The Alvaston Neighbourhood Board is urging residents to take advantage of free bulky waste collections they are running for a limited time only.
The scheme has been allocated funding which will be spent on a first come first serve basis so anyone living in the Alvaston Ward with large unwanted items should call Derby Direct urgently.
Ward councillor for Alvaston, Councillor Paul Bayliss, said:
“We want to give our local residents the opportunity to get rid of large unwanted items and help us to keep the area clean and tidy. This is a great chance for people to have a clear out and dispose of bulky things, all for free.”
Residents are advised to call 03332 006981 and select the following options:
They should then let the customer advisor know they live in the free bulky collection ward to ensure they are not charged, before letting them know what items are to be collected, for example:
Alternatively, residents can email their request to firstname.lastname@example.org including the information requested above. This service is for the collection of bulky items only and not to collect household fixtures and fittings.
Other items that cannot be collected are:
If any items cannot be collected or there are more items than agreed, they will not be picked up. This free service does not include bagged garden waste and if residents wish this to be collected they will have to pay a fee.
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