Waste Management Suffolk

Business Waste offers regular and efficient collection routes throughout Suffolk and the surrounding areas. We provide collections to local businesses for all types of waste and pride ourselves on achieving 0% landfill.

It is important to manage your trade waste effectively and efficiently in order to meet with health and safety legislations, as well as legally meet your duty of care as a company. That’s where we can help. Business Waste can provide you with wheelie bins for free, plus regular and consistent collections of your waste to ensure your business remains running smoothly.

Suffolk Waste Management

Suffolk is an idyllic, picturesque county in the East Anglian UK landscape, and was once the scene for John Constable’s rural landscape paintings during the 1800s, in which the renowned artist captured parts of Dedham Vale, Flatford and East Bergholt.

It is an area packed with winding country lanes, nature reserves and quaint chocolate-box historic villages, plus a wide-spanning agricultural landscape. Tractors on the road are a common sight. Suffolk is also home to some larger towns, including Ipswich, which sits along the estuary of the River Orwell, and the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds. The county is bordered with Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex.

In mid-2015, the population of Suffolk was estimated to be around 741,900 residents. In 2011, the census found that 133,384 people were living in Ipswich alone. A county fill with archaeological sites from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, along with burial grounds from the Anglo Saxons, Suffolk is split into seven districts – Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal, Waveney, Mid Suffolk, Babergh, St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath.

As a county, Suffolk works hard on recycling waste and in 2015/16, 53% of household waste was used again. This is double the amount from ten years previous and over four times the amount from 1996/7. In figures, this was just over 180,000 tonnes recycled in 2015/16, compared with just over 90,000 in 2003/4. There is still more to be done. In 2013, the cost of Suffolk’s waste was £15.5m for the 53% that is recycling and composting and, despite collecting less waste (at 47%), it cost £20.5 million. That’s an extra £5 million in costs to the community for not recycling as effectively as possible.

Please note: We’re unable to offer household waste collection or tipping services. Please see the residential waste hub section at the bottom of this page for help with this.

Waste Collection Suffolk

Business Waste offers commercial waste services for business and commercial organisations throughout the Suffolk area.

Waste management Suffolk

Recycling is important to the Suffolk community, which is constantly striving to improve how much can be re-used. It not only helps the environment but it also puts money back into this thriving county. Of the 200 million metric tonnes of waste that the UK produces in a year, around 44% of this can be recovered through recycling. The European Union has set the UK the target for recycling at 50% of all waste by 2020. We pride ourselves on achieving 0% landfill and hope to help your business pride itself on this accolade too. Being a green business is a great merit to hold.

Our prices are competitive and we can save you up to 20% on your current costs. We can also save you time with our fast quotes and expert waste management strategies, provided to you by our in-house experts. We want to help keep Suffolk a pristine and idyllic county – and are here to support you in doing this for your business.

Waste collections Suffolk

We pride ourselves on being experts in waste disposal, recycling and waste management in Suffolk. We can make collections from all areas of the county – from Flatford to Aldeburgh, Bury St Edmunds to Felixstowe (with its globally recognised container port), from Ipswich to Hadleigh – we’ve got your business covered with our well-planned, efficient routes.

Whether you have clinical or biological waste (for example, from medical centres or places such as Ipswich hospital), food waste (from the many restaurants in Suffolk) or agricultural waste (from the numerous farms), our experienced Suffolk waste management team can collect it for you. We can arrange your collections to fall inside or outside your business hours and can also add in extra slots if you find you need additional support in between your scheduled dates.

Get in touch

52.1872472 0.9707800999999563

Business Waste Suffolk

Call us
0800 211 83 90
Opening hours
9 - 5:30

Suffolk Business Waste Stats

Number of SME's 33915
Number of Bins 50873
Number of Collections per week 127181

Suffolk Home Waste Stats

Total Household Waste 44688
Household Waste Recycled 16881

Suffolk residential waste hub

Sorry, Business Waste does not currently offer household collections in your area.

Recycle centres

Your nearest recycle centres in Suffolk can be found at the following locations:

Leiston Household Waste Recycling Centre
Lovers Lane,,
Leiston,
IP16 4UJ
52.1872472 0.9707800999999563
Hadleigh Household Waste Recycling Centre
Crockett Road,
Hadleigh,
P7 6RD
52.20945469999999 1.614249500000028
Felixstowe Household Waste Recycling Centre
Carr Road,
Felixstowe,
Suffolk,
IP11 3UT
52.052869 0.9665059000000156

FAQ and help

Q.
My local council provides my household rubbish collection, how do I report a missed bin collection?
A.

The best way to contact your local council is via their website, which can be found here.

Please note business waste do not offer any household collections.