Annual Special Rubbish Collection

West Tamar Council will run an annual kerbside collection of items that are too large for the wheelie bin collection service in mid to late November 2019.

Examples of items that can be collected include:

• Smaller electrical appliances including televisions, microwaves and desktop computers.

• Cardboard, broken furniture, old garden stakes and short lengths of timber. (Max 1.5 metres)

• Empty paint tins, plastic containers, crates and boxes.

• Soft furnishings, curtains, damaged children’s toys and general household bric-a-brac.


To register to have items collected please fill in and submit the form below.

Please allow up to 30 seconds for confirmation of submission and you will see a green confirmation message on the screen.

Council will contact you via email or letter in the first half of November to advise the day of collection.

Please Note: cut off date for registration is 1 November 2019

Items specifically EXCLUDED - these items will NOT be collected:
Motor vehicle tyres
Rotting or putrid material
Rocks, bricks, concrete, soil
Broken window or plate glass
Tree branches or green waste
Gas cylinders, hazardous waste, asbestos or toxic chemicals
Liquid materials that may leak during disposal such as paint or engine oil
Motor vehicle batteries, engine blocks or large heavy vehicle components
Items exceeding 1.5 metres, 40kg, or items that cannot be easily lifted by 2 workers.

The amount of items per household should not exceed 1.5 cubic metres.

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