TOWENS WASTE MANAGEMENT LTD (The Contractor) accepts waste and special waste (NOT HAZARDOUS WASTE) for disposal subject to the conditions set out below. These conditions cannot be altered except in writing on our printed letterhead signed by a director.
In these conditions:
Customer means the party who contracts for the services.
Contract means the contract for services between the contractor and the customer.
Contractor means Towens Waste Management Ltd.
COPA means the control of Pollution Act 1974 and any subsequent Act and any regulations made under the Acts.
EPA means the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and subsequent Act and any regulations made under the Acts.
“Waste” and “Special Waste” means waste or controlled waste as defined in the COPA or EPA.
“Equipment” means all equipment used by the contractor or their sub-contractors in connection with the services provided.
Any reference to legislation refers to the legislation operative at the time the contract is carried out.
In all cases the requirements of EPA will take precedence over COPA.
EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES
The customer shall:
ON THE ROAD CONTAINERS
VEHICLE OFF THE HIGHWAY
PROVISION OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE WASTE BEING DISPOSED OF
GENERAL INDEMNITY BY THE CUSTOMER
The customer shall indemnify the contractor in respect of all liability claims, costs, damages and expenses for death injury, loss or damage including consequential loss arising out of the performance of this contract except to the extent that the liability arises from the contractors negligence.
COMPLETION OF SERVICE
The customer shall sign a paper or electronic waste transfer note each time a container is delivered or removed. If no representative of the customer is made available for this purpose the contractor will note that no one was available to sign and this will be deemed to fulfil the obligation on the customer to complete the contract.
TERMS OF SALE
All transactions are deemed to be governed by our Conditions of Sale.
Towens are unable to accept responsibility (except negligence) for damage caused to private land or property when directed by customers or their agents to place containers off the public highway. Customers are advised to take all reasonable precautions to determine the suitability of the ground for large goods vehicles and point loads from properly padded jack legs and to protect surfaces against damage from containers European waste regulations / waste acceptance criteria.
TYPES OF WASTE NOT PERMITTED
Plasterboard (Unless in a dedicated skip or with prior approval bagged and placed on top of the skip).
Tyres Tv’s or monitors Pesticides Computers
Paints Stereo equipment Asbestos Fridges/Freezers
Batteries Air conditioning units
Potentially Hazardous Wood:
You must inform us on arrival if the skip contains any of the items below:
Hazardous Wood including
POPs: Deliveries including items with any part made of or containing leather, synthetic leather, other fabric, or foam will be charged £265.00/tonne (minimum tonnage: 0.5t).
You must inform Towens on arrival so we can direct you to the dedicated area. Common examples:
You must segregate these items from other mixed wastes due to the likely presence of Persistent Organic Pollutants. We will direct you where to tip those on site (in a dedicated bay or a skip).
ANY OF THE ABOVE, OR ANY OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTE FOUND IN THE CONTAINERWILL BE RETURNED TO THE PRODUCER OR CHARGED AT THE RATE APPLICABLE AT THE TIME IN ACCORDANCE WiTH OUR PRICE STRUCTURE. (All breaches to the regulations are recorded and inspected by the environment agency).