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Advanced Soil Treatment

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

Experts in Asbestos Disposal

Experts in Soil Treatment

Acumen Wins Prestigious Gold Award


Whether it’s a new build, fit out or refurbishment project, Acumen works with your tight timescales to supply professional and compliant services to meet the expectation of this demanding sector.

Offering a nationwide service through one point of contact for both hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, we provide a 24-hour service, 7 days a week with a dedicated out of hours call centre.

Having the correct collection container and/or vehicle will ensure your waste costs are minimised. As part of our services to the retail sector, Acumen offer:

  • 4 – 20cyrd Chain Lift Skips
  • 20 – 40cyrd Roll on / off Containers
  • 240 – 1100ltr Wheelie Bins
  • Enclosed Containers
  • Soil Testing & Analysis
  • Wait & Load Services (Inc Out of Hours Collections)
  • Tanker Services
  • Nationwide Tipping Locations
  • Aggregate Supply
  • Walking Floors
  • Grab & Tipper Hire
  • Artic Vehicles & Curtainsiders
  • Road sweepers
  • Site Accommodation & Welfare
  • Plant & Tool Hire

 Services we offer to your sector:

  • Total Waste Management of wet and dry wastes
  • Industrial site cleaning and decontamination
  • Asbestos collection and disposal
  • Land Remediation and Treatment/Disposal of contaminated soils and arisings
  • Hazardous Waste disposal
  • Emergency Response
  • Project Management of complex projects
  • Regulatory interaction and liaison

To learn more on 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