Erewash Borough Council

A new programme of community household waste collections has been confirmed. The community household waste collections are for small bulky waste items only.  All collections take place on Saturdays between 8am and 11.30am.

A list of what will and will not be accepted at the collections can be found on this page, underneath the dates and locations.

Dates and locations:

4 December 2021
  • Car Park, Petersham Community Hall, Grasmere Road, Long Eaton.
  • Village Hall Car Park, Little Eaton.
11 December 2021
  • Village Hall, Park Avenue, Stanley Village.
  • Risley Park Public House Car Park, Risley.

Festive Season collections

18 December 2021
  • West Park Recycling Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton.
  • Sawley Park Car Park, Draycott Road, Sawley.
30 December 2021 (Thursday)
  • West Park Recycling Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton.
8 January 2022
  • West Park Recycling Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton.
  • The Leisure Green Car Park, New Street, Draycott.

2022 collections

15 January 2022

  • Recreation Ground Car Park, Doncaster Avenue, Sandiacre.
  • West Park Recycling Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton.
22 January 2022
  • Car Park, Petersham Community Hall, Grasmere Road, Long Eaton.
  • Community Centre, Station Road, West Hallam.
29 January 2022
  • Village Hall Car Park, Little Eaton.
  • Windsor Crescent Car Park, Kirk Hallam.
5 February 2022
  • West Park Recycling Centre, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton.
  • St Giles Car Park, Stanton Road, Sandiacre.
12 February 2022
  • Sawley Park Car Park, Draycott Road, Sawley.
  • St Hughes Parish Hall Car Park, Derby Road, Borrowash.
19 February 2022
  • Car Park, Memorial Hall, Breadsall.
  • The Lakeside, Godfrey Drive, Ilkeston.
26 February 2022
  • Village Hall Car Park, Little Eaton.
  • Risley Park Public House Car Park, Risley.
5 March 2022
  • Village Hall, Park Avenue, Stanley Village.
  • Kirk Hallam Shops, Kirk Hallam.

The following items can be taken to the collection points: 

  • Carpet (cut into a manageable size that can be lifted into a refuse vehicle).
  • Bagged soil (up to four black bin bags that can be picked up safely).
  • Small wooden items such as fencing panels with each panel no more than 1200mm (4 feet) wide, doors, bed frames, head boards (not including mattresses).
  • Unwanted/damaged toys.
  • Small fixtures such as skirting boards no longer than 1500mm (5 feet), pedestals, wc unit, small vanity unit.
  • One off items such as aluminium greenhouse frame (glass must be securely tied boxed and/or wrapped).
  • Old books, DVDs/CDs.
  • Small items of scrap metal eg unwanted tools.
  • Clothing, bedding, cushions, textiles.
  • Garden pots and garden furniture sets.
  • Small items of furniture such as bed side units, stools, small tables, dining room chairs, small book cases (up to 5 shelves), head boards, coffee tables, deck-chairs, shelving, TV/Video/DVD units.
  • Small household electrical items such as toasters, hairdryers, kettles, irons, scales, hand mixers, bedside lamps.
  • Glass and mirrors (these items must not be broken and placed safely in a box before bringing to your local collection point).
  • Mechanical reclining chairs will be collected as long as the motors and metal frame work have been removed.

Items that cannot be taken to the collection points:

  • Large items more suitable for the chargeable collection service such as mattresses, wardrobes, settees, sofas, recliners (manual /electric).
  • Construction waste/materials such as hardcore, rubble, bricks, concrete blocks, paving slabs.
  • Recycling/card board boxes etc that would normally be collected at kerbside.
  • Very large/heavy items such as oil tanks, cars, motorcycles.
  • Items that are dangerous/unsafe by design or condition.
  • Engine/vehicle parts.
  • Weapons and firearms (including air rifles/pistols/knives).
  • Hazardous / biological waste or materials for which specific licences are required for disposal such as clinical waste.
  • Animal bedding.
  • Plaster board.
  • Doors.
  • TV/computer screens.
  • Tyres.
  • Car Batteries.
  • Tins of paint.
  • Oil/fuel.
  • Food/garden/residual waste suitable for disposal via the kerb side collection service.
  • Asbestos, solvents, chemicals or any hazardous or flammable materials waste.
  • Gas bottles.
  • Commercial, trade or industrial waste.
  • White Goods:  Domestic fridge/freezer; cooker; washing machine; rumble dryer; washer/dryer; ovens; hobs;microwaves.

 The council reserves the right to exclude/reject any item(s) not considered suitable for the service.