Household waste - Collections for large items, fridges and freezers

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Bulky Waste Services Suspended

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, In order to protect the front line waste collection services, the bulkywaste collection service and Saturday bulky service are suspended with immediate effect and until further notice:

Further measures may need to be introduced and we will post updates here. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Further information about how Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council is responding to the situation can be found here.

  • Saturday bulky service: You take bulky waste to a stationary vehicle.
  • Bulky waste and fridge/freezer collection service: We visit you to collect the waste. This is a charged-for service - see below for details.
  • Updates on KCC’s Household Waste Recycling Centres can be found here

Before throwing away household items, such as electrical goods or bulky furniture, that are still of good quality think about ways of re-using or donating your items to local charities.

Bulky waste and fridge/freezer collection service

We collect up to 6 items of bulky waste including fridges/freezers, from outside your property.

There is a charge of £55.00 (as of 1 April 2019) for up to 6 bulky items, including fridge/freezers. If you only have a fridge/freezer for collection, the charge is reduced to £33.00. Payment can only be taken via credit or debit cards.

Please read our refund policy. If you are unable to make payment in this manner please contact us to discuss alternative methods of payment.

If you are in receipt of Council Tax Reduction benefit you may be eligible for a collection at a reduced charge of £15.50 per collection. This reduced rate is limited to one collection every three months.

We can collect most bulky household items that you would normally take with you when moving house, but we cannot collect very heavy or large items such as pianos, concrete, large water tanks, oil storage tanks, engines and engine oil, liquid material, tyres, toxic materials or builder's waste and rubble.

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