Business Hazardous Waste Management Cambridge
At Waste company we will provide you with eco-friendly, efficient, and safe business hazardous waste management in Cambridge. We have highly trained staff that is well capable of handling your hazardous waste while providing you with excellent customer service.
Hazardous waste needs to be handled separately and cannot be mixed with regular waste. Failing to do so could result in heavy fines and potentially closure if your business. To help you abide by your “Duty of Care” obligation. Call us anytime and we will provide you with an obligation free quote, free bin and bin delivery. We also provide you with excellent customer service and anytime, anywhere waste collection with discretion.
Defining Hazardous Waste Cambridge
Hazardous waste is defined as any waste that can be toxic and cause potential harm to humans and the environment. It is waste that is either corrosive, combustible, and reactive waste. This waste is extremely dangerous and can cause death in extreme cases if not managed properly.
Due to this, the Strategy for Hazardous Waste Management in England (2010) posits that companies that produce hazardous waste encourages us to handle hazardous waste safely. Failure to abide by this law will lend you in hot water with the law.
The Four Types or Classifications of Hazardous Waste
Most businesses aren’t quite sure if the waste they make falls under the hazardous waste. If this sounds like you, don’t worry we are here to solve that confusion for you. If the following waste is the kind of waste your business produce, then it is classified as hazardous waste:
- Combustible or ignitable waste: This is the kind of waste that has high potential of catching on fire under certain conditions. The examples of this would be paint cans, solvents and degreasers.
- Corrosive Waste: This is a kind of waste that causes corrosion when it comes into contact with metal. The examples of this would be rustremovers, acid cleaners, and battery acid.
- Reactive waste: This is an unstable waste that explodes or causes toxic fumes, gases, and vapors when in contact with heat, pressure or water.
- Toxic waste: This is the kind of waste that is harmful or even fatal when ingested. It’s usually waste that can leak into the soil or groundwater. Examples of this is waste that contains heavy metals such as mercury, lead or cadmium.
How do You Manage Hazardous Waste?
Hazardous waste management involves the responsible disposal of hazardous as dictated by the Strategy for Hazardous Waste Management in England. The waste removal company you hire for your hazardous waste management needs to be licenced and fully equipped to handle hazardous waste. At Waste company, we have just the expertise. We safely collect your hazardous waste, treat it to reduce its toxicity before it is disposed of.
Hazardous Waste Disposal Cambridge
Hazardous waste cannot be disposed of the same way regular waste is. Due to its potential to maim, injure or even cause birth defects, businesses are required to use qualified waste companies. Using Waste company will ensure that your business is compliant with the law in place to regulate the management of hazardous waste.
At Waste company, we will provide you with hazardous waste bins, sharps bins, and removal of ppe at a low cost while ensuring that you are obliging with your Duty of Care. We will also provide you with a waste transfer note and waste audit.