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From restaurants and events to shopping centres and local pubs, Acumen provide waste management programmes for a variety of food wastes. By segregating food waste out from more general mixed wastes, Acumen can generate significant cost savings whilst also providing environmental benefits through sustainable treatment techniques. Whatever type of food or catering business you have, Acumen has a collection and disposal service to suit your requirements.

Our services include:

  • A clean and odour free 240ltr waste food bin
  • Scheduled collections to meet your demands
  • A specially designed food waste collection vehicle
  • A Total Waste Management package
  • Skips and compactors for large food disposal
  • Rejected packaged food
  • De-packaging services
  • Free site audit to advise what is required
  • A dedicated customer service team who can track your collection

Professional and dedicated service

Working with Acumen, you will receive a professional service that includes:

  • Dedicated account management
  • An auditable Duty of Care process
  • Prompt service on a nationwide basis
  • Online customer portal with including real-time documentation and reporting transparency
  • Full ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS18001 accreditation for all services provided
  • Highest levels of Health and Safety standards
  • Sustainable waste management plans that meet corporate social responsibility markers and which are commercially advantageous

Services we offer to your sector:

  • Food Waste collection and disposal
  • Management of complex projects
  • Total Waste Management
  • Tankering
  • Hazardous Waste disposal

To see how Acumen can support you and your business, speak to our team today by calling 01977 529586.

Head Office, Knottingley

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

Phone: 01977 529586


Acumen Waste Services, Tame Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LL

Phone: 01977 529586

West Midlands

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

Phone: 01902 352100

York - Escrick

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

Phone: 01977 529586


No 2 East Site, East Terminal, Immingham Dock, Immingham

Phone: 01977 529586


Keighley Office, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Pitt Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4PQ

Phone: 0845 600 3572

York - Harewood Whin

Liquid Treatment Plant, Harewood Whinn, Tinker Lane, Rufforth, York, YO2 3RR

Phone: 01977 529586