Learn more about Hazardous Waste in Sutton
You will find hazardous waste in practically all of Sutton’s offices in the form of widely-used stationery, such as adhesives, ink, toner and batteries and are all defined as hazardous waste however, most employees do not consider these items as harmful or dangerous to human health and the environment if not managed properly by professional hazardous waste disposal companies. Other examples include cleaning products and fluorescent light tubes from Sutton’s offices as well as fridges and paints from Sutton’s residents must all be managed by a proper hazardous waste management company in Sutton.
Sutton produced approximately 36,874 tonnes of hazardous waste according to the Environment Agency compared to 36,874 tonnes a year in Sutton. Of the 36,874 tonnes only 36% was recycled, 27% of the waste was landfilled, 9% was incinerated and a further 27% was treated.
In the manufacturing industry, it is only natural that businesses create a vast amount of waste material. However, if some parts of that waste contain hazardous substances, businesses have a legal obligation to dispose of it correctly.