Take a look around you, hazardous waste is everywhere and it’s more than likely that your business will produce some form of hazardous waste on a daily basis be it printer ink, chemical solvents or construction materials.
Waste disposal remains a vital process for big businesses and industries, but the methods by which waste disposal is carried out will always be evolving. Here, we take a look at some of the ongoing innovations as it pertains to waste disposal.
Some of these innovations aid existing processes and tools, as opposed to being completely new strategies. For instance, some waste service management organisations are currently using in-house technology to separate twin polymers and triple polymers, rather than having to dispose of both within the same process. This also allows for the recycling of plastic waste, something that has proven to be occasionally tricky in the past. The recycling of plastic materials such as PP Long Glass Fibre increases revenue and recycling figures for both the waste service provider and their clients, ensuring ongoing improvement, continuous progress and a generally smarter and quicker process for waste disposal.
Not all innovations within the process of waste disposal have originated in the UK; some very useful innovative techniques have first seen the light of day abroad. For example, in recent years, Singapore has adopted a fresh and unique approach to waste disposal whereby just 2% of its solid waste is sent to landfill, whilst 38% of the solid waste is burned in order to generate electricity, and the remaining 60% of solid waste is recycled. It’s a very different but incredibly wise and useful method, because very little of the waste will not be reused in some form. When you consider how it is estimated that major cities across the world tend to generate around 1.3 billion tons of solid waste per year, the fact that the vast majority of it is put to good use in Singapore is a very good sign, and something which may be adopted by other major cities and countries in the future.
But some innovations being introduced and adopted by businesses when it comes to waste disposal are less about the process itself, but more about making it a lot easier by limiting the level of waste in the first place. Smart technology and touch-screen gadgets have become a huge part of everyday life in recent times, and this has now stretched to the likes of smart fridges with corresponding smartphone apps. The purposes of these are twofold: to identify food waste early, and to reduce and remove it at this stage, thus resulting in less waste to be disposed of. Businesses are taking these steps to ensure that there is not as large a build-up of waste, and the smart technology is proving to be very innovative in tackling the problem before it grows, thus making waste disposal a quicker and easier process.
We here at North West Waste Consultants are always on the look-out for the newest, most innovative and most consumer-friendly process methods, as well as conducting thorough research so that we can instigate innovative methods of our own. We have a strong variety of excellent waste disposal services such as bespoke waste packages, commercial food waste disposal, finished goods destruction, hazardous waste disposal and warehouse and property clearance, and we are always aiming to evolve by delivering the most efficient, effective and environmentally-friendly services possible whilst ensuring high quality and a fast turnover for clients.
For more information about the innovations that we are delivering in our own waste disposal services, you can visit our website at www.northwestwaste.co.uk.
We here at North West Waste Management deliver a variety of services suited to helping businesses to dispose of and recycle their waste. When it comes to waste management, we work with many different businesses covering all sizes and sectors. However, if you’re a new business-owner, or if you own an established business and you are looking at ways to handle your waste management for the first time, there are some important things which you will need to know.
Firstly, consider what waste management involves. If your business happens to be producing a large amount of waste far exceeding regular dustbins and dumpsters, then you will need to consider your options. Waste management involves the mass handling of the different types of waste produced by your business, with a view to carefully and sensibly removing the waste whilst also protecting the environment.
Waste disposal is the easiest and most effective way of getting rid of your waste if the intention is solely to remove it and leave it at that. However, should you wish to benefit the environment and future products by making the most of your waste, our waste recycling services will be more advisable, as these make more use of the waste your business has produced whilst also protecting the air around you and reducing pollution. Different businesses opt for different waste management services based on the level and type of waste, so there is no right or wrong service to choose. We at NWWC can offer a bespoke waste management service to suit your business needs.
