Bulky Waste Collection Service - Alternatives

There are a number of alternatives to a chargeable Bulky Waste Collection:

  • donate your items for re-use to organisations such as the
    • British Heart Foundation
    • Emmaus Hampshire (covers south Test Valley only)
    • Oxfam Furniture Shop
    • SCRATCH (covers south Test Valley only)
    • Sue Ryder (covers north and south Test Valley, but not central e.g. Stockbridge)
    • Ugly Duckling
  • take your items to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • recycle your items through free listing services such as Freecycle and Recycle 
  • donate your items to charities, second-hand shops or jumble sales
  • contact a house clearance company - ensuring they are authorised to carry waste
  • ask the retailer to take back the old item
  • sell your items in the small ads of your local paper
  • ensure that anyone carrying out work at your property takes away any waste they produce
  • hire a skip
  • home compost or shred any garden waste