Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs)
Trade and business waste
It is illegal for businesses to dispose of their waste free at household waste recycling centres.
In Calderdale, Businesses can only dispose of trade waste at:
- Halifax Transfer Station,
The opening times are Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm. Saturday 8am to 12 noon. Outside these times waste disposal may be accommodated by prior arrangement.
Both general non-recyclable and green waste are accepted. Fees are reviewed annually. No special waste is accepted. For details please contact the site prior to your visit on 01422 417720.
For more information, visit the commercial waste page SUEZ Business Services| or phone Halifax Transfer Station on 01422 417720.
Do you know where your business or commercial waste ends up?
If you have any type of business, you need documentation to show:
- how much waste you create;
- where your waste ends up; and
- how often your waste is collected?
For more information, visit: https://www.gov.uk/managing-your-waste-an-overview
All businesses must have an individual business or commercial waste contract or documentation to show how their waste and recycling is managed. There are lots of providers around Calderdale who can pick up your waste.
Can your waste be used or recycled by another business?
Some businesses and community organisations can collect your waste for reuse or recycling; below are some useful contacts. Also see the Business Waste Handbook for more information:
Green Business Network: A multi award-winning, not-for-profit business support association delivering environmental advice, projects and landfill funding principally in West Yorkshire. Hold a large database of companies and organisations to help businesses recycle their waste.
Phone: 01422 647330 or visit Green Business Network|
Groundwork Environmental Business Services: Provide practical and affordable consultancy, advice, information and training to all kinds of companies covering a wide range of environmental and Health and Safety support.
Phone: 0113 238 2309 or visit Ground Work|
National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP): NISP is a free programme that facilitates the commercial trading of materials, energy and water and the sharing of assets, logistics and expertise throughout businesses of all sizes and sectors.
Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP): WRAP works with businesses to help prevent waste, increase recycling and develop markets for recycled and sustainable products; visit WRAP|
SocialBox.biz: Services provided: recycling of computers, office equipment and furniture; storage of computers, office equipment, furniture and documents and digital storage of documents.
Company registration No. 09369629 Certificate of Registration under the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 No. CBDU71472.
SocialBox.biz Trading Enterprises Limited, Harben House, Harben Parade, Finchley Road, LONDON. NW3 6LH.