However, one thing we do not recommend is to allow your waste to end up causing harm to the environment and pollute the airwaves by sitting on a landfill. Regardless of how much waste you may be producing or the budget of your organisation, it is vital to put the wellbeing of others and the good of the environment before the “quick fix” of sending your high levels of waste towards a landfill. Fortunately, North West Waste Consultants can steer you away from landfills and towards healthier and more logical waste management options. As important as it is to learn about waste management, it’s just as important to learn why landfills are a no-no, especially for bigger businesses who produce waste in high numbers.
Now, let’s consider what the waste management services actually involve. Waste disposal can come in several forms: bespoke waste packages, commercial food waste disposal, finished goods destruction, hazardous waste disposal and warehouse and property clearance. As the names imply, there are different types of waste which require varying forms of waste disposal, since the way in which we deal with waste that could be hazardous to one’s health is very different from how we handle food waste. In addition, waste disposal can be done on-site, so the process can be done quickly and easy, and procedures can be put in place so that the on-site process can be made even speedier in future.
As for waste recycling and re-use, as the names suggest, this involves putting the waste to good use as opposed to simply dumping it, whether it be for products created from natural sources or for other purposes. It’s important to note that around 75% of waste can be recycled, and yet a much smaller percentage of this figure actually ends up being recycled or re-used. Therefore, it’s imperative to ensure that the latter figure rises, and all businesses can do their bit to contribute to this. Our waste recycling services include cardboard and paper recycling, recycling balers, scrap metal recycling, skip hire, tyre disposal and recycling and WEEE recycling. Our waste re-use services include anaerobic digestion, contaminated plastics, commercial waste management, chemical waste management and industrial waste management.
Finally, consider why waste management happens. Big businesses, in particular those from the restaurant and hotel sectors, produce a massive amount of waste on an annual basis, so if this is managed every couple of months, it is a much better option than having to find a way to shift all of the waste every year. Not only that, but if the waste is allowed to pile up, it can cause some seriously harmful problems for both employees and the environment, which could have bigger costs in the long-run, both in terms of health and on a financial level. Therefore, proper waste management is essential, and by using our waste disposal, waste recycling or waste re-using services, you can be confident that all of your waste will be handled carefully, safely and quickly, with positive ramifications for the environment and with minimal disruption to your business.
You can find out more about our waste management services by visiting www.northwestwaste.co.uk.
Hazardous waste doesn’t only impede on the environment, there are effects on individual health and well-being too. With the help of North West Waste Consultants, you could ultimately improve your quality of life.
At a time when we have more awareness than ever about the effects the human race is having on the environment, it is crucial we all do our bit – if not for our own benefit, but for future generations.
In an ideal world businesses wouldn’t produce any hazardous waste. But in a bid to provide the next best option, at North West Waste Consultants we have offered environmentally friendly commercial waste removal since 2009. We cater to a range of industries including construction, food and manufacturing.
We offer a huge range of services, ranging from finished goods destruction to chemical waste management to scrap metal recycling. We strive to dispose of materials which are typically difficult to recycle and are instead sent to the landfill, such as contaminated plastics, disposing it via a waste to energy route.
With ever-increasing landfill prices, we strive to reduce landfill and general waste costs – ensuring higher rebates are paid for recyclables and food waste.
Each of our bespoke programs is designed to divert as much waste as possible from the landfill. Honouring our commitment to preserving the environment, our goal is to achieve zero waste within 12 months.
Our business waste collection is trusted by many internationally renowned clients, including Scott Safety and Kensey Foods.
Before we get started, each site visited will receive a full, comprehensive waste audit. We will then provide you with a free report on how to best reduce business and trade waste to help you fulfil your waste disposal obligations.
Each business will receive a carefully tailored waste management plan to help you best move forward.
We have many smaller services available including skip here, which has proven so successful it has expanded nationally.
North West Waste Consultancy is the industrial waste disposal company who cares about the bigger picture. Whether you’re hoping to reduce the 1.3 billion tonnes of global food waste every year or the 90% of construction waste that goes to landfills, we can help make your business more environmentally friendly.
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