Business waste and recycling

You can take waste to the transfer station or arrange for a commercial contractor to dispose of your waste.

You can’t put waste out for council collections as these are for domestic use only.

Commercial waste: your duty of care

All businesses have a commercial waste duty of care. Failure to follow this can result in prosecutions.

Take waste to the transfer station

You can take business waste and recyclables to the transfer station at Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, BS11 0YS (next to the Household Waste Recycling centre).

We take:

  • metal
  • green waste (see garden waste for what this includes)
  • soil
  • rubble
  • wood
  • cardboard
  • general waste


All charges are subject to VAT.

Disposing of trade waste costs £130 per tonne. There is a minimum charge of £40.

Disposing of green waste costs £60 per tonne. There is a minimum charge of £25.

Using the public weighbridge costs £12.50.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 11.30am
  • Sunday: Closed

Waste contractors

You can arrange for a waste collection from a commercial contractor.

Bristol Waste Company offer a whole range of services for all business needs. Bristol Waste Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bristol City Council set up to provide a waste services to businesses and residents.  Visit the Bristol Waste Company commercial page for how they can help your business. 

Alternatively see the Business waste section of the Yell website for details of waste contractors in your local area.