Other Waste Streams

From green and WEEE waste to clinical and hazardous waste – our commercial waste management services cover them all.

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Why us

The national waste management company for you

With NRC, you can rest easy knowing your business waste is handled in an efficient and environmentally friendly way. If you need waste management solutions from a waste disposal company you can trust, your search ends here.

We’ve handpicked a network of the best local waste and recycling businesses across the UK. As a result, our customers enjoy speedy responses and unmatched reliability for their business waste needs.

Other waste streams we collect

Our network of independent waste management companies enables us to collect all types of waste. In addition to our standard offering, we can dispose of the following waste streams:

WEEE waste management

NRC will work with you to identify your WEEE materials and ensure all items are disposed of in compliance with Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations. Our national network of contracted waste operators will ensure that your waste computers, laptops, mobile devices, hard drives and other electronics are legally and ethically processed for recycling.

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Hazardous waste management

Here at NRC, we can help you meet the requirements of the Hazardous Waste Regulations (England & Wales). We provide bespoke solutions to safely store, collect and dispose of hazardous waste, such as aerosols, chemicals, tyres and fluorescent tubes. Have some questions? Give our team a call – we can design and implement a system that works for your sites.

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Wood waste management

We provide wood waste recycling collection across the UK. Our national service can process all grades of wood waste, including:

  • Timber
  • Plywood
  • Pallets
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Clinical & sanitary waste management

We carry out the safe and compliant disposal of clinical and sanitary waste, including sharp objects. We will supply your sites with bins to suit the types and volumes of waste you have. All collections are fully documented to meet the stringent compliance requirements of public sector organisations, health centres, hospitals, and dental practices.

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Feminine hygiene waste management

NRC can help your business meet the recommendation of The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulation 1992 – all businesses should equip female toilets with suitable sanitary waste disposal facilities. Our bespoke solutions provide a healthy and safe washroom environment for your employees and guests.

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100% UK Coverage

Commercial waste management near me

No matter what type of waste you have, how many sites you operate, or where you are located, you can always count on NRC to get the job done. We operate nationwide, with major areas including:

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Why NRC for your waste collection needs?


Fully transparent

We promise to be fully compliant with health and safety regulations and environmental protection laws, sending you reports to let you know exactly how your business waste was disposed of.


A partner you can trust

Our expertise in waste collection is second to none. We’re committed to offering honest, dependable advice every step of the way.


Ready when you are

Your time is valuable. That’s why we ensure a dedicated team of professionals is always ready to help, whenever you need.


Value for money

Our streamlined services take the weight off your shoulders and mean you get the most out of your money.



We only collaborate with waste management companies that share our eco objectives and can help us achieve maximum recycling and green energy recovery.


Serving across the UK

We are the perfect option for businesses with multiple locations throughout the UK as our network means we can cater to every one of them, while still delivering the same amazing service.

One Point Contact

Single point of contact

Because we manage the full waste collection process, you will only ever have to deal with one point of contact – we like to keep things simple for you.

Local Service

Community first

Since all our partners are local, independent waste management companies, you won’t have to deal with large corporations and your money will stay in your local community.



If your business’s size changes, we can alter our services to suit, with no hidden costs or contract clauses.

Case Studies

Brands we work with

We offer our waste disposal services to independent SMEs and large, household name brands. Get in touch with our teams to book in your waste collection today.

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31% of the waste was recycled, 65% of it was recovered

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Increase in recycling of over 300%

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Sanctuary Students

34% reduction in general waste volume

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Reduced general waste cost by 40%


“NRC completed a full site audit and advised us on improvements we could make increasing recycling and reducing costs. They worked with our team to help everyone understand what we are trying to achieve. We have since invested in new equipment and the waste management process is much more efficient – and we now recycle over 90% of our waste. The NRC team are responsive and attend site whenever we need them.”

Paulo Botrugno | VP Global Supplier Management – Head of International Supply Chain


Hear from some of our happy customers

"NRC has demonstrated great flexibility and responsiveness with a rigorous approach to compliance management that is very much sought after by a leading UK charity such as ours. The centralised and transparent approach has enabled British Heart Foundation to investigate options and alternatives during the normal course of business, with the ease of having a single point of contact to take the hassle out of waste management for us."

