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Business waste drop off service

Our business waste drop off service will be available very soon.

Please stay tuned for updates.

Opening hours and directions

When we open, the service will be available Monday to Friday from 10am to 5:30pm.

Ware Recycling Centre
Westmill Road
Ware
SG12 0EL

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What you can bring and costs

Materials we accept and costs

Waste we acceptCost per tonne

Wood

To be confirmed

Hardcore

To be confirmed

Cardboard (clean)

To be confirmed

Scrap and ferrous metal

To be confirmed

General waste and mixed loads
(exclusions apply)

To be confirmed

Green garden waste

To be confirmed

Rigid plastics

To be confirmed

Glass

To be confirmed

Paper

To be confirmed

Plasterboard

To be confirmed

 

All bookings are subject to a £4.99 weighbridge charge.


We do not accept:

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • White Appliances (fridges, ovens, & washing machines etc)
  • Mattresses
  • Tyres
  • Oil
  • Car Batteries
  • Gas Canisters/pressurised cylinders
  • Electricals
  • Explosives
  • Hot ashes or wastes.

Weight restrictions

20kg is our minimum charge per waste type, due to our weighbridge restrictions.

3.5 tonne maximum vehicle weight.

 


Other ways to dispose of business waste

Private contractors

Can can use a disposal contractor or skip hire company, but make sure they're a registered waste carrier.

Search for registered waste carriers


Skip and Bin
- a price comparison site for skip companies.


If your waste is flytipped by someone else, you'll be liable for a fine. Follow our 5 steps to make sure your waste isn't flytipped.

 

District councils

 


Your obligations as a business owner

Every business that produces waste in the UK has a legal ‘duty of care’ to:

  • manage it properly until it's recycled or disposed of
  • always use a registered waste carrier or register to carry your own waste
  • keep the correct paperwork for at least two years.

For more guidance and contacts: GOV.UK - Dispose of business or commercial waste.

 

 

If your waste is fly tipped (illegally dumped), by you or by someone else on your behalf, you could face a £400 fixed penalty notice or an unlimited fine.

 


How you can help prevent fly tipping

Suspect all waste carriers. Don't let them take your rubbish until they provide proof of registration. Note their vehicle's registration plate.

Check your waste carrier is registered on the Environment Agency's website.

Refuse any unexpected offers to have your rubbish taken away.

Ask how your rubbish will be disposed of - seek evidence of this.

Paperwork - ask for a proper invoice, waste transfer note or receipt, including the waste carrier's contact details and a description of the waste being removed.

 

Leaving items:

  • beside street bins and recycling banks
  • on the floor of communal bin areas
  • outside closed recycling centres and charity shops

are all fly tipping.

More about flytipping and how to report it

 

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