Learn more about Waste Recycling in Bromley
There are people who see waste recycling after waste collections as an extra task that involves additional effort and do not include it in their waste clearance process. Waste recycling is a vital process for the health and condition of our environment.
It is the responsibility of The London Borough of Bromley and Veolia ES UK to deal with waste more efficiently in Bromley they achieve a recycling rate of 50.10%, is low, 60%+ should be achievable and sending 49.90% of waste to landfill is not sustainable
To ensure we shift the perspective of our industry, waste recycling after waste removal must increase and must be done in a way that is professional and in alignment with certain standards, only then can the industry evolve.
in the grand scheme of things £16,141,000.00 is a substantial amount for the councils to spend on public waste management per year in Bromley, however if divided by Bromley's population of 555,536 it only works out to £29 per person, which again in the grand scheme of things is not that much. Could more money be spent on waste management?
There are two different types of waste and when conducting a waste removal both have two different angles of responsibility:
1. Household waste comes from residential properties. Which Bromley produces 116,714 tonnes of domestic waste and only recycles 50.10%, this means 116,248 is sent to landfill each year. In this instance it is the overall responsibility of Bromley’s councils or boroughs to do the waste removal and waste management properly.
2. Business waste is classified as any type of waste generated from commercial activity. Which 1,111 active businesses in Bromley produces 230,478 tonnes of commercial waste and 47,767 tonnes of hazardous waste. It is the responsibility of the business that has produced it to perform proper waste clearance and waste management.