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What Is Hazardous Waste?

Hazardous waste is categorised as waste that poses a threat to both public health and the wellbeing of the environment. Hazardous waste doesn’t necessarily cause an immediate risk to an individual’s health, however, it should always be handled with care.

The transfer and removal of hazardous waste is a process that is taken very seriously by waste removal experts. If you are looking for hazardous waste removal in South Wales, contact our experts here at Cardiff & Caerphilly Skips.

Which Types Of Waste Are ‘Hazardous’?

Many people do not realise which types of waste fall into the hazardous waste category. So, we have put together a simple list to guide you through the basics.

As mentioned, waste is always considered ‘hazardous’ when it poses a possible threat to human health or the environment. This is a list of some of the most common sorts of hazardous waste that you may come across. 

Common Hazardous Items:

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • Batteries of all kinds
  • Paints and solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Oils (except food-rated oils)
  • Any equipment that contains ozone depleting substances (e.g. fridges and freezers)
  • Hazardous waste containers
  • Medical waste

If you come across any of the items above, you cannot include them in general or recycling waste pickups. They must be disposed of specially as hazardous waste.

Contact us for information on how to dispose of your hazardous waste.  We offer effective waste disposal advice on precisely what you need to do. We are also available to arrange for our expert team to dispose of your hazardous waste safely and effectively.

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Safe Management Of Hazardous Waste In South Wales

The health and wellbeing of the people in Cardiff, Caerphilly, and throughout South Wales is our top priority. That is why we handle hazardous waste management with care, dedication, and respect. All of our waste management experts are fully qualified, experienced, and equipped to handle all types of waste disposal.

Here at Cardiff & Caerphilly Skips, we provide an end-to-end service for our customers. We have dedicated on-site facilities for the specific types of waste that we collect. We can dispose of it safely, without harming the environment, or endangering public health.

Our stellar conduct that in the field of waste disposal is what has earned us our reputation as professional and trustworthy contractors. This reputation as trusted waste disposal experts has endeared us to a wide-ranging list of clients. These extent from individual domestic clients, to businesses, and even to government and pharmaceutical bodies.

Our variety of services always acts in compliance with UK waste regulations. This gives us the ability to advise you on the legal requirements you need to follow when dealing with dangerous waste.

hazardous waste sign being held up by worker

Need Advice About Hazardous Waste?

If you need advice on any type of waste or require hazardous waste removal in South Wales, then please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are highly knowledgeable on all aspects of hazardous waste and will be able to provide comprehensive advice.

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