moving bulky items, let us know but
please be aware this is not a removal service and, as far as is
practicable, all items should be outside your property.
Alternatively, you may take any item of household waste to your
nearest North Yorkshire County Council Household Waste Site or
visit the re-use sites shown in Useful links if your items are
suitable for re-use.