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Social Value Guide: How your organisation can deliver social value

How can your business improve its social, economic and environmental responsibility? Find out in our guide.


Al fresco dining and waste disposal leaflet

Download our leaflet to make sure you are up to date with the al fresco scheme so you can avoid fines, prioritise safety and return to work successfully.

Al fresco dining waste disposal

Back to work: The ultimate guide to resuming business operations

How can you be prepared to get back to work and ensure it is a safe and clean environment for workers, visitors and customers? Find out in our guide.

Back to work: The ultimate guide to resuming business operations

Restaurant & Takeaway Food Waste Guide

See how you can reduce your current food waste and save money in this guide on improving your restaurant commercial food waste.

Restaurant commercial food waste guide

Duty of Care

All businesses need to comply to a Duty of Care when they produce waste. It is legally the responsibility of the business to ensure that all waste produced, stored, transported and disposed of does so without harming the environment.

duty of care westminster guidelines

Climate Change Guide

This guide covers everything you need to know about climate change so you can start making some actionable changes today.

Climate change Westminster

Back to Work Guide

Everything you need to know about staying safe when going back to work and what you need to know about keeping a clean and safe workplace.

how to keep your office clean and avoid COVID-19

The ultimate guide to real recycling for businesses in Westminster

Discover how your business can improve how it recycles and manages its waste and become more environmentally sustainable with our recycling guide for Westminster businesses.

recycling guide

Your guide to commercial waste: hospitality

Our hospitality customers can access a whole range of services. Find out what we can do for your organisation.

hospitality waste westminster

Waste management: the guide for facilities managers

As a facilities manager you no doubt will have responsibility for ensuring the waste from the properties you manage gets collected. So what do you need to know about this?

Facilities management guide

What happens to the rubbish and recycling we collect from you?

Download the full infographic that shows you what happens to the waste that Westminster City Council Commercial Waste Services collects from you. Nothing will be sent to landfill.

Where does waste go

What waste goes where?

With all of the different types of waste and recycling bins in Westminster, it can be hard to know what waste goes where. In this guide, we show you visually where each material belongs. There are also useful links that you can follow to learn more about each waste stream.

where to put waste westminster

Offices guide to commercial waste

Our office-based customers can access a whole range of services. Find out what we can do for your organisation.

office waste westminster

Institutions guide to commercial waste

Our customers who operate and maintain Institutions and Museums can access a whole range of services. Find out what we can do for your organisation.

museum waste westminster

Guide to handling animal by-products and catering waste

Animal By-Products (ABP) cannot be disposed of as general commercial waste due to the imposed legal requirements that aim to keep outbreaks of diseases among livestock down. The guide will provide you with all the information you need on handling animal by-products and catering waste.

catering waste

Retail guide to commercial waste

Our retail customers can access a whole range of services. Find out what we can do for your organisation.

retail waste westminster

8 tips for choosing your waste collection partner

Our guide on 8 factors to consider when choosing your new commercial waste partner covers useful information that you should be receiving from your new potential partner. The guide also includes the best ways that you can assess waste operators costs and environmental accreditations.

8 tips to consider when choosing a new waste supplier

9 tips for reducing waste

This useful guide presents 9 tips that will not only help you reduce the amount of general waste you’re creating, but it will help you save time, money and the environment.

reducing waste westminster

Your guide to food waste

Many organisations in Westminster’s Hospitality Sector create food waste.  Our short guide to collecting and disposing of food waste will give you the basic facts around our service.

food waste westminster

Our bin range and specification

Waste bins (also known as containers) are ideal for businesses that have enough storage space to keep the container off the street. They are the preferred way of collecting rubbish and recycling. The guide shows you our huge range of bins and the specifications of each of them.

Westminster bin range

Resources and Waste Strategy

Download ‘How the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy consultations on key elements will affect Westminster businessess’ to find out the four key consultations on key elements of RWS.

westminster business waste

Congestion and Air Quality Leaflet

The leaflet provides you with information on how we have adapted our vehicles and services to ensure that we are improving air quality in Westminster.

air quality westminster

Our guide on sustainability for businesses

We have created this Sustainability Guide as an overview of the topic with suggestions as to what your organisation can do to deliver your services and products in a more sustainable way.

sustainable waste