Guide

Reuse your business waste to boost profits

Introduction

The traditional way to dispose of waste is to use a landfill site. Costs associated with such practices continue to rise as stricter regulations and controls are applied to limit the environmental impact of landfill. Rising disposal costs are an impetus for developing more cost-effective waste management solutions.

This guide provides information on how businesses in Northern Ireland can use their unwanted waste to boost profits. There are innovative ways to reuse business waste to your advantage, whether through designing waste to be reused or finding other businesses which want your waste as their important raw material.

It will help you decide what the options are for your business. It will also help you assess the costs and benefits to your business and highlight the issues you will need to consider.