The Waste Duty of Care is an important component of your waste collection regime. It is the responsibility you have for your business waste. It takes effect the moment you produce waste and continues up to the moment you hand it over to a licensed waste management company. More than half of businesses in the UK are not complying with the law – find out how you can increase your awareness and avoid fuelling waste crime.
Avoid Fuelling Waste Crime
Your requirements include:
- Classifying waste
- Registering your business premises
- Applying for permits
- Storing waste correctly
- Ensuring waste is moved legally
- Ensuring the company you hand your waste to has a license
Of the 56% of businesses that are not complying, the main offenders are small and medium-sized enterprises, who make up 94% of the total. The problem is not one of illegality or criminality on behalf of businesses and their owners. The real problem is a lack of information on the Duty of Care and a lack of focus on due to ignorance. When they were informed, 90% of the non-compliant business expressed a strong will to fully comply with the regulations. In law, ignorance is no excuse, so make sure you learn about the requirements placed upon you and take away any doubt by using an expert waste management company who can keep you on the right side of the law with all the right permits and paperwork.
Martlands Skip Hire BurscoughAs a business owner, you are responsible for how the carrier you choose for waste management handles your waste. Don’t take a risk with an unlicensed waste carrier, or you could face a 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 avoid fuelling waste crime: call us today on a local number below.
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