Top 4 Reason to Dispose of Hazardous Waste Correctly

OK, so what is hazardous waste? Hazardous waste materials such as paint, solvents, oil, pesticides, detergents, chemicals and batteries, are unwanted materials that can have life and environmentally-threatening consequences! There are different disposal methods which offer suitability for safely recycling these materials, in a way that preserves the environment and doesn’t cause any implications for wildlife either. Did you know that you are responsible for separating your hazardous waste from your general waste? Discover everything you need to know about safe hazardous waste disposal here!

Are you disposing of your waste correctly?

Waste disposal is an important service that serves many major industrial businesses in the North-West. We here at North West Waste Consultants provide a range of waste disposal options, but what do they involve, and which may best suit that of your business? Waste disposal essentially means that we will help to remove the waste that you have on-site, with the intention of recycling it so that both we and you are making the best use of it. Of course, waste can take up numerous forms, which is why we offer variance within our waste disposal programmes. These include Bespoke Waste Packages, Commercial Food Waste Disposal, Finished Goods Destruction, Hazardous Waste Disposal and Warehouse & Property Clearance. The right service for you will depend not only on what waste you’re disposing of but also the nature of your business, and of course your budget as these services are delivered to the highest possible standard. Nevertheless, we promise that any waste disposal that we provide will be done both with high quality and at a fast pace, with minimal disruption to the everyday goings-on of your business. Then there’s our waste management services, which comes under our waste re-use department. We offer commercial waste management, chemical waste management and also industrial waste management; which of these is best suited for you will depend on the nature of the business and on the kind of waste that you’re looking to ultimately reuse or recycle, since safety will be paramount. Our team are highly experienced and can assist you using their expertise on the most suitable waste management service for your business, should you require it. Throughout all of these or through the other services that we offer, don’t forget that we are always providing waste consultancy. Our team of waste consultants will be advising not only on offloading the waste that you have at present, but also how best to manage it and to dispose of or recycle it in the future. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent and worthwhile waste consultancy, and we have various consultants across the different sites that we have around the country. We want to make sure that we are delivering the best possible advice to benefit you, and ultimately the environment as well, in the future. For businesses, especially larger and/or industrial businesses, waste disposal is extremely important. We here at North West Waste Consultants strive to ensure that we not only handle our waste in the most efficient and economic-friendly standard, but that we can establish a strong working relationship through our ongoing waste consultancy and waste management so that we can continue to help you by delivering excellent waste disposal services in the future. For more information about North West Waste Consultants and the waste disposal services that we provide, as well as our waste management and waste consultancy services, you can visit www.northwestwaste.co.uk.

Environmental concerns for the Construction Industry

The Construction Industry is the backbone of the UK economy. 2.9 million people are employed in it, and it contributes £90 million annually (ref. Competitive Advantage). Seeing as it’s such as massive part of our lives, obviously this brings environmental concerns when it comes to waste disposal. In this blog post, therefore, we have highlighted some of those concerns, especially those which are most prominent here in the North-West.

What happens to waste food?

recycling waste food You may have read recently in the news that Tesco, one of the leading supermarkets in the country, are now giving away unsold food to homeless charities, with other big supermarket chains planning to follow in their footsteps. This is a first for the UK, although the plan has already been adopted in France and Italy.

Hazardous Waste Storage/Removal

Hazardous waste materials such as paint, solvents, oil, pesticides, detergents, chemicals and batteries, are unwanted materials that can have life and environmentally-threatening consequences! There are different disposal methods which offer suitability for safely recycling these materials in the safest and correct manner. Did you know that you are responsible for separating your hazardous waste from your general waste? Discover everything you need to know about safe hazardous waste disposal here! Storing hazardous waste When storing hazardous materials, it’s essential that you use specialised equipment – whether it’s a container or a drum – you have the responsibility of keeping the waste secured and locked away – preventing any harm or pollution! You must also label the container with a suitable description, ensuring other people know exactly what is inside (therefore you’re not compromising their safety either) and making it easier for when someone collects your hazardous waste. Waste collections Are you working on a construction site? North West Waste can arrange to collect ALL your hazardous waste – providing you with a Full Duty of Care documentation pack. There is no need for you to disrupt your project, NWWC will arrange to collect any waste at your convenience. Audit trails Duty of Care It is advisable for you to record as much detail as you can with regards to any hazardous waste that you have produced – right up until it is disposed of (Duty of Care). If you have a record for the safe disposal of hazardous waste, it should be kept safe and organised. If you are removing any hazardous materials, you must have a signed consignment note and once the waste has been dealt with a consignee return will be sent out to you (these must be kept for 3 years). At North West Waste Consultants, we understand that the regulations are not straightforward, hence why we provide you with a wealth of industry expertise and information that can educate you on the importance of hazardous waste disposal. If you require a waste disposal plan, North West Waste Consultants can ensure that you’re following the suitable procedure and have the correct documentation for the disposal of your hazardous waste. Please call the office on 01744 758349 or simply click on the link below. 

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