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Reliable waste collection in York is vital for businesses and homes across the historic city. It ensures the responsible, safe, and legal disposal of York waste to protect the environment and human health. We aim to divert as much waste as possible away from landfill to keep York and the surrounding countryside green and clean.

At Divert we provide companies with regular York waste collection for effortless waste management, as well as one-off removals for households and projects. Find a local solution whether you’re getting rid of your daily business waste, large household items, or even clearing out a cathedral.

Regular collection of waste in York prevents all sorts of waste from building up on your premises, keeping it clean and hygienic to protect staff and customers. Whatever your needs we can provide a free quote for cost-effective York waste collection. Ensure your waste management in York isn’t a shambles with Divert.

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Business waste collection 
in York

All commercial waste in York must be removed from businesses by licensed waste carriers. Arrange commercial waste collection in York to ensure all the rubbish your organisation produces is removed from your premises and disposed of safely, legally, and in a way that diverts it away from the landfill sites around York.

We can collect any type of business waste your company creates – from the glass waste pubs along Micklegate need recycling to the cardboard and packaging waste retailers at York Designer Outlet generate. We work with the growing number of businesses in the York area to tackle everything from general office rubbish to the clinical waste healthcare facilities create.

You receive a free duty of care certificate so you can be confident your business waste in York is disposed of responsibly. We make every effort to divert waste to environmentally friendly channels of disposal or recycling. This helps the planet and saves your business money by reducing your landfill taxes.

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Our York waste collection 

We handle lots of York waste, from cardboard to food waste, and work with a vast number of businesses across many industries. Our connections with various local waste and recycling centres in the York area mean we always find the right place for your rubbish. Enjoy an efficient, fully qualified collection service that suits your needs for any of the following waste types.

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Waste management for York businesses

Our commercial waste collection services in York and the surrounding area help a wide range of businesses across many sectors and industries. These include:

Bin collections
in York

To make getting rid of your commercial waste in York a breeze we provide free bins, bags, and containers to store all waste types. This makes separating your rubbish simple to ensure as much as possible is recycled. We’ll deliver the bins for free anywhere in York – you cover the collection costs. A wide range of bins, bags, and containers are available in various sizes to store your business’ rubbish safely. These include wheelie bins with two or four wheels, waste bags, and containers such as oil drums. You can then book regular bin collections in York every day, week, or fortnight.

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Where do you collect waste in York?

We can collect waste from anywhere with a York postcode, from inside the city walls out to Sheriff Hutton and Helmsley. We collect waste in and around York from:

  • York city centre (YO1)
  • Thirsk (YO7)
  • Selby (YO8)
  • Heslington and Osbaldwick (YO10)
  • Malton (YO17)
  • Dunnington, Escrick (YO19)
  • Bishopthorpe, Upper and Nether Poppleton (YO23)
  • Acomb, Dringhouses (YO24)
  • Bootham, Clifton (YO30)
  • Heworth, Layerthorpe (YO31)
  • Haxby, Wigginton (YO32)
  • Elvington, Stamford Bridge (YO41)
  • Pocklington, Barmby Moor (YO42)
  • Boroughbridge (YO51)
  • Sheriff Hutton (YO60)
  • Easingwold (YO61)
  • Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside (YO62)

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How does waste disposal in York work?

Our York waste disposal services follow a simple process whatever type of waste you need collecting and disposing of in and around the city. For waste disposal in York:

  • Get a quote

    Tell us the number, type, and size of bins you need to store waste safely on-site.

  • Fill your bins

    We’ll deliver your bins for free anywhere in York and the surrounding areas. Fill up your bins with the right waste type and within any weight limits or max fill lines.

  • Book collection

    Place your bins in the agreed and accessible location ahead of the pickup time and date.

  • Recycle waste

    Our licensed waste carriers collect your bins and transport them to a York recycling centre (such as Hazel Court HWRC) or a waste management facility for recycling and disposal.

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York recycling

York has a household waste recycling rate of 48.4%, while at the household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) across the city around 70% of waste is recycled. This is below the UK government’s targets, so it’s important that households and businesses increase their recycling in York.

Our York recycling services can provide a wide range of bins to make separating your recyclable waste types simple. Many of the waste materials and products are cleaned, processed, and turned into new recycled products.

This includes for:

Using Divert’s recycling service in York also saves your company money. Recycling rather than sending waste to landfill reduces the amount of landfill tax you have to pay when getting rid of rubbish from your business. Help keep inside and outside the city walls green with recycling collection York.

Why use Divert for waste collection
in York?

Arrange affordable, reliable, and regular waste collections in York with Divert to keep your rubbish out of landfill. Only pay for the waste you need collecting with free bins and no rental or delivery charges. Save further costs on landfill tax by recycling as much of your waste as possible. We can collect any waste from your business or household in York and the surrounding area and provide a quote tailored to your needs. Our local team offer excellent customer service, while licensed waste carriers collect your York waste regularly or as a one-off. Use Divert for waste collection in York for:

  • springFlexible waste collections in York to suit your schedule
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Great company to work with, very professional and a competitive price. Very good service and (Marcus) is always helpful and comes back to you straight away to any questions. We are a small nursery school and just have nappy bins emptied but I would recommend Divert and will also use their other services after reading other positive reviews

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Ready to arrange collections of your waste anywhere in York? Get a free quote with no obligation today. Simply tell us the amount, type of waste, and how often you want it removed and we’ll let you know how much it’ll cost. Call or contact us online for your free quote.

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York waste management

  • divert arrow How much does waste collection in York cost?

    Waste collection costs in York depend on the amount and type of rubbish you need removing from your business. The size, number of bins, and how often they’re collected – as well as whereabouts in York you’re based – all affect collection prices. Get a free quote tailored to your specific needs for a clear idea of waste collection costs in York.

  • divert arrow Can I take commercial waste to the tip in York?

    You can take some types of commercial waste to Hazel Court Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) in York for recycling and disposal. However, there is a charge, and you must be registered as a licensed waste carrier and with the site. Towthorpe and Strensall HWRC does not accept any type of commercial waste, only domestic rubbish.

  • divert arrow How much does it cost to tip trade waste in York?

    The charges that apply to dispose of trade waste at Hazel Court HWRC in York are based on the weight and type of rubbish. Costs to get rid of recyclable commercial waste (85% or more of the load) are significantly lower than for non-recyclable waste. There’s a minimum charge that applies for trade waste up to 500kg, then a further charge for that up to 1,000kg (one tonne).