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Commercial waste

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Commercial waste collection and recycling you can trust

Contact us today on commercial.waste@merton.gov.uk or  020 8545 4012 for a no obligation quote or free, impartial advice

Whether you work in a shop, an office, a warehouse, a school or college we can provide a commercial waste and commercial recycling service tailor-made to your needs

Our service covers Wimbledon, Mitcham, Colliers Wood, Morden and Raynes Park

3 great reasons to choose us:

1. Value for money.

  • Our prices are competitive and we offer a range of discounts. We don't charge VAT, the price we quote is the whole price. We also offer a free waste audit and advice service

2. Reliable and reputable

  • With extensive local knowledge and a high quality and personalised service, we will collect your waste efficiently and responsibly

3 Flexible

  • Our Flexible scheduled collections run 6 days a week
  • We provide all sizes of bins and sacks

Improving our community

We are passionate about Merton and strive to make it a great place to live, work and do business. This is why we re-invest any surplus that we make to improve services for our local community.

Extra collections

If you are expecting extra trade and in turn likely to create additional recycling and waste, simply contact us to discuss, and we will do the rest.

Other commercial services

We also offer the following commercial services to all schools, offices, shops and restaurants, and industrial estates across the Borough.

More information

Your duty of care

The Environmental Protection Act 1990 places a duty of care on all businesses to manage and dispose of their waste responsibly. Your business rates do not include the cost of your recycling and waste disposal. You must ensure your rubbish is collected by an authorised waste carrier. You should keep a copy of your waste transfer paperwork for a minimum of two years.

This means waste from commercial premises should not be:

  • placed in household bins
  • placed in a public litter bin
  • taken to a household waste recycling centre

Did you know...?

It is an offence to put recycling or waste from a business into a public recycling bank, no matter how small the amount.

Businesses could be fined up to £50,000.

Your legal responsibilities

Bulky waste collection

We offer a collection service for bulky items, such as office furniture, fridges and freezers. This is a chargeable service which is £99 per item. We also offer a building/land clearance at a minimum charge of £199 For further information, contact us.

Free electrical collections

You can also book a free collection of waste electrical items through 123 recycle for free. Book a collection by ringing the freephone number 0800 085 1050. They will collect items from your work premises and members of staff are welcome to bring in unwanted electrical items from home to make the collection as sustainable as possible.

Online payments

If you would like to discuss any issues with your invoice or payment methods, please contact our debt recovery team on 020 8274 5955 (all calls are treated confidentially)
You can now pay your invoices online using our online payment page.

See also

Related websites

Contact us

Commercial Waste
Waste Services Section
63 -69 Amenity Way.
Morden
SM4 4AX

Tel: 020 8545 4012 (Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm)
An answer phone will take your call at other times
Fax: 020 8545 4756
Email: commercial.waste@merton.gov.uk

This page was last updated on Thursday 21 May 2015