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Why is Waste Management Important?

Ultimately the environmental benefits of waste management are the most important factor to consider, closely followed by the positive influence the correct management of waste can have on a business from both a sustainability and financial perspective.

Businesses that take a robust approach to their waste management processes have a head start on those competitors within their field that don’t. Not only are there business improvements, cost savings and increased environmental credentials, but there are also huge environmental long term and sustainable benefits.

Green energy and clean energy are phrases being uttered across board rooms more and more these days. If your business has any amounts of waste and you’re not focused on the environmental impact of disposing of them correctly, then you should be considering an approach to waste solutions.

Packaging and food waste can have a negative impact on the local environment and water ways as well as the human impact through increasing Co2 levels and emissions. It is important we see recycling and reusing as an important way of protecting our environment and reducing waste.

Green business matters

There are many benefits of ensuring your business waste is dealt with in the most appropriate manner;

  • Reduces landfill taxes by correct waste management procedures
  • Increased environmentally conscious staff and customers means it’s now important you employ proper waste management policies
  • A legal responsibility to ensure your waste is managed correctly
  • It can reduce operational costs within the business

Creating a waste management plan

There are many available options and variables to consider as part of your waste management plan, the first one is to research reputable waste management companies.

A reputable waste management business. Understand how they manage the process, the benefits they can add to your business and the impact it will have on your operational processes.

Understanding your impact on the environment. Any reputable provider should be well versed in industry best practice and the laws around waste management and your environmental impact.

Operational cost savings. Once you’ve chosen your provider, your account manager should work with you to create a plan which will not only deliver on all your waste management needs, but also demonstrate how and where your business can make cost savings.

Working towards a sustainable future. It is your responsibility to understand what happens to your waste once it’s collected from you. Ensure your provider can demonstrate this and how they help you work towards your environmental responsibilities.

A flexible approach. A good waste management provider will offer your business the flexibility to handle any fluctuating waste requirements

    Waste for good

    Within BioteCH4 we offer services which can take the stress out of waste management, whether that be a waste collection service or the removal of oil-based waste. We will deal with all your recycling needs from either one of several of our plants across the UK, we like to think of ourselves as a one stop shop for the recycling of a huge variety of food waste products and our experienced team will make working with us easy.

    What happens to your waste?

    Rest assured that when your waste leaves your business it is used to create gas and electricity which is used directly to power businesses or fed back to the national grid. Another end product of the process is biofertiliser; use of this high nutrient biofertiliser not only increases crop yields, it also reduces reliance on artificial fertilizers with all their negative impacts, and in addition it’s cheaper!

    BioteCH4 provides the complete waste food solution for local authorities and the commercial sector. Our service is uniquely efficient and generates an environmentally friendly energy source, transforming food waste the sustainable way.

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