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"NRC fully grasped our needs and designed a solution to suit our business that has delivered dramatic improvements above and beyond what was initially expected. The fact that we deal with a dedicated compliance and recycling contract manager at NRC while receiving expert service from some of the UK’s leading regional waste and recycling management suppliers gives us the best of both worlds and we’re delighted with the results."

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"NRC completed a full site audit and advised us on improvements we could make increasing recycling and reducing costs. They worked with our team to help everyone understand what we are trying to achieve. We have since invested in new equipment and the waste management process is much more efficient – and we now recycle over 90% of our waste. The NRC team are responsive and attend site whenever we need them."

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"We started working with NRC in 2017 using their expertise to improve service delivery and reduce costs for our customers. We have built our portfolio with NRC every year since and rely on their responsive, managed approach to add value to our own proposition."

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The team

Meet the team

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Paul Jackson, Consortium Director

Paul has over 36 years of experience in the waste and recycling sector. Having spent this time working for the largest waste management companies in the UK and Europe at a senior level, he has developed in-depth knowledge of the UK waste and recycling sector.

Which sectors do we dispose of confidential waste for?

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Whether it’s bins, paper scraps, kitchen leftovers, or general waste, we’ve got you covered. Office waste is one of the easiest to remove and recycle, so you can trust us to make your office clean-up hassle-free and environmentally responsible.

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Managing Agents

For managing agents handling waste disposal across multiple properties, we’re the nationwide solution you need.

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Facilities Management

Facilities management spans various sectors and industries. Luckily, we have the necessary resources and equipment to effortlessly collect and dispose of this type of waste.

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Care Homes

With care homes generating significant amounts of food, clinical, and general waste, it’s crucial to have a dependable waste disposal team. Look no further than NRC.

Care Home Waste Management
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When you consistently generate substantial volumes of recyclable waste like plastic, cardboard, wood, or glass, we’re here to provide cost-effective disposal solutions.

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Storage Companies

Storage companies can rely on us for regular collection and disposal of mixed bulky waste, including furniture, machinery, pallets, plastic sheeting, metal, and more.

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Distribution & Logistics

From packaging waste and damaged stock to broken pallets and expired foodstuffs, we specialise in collecting and disposing of various forms of distribution and logistics waste.

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We offer wholesalers a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to efficiently separate, collect and recycle as much waste as possible.

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We are specialists in collecting and disposing of the substantial bulky waste generated by charities, ensuring cost-effective solutions for their needs.

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Commercial waste disposal FAQs

What is commercial waste management?
Our commercial waste disposal management is the process of managing business waste in a safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly manner. It involves the collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of business waste, as well as the implementation of policies and practices that minimise waste generation and maximise resource recovery.
Why is it important to manage commercial waste properly?
Managing your business waste properly is important for many reasons, including:
  • Environmental protection
  • Public health protection
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Resource conservation
  • Increased cost savings
  • Limiting the impact to your business operations
What are the legal requirements for commercial waste disposal?
The legal requirements for commercial waste disposal differ depending on your industry and location. However, if you produce, carry, keep, dispose of, treat, import or have control of waste in England or Wales, you have to comply with the Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice. Most commonly, the requirements cover the following areas:
  • Recycling packaging where it is economic and practically feasible
  • Properly storing your waste
  • Using a licensed waste carrier
  • Completing compliance documentation
  • Disposing of waste at permitted facilities
Not sure where to start? Get in touch with our experts at NRC - they’re on hand to answer any questions and can give you a FREE quote for our waste management solutions.
How can I reduce the amount of waste my business generates?
There are a number of ways you can reduce your amount of business waste. At NRC, we can carry out a free waste audit which allows us to design a bespoke waste reduction plan for your business. This covers every aspect of the process, including reducing expensive general waste, maximising recycling and lowering the number of collections that you need. Not only will this be kinder to the environment, but it'll also be kinder to your pocket.
What are the environmental impacts of commercial waste disposal?
There can be a number of negative environmental impacts if your waste disposal is done improperly. At NRC, we aim to send zero waste to landfill, so you can trust that our experts are disposing of your business waste in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
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Handling every type of waste stream

We understand that businesses generate various types of waste. We can help you sort your waste into distinct containers, reducing your commercial waste expenses and boosting your environmental reputation.

