Trade waste

Trade Waste

Business, commercial or trade waste can be defined as waste from premises used wholly or mainly for the purposes of a trade or business or the purpose of sport, recreation, education or entertainment but not including; agricultural or industrial waste. 

This also includes refuse from gardening and building work carried out on a domestic property, if the person carrying out the work is not the homeowner.

Disposing of Trade Waste

It is illegal to dispose of Trade Waste in your household waste bin or at the Household Reuse and Recycle Centre at Kimpton Park Way. 

If work is being carried out at your property, ask for the person or company carrying out the work to arrange for any waste to be removed. 

Contact details for trade waste collections

Our waste collection contractor, Veolia, provides a recycling and waste collection service for local businesses.  Please contact the commercial Waste Customer Services team: 

Telephone: 020 3567 5325 (between 08.00-18.00  Mon to Fri) or via email

Sites where you can bring trade waste

The centres below are known to the South London Waste Partnership and accept trade waste. Waste is weighed and a charge made for its disposal.

Please note we do not endorse the use of these sites in any way or take any liability in you doing so.

  • 777 Recycling Facility - Coomber Way, Croydon Tel: 020 8689 6861, Fax: 020 8689 7176

  • Suez (Mitcham) - Benedict Wharf, Benedict Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3BQ  Tel: 020 8648 2288

  • Suez (Merton) - Amenity Way, Morden, Surrey, SM4 4AX Tel: 020 8329 1030

  • Churchfields Depot Civic Amenity Site - Churchfields Road, Beckenham, BR3 4QY Tel: 020 8313 4557 / 0300 303 8658

  • Waldo Road reuse and recycling centre - Waldo Road, Bromley, BR2 9RB. Tel: 0300 303 8658

  • Epsom Waste Transfer Station - Blenheim Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 9DL Te: 01372 728722

  • Slyfield Waste Transfer Station - Moorfield Road, Slyfield Green, Guildford, GU1 1RU Tel: 01483 532187

  • Leatherhead Waste Transfer Station - Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BA Tel: 01372 375479

  • Smugglers Way Waste and Recycling Centre - Smugglers Way, Wandsworth Tel: 020 8871 2788

  • Cringle Dock Waste and Recycling Centre - Cringle Dock, Battersea Tel: 020 8871 392