Manchester City Council

Manchester's thoughts and sympathies

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and solidarity with the family and friends of those killed in the attacks on London on 22 March.

Sign the online Book of condolence.

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Bins, rubbish & recycling Get rid of a large unwanted item

Things we can't collect

We do not collect some items. It's your responsibility to dispose of these properly at a waste and recycling centre.

We don't collect:

  • items that are too big or heavy for two people to move and lift safely into a vehicle
  • items that are dangerous to lift, or could damage a vehicle, because of sharp edges for example
  • dangerous waste like asbestos, chemicals or paint stripper
  • waste left in your home by building or repair work  
  • laminated floorboards or kitchen worktops
  • window frames, external doors and conservatories
  • fencing, greenhouses, sheds or petrol lawn mowers
  • tyres, gas canisters, car batteries, parts or engines.

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