The disposal of waste is done in an environmentally friendly manner, as appropriate to the size and scope of the business

What does this mean?

  • In the above mentioned EMP, the business needs to indicate how it disposes of waste, bearing in mind this needs to be in an environmentally friendly manner depending on the circumstances.
  • Records should also be kept of how waste was disposed of, where appropriate.
  • Disposing of waste in an environmentally friendly manner could include recycling of glass, plastic, paper, light bulbs, old electronic equipment and batteries, composting of organic waste, etc.
  • When the business needs to dispose of hazardous waste or materials, chemicals etc., it needs to obtain waybills, certificates or licenses of compliance from contractors.

What do I do?

Here are some websites of companies that could help with your waste disposal and also ideas on how to dispose of waste in an environmentally friendly manner: