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Waste Management Solutions for Small Businesses

Commercial waste presents all kinds of issues for small businesses, and finding a deal that best suits your needs can be difficult. 

Getting Your Commercial Waste Management Sorted

As a business, disposing of waste as efficiently and as sustainably as possible is likely to be high on your priority list. However, a quick search will reveal the huge variety of choices that are out there and you're left wondering where to turn. 

 

Luckily, we've done a lot of the legwork for you and compiled a list of some of the most trusted and widely used commercial waste companies in the UK. We've compared them, so you don't have to. 

Best Waste Management Companies In The UK

While this is not a definitive list, we've created it based on the information available to give you an idea of what kinds of services are available for your business.   

 

The aim of this article is not to give you 'the best waste management companies in the UK'. Your business will have different specific requirements that need to be catered for; maybe you're looking for a one-off collection or simple bin hire, or maybe you want someone who can deal with hazardous waste. This list is intended for use as a guide for businesses looking for waste disposal solutions, rather than a league table. 

ProviderTrustpilot ScoreServicesArea Covered
Waste Managed

3.9/5

  • Recycling Services

  • Bin Collections

Nationwide

Business Waste

4.9/5

  • Waste Collection

  • Waste Management 

  • Waste Disposal 

  • Recycling Services

Nationwide

AMA Waste Management

4.3/5

  • Skip Hire

  • Recycling Services

  • Waste Collection

Nationwide

Divert 

4.9/5

  • Waste Collection

  • Responsible Disposal 

  • All Kinds Of Trade Waste

  • Free Bins

Nationwide

Better Waste Solutions

4.8/5

  • Bin Rental For General Waste, 

  • Recycling Services

  •  Food Disposal

  • Glass Waste  Recycling

Nationwide

AMA Waste Management

AMA Waste Management is a trusted supplier for hundreds of commercial customers. They provide waste management services for small local businesses like yours; including skip hire, hazardous waste disposal, and site clearance.

 

Through providing a dedicated account manager, they provide your business with a customer-focused approach, which ensures your waste problems are provided with a tailored and cost-effective solution. Their 1000+ depots also put them in good stead for providing services in your area.

Better Waste Solutions 

In providing a bin or container to suit your requirements, Better Waste Solutions ensures your business can access exactly what it needs. No 'one size fits all' approach, they offer bins that range from a standard 240 litre to an industrial-size static container. 

 

There are limits to what you can throw away; they don't take chemical, electrical, or metal waste for example, but they do charge you fairly in that you only pay for the waste you actually throw away. Their locations across the UK also mean it's likely they're close by. 

Business Waste

With a focus on environmentally friendly waste disposal, Business Waste provides a range of services including removal, disposal, and recycling. Whether you're looking for a one-off collection or a fully developed waste management plan, they can cater to your specific business needs. 

 

They deal with all types of waste too, so the trade you're in won't affect their ability to help. Everything from cardboard to asbestos, can be removed and disposed of it safely and efficiently. Best of all, you only pay for collection. No hidden fees, rental costs, or delivery fees. 

Divert

As their name suggests, Divert ensures that none of the waste they collect ends up in a landfill. Everything they collect is disposed of with a minimum amount of damage done to the environment; whether it's the old office freezer or your business' daily waste. 

 

Collection fees are all you'll ever pay, with various solutions available for the smallest to the biggest of waste removal needs. With on-demand collections available to book, and a reach across the country, they're never too far away. 

Waste Managed 

Waste Managed offers its customers the opportunity to split the cost of waste collection over a 12-month period. Much like a common subscription service, they calculate the cost of your collection needs and break it down into 12 monthly payments, offering you a cheap and easy way to pay. 

 

They also work hard to make sure less of the waste they collect goes to landfill. This, coupled with great customer service and their ability to take general, clinical, and hazardous waste means they could be the waste management company that best suits your business. 

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FAQs

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This will depend on four main factors:

 

- The type of waste you produce 
- The amount of waste you produce 
- How frequently you require disposal 
- Your location

 

It will be cheaper to have the service collect papers from your city office once a month rather than have hazardous waste collected from a remote location every week, so the cost of disposal really depends on your personal circumstances. 

All businesses produce waste to some degree, and they all need to dispose of it properly. Disposing of waste also means handling all of the legal paperwork that comes along with it. 

 

A hassle-free way of doing this is by hiring a commercial waste removal company. 

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