Furniture, electricals and bulky waste collections

There are 4 waste and recycling centres near Hackney which residents can use free of charge. You can take a range of household waste items to the sites, including unusable furniture, garden waste, electrical appliances, scrap metal and textiles. You can also arrange for items to be collected for free via Freegle‘s website or mobile app, or via LoveJunk a website which matches you to nearby reuse charities.

Donate your pre-loved furniture

Bright Sparks will collect your furniture and household items:

Arrange furniture collection

Recycle or repair electrical items

You can recycle, repair or arrange a collection for electrical items small and large.

Collections for other bulky items

We offer a collection service for bulky items including TVs, fridges and washing machines. Collections must be booked in advance. Collections start at £15, but residents who receive housing benefit do not have to pay. Please read our bulky waste terms and conditions.

If you’re renovating your house or redecorating a bathroom, kitchen or other room, and you need to get rid of your waste, you’ll need to book a commercial waste collection. This kind of waste is not eligible for a bulky waste collection.

Please contact commercial.waste@hackney.gov.uk or call 0208356 6683 to obtain a quote.

If you incorrectly book a bulky waste collection instead of a commercial waste collection, then the items left outside will not be collected.

Book a bulky waste collection

Skips

If you are hiring a skip, Skip and Bin is a useful price comparison site. It is free and impartial and shows live prices from licensed skip companies operating in Hackney.

Our list of approved skip companies has the details of all the skip companies who are licensed to operate in Hackney.

Page updated on: 20 January 2022

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