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Bulky item collections - household waste

If you have waste that is too big for your bin, we can make a special collection for you.



Items Price
3 items or less £22.00
Additional items (maximum of 5) £3.00 each
More than 5 items Contact us




Book a bulky item collection >



or call us on 01723 232323


Please note, we do not collect electrical items but you can request a free electrical item collection from our partner, RB Markets.





FAQ (click questions for answers)

What if I have more than five items to collect?

If you have more than 5 items, we can still collect them but we will need to contact you to arrange a time and price.  Fill in our online form, select 'more than 3 items' from the options and we will get back to you.

What can you collect?

We will collect...

Items we do not collect

Non Hazardous items: (also shows how many articles class as ‘1’ item)

  • Armchairs (2)
  • Bed (complete including mattress and headboard)
  • Bath or Shower tray (plastic only)
  • Black refuse sacks (4)
  • Carpet (rolled)
  • Child's cot
  • Desk
  • Door (not comprising of any glass)
  • Drawers (set)
  • Dressing Table
  • Footstool
  • Garden chairs (up to 2)
  • Garden bench
  • Highchair
  • Ironing Board
  • Kitchen unit (1)
  • Linoleum (rolled)
  • Pushchair
  • Picnic table
  • Sink (not porcelain),
  • Sofa
  • Table
  • Toilet OR Sink (not porcelain)
  • Underlay (rolled)
  • Wardrobe


What is classed as a 'Domestic - Other' Item:


  • Fencing
  • Garage doors
  • Dismantled sheds
  • Water tanks


What about metal items, can they be recycled?


Metal items, e.g. filing cabinets, will often be collected for free by scrap merchants, please contact a local dealer who will be happy to help.

  • Electrical or electronic item that may no longer be used, or is surplus to requirements that is normally found within the home, for example fridges, televisions, computers, toasters and vacuum cleaners.
  • Asbestos
  • Cast iron baths
  • Oil tanks
  • Pianos
  • Porcelain
  • Radiators
  • Rubble
  • Soil
  • Tyres
  • Glass


For further advice on alternative disposal options please contact Customer First either by:


Where should I leave my collection items?

Items for collection need to be placed outside your home in an easily accessible position by 6am on the day booked for collection.

Can you come in to my home to collect items?

Unfortunately, we cannot come into your home when making a collection. Special requirements can be made for the elderly or disabled.

Can I cancel a collection?

Yes. In the event of a cancellation you must let us know, giving a minimum of 48 working hours notice prior to the agreed date of collection.

If we have to cancel the booking for reasons outside our control, we will give you as much notice as possible and an alternative collection date will be offered.

Scarborough Borough Council,Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. YO11 2HG
Customer First Contact Centre
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