It is illegal for businesses to dispose of their waste through any of the facilities provided for householders (such as household kerbside collection bins, street bins, local household recycling banks or community recycling centres).
Business are responsible for ensuring the waste they produce is dealt with appropriately and lawfully.
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Waste transfer stations
Business waste can be taken to a waste transfer station where it will be weighed and a charge made for its disposal. Before being able to accept commercial waste at any of our sites, you must have registered yourself as a carrier of waste and be able to show a valid Waste Carriers Licence or exemption certificate. For further information and where to register or apply, please visit the Gov.uk website
The following centre's have a waste transfer station for business waste:
- Epsom Community Recycling Centre
- Guildford Community Centre
- Leatherhead Community Recycling Centre
- Shepperton Community Recycling Centre (this site will be shut to business waste from 31 March 2016 until further notice)
Charges for business waste disposal
The charges are set by SUEZ and include VAT. The charges are effective 01 April 2016 and are subject to change.
Rate per tonne (£)
Mixed non-hazardous waste
£40 - up to 247kg
£40 - up to 666kg
£40 - up to 392kg
(can only be taken to Epsom, Guildford and Shepperton)
£40 - up to 430kg
|Green waste||£60||£40 - up to 666kg|
|Cardboard and mixed paper||No charge||No minimum|
|Mixed glass (not accepted at Epsom)||£12||No minimum|
|Mattresses||£30 (per unit)||Per unit - no minimum|
|Domestic fridge freezers||£69 (per unit)||Per unit - no minimum|
|Small electrical items||£24||No minimum|
For prices for disposal of other waste types contact SUEZ.
Local council collections
Some local councils within Surrey provide chargeable business waste collections. Contact your local council: