Bulky Waste Service resumes following Council approval

Fri, 01/05/2020 - 15:58 -- Editor

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Bulky Waste Collection Service will be reinstated from next week, Monday 04 May.

It was agreed following a Virtual Meeting of Council yesterday that the Bulky Waste Collection, which was temporarily suspended, as Council prioritised essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic, would resume next week.

Members of the public wising to avail of this service are advised however that it is only for those who have bulky items of waste and have no space in their home or garage to store them during this emergency situation.

Those wishing to avail of the service are advised that they can book by phone at 028 71 374107 from today, Friday, or online from next week. All bookings for collection must be made in advance and items must be left out on the kerbside before 7:30am on the day of the confirmed collection. 

 Among the items accepted for the Bulky Waste Service re -

✅      Bulky furniture – wardrobes, chests of drawers, bedside lockers, sofas

✅      Carpets, lino

✅      Electrical appliances e.g. TV

✅      White goods e.g. fridges, washing machines and cookers

✅      Large toys, bikes etc

Among the items that are not accepted are:

❎    Mattresses

❎    Bags of general waste

❎    Glass furniture/mirrors

❎    Building material e.g. concrete, wood, tiles

❎    Fencing, sheds

❎    Wooden flooring

❎    Bathroom suites

❎    Kitchen units

❎    Tyres

❎    Trees