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Get rid of furniture, electricals and other large bulky items
Garden waste subscription
Subscription for 2021 is now open. The service will run from 2 March to 3 December.
You'll need to pay £36 for your annual online subscription. Please note, that if you order over the phone your subscription will cost £40.
If you have any furniture or electrical appliances which you don’t want or need anymore, we can come and pick them up from outside your home. We call this a ‘bulky collection’.
How much does it cost?
We can collect up to five items on each collection visit.
Up to three items
You’ll need to pay in full with your debit or credit card when you ring us to book.
When we collect
Culcheth Croft & Glazebury, Birchwood, Rixton & Woolston, Burtonwood & Winwick
Poplars & Hulme, Poulton North, Poulton South, Whittle Hall, Great Sankey North
Appleton, Latchford West, Hatton, Stretton & Walton, Bewsey & Whitecross, Orford
Grappenhall & Thelwall, Fairfield & Howley, Latchford East, Lymm, Stockton Heath
Great Sankey South, Penketh & Cuerdley, Westbrook
What we collect
- Cabinets, bureaus and drawers
- Carpets and underlay
- Cookers and cooker hoods
- Dressing tables
- Exercise bikes, rowing machines and cross-trainers
- Fridges and freezers
- Garden tables and chairs
- Laminate flooring
- Ottomans and trunks
- Swings and slides
- Washing machines
We can’t collect trade waste or clinical waste.
Where to leave your items
Leave them outside your home by 7am on the arranged collection day - and no earlier than 24 hours before. Make sure:
- they’re dry
- they’re easy to get at, not behind locked gates or sheds
- it’s clear what the items are
- you only leave out the items you’ve arranged to be collected
If you can’t put the items outside, let us know. We may be able to collect them from inside your home - but you, or another adult, must be present to sign a disclaimer in case of any accidental damage.
Booking a collection
To book a collection of your unwanted items, please sign in to your My Warrington account or register for one. Our online form will then help you make your booking. You will need to read and accept our Terms and Conditions before booking.
If you need to cancel your collection
If you want to cancel your collection and receive a refund please sign in to your My Warrington Account or get in touch with Contact Warrington before 5pm - two full working days (Mon to Fri) prior to your collection day.
We can’t give you a refund if you call less than two working days before, or if we get there and we can’t collect your items - for example if we can’t get to them or if they’re wet, dirty or stained.
If you are unable to book online
Please get in touch with Contact Warrington.
What happens to your items
They’re collected by Changing Lives in Warrington, a charity which gives employment, training and development opportunities to local people. They reuse and recycle your pre-loved furniture and electrical goods.
Other ways to get rid of large items
Donate to a local charity shop
Some local charities will come and pick up your items for free, and sell them at affordable prices in their community shop.
Take them to a recycling centre
It’s free to take them to a community recycling centre, but before you go please check what items you can take to each centre, and whether you need a permit.
Give them away online
List them on a recycling website, app or facebook group.
Ask the retailer to dispose of it
If you’ve bought a new electrical item to replace an old one, the company you bought it from must provide a way for you to get rid of the old one, even if you didn’t buy it from them originally. Contact them directly and ask about their ‘take back’ service.
Avoid illegal collections or flytipping
When you ask someone to get rid of your items, it’s up to you to make sure they have a license to do so. If someone dumps or flytips your items illegally, you could be prosecuted. Check they are on the register of waste carriers, brokers and dealers on the Environment Agency website.