Special collections for bulky waste

If you have large items you want to dispose of that don't fit in your wheelie bin, such as old beds, mattresses, furniture, large electrical appliances or other bulky items, you can arrange for us to come and collect them from your home.

ExclamationDid you know? In some areas, household items that are still in good condition can be donated to charity and often collected from your home free of charge - you can find out what services are available in your area here

Some waste such as medicines, pesticides, insecticides, paints and other household chemicals may be considered hazardous and have to be dealt with in a particular way. Find out what we class as hazardous waste and how to dispose of it.

Please note: This only applies to households, if you have a commercial business, find out how to get waste removed from your property.

Apply online iconMake an online request for bulky waste collection

ExclamationPlease give us as much detail as you can in the "more information" box on the online form so we can make the right arrangements to pick up your items. For example, please let us know exactly what needs picked up, where you can leave it, if you will need assistance getting the items out of the house, and any other relevant information.

A member of staff will then get in touch with you to confirm the arrangments, and let you know the date and time of the collection

Phone us iconCall us on 01546 605514

Visit us icon Visit your local customer Servicepoint


The charge for this service is £59.70 for a 10 minute collection (if your items take longer than 10 minutes to collect from your home you may be charged for additional time). 

Recycle for Scotland

If you are looking for alternatives to disposal for your unwanted items, the Recycle for Scotland website has a wealth of information and tips on how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Other ways to dispose of your large items

Reusable Items

National re-use phone line 0800 0665 820

The National re-use phone line (operated by Zero Waste Scotland) helps people in Scotland donate bulky items to charity.

If your item is IN GOOD CONDITION and could be USED AGAIN BY SOMEONE ELSE, please use the Re-use Line.

If you have bulky items such as beds, sofas, tables, chairs and bikes that are in good condition, could be re-used, haven’t been left outside and still have the necessary fire labels (for sofas and armchairs), please donate online (www.recycleforscotland.com/donate-national-re-use-phone-line-now) or call the Re-use Line on 0800 0665 820.

These will be collected by local organisations that will ensure the item stays in use rather than going to waste.

Local Organisations

Re-Jig Whin Park
Charity shop
Unit 11/Whinpark Ind Est, Isle of Islay PA44 7NZ
01496 810880

Kintyre Recycling
Recycling Centre
67 Glebe St, Campbeltown, PA28 6LR
01586 553858

Fyne Futures Ltd
Colbeck Ln, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 0RB
01700 503181

HOME FROM HOME Unit 3, Ash Rd, Broadmeadow Industrial Estate, Dumbarton, G82 2RS
01389 733733

M E S S Charity Shop
Anroth Community Business Centre, Craignure, Isle of Mull PA65 6AY
01680 812908


Please arrange a bulky collection if your items are not re-usable, are broken or damaged.

Waste and recycling sites near you

If you would prefer to dispose of your bulky items yourself,  you can visit your nearest houshold rubbish and recycling centre.

Always dispose of your rubbish responsibly, however if you do notice any flytipping you can report this here.