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Llandudno Jctn

Douglas Road,
(CFR) Colwyn Bay
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Bulky Garden & Waste Collections

  • Providing a collection service for large amounts of green waste
  • Discover a hassle free way to dispose of unwanted grass cuttings and brambles

Prices for collection within the Conwy County

  • £45.00 half load
  • £85.00 full load. Maximum full load = 1 tonne

Please note if only half a load is paid for additional green waste will be left.

Green waste must be brought to the front of the property. We do not take soil, stones, rubble or invasive weeds.

Green waste collections are booked via the Council as part of their Bulky Waste contract. For more information or to book a collection please the Environmental Services number at Conwy Council at 01492 575337.

Unwanted furniture and electricals?

What will we collect?

Crest Co-operative’s team of drivers will collect unwanted furniture and household electrical items from the homes of residents across the Conwy county. Call us on 01492 596 783 to find out more.

FAQs Is there a charge for the service?
Free collections of good quality items of furniture are offered. Crest Co-operative’s team of staff will visit your home to assess your unwanted item/s. If the item is not fit for re-sale, the collection will incur a charge. Up to 4 items of furniture will be charged at £20. Each additional item will incur an extra charge of £4 (maximum 10 items).   Crest Co-operative will collect household electrical items. Fridges and freezers are regarded as hazardous waste and will incur a charge of £15 for collection, regardless of the condition  of the items. Collection of televisions will be charged at £5 and £10 for television over 17″. Collection of a shed is £40. Collection of a piano is £60. 

I live in a flat, can you still collect my unwanted items? Yes we can still collect your unwanted item/s from your door.

If the driver says the item is unfit for re-sale and I do not wish to have my item collected, do I have to pay a call out fee? No

How long does it take to arrange a collection?
Please arrange your collection a week in advance. Please call 01492 596 783 to arrange your collection.

Click here to download a furniture collection leaflet. 

* Please note TVs and refrigerated items are classed as hazardous waste by EU laws. Therefore Crest Co-operative charges for the removal of these items. This charge helps towards the cost of safety checks, which Crest Co-operative carries out for potential disposal. The charges are as follows:- Refrigeration = £15 for each item TVs 17″ and under = £5. Over 17″ = £10 for each item   Request a collection using the form below or call us on 01492 596 783 to find out more.

Textile collections for community groups

Crest Co-operative collect unwanted textiles from community groups across the county.

Unwanted clothing, shoes and accessories can be donated to Crest Co-operative.

We pay £100 to community groups for every tonne of textiles collected.

We collect unwanted textiles FREE of charge.

Crest Co-operative is a social enterprise.

Items we can accept: Children’s Clothing, Adult’s Clothing, Paired Shoes(In any condition), Handbags, Belts, Bed Linen, Curtains, Towels.

Items we cannot accept: Pillows, Duvets, Wet/Soiled Items, Bric a Brac.

We are happy to send out leaflets to community groups to help you promote your collection. When you have collected 20 bin bags or more, our team will collect.

To take part in a textile collection, please e-mail Crest Co-operative’s Marketing Manager Anna Hughes at or call Crest Co-operative on 01492 596 783.

When you have raised £25, we will send a cheque in the post.

Kerbside Collections

Kerbside collections of purple (textiles) and pink (electrical) recycling bags are running as normal. 

Crest Co-operative is the official Conwy County Borough Council contractor for the collection and recycling of textiles and small electrical items (WEEE).

Our drivers collect unwanted items in brightly coloured bags from 55,000 homes across the Conwy county. Textiles and unwanted clothing are collected in purple bags. Small electrical items, including hair dryers, toasters, irons and other electricals are collected in pink recycling bags.

To download the Conwy County Borough Council guide to Crest Co-operative’s recycling services please click here.

To find out your next collection date please enter your postcode into the council collection schedule here.

Request A Bag

To request a Crest Co-Operative recycling bag please call 01492 596783. Recycling bags will be sent in the post.

Electrical Item Collections

How does it work?

If it’s got a plug or a battery and it fits in the pink bag, we’ll take it: Mobile Phones, MP3/CD/DVD players, Laptops, Games Consoles, Electronic Toys, Hair Dryers/Straighteners, Kettles, Toasters, Irons, Radios, Shavers, Electronic Toothbrushes, Power Tools, Kitchen Blenders.

Leave it out by 7am on your garden waste collection day.

Clothing Bank Locator

Recycle your clothes, shoes, accessories and more and support your local community.

Crest Co-operative is the official local authority recycler for clothing/textiles and small electrical items.

We currently have 27 clothing banks located in the Conwy area. They are situated in supermarkets, residential areas, schools and community group car parks across the county.
Many of these banks support local schools and community groups.

Items we can accept: 
Children’s Clothing, Adult’s Clothing, Paired Shoes(In any condition), Handbags, Belts, Bed Linen, Curtains, Towels.

Items we cannot accept: Pillows, Duvets, Wet/Soiled Items, Bric a Brac.

The schools/community groups below are supported by funds raised by individual clothing banks near to them. Every time you donate your unwanted clothes to one of these banks you will be helping them to raise money.

Abergele primary school complex – supports Ysgol Glan Gele, Ysgol Glan Morfa and Ysgol Sant Elfod, Abergele, North Coast Church, Towyn, Chester Avenue Communities House, Kinmel Bay, Ysgol Eglwysbach, Colwyn Heights Community Centre, Ysgol Pendorlan, Llandudno Football Club, Llandudno Cricket Club, Ysgol Ffordd Dyffryn, Ysgol Maelgwn – Supported by the clothing bank located in ASDA car park, Llandudno Junction and Noah’s Ark hospice – Supported by the clothing bank located in Tesco car park, Llandudo Junction.

In addition to our textile banks we also have four small electrical item banks located in the area. These banks can be used to donate any small electrical items that are electric or battery powered.

Use the interactive map below to find a recycling bank close to you. The purple markers on the map indicate textile banks and the blue markers indicate small electrical item (WEEE) recycling banks