Commercial waste and recycling collection service

We offer a competitive, customer focused waste and recycling collection service to local businesses large and small in Hull. 

We provide a high standard of service to guarantee your business a range of containers to suit your needs and a comprehensive service to help you ensure the majority of your waste is recycled.

COVID-19 Service Update - 

If you are a commercial waste customer and wish to suspend your waste collections due to your business being temporarily closed because of the COVID 19 pandemic, we will honour this.

Please tell us about the planned closure and you will not be charged for any collections that do not take place during this period. Collections will be suspended until you contact us to restart them. 

We are also able to amend or increase collections to suit the needs of your business.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

We do not apply VAT to commercial waste and recycling collection services so if you are not VAT registered our prices are even cheaper. This service is charged at a weekly fee with no hidden costs such as bin rental or admin charges, we have the expertise and know how to take care of your waste, while you take care of business. 

Our charges April 2020 - April 2021

Price per bin collection
Bin size General waste Mixed dry recycling *

140 litre

(1083 x 550 x 480mm)

Not available £6.05
240 litre
(1100 x 740 x 580mm)
£7.54 £6.05
360 litre
(1100 x 880 x 580mm)
£9.41 £7.54
770 litre
(1350 x 1250 x 785mm)
£14.98 £12.01
1100 litre
(1470 x 1250 x 980mm)
£17.53 £14.05

The minimum collection for recycling is fortnightly.

* Mixed dry recycling includes -

  • paper
  • card
  • cans
  • glass bottles and jars
  • plastic bottles and containers
  • tetrapak containers

To set up a waste collection service from your business.

You can also download waste agreements and guidance below - 

Once completed please scan or post to us at the below address - 

Email -
Post - Trade Waste Team 
           Hull City Council 
           Staveley House 
           Stockholm Road 
           HU7 0XW

After receiving your signed agreement an officer will contact you to confirm collections are set up.

Collection information 

All containers must be accessible for collection between 7am and 4pm on the day of collection. We only collect waste and recycling that is inside the bin and the lid must be closed flat.  

Missed collections

If we fail to collect waste as per the scheduled collection date and it is our fault, we aim to rectify this within 24 hours of notification. To report a missed collection

Further information

If you have produced additional waste or recycling you may need an extra collection, bin or an increase to the frequency of collections.  

We offer a range of business waste services including sharps or hygiene waste collection, bulky item removal and ad-hoc collections. To request further information about our services or make changes to your current contract please contact us.

Payment options

Trade waste collections are charged quarterly in arrears or in monthly arrears by prior agreement with the Trade Waste Team. We do not currently offer direct debit.

An invoice number must be quoted when making a payment.

Online - Make a payment 
Credit cards - Visa, Mastercard and JCB
Debit Cards - Delta, Maestro and Electron.

Hull City Council's bank details:
King Edward Street
Sort code - 56-00-06
Account Number - 03889149
Please quote the invoice number in the reference.

By Post - send a cheque/postal order made payable to Hull City Council and crossed A/C payee to:
Hull City Council
Treasury Building

Please quote the invoice number on the reverse.

By visit - an appointment may be required prior to visiting as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.  Some council offices only accept credit or debit cards.