A Guide to General Waste

A Guide to General Waste

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Each category of waste requires a different approach to get rid of it effectively.

Some waste like bulky waste is difficult to manage due to its size while general waste can be tricky to reuse and recycle. A research document published by Government shows just how much waste we can produce. One figure stated that in 2016, UK households produced 12% 220 million tonnes of waste which was produced that year.

Things are heading in the right direction with the recycling rates of packaging hitting 70%. Now that households are producing so much general waste, we have put together this guide to help define general waste and provide advice on how to effectively get rid of it.

General Waste FAQs

For some quick insights, here are some frequently asked questions we often receive regarding general waste.


Clearabee General Waste Removal Options

If you already know all you need to know about general waste and are just interested in booking a service to get rid of your rubbish you can our bin collection page for an instant quote based on your postcode. If you are interested in a clearance on a larger scale you could try our waste calculator which allows you to pick and choose what items you’d like clearing for a bespoke quote.

Visit our bin collection page here or our waste calculator here.

This comprehensive guide will cover topics that include a definition of general waste, what you should put in your general waste bin, how to get the most out of your bin and more.