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Business / commercial waste collection

Business / commercial waste collection

Your responsibility as a business

  • Legal 'duty of care' that any waste produce is handled safely and within law
  • Applies to businesses who produce, import, transport, store, treat or dispose of controlled waste 
  • Commercial and industrial wastes, including hazardous/special wastes, are classified as ‘controlled waste’
  • For information on asbestos removal visit the Contractors Association website

Home-based businesses


Waste disposal and collection

  • Waste collection and disposal is not included in business rates
  • Waste should only be transferred to someone authorised to receive it e.g. a licensed/permitted waste contractor or waste management site
  • We can arrange for business waste collection/disposal with our waste partner Veolia - phone Veolia on 01256 473 671
  • Other local licensed waste management companies can be found in telephone and online directories

Keep a record of you waste collections

You must keep documentary evidence of your waste management and possibly environmental permits depending on quantities and types of waste. 

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