Reduce My Rubbish
What can you do?More
Waste sent to landfill is subject to tax which your business will pay for as part of your waste collection service charge. The landfill tax rate is £88.10 per tonne (correct at 1 April 2017) and rising each year. You can save paying the tax element of your waste bill if you reduce, reuse or arrange for your unwanted materials to be recycled by a licensed waste contractor or the local council.
It’s not just the bill you receive to empty the bin; other indirect costs and considerations which can make managing your waste very expensive include:
Making some simple changes can be a great start to saving money and doing your bit for the environment:
All businesses have a legal ‘Duty of Care’ to dispose of their waste responsibly. Your business should: