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Arrange collection of large or bulky household waste

Due to the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) emergency, bulky uplifts are suspended until further notice. We will try to ensure all current bookings are fulfilled.

Can your items be re-used?

Cunninghame Furniture Recycling Company (CFRC) may collect items FREE of charge if they could be re-used and are free of:

  • stains
  • marks
  • rips
  • scratches

Electrical items should be in good, working condition. 
Sofas and soft furnishings must have fire labels for Health & Safety reasons.

Contact CFRC on 0800 221 8083 to find out. CFRC may need entry to your home to collect. 

Due to the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) emergency, Cunninghame Furniture Recycling Company collections are suspended until further notice. The resale shop is also closed until further notice.

Items can also be donated by contacting the National re-use line

Book a bulky waste collection

Book a collection or call us.


For up to 5 items - £24.00, extra items £4.80 each

Items that are not on the order will not be collected.

Where do I put items for collection?

Put out items by 7am on the day of collection. Items should be placed to the front of the property, without blocking the pavement.

The crew won't return for missing items or collect anything in a hazardous condition.

Staff are not required to enter residents' homes to remove items booked for collection.

We will collect

  • furniture
  • carpets, rugs, lino
  • bags (you must tell us what is in the bags)
  • electrical goods/white goods
  • packaging and boxes
  • keep fit equipment
  • bath screens
  • garden tools and lawnmowers
  • toys (bike, trampoline, swing, climbing frame)

We won't collect

  • builders waste, garden waste, domestic waste
  • fixtures and fittings (doors, skirting and windows etc)
  • house clearances
  • engine oil, car batteries, car parts
  • liquids, hazardous waste, gas cylinders
  • wood, laminate flooring, fencing
  • huts/sheds
  • pianos

Prepare fridges and freezers for collection

  • fridges and freezers must be empty, or we won't collect them. (You'll be responsible for arranging and paying for another collection)
  • you are responsible for taping shut the doors (to stop access by children or animals).

Paint tins

Call us to arrange a collection of paint tins.

Collection days

We have different lorries and collection days for general waste and recyclable items.

Please note: If items for uplift are a mixture of general and recyclable waste, we may collect them on different days. You'll see available collection dates when you book online.

White goods and recyclables are collected on Mondays and Tuesdays. Items for landfill are collected as follows:

  • Tuesday - Saltcoats, Stevenston, Ardrossan
  • Wednesday - Irvine
  • Thursday - North Coast
  • Friday - Garnock Valley

Change or cancel a collection

Call us to change or cancel a collection up to 3pm on the working day before due collection date. 

Private contractors carrying out work

Private letting owners and letting agents operate commercially. They have a duty of care to dispose of waste materials left at the premises.

Contractor's waste cannot be collected as part of a household bulky waste collection. Before a contractor carries out works at your home you should check if they have a waste carrier's license. The contractor is responsible for removing any waste created.

Contact Physical Environment



01294 310000