Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Bulky Waste Collections - Items we will collect

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What items are covered on a Bulky Waste Collection?

The items we collect are those you would normally take with you if you were moving home.  Examples of Bulky waste could include: 

  • Sofas and Chairs
  • Large items such as domestic white goods including fridges, washing machines and cookers. Please note we will only collect up to two Fridges or Freezer
  • Small items such as a microwave, ironing board

Please note we cannot take:

  • Car parts or waste oil
  • Timber over 6ft 6 inches
  • Clinical waste.
  • Waste from commercial premises and businesses
  • Paint
  • Double glazed units

The items have been split into categories to make it easier to locate. All items listed below are included on our Bulky Waste Service.  6 items will be removed for £15. 


Bedroom Items

 Bed Base  Bed Guard  Headboard (non-metal)
 Bed Base (metal)  Dismantled Bed  Mattress
 Bed Frame (non-metal)  Head Board (metal)  Wardrobe (dismantled or not)


Electrical Items 

 Computer (including  screen)

 Fridge (must be empty)

 Lighting (standard lamp or roof  fitting)






 DVD Player

 Hi Fi / Speakers


 Tumble  Dryer

 Electric Fire


 Other small electrical item


 Fan (Upstanding or  ceiling)



 Video Player

 Freezer (must be  empty)


 Satellite dish

 Washing  Machine


Garden / Outdoor


 External Door

 Lawn mower



 Garden appliance  (one  item)

 Paddling Pool  (dismantled/deflated)

 Shopper Trolley  (Fabric)

 Climbing frame  (Dismantled)

 Garden bench



 Compost bin  (empty)


 Plant pot

 Swing (dismantled)

 Trampoline  (dismantled)

 Washing  line/pole

 Wheel barrow

 Wooden Garden Gate  (Single)


General Household 


 Christmas Tree (Artificial)


 Shelving  Unit

 Bin (kitchen/household/dust)(must be  empty)


 Internal  Door

 Shower  screen



 Ironing  board



 Curtain Rail


 Sofa (2 or 3  seater) This would include       the cushions which come with the sofa. 

Scatter cushions would be a separate item.

 Cabinet (dismantled or not)



 Sofa Bed

 Carpet/ Lino (one roll under 6ft in  height or  one bag per item)


 Picture  Frame



 Filing Cabinet


 Table/ Desk

 Chest of drawers

 Fireplace with surround (No  Marble/Stone/Granite)

 Rug  (single)

 TV Stand

 Children High Chair

 Gas Fire

 Safety  gate




 Basket (laundry/shopping)

 Children Car  Seat

 Free standing heater

 Storage  Box

 Black bag (full of bric-a-  brac)

 Children's Toy  (small)

 Pallet (one item per  pallet)



 Exercise Bike

 Plastic rubbish bin


 Cardboard Box (full of bric- a-  brac)

 Exercise  Equipment

 Sewing  Machine/Table

 Walking  frame


Pet / Animal


 Dog Bed

 Fish  Tank

 Rabbit hutch

 Cat Scratching  Post

 Dog  kennel

 Rabbit  Run

 Vivarium (lizard  tank)


                                            Arrange a bulky waste collection                                     


Terms and Conditions

See our Full Terms and Conditions of the Bulky Waste Service.


Other ways of disposing of your waste

Alternatively, you can take your waste to the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Haverton Hill.

Find information about the location and opening times of the Household Waste Recycling Centre, Haverton Hill.