Save time and money on your commercial recycling and waste collection with our collection service.
We offer a full commercial recycling and waste collection service to all businesses.
The council provides an excellent, reliable and competitively priced service commercial recycling and waste collection service.
We also provide free information and guidance to help maintain your business compliance with current waste legislation.
Information on any of the services, including quotes, can be obtained by contacting:
John Caulkett - Commercial Waste and Recycling Officer
Telephone: 01954 713496
Mobile: 07515 187330
It is important to divert as much business waste as possible away from landfill.
Our trade recycling service enables businesses to recycle the following materials:
We collect mixed recycling in green or purple bins, which includes:
If bin storage is a problem, we can discuss providing a smaller mixed recycling bin, reducing the size of your general waste bin or providing purple sacks.
General waste is collected in blue or black bins.
Most non-recyclable commercial waste can be put into these bins, with the exception of heavy or dangerous substances such as rubble, clinical or electrical waste.
If storage is a problem, we can discuss the possibility of using blue commercial waste bags.
It is an offence to put recycling or waste from a business into a public recycling bank or litter bin, no matter how small the amount.
Breaches of duty of care may result in a fixed penalty notice or fine.
Waste laws place a duty of care on all businesses, regardless of size, to manage and dispose of their waste responsibly. To comply with the duty of care you must ensure your waste is:
YES, if you are a business or organisation, is the simple answer.
As a business you will be producing commercial waste. The collection of commercial waste is not included in
your business rates and you are legally responsible for making sure that it is handled, stored, transported and disposed of properly.
Commercial waste is rubbish from premises used for the purpose of business, trade, education, sport, recreation or entertainment. Schools, shops, health centres, public houses, clubs, hotels, village
halls and residential homes should have all their waste collected under contract.
Recycling is one of the easiest actions your business can take to reduce waste service costs and reduce its impact on the environment.
Collections of recyclable waste are significantly cheaper than residual waste for the same size container and there is no hire charge for our bins.
We understand every business is different, so we have developed a range of waste and recycling services that can be tailored to meet your individual requirements.
We have an excellent reputation when it comes to dealing with waste.
Our service has been operating for over thirty years and we have a good relationship with local businesses, based on our unparalleled knowledge of the district, comprehensive range of services, competitive prices and exceptional customer service.
As a local organisation you can trust, we can respond quickly and flexibly to all your waste needs whilst helping you to maximise recycling and take advantage of waste minimisation opportunities.
Our full commercial waste terms and conditions can be found on our terms and conditions for the collection of commercial waste webpage.
Please see our trade waste and recycling service leaflet commercial waste and recycling service leaflet for more information on the services we provide.
We are happy to visit your business to discuss the service that best meets your needs, budget and storage facilities.
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