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General Waste

When we collect non-recyclable materials, we will always try to deal with them in the most eco-friendly way possible. We keep things transparent too, giving you access to a service port that lets you see exactly how we have disposed of your general waste.


Mixed Recycling

Meet your recycling goals the hassle-free way with our mixed paper, cardboard, plastics and metal collection services. Just do a small amount of on-site sorting and then hand it over to us for the hard part.

Cardboard Waste


Don’t be overwhelmed by your businesses’ waste paper and cardboard – let us collect it for you. We can even install an on-site baling system that’ll save you more money in the long run.

Food Waste

Food Waste

When we collect your food waste, we break it down using bacteria, before converting it into green electricity, fertiliser and compost. If your general waste costs are high, separating food waste can save you money.

Glass Waste


Because glass waste is heavy, it can heavily impact the cost of your general waste removal. Dealing with it separately can help to reduce your overall waste management costs, whilst also allowing us to fully recycle it.



We provide UK-wide, safe and secure disposal services for confidential waste. We will also provide all the equipment you need to ensure your confidential waste is contained, transported and destroyed according to data protection guidelines.


Commodities (with rebates)

If you’re producing lots of cardboard, plastic or metal waste, we can take that material and pay you a rebate in return. We can even get you set up with special equipment that’ll help you make more profit.


WEEE Waste

From small and large appliances to laptops and mobile phones, you can trust NRC to responsibly and efficiently manage your WEEE waste collection.

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Electrical Waste

From small and large appliances to laptops and mobile phones, you can trust NRC to responsibly and efficiently manage your WEEE waste collections.

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Pharmaceutical Waste

From sharps to supplements, no matter what type of pharmaceutical waste you generate, you can count on NRC to handle it all.

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Hazardous Waste

Whether you produce old petrol at a garage or remove certain types of wood in construction, NRC can handle your hazardous waste management.

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Sanitary Waste

Need someone to empty and collect the waste from your office sanitary bins? Or are you overseeing a busy healthcare facility? No matter your industry or type of sanitary waste, we can help.

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Medical Waste

From contaminated sharps to PPE, we have the experience and know-how to efficiently and effectively manage it all.

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Textile Waste

From manufacturing to retail, no matter what industry you work in, if you generate textile waste, we’re here to help.

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Sharps Waste

We can provide sharps bins, as well as a comprehensive, reliable and sustainable collection service for all your sharps waste.

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Dental Waste

Whether your dental practice produces general, recycling or clinical waste, NRC is the expert you need to manage it all.

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Plastic Waste

No matter what industry you operate in, from office and education to warehousing and hospitality, you can trust us to manage your plastic waste in an eco-friendly way.

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Metal Waste

We’re experts in all things metal waste management, and will always prioritise the sustainable disposal of all metal waste, no matter the sector.

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Waste Oil

From airports to garages and pubs to construction sites, we are at the ready to handle the collection and sustainable disposal of your waste oil.

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Fridge / Freezers Waste

You can always count on NRC to collect, break down and recycle each part of your waste fridge freezers.

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Inert Waste (Bricks, Concrete, Soil, Stone)

If your construction site or factory produces lots of inert waste, look no further than NRC. We have the expertise and infrastructure to efficiently manage it all.

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Plasterboard Waste

Whether you’re in facilities management or construction, count on NRC to dispose of your plasterboard waste in the most environmentally friendly way.

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Wood Waste

From wood packaging, pallets and timber, to any other type of wood scraps, we can help you handle it in a clean, green and compliant way.

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Paper Waste

Paper waste is a natural byproduct of most industries. It’s also one of the easiest materials to recycle – hand it over to NRC and count on us for reliable collections and honest prices.

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PVC Waste

PVC is one of the most widely used types of plastics and can be found in anything from clothing to piping. If you need help managing your PVC waste, look no further than NRC.