Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal for North Devon

As recycling and waste specialists, we have years of experience handling and disposing of hazardous waste safely and correctly.  Based in Ilfracombe, we provide a service for the collection and disposal of hazardous waste across North Devon, with customers in Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Ilfracombe, Lynton, South Molton, Combe Martin and Torrington.

What is classed as Hazardous Waste?

Waste is considered hazardous if its material or substances are harmful to humans or the environment. Hazardous waste materials include:

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals, eg brake fluid or print toner
  • Batteries
  • Solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Oils (except edible ones), eg car oil
  • Equipment containing ozone depleting substances, eg fridges
  • Hazardous waste containers

Changes to the classification of wastes means that many formerly non-hazardous wastes have now been caught up in the Hazardous Waste Regulations.

Whilst plasterboard and gypsum waste is not hazardous, it needs to be kept separate from other wastes.  Let us know what sort of quantity you have to dispose of and we can suggest the most economic method of disposal for you.

Hazardous Waste North Devon

How do I dispose of hazardous waste?

It’s simple – get in touch! Asbestos is a hazardous waste and so needs to be handled by a trained professional to ensure everyone’s safety. We can supply dedicated containers for bonded asbestos, as well as the necessary hazardous waste consignment paperwork for haulage and disposal at a registered landfill site.  All bonded asbestos waste is managed strictly in accordance with HSE and Environment Agency requirements.

Covering all of North Devon

Being based in Ilfracombe allows us to cover the whole of North Devon including Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Ilfracombe, Lynton, South Molton and Torrington.  So if you’ve got waste that needs moving and disposing of properly, give Greenaways a call – Contact Us.