Assisted waste collections
Who is eligible for assisted collections?
The assisted collection service is provided for households where there is no one living at the property who is physically able to carry the rubbish and recycling to the boundary for collection.
How do I book the assisted collection service?
The quickest way to apply for the service is online using the button below.
Due to essential system maintenance on Sunday 8th December, online payments will be unavailable between 12 and 7pm.
Please do not attempt to submit forms that include payments during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Alternatively you can print the application form and send it to us at the address printed on the form.
How does the assisted collection service work?
If you’re eligible for the service, we can arrange assisted collections for your rubbish, recycling and garden waste (if you subscribe to this service).
You’ll need to advise a suitable a location for us to collect your rubbish from but please note the collection crew will not come into your home or collect from sheds or garages.
We may contact you later to check you still need the service and are still eligible for it.
How long does the assisted collection service last?
The service is available for three, six or twelve months.
- Three month assisted collection service – for people with a short term illness or disability, for example someone with a broken limb or recovering from an operation.
- Six month assisted collection service – for people with a longer term illness or disability, for example someone undergoing a longer period of medical treatment.
- Twelve month assisted collection service – for people who are permanently physically unable to carry their waste and/or recycling to the collection point.