It is with no doubt that the recycling race is continuing to be an exercise in large companies taking on the challenge of BIO Mass regeneration but where does it leave the small independent companies on the ground floor?
Although the question may seem irelevent to many as recycling is recycling right - well yes and no because wipe away the small companies and the open day for fly tipping re-emerges its ugly head. People are fed up of the high costs of disposal but also are more ready to ignore a rogue trader who will come along and offer a cheap price to clear their rubbish.
At the moment once again my company is being hammered by the rise in waste fee charges for disposal - once I used to be able to get rid of a 6 yard load at a very reasonable cost - now the charges have been changed to tonnage across the board which makes increasingly expensive.
General costs have risen for everybody with the tonnage rate for disposal at a minimum of £100 per tonne with added VAT at 20% = £120 but this cost can be as high as £134 tonne at some waste stations
There is no offer for help in these situations but the thought of going bust will eventually ripple down to why is there such an increase in fly tipping? The answer is cut backs and continual price increases strangle the market
Are you one of those people that will not pay the cost any longer?Watch out the local authority in Southampton are considering charging for various waste disposal at the local council tips. A brave move some might consider but for others just another reason to do things that they should not do.
Builders continue to run the risk and carry there waste in their vans or trucks without a waste carriers license bur who is there to stop them - nobody as the cut backs continue to over ride common sense and control