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Handling hazardous and difficult waste is part of our day-to-day business, and since 1994 Acumen has successfully managed the treatment, disposal and recycling of hazardous and difficult waste materials for thousands of clients.

We have safely and effectively dealt with waste for a wide variety of organisations, including the Environment Agency, chemical manufacturers, pharmaceutical organisations, industrial manufacturers, organisations in the aerospace sectors, facilities managers and more.

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, we can deal with all manner of hazardous chemicals, flammable substances, oxidising agents, carcinogens, herbicides, pesticides, toxic PCBs, Benzene compounds and other substances that are harmful to people or the environment.

We have a fleet of vacuum tankers that can safely dispose of bulk liquid wastes in bulk – perfect for emptying tanks and the like of sludge and contaminated products.

We also offer a number of packaged waste disposal options ideal for getting rid of drummed waste and other bulk containers, lab and miscellaneous chemical waste materials, and electronic equipment.

And we’re experts in site clearances, warehouse clearances, the cleaning up of spillages and the re-packaging of waste materials.

Online, real time reporting

We are always happy to provide full clearance certification and a duty-of-care audit trail to demonstrate the use of compliant solutions. The traceability, ease of auditing and transparency of transactions and movements of hazardous waste – all legal requirements under the duty of care set out in the UK’s Environmental Protection Act – are of significant importance to most of our clients.

We provide detailed online reporting through the password protected client areas on our website. Typically, important information such as site licenses, consignment paperwork, weight tickets and audit reports are uploaded on a daily basis. And all our vehicles are tracked using satellite technology so your site managers get logistics information in real time.

A nationwide service

Our multiple service locations throughout the UK include Teesside, Leeds, Immingham, Wolverhampton, Leamington Spa and Pontypridd. This means we can provide UK-wide coverage for the collection of waste materials.

Acumen Waste Services can demonstrate that we fully comply with all elements of relevant legislation, and in our long history stretching back to 1994, have never been subject to any prosecutions or enforcements of any kind by any authority.

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