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The evolution of Westminster City Council’s first electric refuse collection trucks

The evolution of Westminster City Council’s first electric refuse collection trucks

Launched at the start of September, Westminster City Council’s first two 26-tonne electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) continue to amass positive feedback and performance data. Powered by the electricity produced from the waste they collect, the eRCVs were originally diesel waste collection trucks reaching their end-of-life and were due to soon be replaced. Since there …Read more

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Tackling congestion and air pollution with Westminster City Council

Tackling congestion and air pollution with Westminster City Council

Traffic congestion and air pollution in London seriously impact the health of those visiting, living and working in Westminster London. Thankfully, Westminster City Council is taking measures to tackle these issues through the Greener City Action Plan, a programme which sets out how the City of Westminster will become more sustainable. Private commercial waste collections …Read more

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A new solution to recycle harder to treat materials

A new solution to recycle harder to treat materials

With plastic high on the public’s agenda, Veolia the UK’s leading resource management company, has launched a flexible new service, Procycle, to recycle those harder to treat materials that won’t leave anyone with a humbug moment. No longer will you need to dip dab your way around sweet wrappers, straws or plastic toys previously deemed …Read more

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Helping vulnerable people in our community

Commercial Waste Services is passionate about supporting the local communities and neighbourhoods we work in and this includes helping vulnerable Londoners getting permanent employment, assisting them to improve their situation. This is a truly unique way of helping to ensure Westminster’s communities maintain their vitality. Our Road to Work programme has provided around 100 homeless …Read more

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Why should you use Westminster City Council's Commercial Waste Services?

We can help you improve your green credentials

By choosing us your green credentials will shoot through the roof. We guarantee your waste is not sent to a landfill site where it can generate harmful methane gas. Instead, it is used to generate electricity and heat for 50,000 London homes every year.

  • Your recycling is sent to Southwark where it is sorted and sent to other sites to be reused or made into new materials.
  • Your recycling is processed in this country and will not be shipped abroad.

We’re reliable and flexible

Your waste and recycling is the last thing you have time to worry about. That’s why we offer you low cost and reliable services to take care of it for you. 

  • Our costs are among the lowest in the UK, and you don’t pay VAT – up to 20% cheaper than a private waste collector
  • Our experience – we collect 195,000 tonnes of waste a year, enough to fill 24,000  double decker buses
  • More collection vehicles than any other service in central London
  • Green credentials: we use local waste facilities and do not send your waste to landfill
  • Up to three collections every day
  • Excellent customer service including your own personal account manager
  • A telephone helpline available 24-hours a day
  • A three-hour response time to deal with unexpected problems
  • Reliability – we did not miss any collections during major events and bad weather has never stopped our collections

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