is a function of material type, volume, location and quality
together with the savings that can be made on disposal of
residual waste. So for example, a small office may introduce
an office paper recycling scheme, which adds to the cost
of waste disposal, if they simply add it to their existing
Subsequently, this will reduce the volume of their residual
waste- i.e. by reducing the number of lifts or size of container,
which will consequently save against their overall costs.
there are wider and longer term perspectives to consider.
Landfill Tax is now rising at a rate of £3/tonne a
year and will continue to rise to a government stated figure
of £35/tonne. Added to the increasing underlying cost
of landfill, this will place a huge additional cost on businesses.
Other legislation is having an increased affect on businesses,
such as “Producer Responsibility Obligations”
(see legislation page), where the environmental impact of
end of life disposal, is charged to those who produced the
product and placed it on the market.
The waste packaging
regulations have been with us since 1997, requiring those
in the packaging chain to pay towards increasing the recycling
of packaging. Waste legislation covering scrap cars (ELU)
and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has
also now been introduced, whilst batteries, newspapers,
tyres, office paper, junk mail and even chewing gum are
all now in the firing line.
So on first sight, recycling might seem expensive. But by
making savings elsewhere and considering the ever increasing
costs of not recycling, can you really afford not to do
General Waste Disposal Costs To Landfill
Just think: each time you remove a product from your waste
stream, you will invariably reduce the number of uplifts
and reduce your expenditure accordingly.
Solutions Ltd, endeavour to give practical and sensible
advice to clients on their individual arrangements and if
necessary arrange the required collections and the rebates
for the materials collected (i.e. cardboard/plastic film/rigid
We offer a
“one stop shop” to collect all of your baled
recyclables and administer the rebates under our own waste
the following to contact us;