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Everything To Know Before Hiring A Waste Disposal Company

Updated: Jul 18, 2023

For both domestic and commercial purposes, hiring a waste disposal company is a cost-effective way to get rid of your rubbish. Read on to discover what waste disposal companies actually do, understand their benefits and find out what to look for when selecting a waste management company.

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What do waste disposal companies actually do?

Waste disposal companies come in handy for a number of both domestic and commercial purposes:

Domestic waste management

Waste management companies deal with all sorts of large rubbish items like furniture, for example. They also dispose of huge quantities of waste after a big clear out and handle specialist waste that cannot be thrown away in the usual way.

People will often call in a waste management company when they are clearing out old junk, renovating their homes or moving house. If you have a lot of waste that won’t fit in your normal bin or you have big items like appliances or furniture, a rubbish collection specialist can take it all away for you. When it comes to doing up your house, they can also deal with any waste created during the construction and renovation process, so you don’t need to worry about hiring a skip and filling it yourself.

Commercial waste management

Waste management companies are also very useful in the commercial sector too. When it comes to corporate settings, renovating an office or moving into a larger space tends to create a lot of rubbish. Old furniture, tech equipment and computers need to be disposed of safely, in a way that does not harm the environment. An experienced waste management company, therefore, can help you remove all of that rubbish and recycle as much of it as possible.

Construction businesses also rely heavily on waste management companies to deal with the large amounts of rubbish they produce. Keeping the job site clean and tidy is crucial, and much of the waste that is created needs to be handled sensitively because it can cause environmental damage. Professional waste management services manage this side of things so construction companies can focus on their work.

What are the benefits of hiring a waste management company?

For both domestic and commercial clients, there are numerous benefits to hiring a waste management company. Here’s just a few advantages you can expect to experience:

Professional services

Waste management companies will offer you professional services and upgraded solutions. Waste will be removed safely, following all the necessary precautions. These companies strive to offer tailored services as per the requirement of the customers. Catering to domestic and commercial clients, they deliver high-quality services that fulfil their needs adequately - you can rest assured that tasks are in the hands of experienced experts.

Eco friendly

By encouraging reuse, recycling and resource recovery in your business, you can reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfill. By carefully sorting your rubbish and ensuring it is disposed of correctly, you reduce your impact on the world around you. Furthermore, good waste disposal and management companies not only remove surrounding waste but also lessen the intensity of greenhouse gases like methane and carbon monoxide that are constantly released from the accumulated waste. Incinerators and landfills will have a limited depth, which will reduce their negative environmental impacts.

Cost effective

Disposing of waste yourself can be expensive. You have to hire people to carry your waste, then sort, load, and haul it. You may also need to rent a truck. Hiring a waste disposal company to do the work reduces these costs and recycles the materials for you. With a range of different prices and solutions available to fit your individual needs, hiring a rubbish removal company is ultimately a cost effective result that will save you money in the long run.

Increases safety

Moving waste can be a dangerous task. You may also not realise that you are working with hazardous materials that should be legally and professionally handled. Careless handling of these types of waste can result in abrasions, cuts or even back strains. A good waste removal plan should be put in place to deter health and safety issues - and that’s where the help of a reliable waste disposal company comes in handy.

Furthermore, industrial waste contains harmful and hazardous chemicals that should not be handled by non-professionals. These chemicals can cause widespread harm to both people and the environment - so it’s crucial these are disposed of in the safest way possible.

Time efficiency

Whether you’re moving house or running a business, sorting and transporting waste yourself is likely to become a time consuming task. By taking the waste to the dump or recycling facility by yourself, you take a lot of time that could be used for other purposes. Therefore, investing in waste clearance companies to perform the task for you will be beneficial to your business (in addition to saving you money).

What qualities should I look for when selecting a waste disposal company?

When it comes to selecting a waste disposal company, there’s certain things you should keep in mind to look out for:


When selecting your waste management company, you should consider how experienced they are. The more experienced a company is, the more adept they will be at dealing with your waste and offering a top rate customer service, which will make the whole process much more pleasant and stress-free. At Mark Luck Ltd, we have developed an outstanding reputation over the past 91 years. We have been at the forefront of the construction industry for over 30 years and so with this experience under our belt, we understand the importance of getting the right materials, in the right quantities, at a competitive price.


When utilising any service, you want to ensure that that service fits in with your lifestyle and won’t be too much of an inconvenience. Opt for a service that will be easy for you to use and will work with your schedule. With Mark Luck Ltd, you can rely on a punctual and reliable service that will alleviate your worries.

Recycling policies

Recycling is an important part of waste disposal that more and more companies are focusing on. It’s important to reduce the amount of waste ending up in landfills, as this in turn will minimise the amount of toxins ending up in the atmosphere, reduce damage to the earth, prevent valuable land space being wasted for landfill purposes and create a more efficient environment.

Here at Mark Luck Ltd, we are committed to protecting the environment through the services in a manner that is protective of human health and the environment. We will eliminate or minimise any releases into the atmosphere, land or water in amounts that may result in harm to the health of the public and the environment. We will instruct employees to further their understanding of environmental matters and to promote job performance on all environmental matters.

We’re also proud to produce some of our own eco-friendly recycled aggregates in our new recycling yard. Recycled Aggregates reduce the need for primary aggregates and minimise environmental impact. Mark Luck Ltd is registered with REACH and all recycled aggregates supplied by Mark Luck Ltd conforms to the stringent requirements of this legislation. Performance against environmental assessment methods such as BREEAM can be improved by using recycled aggregates during construction.

Professional building waste removal with Mark Luck Ltd

With ever increasing legislation surrounding the construction & building industry, knowing your waste is taken care of responsibly should be a priority. At Mark Luck Ltd, in Kent, we are committed to providing a professional service that removes construction waste and materials and offers legitimate, licenced waste disposal. We pride ourselves on being reliable, punctual and affordable and we have over 90 years of experience behind us! Mark Luck Ltd is a name you can trust. Trustworthy construction waste disposal, site clearance and recycled building aggregates are just a click away - contact us today to find out more about what we do.

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