Hazardous Waste

Waste is considered hazardous if it is harmful to humans or the environment. This sort of waste must be stored and collected separately from non-hazardous waste by law. If you need help with your hazardous waste management, turn to the experts at Zest Recycle.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal

Examples of hazardous waste include: batteries, oils, solvents, pesticides, chemicals such as print toner, equipment containing ozone-depleting substances and asbestos. Certain types of packaging for hazardous waste materials may also be considered hazardous if it cannot be proven to be free of the once-enclosed substance, such as certain types of cleaning products.

At Zest Recycle, we provide a full hazardous waste disposal service that covers identifying, packing, labelling, transporting and disposing of all types of hazardous waste. We identify the most environmentally compliant and cost-effective route for all hazardous waste, aiming to recycle, recover, treat or reuse wherever possible.

Hazardous waste regulations can be complicated to navigate, so to ensure your business is 100% compliant, contact the Zest Recycle team today. Based in Essex, we provide a national service, serving London and all towns and cities throughout the UK.

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The Hazardous Waste Journey

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Hazardous is stored and collected in UN approved Hazibags or Drums

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Your hazardous waste bags or drums are exchanged by an approved and vetted contractor

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Hazardous Waste is returned to a licensed Energy from Waste (EfW) facility

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Energy in the form of electricity or heat is generated from processing the waste

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Why Choose Zest?

Exceptional service

From the Zest Recycle customer services and account management teams, to our network of supply chain partners, carefully selected to meet our clients' individual needs, we are passionate about delivering the highest level of service at all times.

Lower costs

We work with our clients to streamline processes and optimise collections, cutting waste in every sense and ensuring maximum value is achieved from your recycling and waste resources.

Full compliance

We ensure that you are aware of the latest legislation, advise you on all aspects of compliance and help you implement best practices that ensure you are managing your waste responsibly and compliantly.

Environmentally friendly

Sustainability is the foundation of everything we do. We utilise SME contractors from local communities, helping to reduce carbon and supporting local businesses. We work collaboratively with our clients to make more sustainable waste choices.

? Did you know...

Businesses are legally required to manage their waste in line with the Waste Hierarchy, which means taking steps to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste wherever possible?

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