Who can use the Commercial Refuse Service?
The Commercial Refuse Service is available to all companies and businesses (including schools and residential/nursing homes - non-medical) located within the North East Derbyshire.
What is the legal position on Commercial Waste and do I have a legal responsibility to enter a commercial refuse contract?
All businesses have a legal duty to ensure they have proper and adequate arrangements in place to deal with the disposal of waste arising from their commercial trading activity. This is a statutory requirements laid down by the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (section 34).
How much does it cost?
Cost will be dependent on the volume of waste produced, number of containers, access arrangements and possibly the type of waste generated.
For a competitive quotation please speak to our Commercial Waste team (details at bottom of page).
Types of Container
A range of containers are available to suit varying waste disposal needs:
Hygienic and easy to clean
Highly manoeuvrable with easy loading heights
Promoting a clean environment
Mostly lockable with foot brakes
Available container sizes are:
All bin lids must be flat. No side waste is collected except by prior arrangement for a charge.
The Commercial Waste Service does not currently include the collection of recycling. However, this is currently under review and a Commercial Recycling Service may be available in the near future.
Bank Holiday Collection Arrangements
Commercial Waste collections will not take place on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day or any Bank Holiday, and collections on Bank Holiday weeks may be made on a different day to usual.
Please see Christmas Refuse & Recycling Info for information about how collections will be affected during Christmas and New Year weeks.
Don't forget - you can reduce the volume of your waste through recycling. Check out our Business Waste Recycling pages!