Introduction to this document

Guidance note - hazardous waste minimisation

Getting rid of waste is an expensive business; some estimates put the cost at approximately 4.5% of annual turnover, so cutting the amount of hazardous waste being sent to landfill etc. will help the environment and your pocket

Minimising your waste

The best way of managing waste is not to create any in the first place, but unfortunately this is usually impossible. To help you cut the amount of hazardous waste you produce, use our Guidance Note - Hazardous Waste Minimisation. Our document gives practical suggestions on how to achieve your objectives, covering procurement, recycling and processes.