Lewisham Council - Business waste and recycling

Business waste and recycling

We provide a commercial waste service to over 3,000 businesses, schools and colleges in the borough seven days a week, 6am–10pm.

Your responsibilities

As a business you have a legal duty of care to ensure that the waste you produce, however small the amount, is disposed of properly by a licensed waste carrier.

You are also legally required to keep written descriptions of your business waste. You must keep copies of these for two years as we can request written information covering the past two years. If you do not produce written information on request, you may be issued with a fixed penalty notice of £300. If we refer the matter to the magistrates’ court for prosecution, you could receive a criminal conviction and a fine of up to £5,000.

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Wearside Service Centre
Wearside Road
Se13 7ez
020 8314 2104
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