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Commercial Waste Management
Stratford-on-Avon District Council do not carry out any commercial waste collections. There are a number of commercial waste collection companies working in the area and listed below are a selection of just some of these companies along with their contact details:
Biffa Waste Services Ltd Tel: 0800 307 307
The First Mile Tel: 0800 612 9894
Greenstar Tel: 0844 8001 800
Grundon Waste Management Tel: 01295 253611 / 01242 676011
Fortress Waste Care Ltd Tel: 01926 493414
Veolia Tel: 020 7812 5000
Verdant Group Tel: 01789 293366
Many of these companies can help with the collection and disposal of general waste. Some through specialist parts of their company can deal with materials such as solvents, aerosols, oil and fuel waste.
Alternatively please contact Stratford-on-Avon District Council on 01789 267575 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All businesses are under a "Duty of Care" for their waste under section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The duty includes a requirement to only transfer waste to an authorised person and to transfer a written description of the waste to the person taking it.
From 30 October 2007 there has been a requirement for all non hazardous waste to be pre treated before going to landfill. Many of these companies will now either collect the waste and then sort it to remove recyclables or offer a recycling collection service as well as a general waste collection service.
Businesses should not use the Council's mini recycling centres for recycling any of their waste. There are also specialist companies offering recycling services
Trees are Green Tel: 01926 498855 (paper and cardboard)
It is a requirement of Market Stall holders' contracts that they keep their areas clean and free from litter.
Further information regarding businesses legal requirements and guidance on waste disposal can be found at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs website or from the Independent Waste Paper Processors Association which is a trade association which can be contacted by telephone on 01327 703223.