Legal Information and FAQ's

Below you will find details of your legal requirements as a producer of waste.

Why do i need a Duty of Care?

As a producer of commercial waste, you must ensure that you dispose of your waste safely and legally by using an appropriately authorised company.

All waste producing businesses in the UK are subject to environmental good practice laws known as the duty of care.  You can read a simple guide to your responsibilities on the Right Waste, Right Place website.

Duty of Care Guidance

It is a legal requirement that every business completes a “Duty of care waste transfer note”. We issue these notices each year, which allows the Council, as an authorised carrier, to transfer commercial waste and dispose of it. 

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