Certain substances or materials are classed as hazardous if they, or the material or substance they contain, are harmful to humans or the environment. If you have any items that are classified as hazardous waste, you are required by law to separate and store them safely and keep written records of the waste.
- We will supply you with a hazardous waste consignment note
- All materials are dealt with in the most environmentally friendly way available
- Can be tacked onto your regular recycling collections
What do we collect?
Fluorescent tubes contain mercury which is a toxic heavy metal that can cause severe damage to health.
Paint, chemicals and solvents
The fumes from chemicals such as paints or brake fluids can be a fire and health hazard.
Batteries containing lead or mercury are hazardous. Laptop and rechargeable batteries are also hazardous.
Apart from edible oils, all oil is considered hazardous.
Compressed gases are hazardous because of the high pressures inside the cylinders.