what is commercial waste

What Is Commercial Waste?

Commercial waste, also known as ‘trade waste’ or ‘business waste’ – can be a wide ranging topic, as it may come in many forms. Every company or business has rubbish that requires disposal, regardless of industry or trade. From retail to construction, the waste produced commercially requires disposal of some sort. Though, as a business owner, this topic may not be an initial thought as other tasks may seem more important. As a legal duty, businesses are required to manage their waste. This article by Wasteaway will cover the basis of what commercial waste is, the forms of which it comes in and the correct providers to dispose of commercial waste.

Ahead of your progression through the article, be sure to contact Wasteaway for a free quote on a variety of disposal methods, including skip hire, grab hire and commercial waste. 

Commercial Waste Introduction

Simply put, commercial waste is defined as any waste produced from a commercial activity. These activities can come in many forms, as well as the produce being created. Whether you’re a builder in need of clearing a construction waste, an office discarding paper documents, or the disposing of plastic, created by your business.

Similarly, any waste produced by a home-run business will require correct disposal, as part of the law. Again, whatever waste is produced from commercial activity is considered to be business waste and should be disposed of as such. Home-based businesses can not dispose of this waste using their domestic refuse bins. You will have to register for a commercial waste bin.

Types Of Commercial Waste

As mentioned, commercial waste can come and be produced in a variety of ways. Some examples of activities producing commercial waste can include:

  • Entertainment
  • Recreation
  • Education
  • Sport
  • Food Services
  • Hospitality

The types of produce created that classifies as commercial waste goes as follows:

  • Food waste & packaging
  • Construction site waste
  • Gardening waste

Choosing a Commercial Waste Service.

There is a lot of consideration to be had when looking for a waste management service. Some things to take into consideration are:

  • Consider the type of waste that requires collecting
  • Think about your location
  • Take into consideration the scale of waste in need of collection
  • Lock down a time bracket
  • Be clear of the costs, as well as any hidden fees
  • Check over the contract terms, making sure you agree with each point
  • Do some research and check reviews

Being recycling specialists, Wasteaway provides a number of services for waste disposal. Get in touch with us today for a free quote or get in contact with us by phone, 0115 929 1297.


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