How do I dispose of a mattress in Waltham Forest?

How do I dispose of a mattress in Waltham Forest?

How do I dispose of a mattress in Waltham Forest?


  1. Mattress – arrange a large item collection or take to a local waste and recycling centre.
  2. Metal – please take to a local waste and recycling centre.
  3. Microwaves – Please book a collection with either Clearabee or Waltham Forest Service Store or take the item to one of the three reuse and recycling centres in the borough.

Can you recycle plastic bags Waltham Forest?

Ensure items are clean and dry before you put them in the recycling bin. Recyclable items include: plastic bottles, tubs and trays, and plastic carrier bags. paper, card and cardboard.

How do you dispose of electronics in Waltham Forest?

You can deposit electrical items at one of the grey small electrical recycling banks located around the borough. DHL Envirosolutions will recycle all electrical appliances less than 52cm x 51cm in size from the banks, for example kettles, laptops, phones, irons, hair dryers or toasters.

How do I get a new council Leicester bin?

To order a new or replacement wheelie bin please call 0116 2451002 or alternatively click here.

Can you put a TV in the recycle bin?

Can you recycle a TV? First of all, televisions and other electronics do NOT go in your regular recycling bin. (PLEASE don’t put them in there.) Also, some states consider electronics to be hazardous waste so they shouldn’t go in the trash either.

Can you put a vacuum in the bin?

Help Clean Up The Planet & Recycling Your Vacuum. Household appliances like vacuum cleaners are classed as ‘e-waste’ (electronic waste) because they contain hazardous substances that need special treatment. So you can’t just put it in the Yellow Bin.

What can I put in my blue recycling bin?

What you can put in the blue top bin

  • Tins, cans and aerosols. food tins and drinks cans.
  • Foil. clean kitchen foil and foil ready meal containers.
  • Paper and card. • cardboard boxes.
  • Glass bottles and jars. • glass drinks bottles (clear and coloured)
  • Plastic bottles.
  • Plastic tubs and trays.

What Colour is recycle bin?

Food Waste – Dark Green or Black body with Burgundy lid. Paper and cardboard recycling – Dark Green or Black body with Blue lid.

Can stones go in general waste?

What Can’t Go in Your General Waste Bin: Paint cans, motor oil, wax or petroleum. Rocks, bricks and gravel.