You can arrange collections for large items that don’t fit in your bin, and you can donate reusable items to charity.
Large item collections
You can arrange collections for large items with Veolia.
- beds or mattresses
- broken furniture
- extra bags of rubbish
How much does it cost?
- £25 for 1 to 5 items, or up to 20 black bags
- £50 for 6 to 10 items, or up to 40 black bags
- £75 for 11 to 15 items, or up to 60 black bags
Large electrical items are charged separately. It is £10 for up to 2 Large electrical items.
You can also arrange a free large electrical item collection with Clearabee.
You may be eligible for 2 free collections each year, if you are a Camden resident and:
- are aged over 65
- receive 100% Council Tax Support
How to book a collection
Collections can be booked through Veolia.
You will need to provide:
- the address of the collection
- details of what needs collecting
Veolia will only be able to collect items:
- from outside your home at street level
- during the week between Monday and Friday
If you need help putting your large items outside of your property, contact Camden's handyperson service.
To arrange a large item collection, call Veolia on 020 3567 8105
If you live on a housing estate or in a block of flats
To get rid of large items contact your caretaker or call Veolia on 020 3567 8105. Do not dump items in communal areas - it is a fire risk.
Donate reusable furniture
If you want to get rid of furniture that is still in good condition, you can donate it to charity.
Book a free collection with:
Find out more about reusing, repairing and sharing items in Camden.
Other ways to get rid of large items
You can use private waste collectors to remove large items from your home. You have a responsibility to make sure that they are licensed waste carriers and will remove your waste safely and legally.
You can find out about local waste collectors and reuse charities on LoveJunk
You can take large items that don’t fit in your bin to Regis Road reuse and recycling centre