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Commercial Waste

The pricing for collecting Commercial Waste is done on a quotation basis. In the first instance, an Officer would attend to price and set up the collection as necessary. However Torridge District Council would not be as competitive as other main contractors who are able to specialise in the bulk collection of commercial waste.

Businesses have a legal Duty of Care to make sure that their waste is suitably contained, stored safely and securely without causing pollution to members of the public or the environment. They will need to arrange and pay for their own waste and recycling to be collected and disposed of.

Most individual businesses use a private licensed waste management company to collect and dispose of their waste. Larger waste disposal companies will collect from small businesses through to larger manufacturers, collecting from small bags of refuse to wheeled bins and skips of various sizes. They will also collect and dispose of special waste, chemicals, clinical waste and other hazardous materials. Any spillage caused whilst removing any waste will be the responsibility of the contractor.

For skip hire and waste management companies please look in your yellow pages telephone directory under skip hire.

Skip licences can be obtained by contacting Devon County Council on Tel: 01805 622136.

The Commercial Waste Disposal site for Torridge is Deep Moor, which is located at :

High Bullen,
St Giles in the Wood,
EX38 7JA
Tel:01805 623496.

Alternative service providers:

South Molton Recycle - Commercial 01769 576339  

South Molton Recycle - Household 01769 573081    

North Devon District Council - Tel: 01271 340394

Peake GB - Tel: 01579 342212 (Clinical Waste only)