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SWR JustBins provides SMEs with a range of options for their waste service needs, including bags and bins to collect general waste, glass, recycling and food waste. Several bin sizes are available and collections can be organised at the frequency to suit your business. Get an instant quote he... Read more
Commercial Waste Disposal
What is commercial waste disposal? Waste produced by any business activity is ‘commercial waste’ including; offices, studios, workshops, shops, industrial units and self-employed people. Commercial waste is also called business waste or trade waste. Domestic collections to empty... Read more
BBAK, specialist manufacturers of control panels and metal fabrications: “SWR provide waste services at our new premises. From the first conversation the sales representative was very knowledgeable about the best options. A competitive quotation was provided quickly f... Read more
What is Duty of Care?
All businesses have a duty to ensure that any waste produced is handled safely and within the law. This is the ‘Duty of Care’. It applies to anyone who produces, imports, transports, stores, treats or disposes of controlled waste from business or industry. The Duty of Care applies to ... Read more
The waste hierarchy is Government legislation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland designed to make sure that waste producers are following the ‘Waste Management Hierarchy System’. It classifies waste management options in order of their environmental impact. The five stages are: Preventi... Read more
Contamination and Business Recycling
Contaminated rubbish: what contamination means for business recycling What is ‘contamination’? At the simplest level ‘contamination’ in waste management means items that cannot be recycled being put into the bin, these items then affect all of the contents. After recycling is c... Read more
In collaboration with the British Hospitality Association and Winnow Solutions, SWR has developed a range of waste management toolkits. The Waste Not, Want Not series of bite-sized leaflets is designed to give a snapshot into waste related topics which impact your business. There are plenty o... Read more
How to change business waste services
Here’s how to switch your waste service… In many ways there are similarities to change business waste arrangements and reviewing a mobile phone contract. 1. Check your current contract e.g. is the contract for 12 months? is there a notice period? and will it automatically ... Read more
Commercial Waste Bin Sizes
A simple guide to commercial bin sizes: Available from SWR JustBins: Bags 120L 240L 360L 660L 1100L Mixed Recycling General Waste Food Waste Glass Recycling Sizes: Height (mm) 990 930 1062 1098 1270 1270 Width (mm) 736 480 577 583 1270 1270 Depth (mm) 457 560 715 880 880 1082 Approx no. of bin bag... Read more