Bulky Waste Collections Service resumed for limited items only

Bookings for bulky waste collection service resumed in Cardiff for limited items on the 1st of June.

Cardiff Council is asking that residents please only book collections for items that are causing them significant difficulty to store at home.

The bulky waste collection is for larger items (that you would be unable to fit in the boot of your car to bring to Recycling Centres at Lamby Way or Bessemer Close).

Cardiff Council does not charge to collect items that are fully recyclable:

  • Wooden dining table or bookshelf
  • Metal bed frame or shelving unit
  • Large electrical appliances such as a fridge or washing machine
  • Carpet
  • UPVC windows and frames
  • Spring mattresses (there is a charge for memory foam)

Cardiff Council charges to collect items made from a mixture of different materials:

  • Sofas and armchairs
  • Divan bed bases
  • Memory foam mattresses (spring mattresses are free)
  • Furniture made from a mixture of materials such as a wooden cabinet with glass doors.

Cardiff Council is unable to collect some items, these include:

  • Asbestos
  • Fibreglass
  • Building materials and building waste, such as plasterboard or insulation material
  • Car or engine parts
  • Cast iron items
  • Chemicals, such as paint stripper
  • Fluorescent tubes Gas bottles or canisters
  • Oil (engine or cooking)Tins of paint
  • Tyres
  • Pianos
  • Gardenwaste

You can book a collection by contacting C2C on (029) 2087 2087. Social media channels can be used to book collections for  free items only  –#quickquerycardiff – the team will ask in a direct message for all information needed.

If you need to book a collection sooner than the next available date, the Commercial Services team have a number of options available for which there is a charge.

They can do single item collections or you can hire a skip. Email for a free no obligation quote.

Please be advised  Cardiff Council will not collect while you, or someone in your household, is symptomatic with COVID-19.

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