Do use a registered waste carrier, broker or disposer or use a licensed waste transfer station.
Do ask for your waste collectors' waste carriers number.
Do ask where your waste is being taken, check if the place exists.
Do ask what is going to happen to your waste - is it being landfilled or reprocessed?
Do remember to sign a consignment note when your waste is first collected and retain a copy for at least 2 years, a consignment note can last for 2 years for a regular collection of the same type of waste.
Do separate and recycle your waste.
Do search for licensed companies who will collect and recycle or reuse your waste.
Do think if a quoted price sounds to good to be true, it probably is.
Don't use a waste management company before you carry out your Duty of Care checks on them.
Don't take your business waste to any of the Community Recycling Centres in Telford, these are for household waste only.
Don't put hazardous waste in a normal rubbish bin. Further information on dealing with hazardous waste is available on the NetRegs and DEFRA websites.
Make sure hazardous waste is dealt with by someone with a specialist licence.
Don't fly tip your own or anybody else's waste. This is a criminal offence and you could face a fine of up to £50,000 and/or 12 months in prison.