The Freighter cannot accept fridges, freezers, cookers, cast iron boilers or baths, long metal poles, building materials, manure, large parts of engines or vehicles or hazardous waste.
Hazardous waste now includes items like fluorescent tubes, TV’s & computer monitors, batteries, oil tins and filters, paint and paint tins and chemical containers. These items cannot be accepted on the Saturday Freighter service and must be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre.
Compostable garden waste cannot be accepted. SDC operates a separate, fortnightly Garden Waste Collection Service. Paper garden waste sacks or a wheeled bin & an annual permit can be purchased for a small charge.