Hazardous Waste

Help with the right way to dispose of Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Waste

The classification of hazardous waste is:

Any waste considered harmful to people or the environment.  Companies are required by law to ensure their hazardous waste is segregated from other waste streams and disposed of appropriately.

Hazardous waste is found in almost all businesses. It includes things such as fluorescent tubes, aerosols, toner cartridges, paint, lead acid batteries, oil filters, industrial chemicals and asbestos.

These kinds of wastes need to be collected separately from other waste streams in specialist containers.

Hazardous waste is disposed of at special, controlled sites adhering to strict legislation and environmental practices.

As a business and a waste producer you must follow these steps in England if your business:

  • Produces hazardous waste
  • Holds or stores hazardous waste
  • Has hazardous waste removed from its premises

You must register premises where you produce or hold (eg collect or remove) hazardous waste if you produce more than 500kg of hazardous waste in any 12 month period.

For more information on this and your legal responsibilities under the Duty of Care follow this link:


For more on this and many other services The Vastum Group can offer you please call us on 01638 815464 or email us on sales@vastum.co.uk

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Here’s what you can expect from us…

  • National coverage with a dedicated account manager and customer service teams working for your business

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  • 100% proven service record to all of our clients.

  • Business waste collections you can rely on or your money back!

Contact information

For all enquiries please send to:

The Vastum Group Ltd
9 Saxon Hall Road

Tel: 01638 815464

email: sales@vastum.co.uk