How to dispose of hard rubbish

How to Dispose of Hard Rubbish?

What is hard rubbish?

Hard rubbish is a term for huge items that do not fit in the typical waste bin. The majority of the time, they are made up of sturdy items that are either damaged, need to be replaced, or are no longer desired and must be thrown away.

What is included in hard rubbish?

  • Mattresses
  • Bed bases
  • Glass, ceramic, mirrors, and window glass
  • Air conditioners
  • Metal tools, equipment, and scrap
  • Sofas
  • Stereo equipment
  • Lawnmowers
  • Stoves
  • Bicycles
  • Broken furniture
  • Barbies
  • Paint tins
  • Play equipment
  • Household waste items
  • White goods
  • Fencing in small panels
  • Carpet and linoleum
  • Hot water systems
  • Timber

What is NOT included in hard rubbish?

  • Asbestos
  • Garden waste
  • Building and renovation material
  • Engine blocks
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Gas cylinders
  • Polystyrene and Styrofoam
  • Car batteries
  • Oils
  • Chemicals
  • Pesticides

How to dispose of hard rubbish?

You can choose from a variety of options. Saving money and lowering your environmental impact are two advantages you will experience as a result of the little amount of waste sent to landfills.

Holding a garage sale

How to dispose of hard rubbish - garage sale

One of the best ways to dispose of your hard rubbish is by selling it at a garage sale. It is a fun way to meet new people and get to know your neighbours well, and you can earn a little money from selling these items. If you have a lot of time, then you should consider holding a garage sale at home. This is an environmentally friendly way, but it consumes a lot of time.

Donating to charity

Most people will replace their home appliances with newer models to remain updated, but they will still have some old ones lying around that are still functional. These things can be quite helpful to those in need, depending on how long they last. If you intend to dispose of it, donate it to a good cause.

Take hard rubbish to the recycling centre

Take hard rubbish to the recycling centre

There are countless advantages to doing this, including preventing pollution, conserving energy, boosting economic security, and conserving natural resources, in addition to helping reduce the amount of landfill space needed. Waste recycling facilities can swiftly refurbish your waste and sell it again, which is a less expensive and more environmentally friendly approach to handling the waste.

Donate it

If you bought a new sofa or mattress recently, then there is no use for your old ones. Why don’t you give that old item to your friend or family member who may accept it and reuse it? If you cannot think of anyone who will accept it, then the best choice is to give it to charity or old homes. They accept these items for sure if they are in usable condition. All you need to do is call the charity and ask them whether they need it or not. All charity places cannot arrange transportation, you have to take care of the transportation.



You do not have to dispose of every item that you think has served its purpose. You can try to reuse the items. Your old mattress can be used as a bed for your dogs or cats. The fabric and foam in your mattress could be recycled to create cushions, bean bag fillers, stuffed animal fillers, or bed pillows.

Reach out to a rubbish removal company

If you think that the above methods are time-consuming and a waste of energy, then you can consider contacting the rubbish removal company. Rubbish removal companies take care of all the waste. They have every piece of equipment needed to dispose of your waste.

You can contact London Rubbish Removal at 020 8099 9830 for your hard rubbish removal service. We have expertise in this. We may give you the price quote on the phone itself if you clearly explain the items that should be removed, or we can visit your place to audit the waste and quote the price.

We have been in business for years. You do not have to worry about your hard rubbish polluting our environment. We will dispose of everything we collect in an eco-friendly manner.


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