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Bulky waste - what we can't collect

We to the way that we collect bulky items, the following items listed cannot be collected.

We can't collect:

  • any rubbish in black bags or other bags including domestic rubbish and garden waste will not be taken
  • any trade or business waste
  • fixtures and fittings, including bathroom fixtures and fittings such as toilets, sinks, baths, bidets, shower trays and associated pipework (including plastic items)
  • fitted bedroom furniture
  • fitted kitchen units
  • work surfaces or work tops
  • fireplaces made of metal, concrete or marble
  • broken up fence panels or wood unless securely tied together
  • tree stumps or railway sleepers
  • large musical instruments such as pianos, organs 
  • containers containing liquids or gases or powders including household or garden chemicals or paint or liquid gas bottles or fire extinguishers
  • hazardous or special waste including asbestos and hypodermic needles - these need to be collected by a registered waste disposal company
  • any solid metal objects including engine blocks/motors
  • any vehicle parts including batteries, radiators or tyres
  • central heating related items including radiators, boilers, tanks or pipework
  • any glass either framed or unframed 
  • no mirrors either framed or unframed
  • light bulbs including fluorescent tubes
  • building waste including rubble, bricks, stones, concrete or ceramic tiles
  • garden sheds
  • wet mattresses and furniture (because it can be too heavy to lift)

You can take most of the items listed above, except business or trade waste, to the Household Recycling Centre, Shidas Lane, Oldbury, free of charge.

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