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You may already be aware that you cannot dispose of commercial waste at any of your local recycling centres. Any waste that comes from commercial activity, even if your business is operating from your home.
This includes any waste produced from construction, demolition, industry and agriculture.
Every business in the UK has a legal duty of care to manage its waste properly until it is disposed of. In this guide, we’ll help you understand your responsibilities and how to safely dispose of different kinds of waste to ensure you avoid hefty fines.
Here’s a breakdown of your legal responsibilities when disposing of your business waste:
You have a duty of care when disposing of the hazardous waste which includes the way you produce and store waste and how you collect and transport waste. Waste is considered hazardous if it is one of the following:
In order to safely remove commercial waste safely, businesses will need to find a registered waste contractor. You can compare business waste disposal quotes here.
Commercial waste must be disposed of professionally and cannot be taken to any local recycling centres.
Waste disposal professionals are trained and equipped to manage the regular collection of clinical waste. The collection of clinical waste involved colour-coded containers to safely separate it from other waste.
These containers are colour-coded depending on the type of hazardous waste and stored securely until collection. Most hazardous waste will go through high-temperature incineration.
Prices typically range depending on your location, type of waste and amount of waste. However, as a rough guide, you can expect to pay the following:
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