How Do You Classify Waste?

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How Do You Classify Waste?
Because all businesses are now bound by the waste duty of care, there are a few things that you will need to know about the waste that you generate. Read our guide on how to classify waste you or your business produce…

How Do I Classify Waste I Produce?

The following information now has to be included on all of your waste transfer notes (WTNs). This information is designed to help you to understand precisely what your waste is, and how it should be handled. Transported and disposed of safely and legally.

  • a clear and accurate description of what the waste is
  • any processes (such as pre-treatments) that the waste has already been through
  • how the waste has been contained or packaged prior to its collection
  • the quantity of waste, including its weight
  • the place, date and time that the transfer of waste took place
  • the name and address of both the waste generator and the company removing it
  • details to show that the person receiving the waste has the appropriate permit, licence or exemption to handle it legally
  • an appropriate European Waste Catalogue (EWC) number to classify your waste

If all of this sounds complicated, then do not worry. If you are not confident in any of the above then simply seek advice from Martlands, your local Burscough skip hire and Burscough waste management experts.

Martlands Skip Hire Burscough

If you are a business owner, then you need to be aware that you are held responsible for how the carrier you choose for waste management handles and disposes of your waste. Don’t ever take a risk by using an unlicensed waste carrier, as it can land you with a hefty fine if your waste ends up being fly-tipped. Martlands Waste Management is a fully licensed waste carrier specialising in Burscough skip hire and Burscough waste removal services. Don’t take chances with waste removal and ensure your classify waste correctly: call us on one of the local numbers below.

Wigan Skip Hire 01942 417456
Bamber Bridge Skip Hire 01772 364 399
Sefton Skip Hire 0151 909 6399
Penwortham Skip Hire 01772 364399
Litherland Skip Hire 0151 909 6399