South Gloucestershire Council have reinstated their waste collection service for bulky household items such as furniture, large domestic appliances and mattresses, after being temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The council have worked to reinstate all of the waste and recycling services affected by the outbreak, starting with garden waste and weekly recycling in April, followed by the Sort It recycling centres at Mangotsfield, Thornbury and Yate on May 16, and now the bulky waste collection service for large household items.

Cabinet Member for Communities, Cllr Rachael Hunt said:

“After what has been an extremely challenging period, I’m really pleased that we can now resume with our bulky waste collection service. This is in addition to the weekly recycling collections and the opening of three of our Sort It recycling centres which have been reinstated over the past weeks.”

South Gloucestershire council can collect up to three items for £29.00. There is a concessionary rate of £14.50 for those on certain benefits. To book, call 01454 868000.

Large items can also be taken to the Sort It recycling centres if it is unsafe to store them at home.

Social distancing measures are in place at the sites and temporary extended opening hours from 6am to 6pm will continue until further notice.

The council are are not able to collect items like fixtures and fittings, building waste, fence panels or sheds.

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