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Business waste

The landing page for Business Waste (Commercial Waste / Trade Waste).

Our business waste service offers refuse (general rubbish) and dry mixed recycling collections to businesses in our districts.

We also collect glass for recycling, and waste from one-off events.

Waste collections are not covered by the business rates bill. Businesses are responsible for managing, storing and disposing of their waste (section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990).

Read our booklet about disposing of business waste for more information.

Get a quote

Request a business waste service quote

If you'd like to speak with us before requesting a quote, please contact our dedicated commercial waste officers:

Businesses in Babergh

Call Sarah Russell on 01787 313706

Email Sarah Russell

Businesses in Mid Suffolk

Call Neil Lennon on 01449 724825

Email Neil Lennon

What we offer

There are lots of reasons why we believe our business waste services are of benefit to business owners in the districts.

They include:

  • We offer discounts for customers with multiple bins
  • Our charges are clear and transparent. We review - and fix - our prices every April
  • There are no lengthy or complicated contractual obligations. If you wish to end your contract, we only ask for one month's notice
  • We offer a range of wheeled bin sizes
  • You can choose from, or combine, dry mixed recycling, general refuse or glass
  • We provide a trusted local service, with dedicated officers
  • We can advise and assist on complying with waste legislation

Our full range of bin sizes

Our table below details the size of the bins that we offer, as well as their dimensions:

Bin sizes available
SizeHeightWidthDepthSack equivalent
240L 1080mm 590mm 740mm 3
360L 1090mm 6250mm 860mm 5
660L 1250mm 1200mm 700mm 10
1100L 1380mm 1270mm 1000mm 13

Hazardous waste

Non-domestic organisations, such as businesses, charities, schools and farms, can book a hazardous waste collection via Suffolk Recycles.

Existing customers

Check what can go in your bins

Read our Business & Trade Waste Terms and Conditions