Acumen become one of the Top 50 fastest growing waste businesses in the UK

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Acumen strengthens its senior management team

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Acumen Services Recognised as an Investor in People

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Advanced Soil Treatment

Highly trained and experienced teams responding to all manners of spillages and environmental incidents

Experts in Asbestos Disposal

Experts in Soil Treatment

Welcome to Acumen

Acumen is a leading provider of Industrial Site Services and Waste Management Solutions.

Established in 1994 and remaining privately owned, Acumen supplies innovative techniques to deliver technically robust, cost-effective results whilst upholding the highest levels of health and safety, integrity and customer service.

Our Waste Management experience is broad ranging – our roots are in the hazardous and difficult, solid and liquid waste market but over the last decade we have developed our service offering across the entire waste management arena. Complemented by our Industrial Site Services, we have become the supplier of choice for those requiring surety of cost and compliance, whatever the waste type.

Our Industrial Site Services business provides on-site solutions to facilitate cleaning, dismantling, decommissioning, project shutdowns, on site waste treatment, contaminated land and associated works. Complemented by our Waste Management business, our nationwide, highly trained and experienced directly-employed workforce form the core of this service provision.

We provide 24/7 Emergency Response and as accredited spill responders we offer a highly trained and experienced team to respond to all manner of spillages and environmental incidents.

For more information on our accreditations, or to download certificates and policies: please visit our Downloads page.

When a bulk liquid storage provider contacted us with an emergency spillage, it was down to Acumen to get a resolution as quickly as possible. Acumen received the emergency call at 12 noon and our professional and efficient team completed the job by 15:30pm the very same day. Our satisfied customer commented ‘’Your response time was exceptional!"

"Acumen provided us with an enclosed skip for asbestos waste on a high profile site in Nottingham. The staff were very helpful, as was the driver who was glad to accommodate our need for skip delivery at 6am. Relevant disposal paperwork was promptly forwarded to our office after the skip was collected. Great service all round."

Darren at Crystal Environmental Services

Clients

Our Services

Our waste management experience is broad ranging – our roots are in the hazardous and difficult, solid and liquid waste market but over the last decade we have developed our service offering across the entire waste management arena. Complemented by our Industrial Site Services business, we have become the supplier of choice for those requiring sureties of cost and compliance, whatever the waste type.

Changes to the UK’s Duty of Care regulations

Case Study

Recent changes to the UK’s Duty of Care regulations means that waste producers must now confirm that they have considered every available disposal option. This means that sending waste to landfill not only means meeting the cost of an ever-increasing levy, but also a major non-compliance risk. When a large chemical production facility in the North West faced this problem,...

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Accreditations

Head Office, Knottingley

Acumen House, Headlands Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0LA

Phone: 01977 529586

Stockton-on-Tees

Acumen Waste Services, Bowesfield Lane, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3HF


Phone: 01977 529586

West Midlands

Acumen Waste Services, Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 0DX

Phone: 01902 352100

York

Acumen Waste Recovery Park, The Old Brick & Tile Works, YO19 6ED


Phone: 01977 529586

Immingham

Acumen Waste Services, No.2 East Office Building, East Dock Road, Immingham, Immingham Dock Estate, North East Lincolnshire, DN40 2 QJ