Chesterfield Borough Council offers a Commercial Waste Collection Service which collects and disposes of your unavoidable waste.
Select the link below to download and view our Commercial Waste Collection Booklet which shows the types and sizes of bins available and explains the methods and frequency of collection. An officer will be happy to call and discuss your requirements. Contact us to arrange an appointment.
All waste and recycling generated by a business is regulated by law. You have a Duty of Care which includes ensuring that your waste is disposed of by a licensed waste carrier. Your business is subject to a number of waste related laws which you should be aware of. For more information www.netregs.gov.uk
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) CODES
Click here to see a simple guide to find the correct SIC code for your business.
Wasted resources cost businesses across the UK billions of pounds every year. Check out the information provided below for ways to reduce all your waste.
Tips to help you reduce your Business Waste:
- Send e-mails rather than printed documents to save paper
- remove your company name from junk mail list. See www.mpsonline.org.uk
- purchase durable equipment
- send furniture and equipment for reuse where possible
- find out if another business can re-use your by products see www.nisp.org.uk
It may be possible to recycle some of your waste. Check out the links below to see if you can find a company who will collect from you.www.smartwaste.co.uk www.wastedirectory.org.uk
For general advice on resource efficiency, please see www.gov.uk/business
For general advice on business waste issues, please visit:
For transport related issues see www.freightbestpractice.org.uk
To find out ways of saving water see www.environment-agency.gov.uk/savewater
or calculate your water footprint at www.waterfootprint.org
The Rippleffect is an online training programme to help businesses reduce their water costs and become more water efficient. This programme can help them understand how much water they use, ways to start saving and measure the water and cost savings they have made.