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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 free of charge via websites like Freecycle and Gumtree.
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If you’ve got furniture you don’t want that’s in a reusable condition, why not donate it to Homestore? They’ll collect it and sell it at an affordable price to families on low incomes. Your furniture needs to be:
- in good condition
- not dirty or damaged
- not dismantled or flat packed
- not left outside for collection – someone must be available to hand over the furniture
Divan beds, sofas or other soft furnishings must have a fire safety label.
You can recycle, repair or arrange a collection for electrical items small and large.
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 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 licenced to operate in Hackney.