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Free bulky waste collections are being offered by council to residents in Gedling borough

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Gedling borough residents can take advantage of a series of free bulky waste collections in the new year to help them dispose of large items like washing machines and televisions..

The free collection of large household items is being offered to all residents in the brough, subject to availability and on a first come, first served basis.

The collections will take place during January and February but residents can book their slots from December 1..

Residents can book for up to six large items such as chairs, tables, washing machines and televisions to be collected free of charge, between January 11, 2021 through to 26 February 26, 2021.

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Although the free collections themselves begin next year, bookings open from tomorrow (December 1), with spaces limited per area.

Based on previous years, the scheme is expected to be extremely popular with residents as they make the most of the usually chargeable service.

Items must be left outside the properties for a minimum of 72 hours prior to the collection date in line with Covid-19 safety regulations.

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Get your bulky waste collected in the new year

To take advantage of this limited offer, residents need to visit www.gedling.gov.uk/bulkywaste enter their address and details of the items to be collected. The system will then tell them when the next free collection is available.  

The aim of the free service is to reduce fly tipping and to allow residents the opportunity to get rid of unwanted large items, which would normally be chargeable.

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Leader of Gedling Borough Council, Councillor John Clarke said; “I’m pleased to announce that we are again able to offer this free bulky waste collection service, something which is always a popular with residents and taken up all across the borough.

“Many families will be making space in their homes for new items this Christmas, this scheme helps people get rid of unwanted older items and helps reduce fly tipping. We do advise that people book now as the slots fill very quickly and are on a first come, first served basis.

“Despite the financial difficulties the council is facing with the ongoing pandemic, we wanted to ensure that we still continued to run the free bulky waste scheme this winter, something I’m sure many of our residents will be happy to see return.”

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  1. hello and an happy new year to you all i have been trying to place items 2×2 seater sofas and set of draws for your bulky waste ammesty but cant get hold of you due to holidays it says in the contacts book to to ring or email you but on 3rd jan 2022 but its a bank hoilday many thanks Mr M.P James

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