Business owners or managers are responsible for disposing of the waste produced by their businesses.  

Where you can take commercial waste

The Environment Agency has a list of landfill sites and other waste facilities where you can take your commercial waste.

You can contact the Environment Agency on 08708 506 506.

What you need to know

You must either dispose of your business waste at a permitted waste site or arrange for a licensed waste carrier to collect it. If you do not, you could be prosecuted under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

It is illegal to dispose of business waste at a household waste recycling centre (council tip).

Get advice on how to get rid of commercial waste