New Charges and Change of Contact Number
From Monday, 4 July 2011, the Comhairle will commence charging for the uplift of Bulky Household Waste. The charge for a Bulky Household Waste collection is £22.50 for up to 5 items inclusive of VAT.
To make a booking, please call 01851 600 502. For the convenience of householders we have introduced a telephone payment system using Debit or Credit cards. Alternatively householders may call in at any of the Comhairle Customer Service Access Points where they will take details of your collection and take payment by cash or card.
Household Recycling Centres
If the householder is able to arrange for Bulky Household Waste to be independently transferred to one of the Comhairle’s Household Recycling Centres listed below; there is no charge.
- Habost, Ness
- Creed Park, Stornoway
- Urgha, Tarbert
- Rueval, Benbecula
- Garrygall, Barra
Community Skips can still be used to deposit the majority of bulky household items. If you are unsure what can be put into a Community skip, please telephone Zero Waste Western Isles on 01851 709900 for advice.
Community skips must not be used to deposit Commercial Waste.
Commercial customers should continue to contact the Cleansing Section directly.