What can we collect?

Bulky household rubbish such as fridges, sofas, beds can be disposed of free of charge at yourlocal household waste recycling centres (opens in a new window). Alternatively, the council can collect your bulky rubbish for a charge. 

If items are in good condition, please give it somewhere it can be reused, seeRecycle for Norfolk - Reusing things (opens in new window)  for more information.

What does it cost?

The cost for the service is £30 for 1 to 3 items and £5 per additional item up to a maximum of 6 items from a single household.

Payment for the service will need to be received in advance of the collection. Please note that this is a non-refundable service.  

What can we collect?


Bedroom items

Garden items

Kitchen items

Living room and dining room items


BedsRotary washing linesDishwashersThree piece suites and standsToys, umbrellas and parasols
MattressesSwings and climbing frames (if dismantled)Fridges and freezers (if food waste is removed)Sofas, armchairs and associated cushionsLight fittings, lamps and shades
HeadboardsPlant stands and water butts (must be empty)Hoovers and vacuum cleanersBookcases and coffee tablesChild's car seats, prams, buggies and pushchairs
SpringsBikesIroning boardsCarpets, underlay and linosSuitcases, typewriters & video recorders
CotsGarden tables and chairsMicrowavesComputers, TVs, stereo systems and DVD playersExercise equipment
WardrobesLadders, lawnmowers, strimmers (mustn't contain petrol or oil)Washing machines and tumble dryersDisplay units, filling cabinets and desksStair gate and high chair
Dressing tables and stoolsSun loungers and BBQs (must be empty)Cookers, hobs and ovensBirdcages, baskets and fish tanksPortable air conditioning unit
Bedside cabinets (whole or dismantled)Trampolines (if dismantled)Display cabinets and wall unitsDining tables and chairsArtificial Christmas tree
HeadboardsWheelbarrows and spadesCupboards and sideboardsMirrors and plant standsIroning boards


What can't we collect?


AsbestosConcrete coal bunkerFire extinguishersGas bottles Tile fire surrounds

Builder's rubble

Dead animals/petsFluorescent tubesMotor vehicle partsWindows frames and glass
Central heating boilers and heating oil tanksVehicle partsGarage doorsOil / water tanksWood and scrap iron/steel
Fire extinguishersDIY materialsGarden refuse and ride on lawn mowersPianos and organs

Fixtures and fittings i.e. bathrooms suites & kitchen units

(including worktops, sink units and drainers)

Containers of fluidFencing panels, wooden palletsGarden shedsRadiators, including oil filled

Please note the following list is not exclusive, contact us to confirm whether your item can be collected or not.


The items need to be placed at the boundary of your property by 7am.  The items need to be kept within your property boundary, and must be clearly visible and easily accessible for collection.

What can I do with items that cannot be collected

  • Reuse it within your own house, or give it to someone who can.
  • Use a waste bag service available from DIY stores.
  • Hire a skip from a private contractor; see local advertising; look under Skip Hire or Waste Disposal Services inYellow Pages (opens in a new window)

If you wish to arrange a collection please phone: 01362 656870

Please note this is not an immediate collection service so you will need to give at least 2 weeks notice.

Last updated: 04/10/2018 12:26:34