Commercial Waste

Commercial Disposal at the Energy Recovery Plant

For customers with their own weighbridge card, the Energy Recovery Plant can accept waste 24 hours a day.

Customers without a weighbridge card or customers wishing to dispose of confidential waste should contact the Energy Recovery Plant to arrange disposal

All customers must complete a Waste Transfer Note before disposing of their waste.

Only acceptable waste types will be permitted, disposal of any unacceptable waste items will receive additional charges.


  • Garden waste (small quantities)
  • Mixed combustible waste (food waste, household rubbish)
  • Wood waste (nothing longer than 1m, pallets must be broken up)


  • Asbestos
  • Builder’s rubble
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical items
  • Fishing nets
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Garden waste (large quantities)
  • Bulky items (e.g. mattresses)
  • Liquids
  • Metal items (including wire)
  • Oily rags
  • Plasterboard
  • Polypropylene tonne bags
  • Soil
  • Tyres
  • Vehicle batteries