Special and Hazardous Waste

Special and Hazardous Waste Types

Some waste types contain dangerous substances that are harmful if handled incorrectly. Regulations are in place for Health and Safety to you and  our staff and to prevent unintentional harm to the environment. On occasions it is difficult to identify what waste types are classified as Special or Hazardous. The list below can assist you:

  • Paints and Solvents
  • Used car wastes – Motor oil, anti-freeze
  • Pesticides
  • Mercury from thermometers, fluorescent tubes, switches
  • Electronics Computers, mobiles, televisions see ELECTRICAL WEEE LINK
  • Aerosols
  • Caustics
  • Batteries
  • Radioactive waste

Wasteology Provide a Managed Special Waste Service fro Somerset and Devon

  • Do you have waste that matches one in the list above? then Wasteology can manage the disposal for you.
  • Do you have an unidentified waste type that you are concerned about? then  Wasteology can organise a professional assessment and analytical report for you compliance records.
  • Hazardous Waste can still be recycled. For example  mercury, glass and metal from fluorescent tubes.

Wasteology offer a Asbestos Collection Service. Please follow the link for more information.

Call our experienced team  with detailed information on the Waste you wish us to dispose for you.

  • Call Us on 01823 672 900
  • Or Email at info@wasteology.co.uk