Bulky waste and DIY waste collection charges

Customer notice

The Waste and Recycling Centres at Smugglers Way and Cringle Street are reopen. Please check the Western Riverside Waste Authority website for further details before visiting.

Bulky waste and Garden waste collections are up and running.

The charges for bulky waste and DIY collections

Collection Service Description Collection Charge
Bulky item (Residents only)  Minimum charge (up to four items)


  Each additional item* £8.80
Bulky item (Residential landlords only)  Minimum charge (one to four items) £84
  Between five and eight items £167.50
DIY waste Minimum collection charge (4 items or up to 12 sacks) £84
  Cost per sack (up to 25kg) £7.30
  Cost per bulky DIY item £17.70
Household chemicals To arrange a collection, please contact the Corporation of London 020 7332 3433 Free (limitations apply)
Commercial fridges Charge per unit £181

Prices valid from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

* Up to three refuse sacks will be charged as one bulky item.

**These charges are waived for pensioners and disabled residents who do not live with someone able to carry the bulky items outside.

DIY waste collection

If the items include waste produced during the course of home improvements and building work (e.g. fitted bath tubs, carpets and wardrobes), you will need to book a DIY waste collection, for which higher charges apply.