Local charities Refurbs Flintshire (new window) (01352 734111) and Flintshire Furniture Recyclers (01352 762155) can collect re-usable furniture and electrical items from your doorstep for free. Alternatively, advertise them on your local Freecycle / Freegle website.
Take it to the tip
If you can transport them, a range of items can be disposed of free of charge at your local rubbish tip (recycling centre) including wood, rubble, soil, asbestos and hazardous waste.
Items we collect
List of items we can collect (PDF 9KB new window)
Fridges and fridge freezers are removed free of charge from all homes.
We cannot collect items not on the list but you can take most items to the tip.
Charges (including VAT)
1-3 items = £15.00
Extra items, up to maximum of 7 = £5.00 each
If you are on the following benefits we offer one free collection (of up to 3 items) per 'rolling' year (e.g. if you had a free collection on 23/1/14 you cannot have another free collection until 23/1/15): Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance (Income Based), Employment & Support Allowance (Income Related), Disability Living Allowance (DLA) / P.I.P, State Pension or Guaranteed Pension Credits. Proof of benefit is required.
Arrange a collection
You will need to provide us with your benefit/pension details if you qualify for a free collection.
Call 01352 701234 to pay by credit/debit card.
Post a cheque made payable to 'Flintshire County Council' together with a list of items for collection, your name, address and copies of benefit/pension details to Streetscene Services, Alltami Depot, Mold Road, Alltami, Flintshire CH7 6LG.
Visit your nearest Council office (PDF 30KB new window).
We will collect within 6 working days
Conditions and restrictions
The items must be placed outside the property but within your boundary (e.g. front garden/drive) from the time your collection has been agreed.
Don't leave items on the footpath or road as this could lead to prosecution for fly tipping.
We cannot enter your home to assist with preparation or removal.
The collection vehicle must be able to park on your road, and not be blocked by other vehicles or obstructions.
The collection point for properties with difficult access e.g. flats, will be agreed with us before collection.
We will only collect items you have pre-booked
We may refuse to collect any items that could cause harm to collection staff.
Please cover items likely to soak up rainwater
We will try to reuse or recycle as much of your waste as possible.