The UK Business Waste Regulations

Business waste is any waste that comes out of any premises used for conducting any business or trading activities. There are several regulations in the United Kingdom that govern how various forms of business wastes should be recycled and disposed. All UK cities and counties are required to dispose waste in a manner that does not endanger the human health or the environment.

Quickwasters business wasteIt is required to take all necessary measures to

  1. Reduce or prevent the production of waste. This is to make sure that as little waste as possible is produced so as to protect the health of citizens.
  2. Use any necessary means to recycle and recover produced waste. This is in view of extracting any raw materials that can be salvaged. The waste can also be used as a source of energy.
  • Regulations for hazardous wastes.

This is waste that has the capability of polluting the environment. All businesses are required to exercise strict control measures in every point of its production, management, movement and disposal. Also, the recycling process requires stringent measures.

  • Business waste shipment regulations.

The movement of waste between the United Kingdom and other countries is guided by some regulations. There is waste considered too hazardous to be moved around. Other forms of waste usually require a written note authorising the movement of business wastes. In short, every waste control is determined by the destination, reuse and disposal.

Conclusion.

It is important for business owners to follow the set regulations of disposing business waste.

Quickwasters have various rubbish collection services available. Please get in touch with our friendly staff for more information.