We are committed to providing business ratepayers with a trade waste collection service and we offer a range of containers and collection schedules that suits most commercial business needs.
Container sizes are 140ltr, 240ltr, 360ltr, 660ltr and 1100ltr, and collections take place from Monday to Friday. All containers must be available for collection by 7am as the route may vary due to accidents, roadworks or workload.
Trade Prices April 1st 2016
Trade Prices based on one bin lift per week:
140 litre = £2.20
240 litre = £3.75
360 litre = £5.46
660 litre = £8.83
1100 litre = £14.88
Trade Prices for Schools, Village Halls, Registered Charities etc (Concessionaries)
140 litre = £1.77
240 litre = £3.05
360 litre = £4.45
660 litre = £6.96
1100 litre = £11.72
We also collect several types of business associated clinical waste and can also make special 'one off' collections of some large trade items at pre-arranged prices.
All businesses that produce waste are subject to The Duty of Care which is a legal requirement under the Environmental Protection Act to dispose of their waste responsibly using a registered waste carrier to ensure the waste is not illegally disposed of by others.
We can request businesses to produce their Duty of Care documents. Breach of Duty of Care is an offence, with a penalty of up to £5000 on summary conviction or an unlimited fine on conviction or indictment.
In order to provide advice to commercial premises to help them comply with waste management legislation, we have a dedicated commercial contracts officer to help with all aspects of business waste, please call our customer service advisors on 0115 907 2244 and ask to speak to our trade waste officer for more details.
Trade/commercial waste – spillage
All spillage caused by the collectors must be reported to us on 0115 907 2244, if you see waste which has been spilled and it might be an health and safety hazard you must also report this.
Some spillage may be deemed as a hazard and should be reported to the emergency services immediately, if large quantities of oil, paint or fuel are spilled on the road and it is likely to cause an accident the emergency services must be called by dialling 999.
Some waste is designated as hazardous waste such as oils, paints and chemicals and this cannot be placed in normal commercial waste. For advice please contact our commercial waste officer.
There are a range of options for dealing with used tyres. Information can be found at www.tyrerecovery.org.uk.
There is also information on the Environment Agency’s own website www.environment-agency.gov.uk.