About trade waste recycling
Why should trade waste be recycled?
Trade waste should where possible be recycled. Please contact one of the private operators below to arrange collection of recyclable items.
Why can't recyclable trade waste be collected with household recycling?
Under the 'Controlled Waste Regulations' trade waste should not be recycled using the domestic recycling facilities such as recycle points or bag and box kerbside collections even though trade waste may be recyclable.
For further information on recycling
Cumbria Business Environment Network
Provides advice, audits and awards to help businesses achieve and demonstrate sound environmental performance.
- Telephone: 01768 891555
- Website: www.cumbriaben.com/
Envirowise offers UK businesses free, independent, confidential advice and support on practical ways to increase profits, minimise waste and reduce environmental impact.
- Telephone: 0800 585794
- Website: www.wrap.org.uk/
Advice on: Complying with regulations and keeping up to date with forthcoming legislation; access technical guidance and information on best practice.
- Telephone: 03708 506 506
- Website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency