Getting a quote is quick and easy – in the first instance, we need to establish your waste and preferred bin types and your contact details, so complete our online form and we’ll provide you with an immediate quote.
Alternatively, if you prefer give us a call during office hours (8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday) on 0808 164 2694 and we’ll be to talk through the process with you.
We cover the vast majority of the UK so give us a call 0808 164 2694 and we’ll confirm that we can cover your postcode.
We’d be happy to provide some advice on how you might improve your current service levels. Give us a call 0808 164 2694 and we’ll chat through your options.
Of course, give us a call 0808 164 2694 and we explore all your options and provide you with a quote.
The minimum service agreement is 12 months, however, if you commit to a longer contract with us, we might be able to save you even more money. Call us 0808 164 2694 and we can discuss how we can reduce your waste costs.
The 660 litre, 1100 litre containers and other larger containers do have a locking function, however not all of the containers are lockable.
We offer recycling services alongside our general waste collection rather than standalone recycling services.
Our recycling service offers a container for clean and dry paper, cardboard, cans, and plastic bottles.
In the case of glass and food, we offer a designated container - all other material must be placed in your general waste bin.
The aim is to reduce contamination so we’re recycling as much of your waste as possible. As you waste management contractor, we play a key role in reducing your waste carbon footprint.
Give us a call 0808 164 2694 and let’s discuss your requirements.
You’ll find our entire container range on our website - including sizes and the types of waste they can contain.
If you need more help deciding on the appropriate container, please contact us by filling in an enquiry form or calling us on 0808 164 2694.
You can increase the service frequency of your waste collection service and bin sizes whenever required.
Call us today 0808 164 2694 and we’ll amend your service plan.
You may have time constraints and access restrictions around collecting your bins.
We’ll always try and collect your waste at a convenient time and we take preferences into consideration, however, call us 0808 164 2694 so we can discuss your requirements.
We do not charge for deliveries however there may be some additional charges within your service agreement. All charges are transparent and set out in the Service Agreement.
Call us 0808 164 2694 and we can discuss all charges associated with the collection of your waste.
Yes, there is a weight allowance for the contents of the bin. Our suppliers’ vehicles are fitted with scales which weigh the containers upon collection to ensure accurate data collection.
We set out any additional charges in the Service Agreement with you, so call us 0808 164 2694 to discuss your likely requirements.
We aim to ensure that you have seamless transfer from your incumbent supplier to us.
Once we have a signed Service Agreement and other paperwork back from you it takes up to 10 working days to get the bins on-site.
There would be a cancellation fee, however, call us so we can discuss your circumstances.
Yes - we have a range of skip options available to you. Call us 0808 164 2694 so we can discuss your requirements and provide you with a quote.
Yes - we dispose of hazardous commercial waste in a safe and controlled fashion. As you will be aware, failure to comply with strict legislation can result in your business inflicting damage on the environment and facing serous consequences.
Give us a call 0808 164 2694 and we'll explore all your options and provide you with a quote.
We have accredited 'Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors within the team, who offer expert advice with trained chemists often dispatched to collect samples for analysis. We supply appropriate containers and offer emergency collections should time pressures apply.
Give us a call 0808 164 2694 so we can provide you with more advice.
When it comes to philanthropy, 1st Waste gives in various ways, including cash donations, grants, in-kind gifts, sponsorships, joint marketing initiatives and pro bono services.
We promote workplace giving through employee matching gifts programmes and other efforts that encourage our workers to give their time and money to various charities.
It’s been our goal to build win-win partnerships and through giving to local charities we have wanted to make a difference in our community.
We’ve found that nothing pulls people together better than a common goal. We encourage our employees to get involved as a team and rally behind the cause.
Whether it’s hosting pre or post work walk and run groups or doing sponsored swims it is a great way to improve the health of our team while increasing morale in the company and raising funds for good causes.
We pick local and national charities to partner based upon our values.
We invite our customers and suppliers to get involved and find that this creates a loyalty that goes beyond the day to day working relationship.
As waste management specialists, we are focused on playing our small part in saving the planet and the environments we are operating in.
From planting trees to clearing the local beaches of litter we seek a natural connection between us and our charitable partner.
We think it’s about supporting charitable organisations that are a good fit for us.
Cancer Research UK
Our Commercial Director Gemma took on the challenge of 10,000 steps a day throughout the month of March to raise awareness and fund-raise for Cancer Research UK. Working in an office.
she was faced with having to find ways to meet her target but the team was on hand to help! Small things like signing for the post, picking up someones’ printing or making the teas Gemma was able to meet her target!! In total she was able to raise £580.00 for Cancer Research UK!!!
The Richie Keefe Life and Soul Trust
The 1st Waste annual Golf Day managed to raise a total of £7,500 for The Richie Keefe Trust! With the help of the customers, suppliers and associates and our special guest– Harry Redknapp – it was a day to remember. Big thanks to the Charity Administrator Martine and Ellis from 1st Waste.
The Richie Keefe Life and Soul Trust raises funds for the relief of financial hardship for young families following the loss of, or diagnosis of a terminal illness in the main family breadwinner.
WasteAid Gala Dinner Event
More than £100,000 was raised on the night for the charity WasteAid at a spectacular gala dinner hosted by Biffa on 11th May 2022.
As one of Biffa key business partners, 1st Waste attended and provided sponsorship at the event at the iconic Oxford Natural History Museum. The money was raised from table sponsorship, along with individual donations and a raffle.
WasteAid’s mission is to see a world in which waste causes no harm, and where people in poverty are empowered to recover its value. The money raised from the event will be used specifically to help the charity expand its work in fighting plastic pollution in Cameroon, building a circular economy network in Gambia, and supporting waste picker groups in South Africa.