Trade waste collection

Trade waste is any waste that comes from a commercial activity or a business premises. You're responsible for getting rid of any waste your business creates.

Request information on our collection service

Our collection service

We offer an affordable, flexible collection service for businesses in Plymouth and can save you money with advice on recycling and waste reduction.

We can collect

  • General rubbish
  • Mixed recyclables
  • Food waste
  • Glass
  • Bulky waste

Cost

Costs vary depending on your needs but are very competitive. Fill in our enquiry form above, email tradewaste@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 304700 and we'll talk you through the options and let you know the likely costs.

Make a change to your service

If you're one of our trade waste customers you can use our service change form to make changes to your current service including:

  • how often your trade waste is collected
  • the number of containers you have
  • the type of waste we collect

Request a service change

You can also order more blue bags.

Order blue bags

Bulky waste collection

We can collect any bulky items that you need to dispose of. Costs vary depending on the amount and type of waste.

Book a bulky waste collection

Disposing of trade waste

If you decide not to use our collection service you can take trade waste to Chelson Meadow yourself and dispose of it for a fee, or you can arrange collection with a licensed waste disposal company.