Commercial and industrial collections guidance

Commercial Recycling Collections Guide

This guide outlines the key considerations when developing commercial recycling collection services from small to medium sized businesses. It has been written for local authorities, but the principles are applicable to all waste collectors. While it may be particularly useful for those who currently only collect commercial residual waste it may also be useful to those who are looking to improve their commercial recycling services in terms of operational efficiency or expanding the service either through increased customer participation or variety of materials collected.

This guidance has been split into chapters to enable you to access the information relevant to you. Please choose from the individual chapters on the right hand side of this page. Alternatively, you can download the full document.