Collection of bulky waste items in West Dorset
Large or heavy items of household waste, such as sofas, beds and fence panels will not be collected with the ordinary domestic waste.
If you have an item that may be suitable for reuse, try afurniture reuse centre before arranging for it to go to landfill. They accept furniture, electrical appliances, small household items, soft furnishings and textiles.
If you are unable to take these items to the Household Recycling Centre yourself, we can collect and dispose of this waste for you for a small charge.
The council provides a service through a contractor for residents wishing to have heavy or bulky items collected by arrangement. There is a charge for this service.
- 1-3 items - £20
- Additional items - £8 each
Fixtures and fittings are not classed as bulky household waste items.
To book this service phone the council using the contact details below. A form will be sent to you stating what items are being picked up and the cost. You then forward the top half of the letter on to the contractor (address in letter).
Once the contractor receives the letter it will contact you to arrange a convenient date for the items to be picked up. Payment is then made to the contractor.