Renfrewshire Council

*** This service is affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Check our COVID-19 pages for the latest information ***

Please bear with us as we concentrate resources on delivering essential services. We are unable to provide special uplifts at the moment.

Latest information and guidance on Coronavirus and Bins and Recycling

Special uplift

Remember, you can dispose of items (free for householders) at our recycling centres. We can collect large or bulky household waste and rubbish from outside your building, such as cookers, fridges and furniture.

Arrange a collection of bulky waste

Please list all items to be collected. We won't collect items that aren't listed. Renfrewshire Council Tenants should have their rent reference number available.


Arrange a collection using My Account - if you haven't registered you can select the 'continue without an account' option.


Phone during normal opening hours on: 0300 300 0300.  

How much does it cost?

Please see our fees and charges webpage.

When will the items be collected?

We aim to collect items within 5 working days of payment. This is a guide, which means it could take longer.

Our guidelines

Please follow these guidelines:

  • Bags of material (eg rubble, garden waste) must be capable of being carried by 1 person.
  • Put the items in a place that we can easily get to them, making sure they are safe and tidy and that sharp, or broken, items are wrapped in newspaper or similar.
  • Carpets and similar items should be cut and, where possible, covered with plastic to stop them getting saturated with water.
  • Trees and branches should be bundled and tied together and cut to 4 feet in length, or shorter.
  • Fridges and freezers should have their doors removed or turned in a position that would prevent a child getting access. Please note: these items are recyclable and are uplifted separately.
  • Hazardous, clinical or toxic waste will not be picked up. Please phone 0300 300 0300 to find out how to dispose of these.