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Commercial waste

3. Types of trade waste

Trade waste includes all waste generated by the following kinds of organisations (but not exclusively):

  • Any kind of business or profit-making organisation (including trading arms of charities)
  • Shops
  • Offices
  • Colleges
  • Homes for the elderly
  • Hospitals
  • A business activity being undertaken from a residential home

These items are not accepted from trade:

  • air conditioning units
  • asbestos
  • batteries
  • chemicals
  • commercial fridge/freezers
  • computer monitors
  • fluorescent tube lights
  • gas bottles
  • oil
  • televisions and tyres
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Last updated: 1 February 2017

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