Commercial Waste Agreement T & C's

The council and the occupier agree as follows:

Terms

  1. The council will so far as is reasonably practicable empty and / or dispose of the containers detailed overleaf at least once in every week. (unless otherwise agreed in writing).
     
  2. The customer will pay quarterly in advance for the service mentioned in clause 1 above. No service will start / or continue unless payment is received in advance and the required agreements and transfer notes if applicable have been completed and returned.
     
  3. Under Environmental Protection Act 1990, section 34, there is a duty on the producer of the waste to complete a transfer note on commencement of the service and on any change in the service.
     
  4. Sums due under this agreement shall be paid (whether demanded or not) to the Head of Community Services, Wychavon District Council, Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, Worcs. WR10 1PT.
     
  5. If any sum due is not paid when demanded, The council will withdraw at any time the service provided in clause 1.
     
  6. If collections have been suspended due to non payment of an invoice, the service will recommence no sooner than 4 working days after full payment has been received. The council reserves the right to levy a reasonable administration charge upon receipt of a request from the customer to resume the service where it has been suspended for non-payment of charges.
     
  7. The occupier shall be responsible for all reasonable costs incurred by The council, for the replacement of the bin(s) supplied by The council, which has/have been damaged regardless of how such damage has occurred and including the replacement of bins stolen from the occupiers premises.
     
  8. The council undertakes to inform all customers of any changes to the current price list by giving at least 4 weeks written notice.
     
  9. The council may at any time initiate county court proceedings to recover any accounts. The occupier will be responsible for all costs and fees thereby incurred by The council.
     
  10. This agreement continues to be in force until terminated by 4 weeks written notice by either party.

Conditions

  1. Either party can terminate the agreement immediately if either party is in breach of it.
     
  2. All refuse must be made available for collection between 07:00 and 18:00 on the day of collection.
     
  3. If access is not available, empty sacks will be left and refuse will be collected on the next scheduled collection day.
     
  4. Where collections are missed this should be reported on each occasion to Client Services on 01386 565018 or email client.services@wychavon. gov.uk.
     
  5. Container to be sited on level, firm surface and accessible for collecting.
     
  6. Other than when the container is being filled, the lid should always be kept firmly shut. The lid should be in the closed position before emptying.
     
  7. Excess waste is chargeable and will not be taken unless by prior agreement.
     
  8. Only approved commercial waste as described in the Duty of Care Waste Transfer note is to be placed in each container.
     
  9. The occupier must not place dangerous, sharp or noxious objects or substances into any container.
     
  10. Acids, corrosive substances, oil wastes, liquid waste, clinical waste, uncooked meat, offal and other hazardous waste should not be disposed of in the container.
     
  11. No fires are to be lit in the container.
     
  12. The customer should (steam) clean the container on a regular basis.

Guidelines for completion

Description of the waste

You must provide a written description of the waste. This must include the European Waste Classification (EWC) 6 digit code. Most waste will fall within the codes listed overleaf. If you are unable to identify your waste type please contact us for advice.

Please note we are unable to take the following:

  • Sharps
  • Solvents
  • Acids
  • Corrosive substances
  • Oil waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Clinical waste
  • Builders rubble
  • Uncooked meat/offal

Alternative arrangements will need to be made for the removal of any of the above items or substances by calling the Environment Agency on 03708 506506. Tick the relevant box to show how your waste is contained.

Type of bins/sacks

Enter the number of each size container emptied each week. If you are unsure of the size of the bin refer to your last invoice or contact Client Services on the number below.
Enter the frequency in which your commercial collection is made (eg. weekly, twice weekly, seasonally – if seasonally please state from and to dates).

Current holder of the waste/waste producer

Full name: The name of the person completing the form on behalf of your organisation.
Company name and address, full name of company and full address from where refuse is collected.
The person completing the form should sign in this section.

Waste hierarchy, regulation 12 information

By signing this form customers are confirming that they have considered their duty under the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011/988 to take all such measures reasonable in the circumstances to apply the waste hierarchy. This means that you have taken measures to prevent, prepare for reuse and recycle waste where it is technically feasible and economically viable to do so.

SIC code

Your standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code (2007) describes the main activity of your business. This helps us to determine the type of waste you produce. If you do not know your code a list can be found on the commercial waste pages of our website.

Transfer

For a property having a regular collection of the same type of waste, this transfer note will cover collections for one year from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. IF THE TYPE OF WASTE ALTERS IN ANY WAY A NEW TRANSFER NOTE MUST BE COMPLETED. Please note a copy of the transfer note must be retained by the customer for two years i.e. until 31 March 2020. New notes can be obtained from The council on the number below.

Further information

Wychavon District Council, Client Services, Civic Centre,
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, Worcs, WR10 1PT
Tel 01386 565199 www.wychavon.gov.uk

Publications

Waste Management – The Duty of Care, A Code of Practice
ISBN 011 75 25 57X published by HMSO

 

BREACH OF THE DUTY OF CARE IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE PUNISHABLE BY AN UNLIMITED FINE.