Trade waste recycling

Why should trade waste be recycled?

Where possible you should recycle trade waste. Please contact one of the private operators below to arrange collection of recyclable items.

Why separate collections for trade and household recycling?

Under the 'Controlled Waste Regulations' you should not recycle trade waste using the domestic recycling facilities, such as recycle centres or bag and box kerbside collections, even though trade waste may be recyclable.

Trade waste recycling advice

CBEN provide advice, audits and awards to help businesses achieve and demonstrate sound environmental performance.

WRAP offers UK businesses free, independent, confidential advice and support on practical ways to increase profits, minimise waste and reduce environmental impact.

Environment Agency on GOV.UK provide advice on complying with regulations and keeping up to date with forthcoming legislation; access technical guidance and information on best practice.

Last updated: Wednesday, 24 April, 2024.