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Commercial waste

Waste collection for businesses

We do not offer a commercial waste collection service.

Commercial waste includes any business making a profit as well as not-for-profit organisations. 

Every business in England and Wales has a legal Duty of Care to ensure that waste is disposed of responsibly.  If you produce waste you must take all reasonable steps to keep the waste safe.  If you give it to someone else you must be sure they are authorised to take it and can transport, process or dispose of it safely and legally.  If you break this law you can be fined.  If you run a business you must comply with the Government's Duty of Care legislation.

It is an offence under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to present trade waste as domestic waste. 

For further information on the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the legal obligations of businesses under the Duty of Care regulations, go to http://www.legislation.gov.uk/.