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Product and Stock Waste Destruction

Many types of waste stock and products require businesses to keep a legal record of when and how it was disposed. This ensures potentially harmful or sensitive material is fully removed from circulation. If your business regularly produces or works with materials that need destroying with proof of destruction, Business Waste can help.

We are stock waste destruction experts and can help your business quickly destroy any harmful or sensitive materials. Whether it’s redundant stock, damaged goods, or waste for any other reason, we’ll also provide you with the proof of destruction you need to comply with necessary business regulations. Call 0800 211 8390 or contact us online for a free quote or for more more information about our stock waste destruction services for any location in the UK.

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What is stock 
and product destruction?

When stock is no longer required it can quickly become waste. You might not need certain products or other stock as they’re obsolete, faulty, recalled, or simply take up too much storage space. Stock and product destruction is simply the process of removing these from your premises and destroying them, so they no longer end up in circulation.

The type of products and materials they’re made of can affect how they’re destroyed or recycled. In many cases you may require documentation or other evidence that the waste stock has been properly disposed of as well, which our services can provide.

Common examples of stock and products you may need destroying include:

  • Recalled products
  • Faulty, broken, and damaged stock
  • Out-of-date items
  • Mislabelled products
  • Sensitive documents
  • Vendor returns
  • Counterfeit goods

What stock requires 
destruction with proof?

Products that may require legal documentation of disposal include:

When disposing of these items through trusted stock disposal services you’ll receive a Certificate of Destruction that demonstrates the products were destroyed, and a Waste Transfer Note. These are legal proof that you securely disposed of your stock waste and provide peace of mind that your waste is being dealt with responsibly.

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Who needs 
waste stock destruction?

A wide range of businesses across different industries can require stock waste destruction for various reasons. It could be to simply reduce your storage costs, get rid of recalled products, or destroy hard drives containing sensitive company data. Some of the main businesses that need stock and product destruction can include:

  • Automotive – for the removal and destruction of recalled car parts
  • Bakeries – out of date ingredients and unsellable bakery products
  • Factories – faulty and mislabelled products straight off the production line
  • Offices – sensitive data and documents (digital and physical) including marketing materials 
  • Retail – damaged goods and surplus stock taking up valuable space

How does stock 
waste collection work?

  1. Select your free bins

    It’s quick and easy to organise commercial waste collection for your business.

    Simply start by telling us the:

    • Type of waste you need removing
    • Size of bins you require
    • Number of bins you want

    We’ll provide you with a free quote.

  2. Arrange delivery

    When you’re happy with the type, number, and size of free bins, tell us when you need your bins delivering.

    Let us know about any access issues where you want the bins delivering – such as locked gates, access codes and times. We’ll get you up and running in no time.

  3. Fill up your bin

    After the free bins arrive at your chosen location, fill them up with the agreed waste type.

    Make sure you remain within any weight limits for the specific waste type and bin size.

  4. Get your business waste collected

    We’ll arrange waste collection at a time and frequency to suit you and the amount of waste you have.

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How is waste 
stock destroyed?

Stock waste is destroyed in a variety of ways depending on the material it’s made from. Documents may be shredded and recycled, some items might be incinerated, while others are physically broken and destroyed. We’ll assess the type of redundant products or stock you have and arrange for the most appropriate disposal method.

If you’re worried about the environmental concerns of damaged stock disposal, rest assured that just because an item of stock needs destroying, that doesn’t mean it can’t be recycled, either in part or whole.

At Business Waste, we work to ensure your stock or product waste is destroyed in the most appropriate, safe, and environmentally friendly manner possible. You’ll receive a Certificate of Destruction that guarantees your waste is being dealt with responsibly and legally, as well as a Waste Transfer Note that’s a legal requirement for businesses with any duty of care for their waste disposal.

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Stock waste 

With our waste stock management services, we’ll deliver the appropriate size and type of bins to your business premises for free. This depends on the amount of redundant stock you have and the materials it’s made from. You can have bins of different sizes and types to suit your needs.

Then you then simply fill them up within the specified weight limits for each bin and pay for collection. Arrange a collection schedule whether you need a one-off removal or daily, weekly, or fortnightly removal of your waste stock. Place it in an agreed and accessible location ahead of time for efficient collection.

Depending on the type of waste stock you’re getting rid of, it will then go to a relevant facility near you for destruction. This will happen in as eco-friendly a way as possible. You’ll also receive your Certificate of Destruction as proof once the stock has been destroyed – for complete peace of mind.

Call 0800 211 8390 or contact us online for a free waste stock collection and destruction quote. One of our experts can answer any of your questions and advise on the best course of action for your surplus, redundant stock and product destruction needs.

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Stock waste 

The type of waste bins you need depends on the kind of redundant stock your business requires destroying and their material make-up. We can provide free bins to suit all needs – from specialist confidential waste bins to metal bins and more. Each are available in varying sizes to meet the weights of your surplus stock.

You can arrange for more than one of the same or different bin sizes and types to be delivered to your business. Explore some common bins for waste stock.

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  • 300-litre shred container

    A large container for a high amount of shredded confidential waste

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  • 2-yard skip

    This holds 20 to 30 waste bags full of redundant stock

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  • 240L paper bin

    The standard two-wheel bin ideal for paper stock recycling

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Stock waste disposal

  • place icon What is surplus stock?

    Surplus stock is simply any excess inventory, products, or goods that a business doesn’t need. Sometimes surplus stock is kept as a back-up in case there’s a higher demand for it than originally expected or to replace any broken or damaged goods that become unsellable. However, it can also be surplus due to poor forecasting.

  • place icon What are the disposal methods of unqualified products?

    Unqualified products are those that cannot be sold as they don’t meet the relevant legal, safety, or other criteria for their specific industry or product type. Depending on what they’re made from, they’re often disposed in one of these ways:

    • Shredding – confidential items, clothing, and soft goods
    • Crushing – appliances, recalled vehicles, and industrial equipment
    • Incineration – recalled products, certain chemicals, and solvents
    • Recycling – glass, paper, and some plastic products
    • Composting – agricultural and food waste
  • place icon What is electronic destruction?

    Electronic destruction is the process for destroying digital data. Various methods are used to make sure all the data is unreadable and the electronic device it’s stored on is safely and completely destroyed. This can include the destruction of hard drives, media tapes, CDs, microfilm, electronic badges, and more.

  • place icon What is obsolete stock?

    Obsolete stock is that which your business can no longer use or sell. Stock usually becomes obsolete after there is no demand for it any more after a year or more. This can be due to new seasonal lines going on sale for fashion products or updated versions of electronic equipment, books, and other goods coming out.

    Obsolete stock differs from surplus or excess stock as there’s little to no use for it or chance of it being sold. With excess or surplus stock, it may still be needed as a back-up if demand suddenly increases, or existing stock becomes damaged and unsellable.

  • place icon Why is product destruction important?

    Product destruction is important for many businesses to ensure any faulty items that come from your company do not enter circulation. This prevents recalled and damaged goods being used unsafely, illegally, or resold by inappropriate parties. If it’s found the goods came from your business and cause harm it could seriously damage your business’ reputation.

    Especially with confidential and sensitive information stored on hard drives and other electronic devices, product destruction is vital. If this information ends up in the wrong hands, then it could cause serious problems. Ensuring proper destruction provides peace of mind that this shouldn’t happen.

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  • Free quote within 1 hr
  • Any type of waste stock
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