Bulky item / furniture collection

During the current COVID-19 situation, special measures around waste and recycling have been introduced and not all information on this page will be correct.

For the most up to date information go to www.flintshire.gov.uk/HRC.

Donate it

Local charity Refurbs Flintshire (01352 734111) can collect re-usable furniture and electrical items from your doorstep for free.  Alternatively, advertise them on your local Freecycle / Freegle website.

Household Waste Recycling Centre

If you can transport them, a range of items can be disposed of free of charge at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre including wood, rubble, soil, asbestos and hazardous waste.

Items we collect

List of items we can collect

Fridges and fridge freezers are removed free of charge from all homes - call 01352 701234 to arrange a collection.

We cannot collect items not on the list but you can take most items to the Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Charges (including VAT)

Maximum number of additional items is 5 (i.e. charges capped at £65.00 for a transaction with 10 items in total)

Please note the following discounted charges for bulk collections will apply from 1 May, 2015
i.e. residents claiming benefits
(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.)

Maximum number of additional items is 5 (i.e. charges capped at £45.00 for a transaction with 10 items in total).  Only two collections allowed per year at the discounted rate.

Arrange a collection

You will need to provide us with your benefit/pension details if you qualify for a discounted 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 Flintshire Connects Office: Buckley / Holywell / Flint / Connah's Quay / Mold.
We accept payment by cash, debit card or credit card. 

We aim to collect your items within six working days, however this may take longer due to current restrictions. 

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.