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1st Choice Waste Management FAQ

1st Choice Waste Management has a team of helpful and friendly advisors. We have tried to answer as many of your common waste management questions below. However, if you have a question which we have not answered, please do hesitate to contact us on 01642478734. You can also contact us for a quote and more information on our services.


How to contact us?

If you would like to get in contact with us at 1st Choice Waste Management Group, we would love to hear from you.

Address: 1st Choice Skip Hire NE Ltd, Tod Point Road, Warrenby, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 5AU

Phone: 01642 478 734

Fax: 01642 494 996



Can I check whether you serve my postcode?

1st Choice Waste Management provides our services in Guisborough, Saltburn, Skelton, Brotton, Lingdale, Loftus, Eston, Ormesby, Grangetown, Marske, Middlesbrough and Wilton. If you are still unsure if we cover your location, please contact us.


How do I ensure I am complying with regulations?

As a responsible waste management company, you’ll find that we at 1st Choice Waste Management Group have all the licenses, accreditations and insurance documentation we need to carry out our jobs. If you would like to have a more in-depth look at our documentation please download them from our technical information page. If you are looking for more information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Can I hire a skip from 1st Choice Waste Management?

No. 1st Choice used to be a skip hire company however now we are a Waste Management Company. We will collect your waste and recycle as much of it as possible. We also utilise a state of the art biomass boiler to ensure we send as little waste to landfill as possible. Our waste processing facilities are ideal for commercial and industrial clients.


What legislation is there surrounding waste management?

There are many laws surrounding waste management in the UK including:

  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • EU Landfill Directive
  • The Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005
  • The Packaging Waste Regulations
  • EU Waste Framework Directive
  • The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive

It is important that you dispose of your business waste in accordance with these laws. Hiring a waste management company such as 1st Choice Waste Management is a good way to ensure you are in line with best practices and legislation. To see how 1st Choice Waste Management acts in accordance with current waste management legislation, please take a look at our technical information page. We can also provide all our customers with access to fully featured waste management reports which are very useful for a number of reasons, including your company’s audit trail. With this report, you can rest assured that 1st Choice Waste Management Group processes all waste in full accordance with best practice and current legislation.

Waste Management FAQ


What types of waste are you able to process?

Our waste transfer station is able to process many different types of waste, including:

  • Bricks
  • General Waste
  • Metals
  • Plastics
  • Textiles
  • Rubble
  • Soil
  • Wood

What facilities do you have to dispose of waste?

Our waste processing facilities operate with the goal of recycling as much of the waste we process as possible. With dedicated staff and weighbridge facilities, you’ll find our waste transfer station more than capable of meeting your needs. We put recycling at the forefront of our operations. Our team act to sort waste for processing once it is collected or delivered. This is to ensure that recycling can be carried out and the maximum amount of waste can be recycled – reducing your processed waste. We also utilise our state of the art Biomass Boiler to reduce the amount of waste by burning it as a biofuel. Our waste brokerage services help to transform your company’s waste into an asset.


Is it a set price or based on weight each time?

The price will be based on the weight of the waste. We have a weighbridge to ensure an accurate measurement of the volume of your waste. Using a weighbridge facility ensures that there are no hidden costs associated with your waste. The accurate measurement of your waste ensures that all of your requirements are met at fair prices. This is a very effective and efficient way to deal with your waste, without the hassle of not knowing how much the disposal of waste is going to cost to your business.


Will I know how my waste is disposed of after it is collected?

As a client, you can access our online site waste management system 24/7. You’ll be able to view site reports, copy invoices and more. Reports can be as brief or as detailed as you need – showing the grades and tonnages collected and recyclables either by date or sites. These site waste management plans are compliant with the relevant authorities to assist with making your reporting structure quicker and easier than ever before. Using our online site waste management system, you will have access to extensive information regarding the processing of your waste. Waste management is often a process as well as a comprehensive service and being able to understand exactly how your waste is being managed can be extremely beneficial for your business. You can also use this information to change processes within your business with the intention to reduce waste that is generated.


Can you recommend how my business can reduce waste?

Working together with 1st Choice Waste Management provides smart, green solutions to your waste. Our team are also more than happy to offer recommendations as to how to reduce the amount of waste that your business generates, allowing you to reduce costs and move towards a greener future. Working together, businesses can utilise green waste management solutions to change the attitude that we have towards waste.


What is the purpose of a biomass boiler and how does it work?

By using 1st Choice Waste as your commercial waste partner we can significantly reduce the weight of your waste and reduce the volume of waste that needs to go to landfill. We turn organic rubbish into pellets that can be burnt in the biomass boiler to produce renewable energy. Providing “green electricity” and significantly reducing the waste going to landfill sites. Biomass fuel is created when wood and waste is dried and reduced to a material that can be burned. Biomass energy is carbon neutral electricity generated by burning the material. Enquire with our team today should you be looking to find out more about our Biomass Boiler and the way that we use biomass to reduce waste sent to landfill.


Do you collect hazardous waste?

No, our license is limited to non-hazardous waste and inert wastes; it does not include hazardous waste such as asbestos.


1st Choice Waste Management

At 1st Choice Waste Management, we are proud to provide an honest and reliable service. If you have a question which has not been answered above, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our friendly and helpful team on 01642478734.