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Commercial Waste Collections

Did you know we can provide your business with a waste collection service?


The Commercial Refuse Service is available to all companies and businesses (including schools and residential/nursing homes - non-medical) located within 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:

  • Totally enclosed

  • Hygienic and easy to clean

  • Highly manoeuvrable with easy loading heights

  • Promoting a clean environment

  • Mostly lockable with foot brakes

Available container sizes are:

Size Height Depth Width
240 litres 1080mm 730mm 580mm
360 litres 1100mm 860mm 620mm
770 litres 1390mm 777mm 1265mm
1100 litres 1404mm 986mm 1265mm
Open Skips Various Various Various
Closed Skips Various Various Various


All bin lids must be flat.  No side waste is collected except by prior arrangement for a charge.

Commercial Recycling

If you are interested in a  Commercial Waste Recycling Service, please contact the Trade Waste Assistant (contact details at the bottom of the page). 

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. 


Don't forget - you can reduce the volume of your waste through recycling. Check out our Business Waste Recycling pages!

Contact Details

  • Commercial Waste
  • Bolsover District Council, Riverside Depot, Doe Lea, Bolsover, S44 5PN
  • Telephone 01246 593049