Legal & Safe Collection and Disposal of COSHH classified Waste.

RJS Waste Management UK Ltd is a registered upper tier waste carrier. We provide compliance solutions for the handling, storing and disposal of hazardous waste.

High quality, cost effective solutions to meet your hazardous and non-hazardous waste requirments.

RJS Waste Management UK have the expertise and experience to help plan all aspects of your hazardous waste management strategies, with the technical know-how to take advantage of opportunities and to meet the challenges of new legislative demands.

RJS will audit your site and provide the best options for storage and disposal. We can then offer a total package for the identification, collection and treatment of all hazardous wastes and “difficult” non-hazardous waste in packages and bulk, whether in drums or tanks.

Our processes will ensure that a a completed Hazardous Waste Consignment Note, Waste Transfer Note or Data Destruction Certificate is provided to give you peace of mind and comply with all current laws and regulations.

The Environment Agency defines hazardous waste as that which contains substances or has properties that might be harmful to human health or to the environment. This may be immediate or over an extended period.

In April 2011 The Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 were implemented, bringing major changes to the way hazardous waste is managed.

Only those with an appropriate permit may mix hazardous waste and they must comply with Best Available Technique (BAT). A new “sensitising” hazardous property was introduced and changes were made to the requirements for record keeping. Consignment notes were amended and procedures for multiple consignments were simplified.

RJS will ensure all relevant documentation is completed from a Waste consignment note, Waste transfer note to a data Destruction Certificate. We will give you piece of mind that all current laws and regulations are met throughout the whole process.

European Waste  Classifications

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations may also need to be applied when handling or disposing of materials that are listed in the European Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulations. These substances are categorised according to how dangerous they are. They can be either, very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or irritant.

CLP regulations and the re-classification of wastes

CLP is based on the United Nations’ Globally Harmonised System (GHS) and over the next few years will be introducing new symbols for labelling hazardous waste. Details of these new symbols and what might constitute a hazardous waste can be found at the HSE’s site

Electrical and electronic waste is now considered, by law, to be hazardous and is controlled by The Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment Regulations 2013.

With more stringent rules and regulations on waste disposal it is vital to ensure that your hazardous waste is handled correctly.

Suppliers of chemicals may provide a safety data sheet. Whilst this does not necessarily mean that your chemical waste is classified as hazardous, the supply of one of these safety data sheets would make it highly likely that your chemical waste disposal would need to be handled by a licensed waste management company.