Prices for the collection of household bulky waste items are as follows (inclusive of VAT):
Bulky Collections will take place on either a Monday or Wednesday depending on the residential area/collection day. More information will be given upon booking the collection.
Your bulky waste items for collection must be left in the same place that you would usually leave your wheeled bin. There are four categories of items for which collections may be arranged. Details of these categories are provided below.
Items that are made or that are suspected to be made of asbestos will not be collected by the Bulky Waste Collection Service. Please see our information page on disposal of asbestos.
Examples of furniture items include:
Please note that, except where stated, each individual piece of furniture is counted as a single item for charging purposes (e.g. a table and four chairs counts as five items).
Examples of refrigeration items include:
Examples of bulky white goods items include:
Examples of TVs/Computers include:
Please confirm separate items so we can advise on charges.
To arrange an appointment for collection:
Upon receipt of your online form submissions we will contact you to confirm an appointment. Collections will normally be actioned within five working days from receipt.
Payments can be made only by telephone (credit/debit card) or by post (cheque payable to Thurrock Council) - see how to make a payment. Please note that payment cannot be accepted by the operatives who collect the bulky items. We are unable to offer concession rates for these services, or provide special assistance prior to collection.
Please note that if you have items for collection in more than one category there will be a single charge based on the total number of items across all categories. The collection of separate items may be on different days, however.
Please note payments are non-refundable.
The The Re-Use Partnership (TRUP) is aimed at reducing the amount of household items going into landfill, and using these materials to support people on low income.