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Unfortunately High Wycombe Recycling Centre is unable to accept any commercial waste currently. In the meantime, you may be able to use an alternative site - Find another site here

Business waste

Any waste that comes from a commercial activity is business waste. If you use part of your home to run your business then any waste from that part is business waste. Councils have no duty to dispose of commercial waste for free.

Business have a duty to:

 

What to do with business waste

Get your business waste collected

There are many private companies that offer waste and recycling collections. A web search will find a range of providers in your area but it is your responsibility to ensure they are registered and you are provided with a waste transfer note, see above.

Businesses in the Aylesbury area can sign up to Buckinghamshire Councils commercial waste collection service find out more here.

Dispose of your own waste

There are private companies that offer sites to dispose of waste. A web search will find a range of providers in your area but it is your responsibility to ensure they are registered and you are provided with a waste transfer note, see above.

Buckinghamshire Council allows small businesses to use these five sites to dispose of business waste. The sites are only available Mon-Fri for small businesses. Find out about the business waste prices here.

Please note the Aylesbury site no longer accepts business waste, please use Aston Clinton.

These items are not accepted from business sources:

  • air conditioning units
  • asbestos
  • batteries
  • chemicals and paint
  • commercial fridge/freezers
  • computer monitors
  • fluorescent tube lights
  • gas bottles
  • oils (cooking and engine oil)
  • televisions and tyres

Reducing, reusing and recycling

Managing your waste and recycling is part of being resource efficient. The charity WRAP has produced the Business Resource Efficiency Hub - a range of interactive tools to assess your business type and advise on resource efficiency measures suitable for your situation.

 

Waste Carrier Licence

Anyone transporting business waste should have a waste carriers licence. The Environment Agency provide Waste Carrier Licensing. To contact their helpline call, 03708 506 506.

Residents and businesses should only give their waste to a licensed person or to a Waste Manager who is authorised to accept the waste. They should always ask to see a company's waste carrier registration or contact the Environment Agency for an instant Waste Carrier Validation check

 

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