Reducing waste to ensure a seamless number plate change

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In September, the automotive industry sees a change in the number plate sequencing, which results in new plates being delivered to organisations across the country. This change is a standard part of the new numbering format that was introduced by the DVLA, but each year it can produce an increased volume of waste that companies have to manage. 

These new number plates will be delivered in cardboard and plastic which for the most part can be responsibly recycled if you have the relevant waste management processes in place.

Monitoring waste volume and efficiently keeping costs down on disposal and recycling can assist your business in creating effective procedures. With the assistance of phs Wastekit, you will also have solutions in place to tackle your increased disposal requirements. 

How to manage extra packaging waste

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If your business handles a substantial amount of waste products, ensuring you have a responsible and cost-effective process in place to manage it enables you to keep everything running smoothly and profitably. Looking at ways to reduce costs and make disposal more efficient will help to avoid hefty landfill taxes, and in some cases, your company can earn money from segregating its recycling for other organisations to use. 

A great way to get started on managing waste and handling increased requirements (such as the number plate change) includes a site survey conducted by phs Wastekit. This will assess your needs and advise on the best solutions, including the use of specialised equipment such as balers and compactors to simplify the process.

Using compactors and balers for your waste management needs 

Waste compactors and balers are an excellent waste management solution for all company sizes. In times of increased waste volume, there are a number of equipment models that can handle smaller disposal amounts, and others that are equipped to cater to larger organisations. 

Compactors are widely used for compressing large volumes of waste into smaller sizes to enable your company to utilise your disposal amount. This means you can fit more in your commercial waste bins and could possibly reduce the number of bins or collections you need which reduces overall disposal costs. 

Balers are an ideal complement to compacting equipment, especially if you have a substantial amount of recyclable waste to manage. These can be purchased or rented for smaller jobs, and larger solutions and materials are compressed and baled to help you organise and responsibly dispose of waste. This process can also enable your company to reduce costs on landfill taxes and potentially make money from your segregated materials. 

Using both compactors and balers in your waste management procedures is vital, especially in times of increased activity or operational by-products. it will help your company to keep a strong focus on its environmental responsibilities alongside maintaining profitability. 

To find out more about how the number plate change may affect your waste management needs or to get a free Wastesaving Audit, contact us today for advice.

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