Waste Classification is an important step in making your business safe and legal. Any waste you dispose of will need proper classification. We can help with this process.
Waste Classification Services refer to specialised services offered to help organisations properly classify and manage their waste materials. Waste classification involves determining the type, composition, and potential hazards of waste, which is crucial for appropriate handling, storage, transportation, and disposal. Waste classification ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and reduces the risk of environmental contamination and health hazards.
Waste generated from your projects either from a development or generally clearing a site that is to be disposed of, will need to be classified before it can go into the waste chain.
There are 3 main types that waste is classified as. These are:
In addition, a more specific classification, using the EWC (European Code of Wastes) is needed by the Environment Agency so all waste is properly and legally disposed of. If this isn’t fulfilled, you open yourself up to liability and legal action.
Some of the main responsibilities that you have when classifying your waste are:
WPS have an extensive history and experience of proving Waste Classification and Management. Our expert technical team can assist you in any of these areas. We offer expertise in waste characterisation and documentation to accurately classify waste streams according to applicable regulations and standards. By engaging a Waste Classification Service, organisations can ensure proper waste management practices, minimise legal and financial risks, and demonstrate their commitment to environmental responsibility. We can provide technical guidance, conduct waste assessments, and assist in developing waste management strategies tailored to the specific needs of the organisation. Our expertise and support can streamline the waste classification process, save time and resources, and ultimately contribute to sustainable waste management practices.
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