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Arrange collection of large or bulky household waste

What is a special uplift? 

A special uplift is the collection of household items that are too big to fit into your wheelie bin, cannot be transported to a Household Waste Recycling Centre or donated.

Cunninghame Furniture Recycling Company may also collect household furniture and furnishings in good condition for free.

Charges

For up to 5 items - £25.20, extra items £5.04 each

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

Where do I put items for collection?

Once you have booked your uplift, you should place your items to the front of your property (without blocking the pavement) before 7am on the day of your collection.

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)
  • packaging and boxes
  • keep fit equipment
  • bath screens
  • electrical good/white goods
  • 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

Collection days 

White goods are collected on Mondays and Tuesdays. Other items will be collected on the following days;-

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

How to book

Book a special uplift 

You can also book a special uplift by calling us on 01294 310000. 

Our advisers will ask a series of questions before allocating you with a specific collection slot, depending on availability. 

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

Email

contactus@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Telephone

01294 310000