Disposal of Household Items

ColchesterColchester Borough Council have advised that they will collect household items from a number of locations throughout 2014 as part of the Attended Freighter Service.  For West Bergholt the Freighter will be situated in the Orpen Hall car park between 11:00 – 12:00 on 3rd May*, 28th June and 23rd August, (*subject to Orpen Hall car park project), other local(ish) dates include:

  • Eight Ash Green – School access, Fiddlers Folly – 11.00 – 11.25 and ‘Top of the Heath’ 11:30 – 12:00 on 5th April, 31st May & 26th July.
  • Wormingford – Church Road, Parish Hall – 9:30 – 10:45 on 19th April, 14th June & 9th August.
  • For other locations click the link – http://www.colchester.gov.uk/freighterschedule.

You can use this service to dispose of small loads of household items which are not  collected as part of your regular kerbside collection. Please don’t use this service to dispose of items which can be recycled, although you can bring garden waste separately which will be composted.

Please note that the attendants will not accept any of the following items:

  • large loads, fridges, freezers or other electrical goods – these items can be collected as part of the Special Collection Service or taken to your local tip,
  • hazardous waste such as asbestos, batteries, liquids or gas bottles – for information on how to dispose of your hazardous items, please click here,
  • commercial refuse – the Council operates a trade recycling and rubbish collection service, details of which can be found here.

For more information please email [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] or phone 01206 282700.

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