Trade waste

Bradford Council Trade Waste Service provide a comprehensive waste service to the businesses of Bradford and the surrounding district.

We are able to offer a wide range of waste containers from domestic size bins to 12 cu/yd rear end loader skips.

As a licensed waste carrier, we offer safe storage, transportation and disposal of your waste in compliance with the terms of the Environmental Protection Act.

Our friendly sales team will be happy to call and discuss your individual business requirements.

  • Collections undertaken from offices, shops, restaurants, warehouses, hotels etc. 
  • Comprehensive range of waste disposal systems - with wheeled bins in a choice of four sizes (240, 360, 660 and 1100 litre) we’re sure to have one to suit your requirements 
  • As a licensed body we offer safe storage, transportation, collection and disposal of your waste in compliance with the terms of the Environmental Protection Act. 
  • Hygienic, lockable, easy to clean containers. 
  • Emptied weekly or as often as you require. 
  • Fully mobile, easily manoeuvrable yet neat and unobtrusive. 
  • Advice on our recycling services

For further details please contact our sales team on 01274 434285

Trade waste services and containers

Our aim is to provide you with a first class service with administrative support to allow you to get on with running your business successfully.


  • place your bin in a safe and accessible location for collection on the designated day of collection
  • contain your waste responsibly within the waste container


  • burn waste within the container
  • allow graffiti or non authorised signage to be placed on the waste container

Contractual information

It is important that you read the terms and conditions at the rear of the contract.

All Bradford Council trade waste contracts are rolling contracts and are automatically renewed annually on 31 March.

The contract will continue until such time you notify the Council in writing, allowing for one month's notice.

All cancelled contracts will be subject to an administration charge which is currently £45.

It is important that you contact the trade waste section immediately in writing should a change of owner or cancellation occur.

Damaged bins

Bradford Council will repair any bin on contract damaged wholly by ourselves free of charge, but will charge you the customer if the damaged by yourselves or a third party.

Lost or stolen or damaged bins will be the responsibility of the trader and replacements will be charged for at the appropriate rate.

Duty of Care

A Duty of Care notice will be issued at contract inception. The council will retain a master copy for its records. Customers should retain their own copy for inspection if required by the relevant authorities.

Government policy no longer requires the annual reissue of a Duty of Care notice.


Our bins are designed for long life use and are manufactured to extremely high standards. We offer:

  • Selection of sizes to suit your needs (240, 360, 660 or 1100 litre) 
  • Lockable bins for secure areas. 
  • Bulk containers ideal for mechanical loading. 
  • Hygienic, lockable, easy to clean containers. 
  • Emptied weekly or more often as required. 
  • Fully mobile, easily manoeuvrable yet neat and unobtrusive containers.

Skip hire

For large or bulky waste items, we offer a Rear End Loader skip service for long term contracts only. Contact sales on 01274 434285 for advice and details.


  • Licensed Waste Carriers 
  • Choice of Open or Enclosed Skips 
  • Lockable Skips for Secure areas 
  • Competitive Compactor Rates 
  • Enquire about our empty on-site skip service

Deciding on the most appropriate container for your needs:

  • 6 cu/yd - REL Box Type
  • 12 cu/yd - REL Open or Enclosed

Pay for services

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Contact details


Service and collection enquiries : 01274 433725
Invoice and payment enquiries : 01274 437724 / 01274 433719
Sales advice and contract advice : 01274 434285

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