Trade Waste Jargon Buster
Lift Rate is the charge made to collect your rubbish. Every time your bin is emptied, you are charged a Lift Rate. This is the price that most waste management companies quote to a customer.
- General Waste covers all dry, non-hazardous waste that you can put in the bin.
- Dry Mixed Recycling is non food recyclable material like paper, card, small plastics and small metals (cans etc).
- Glass is what it says on the tin!
Free Waste Audit
Our free waste audit objective is to maximise the re-use of your commercial waste and advise on the most appropriate plan of action for your company in order to maintain and improve on both you environmental policy and cost base.
The waste audit allows us to better understand your business needs and the current and future waste that your business produces, it is then our job after gaining the relevant information and knowledge to tailor a service package to your needs, with our focus being firstly on recycling, recovery and re-use and secondly cost effective disposal of residual wastes. We can very often using these criteria add value and in some case sell your waste to re-user locally managed by us our extensive network.
The Free waste audit is something all medium to large businesses should have as it is risk free and delivers the best solutions, the small business does not havethe same need as the volumes produced counter the benefit, however there is still substantial saving to be gained by small businesses and it is rear we do not save this category at least 10% of there costs of waste disposal and recycling, through our expertise and knowledge.
Wheelie Bin Sizes
Wheelie bins come in four sizes with the most popular being the 1100 litre bin. Glass is the only exception where only a 240 litre bin is available.
This is the rental charge for supplying and placing a bin on your site.
Duty of Care
This charge is to facilitate and enforce the Duty of Care Regulations 1991 which requires all waste to be categorised and each transfer of waste recorded.