Managing waste in your business
All businesses are subject to laws regulating how they manage waste — how they store, treat and dispose of it. Find out what the laws are and how to comply.
All businesses should assess the environmental risks from producing, storing, handling, moving and disposing of waste. ‘Waste’ includes used packaging or paper, rubble, timber and plasterboard from demolition, trade effluent such as condensate water from compressed-air equipment and old pieces of electrical equipment, and ‘hazardous waste’ including lead-acid batteries, fluorescent light tubes, electrical equipment containing hazardous components such as televisions, oils, solvents, discarded chemicals and asbestos…
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