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Your Comprehensive Guide To Liquid Waste Removal & Disposal

Professional liquid waste removal is an effective and simple way to dispose of your liquid waste. It’s important to properly dispose of your waste so that you’re abiding by local laws and regulations. Our guide is here to give you a complete breakdown of liquid waste removal. To learn more, keep on reading!


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Why Is Liquid Waste Disposal Important?

Liquid waste from businesses needs to be properly disposed of in order to avoid polluting nearby water systems, or contaminating local land. If businesses delay their waste disposal or fail to get rid of it properly, not only does this harm the environment, but it can damage the reputation of the business itself.

 

The Environmental Protection Act here in the UK looks at issues with waste on land, placing a duty on waste producers and waste managers to safely deal with their liquid waste so that it doesn’t damage the environment. Environment agency regulations mean that liquid waste cannot go to landfill. But, what counts as liquid waste?


Examples Of Liquid Waste

Some examples of what counts as liquid waste includes:

 

●     Flood water

●     Liquid food waste

●     Waste oil

●     Contaminated water

●     Sludge

●     Hazardous liquids

●     Sewage


Which Industries Need Liquid Waste Removal?

Various industries will need professional liquid removal services, and they should be carried out carefully, especially with any hazardous or toxic chemical liquids. Read below to learn about some of the industries that need professional liquid waste removal.

 

●     Factories - Many types of liquid waste come from manufacturing industries. 

 

●     Kitchens - Cooking oils and cleaning products can cause a lot of liquid waste in restaurant and commercial kitchens. 

 

●     Dry Cleaning - Chemicals used in dry cleaning businesses and in cleaning products are harmful to the environment. 

 

●     Automotive Industries - Motor oil and oil wastage from cars and vehicles needs to be disposed of properly.

 

●     Agriculture - Waste water, animal feed and even sludge from farms and agricultural organisations needs to be disposed of correctly.


Things To Remember

A few key things to remember when it comes to commercial liquid waste are:

 

●     Hazardous liquids must be stored safely

●     Appropriate danger symbols must be used

●     You should register each site where hazardous materials are produced

●     Only move hazardous waste when absolutely necessary

●     Keep a record of all waste transfers

●     Ensure your waste is managed by a reliable team


R&A Cleansing: Professional Liquid Waste Collection, Septic Tank Services & More

Here at R&A Cleansing, we offer a professional and efficient liquid waste collection and disposal service for your liquid waste. Alongside some of our other excellent services such as septic tank cleaning and more!

 

To read more about our services, you can head to our website! Alternatively, you can contact us for more information.

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