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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

Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Collections and Disposal

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, Acumen deal with all manners of waste including flammable, toxic, corrosive and hazardous wastes which are harmful to people and the environment.

All waste disposal is WM3 compliant and we work to the highest health and safety standards whilst meeting industry legislations.

Acumen can arrange disposal of hazardous bulk liquid waste from corrosive toxic waste to flammable liquid waste.

We can also collect and dispose of various forms of aqueous waste such as effluent waste ex on-site treatment plants

What can we collect?

Acumen collect several types of hazardous wastes. These include but not limited to

  • Acids, chemicals and solvents
  • Degreasing waste, fat trap waste
  • Paints, inks, thinners and adhesives
  • Oil sludges, tank bottoms and washings
  • Interceptor and septic wastes


Scheduled collections

Acumen schedule regular collections 24/7 for some of their customers as well as adhoc collections.

Sample collection

Acumen can provide experienced and trained personnel to collect samples of all non-hazardous and hazardous waste prior to collection.

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