Business Waste and Recycling Advice

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Any waste that comes from a commercial activity is business waste. If you use part of your home to run your business then any waste from that part is business waste.

You will need to contract your local council’s waste department or a private waste removal company to remove waste safely and responsibly from your property.

Your local authority will specialise in waste removal for small and medium sized businesses that some larger private firms may not cater for.

Direct impacts on your business


Remember it is your responsibility to ensure that whoever takes away your waste disposes of it legally. 

You must:

You have extra responsibilities if you’re dealing with hazardous waste.


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