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Commercial waste and recycling services

We can tailor our commercial waste and recycling service to the specific needs of your business. We also give you expert advice on how to reduce your waste disposal costs. We offer mixed material collection and a single material collection. In Bournemouth and Christchurch we also offer a food waste collection. 

We offer a range of bin sizes from high-capacity 1100 litre Eurobins down to compact 180 litre wheelie bins.

We offer: 

  • free bin rental
  • fixed competitive prices for collection with no VAT (for customers within BCP Council area) or admin charges
  • no Duty of Care charges
  • flexible payment arrangements (monthly direct debit or annually)
  • frequency of collections to suit your needs
  • a five day service to collect your waste on days that suit your business needs including bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day)
  • additional one off or extra collections
  • fully trained collection personnel giving excellent customer service.

General commercial waste

As part of our commercial waste collection, we collect the following:

  • general waste that cannot be recycled, for example, some plastics
  • food packaging
  • small amounts of green waste.

Commercial recycling

Mixed material collections

If you choose a mixed material collection, you can put all recyclable materials in one container. You do not have to sort your recycling, making it quick and easy for you and your staff. If you are a BCP Council resident, you can recycle everything that you'd normally recycle in your household recycling bin.

In a mixed material container we collect:

  • paper
  • metal food tins and drink cans
  • cardboard
  • plastic bottles and food packaging
  • glass bottles and jars
  • foil
  • drink cartons (Tetra Paks). 

We can advise on container type and frequency of collection to suit your needs and space limitations. Various bin sizes from 1100 litres to 240 litres.

Single material collections

Our single material options are ideal if you create high quantities of one particular type of waste such as cardboard or paper.

In our single material collections we collect:

  • paper
  • cardboard.

Food waste collections in Bournemouth and Christchurch

If you recycle your food leftovers, especially if you own a restaurant, hotel, pub or takeaway, you could save money on your general waste collections. Recycling collections cost you less than putting your waste into a general non-recycling collection. It’s also better for the environment as we can turn your food waste into a useful green energy source.

You can recycle all cooked and uncooked food from your commercial premises, including:

  • meat, fish and bones
  • fruit and vegetables
  • dairy
  • bread, cakes and pastries
  • pasta and rice
  • teabags and coffee grounds
  • eggshells
  • plate scrapings.

Please read our terms and conditions for the commercial waste service.

Commercial waste sacks and stickers

If you do not have enough waste or room for a wheelie bin, we can provide you with commercial waste sacks, recycling sacks or cardboard bundle stickers. You put these out on your designated day for our crews to collect.

There is no contract. You simply buy as many or as few as you need using our online sacks and stickers ordering service. Your order will be delivered to you within five working days.

  • 50 commercial waste sacks: £142.00
  • 50 commercial mixed recycling sacks (for mixed paper, plastics, glass and metal): £38.75
  • 50 cardboard bundle stickers: £33.25.

There is a £8 delivery charge per order placed.

Bins for events

We can provide a short-term loan of bins and waste disposal service for your event, ranging from a church fete to large scale events. Please call us for a quote.

Skip hire

We currently supply skips to businesses and private residents within a 10 mile radius of our Poole depot (including various parts of Bournemouth, Ferndown, Wareham, and Wimborne).

We aim to provide a delivery or collection within 24 hours of your request.

We accept a wide range of general waste and recyclable items, including:

  • construction and demolition waste
  • garden waste
  • mixed metals
  • wood.

We cannot accept the following, but can advise on alternative disposal methods:

  • plasterboard
  • light tubes
  • batteries
  • paint or paint cans
  • oils
  • liquids
  • raw foods
  • asbestos
  • tyres
  • tarmac.

For more information or to get a quote, please call us on 01202 128 333 and select option 1 for Poole or Christchurch. Contact us via our commercial waste services enquiry form if your business is in Bournemouth.

Grab bag service

We provide a grab bag service to residents of Poole for smaller quantities of waste or where there is not room for a skip.

The grab bag measures 90cm x 90cm x 90cm. The grab bag must be placed on your property within 4 metres of the highway. Make sure there are no overhead obstructions.

The service is simple. You buy a bag from us and when you have filled it, you call us to pay for the collection of the grab bag from your property.

Types of waste we can accept in grab bags:

  • soil and rubble
  • general mixed waste
  • garden waste.

Types of waste we cannot accept in grab bags:

  • electrical items
  • toxic substances
  • sharp/hazardous materials
  • fridges or freezers
  • tyres
  • car batteries
  • pesticides
  • asbestos or plasterboard
  • paint tins
  • oil/fuel
  • gas canisters
  • fire extinguishers
  • clinical waste
  • all liquids.

Read the terms and conditions of our grab bag service.

https://online.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/services/?returnurl=commercialwasteenquiry
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