Important

If you are using a waste transfer facility to dispose of:

You must wear personal protective equipment.

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How do I get rid of business waste?

The waste transfer facilities below are open for business waste.

Save time and set up an account before you visit

Please send an email registering your interest to contractmanagergm.uk@suez.com. Please allow up to 2-3 days for your account to be set.

You will be asked to fill in a credit application form and a Direct Debit form.

You will need to provide the following information:

One-off visits

If  you are just making a one- off visit to dispose of your business waste, you don’t have to set up an account. When you visit,  you  will need a credit or debit card to make payment. You will still need to wear the required PPE listed below.


Every business that produces waste in the UK has a legal ‘duty of care’ to:

For more information:

What counts as business waste?

Business waste also includes any waste that comes from:

Do I need a waste carrier’s licence?

You must register if you do any of these things as part of your business:

To register for a waste carriers licence, visit the gov.uk website (opens in new tab)

You can be fined up to £5,000 if you don’t register.

What do I do with hazardous waste?

If you are disposing of hazardous waste note, you will need to complete a consignment note (opens in new tab) which you can download from the .gov.uk website. The consignment note must stay with hazardous waste until it reaches its final destination.

How much does it cost?

Business waste is chargeable.

When you visit you will need to pay the following fees (prices do not include VAT).

Duty of care (valid for 12 months)  £1.91

Business Price List (1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021)

Public check/weigh £255.55 per tonne  £127.78 per 500kg

Certificate of destruction £60.06

CategoryUnit of MeasurePriceMin price (500KG)
Confidential waste paperTonne£255.55£127.78
CRTsEach£7.02
FridgesEach£25
GeneralTonne£166.09£83.04
GreenTonne£81.08£40.54
Gypsum/plasterboardTonne£166.03£83.01
HardcoreTonne£39.97£19.99
LampsEach£1.01
WEEETonne£62.41£31.20
Paper/cardboardTonne£33.33£16.67
PolystyreneTonne£538.34£269.17
Scrap metalTonneFreeFree
Trade confidential Tonne£495.63£247.81
WoodTonne£98.20£49.10

How do I pay?

You can pay by card (credit or debit, including contactless).

Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

For health and safety reasons, PPE must be worn when recycling or disposing of your household waste at the waste transfer facilities.

If you do not wear the correct PPE, you will not be able to dispose of your waste and recycling.

You must wear:

Personal Protective Equipment icons

Where can I recycle and dispose of my business waste?

Council  business waste collection services

Bolton council 

Bury council

Oldham council

Salford council

Tameside council

Trafford council

Waste transfer facilities – only open to existing account holders

You can dispose of your business waste at one of the sites listed below.  Please note the opening times and the type of waste that is accepted varies between facilities.

All facilities are closed on Christmas Day (25th December) and New Year’s Day (1st January).

You cannot take business waste to any of the Recycling Centres.  This is strictly for household waste and recycling only.

Waste Transfer FacilityOpening timesTypes of business waste not accepted
Arkwright Street, Oldham, OL9 9LZMon to Fri – 7am to 6pm

Sat and Sun – 7am to 5pm

Bank holidays – 7am to 6pm

Asbestos
Garden waste
Wood
Rubble
Confidential waste paper
Bayley Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1PZMon to Fri – 7am to 5pm

Sat – 7am to 1pm

Sun – Closed

Bank holidays – 7am to 5pm

Asbestos
Fridges
TVs and monitors
Small electrical items
Garden waste
Rubble
Wood
Confidential waste paper
Chichester Street, Rochdale, OL16 2AUMon to Fri – 7am to 6pm

Sat and Sun – 7am to 5pm

Bank holidays – 7am to 6pm

Asbestos
Fridges
TVs and monitors
Small electrical items
Confidential waste paper
Cobden Street, Salford, M6 6NAMon to Fri – 7am to 5pm

Sat – 7am to 1pm

Sun – Closed

Bank Holidays – 7am to 5pm

Asbestos
Fridges
TVs and monitors
Small electrical items
Garden waste
Rubble
Confidential waste paper
Every Street, Bury, BL9 5BEMon to Fri – 7.30am to 5pm

Sat – 8am to 1pm

Sun – Closed

Bank Holidays – 10am to 5pm

Asbestos
Fridges
TVs and monitors
Small electrical items
Garden waste
Rubble
Wood
Confidential waste paper
Longley Lane, Sharston, M22 4RQMon to Fri – 7am to 6pm

Sat and Sun – 7am to 5pm

Bank holidays – 7am to 6pm

Asbestos
Lamps
Paper and card
Confidential waste paper
Reliance Street, Manchester, M40 3EZClosed for construction works until 2021Asbestos
Paper and card
Confidential waste paper
Salford Road, Bolton, BL5 1DGMon to Sat – 7am to 5pm

Sun and Bank Holidays – 10am to 4pm

Asbestos
Fridges
TVs and monitors
Small electrical items
Confidential waste paper

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