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Bulky waste amnesty

Date Posted: 11:39 AM on Tue, 26 November 2019

Christmas comes early as council starts its free bulky waste collection service this week

Gedling Borough Council has extended its annual free bulky waste collection for a second year and it will begin this week and run until January.  

Gedling Borough Council is offering a free collection of large household items to all residents, subject to availability and on a first come, first served basis. The first collections will begin now but only on Saturdays until January when residents can choose weekday collections up until the scheme ends in February. All available slots are available now for residents to choose a date.   

To take advantage of this limited offer, residents need to visit www.gedling.gov.uk/bulkywaste enter their address and details of the items to be collected. The system will then tell them when the next free collection is available.   

This scheme is an extension of the council’s annual bulky waste amnesty, which normally starts in January however, last year, it was decided to bring it forward and offer more collections between now and February.  

The aim of the free service is to reduce fly tipping and to allow residents the opportunity to get rid of unwanted large items, which would normally be chargeable. Collection dates are limited and residents must book in advance on a first come, first served basis and any collection is subject to availability.

To book a collection visit www.gedling.gov.uk/bulkywaste or call Customer Services on 0115 901 3901.