Hazardous Waste

Hazardous-Waste Containers and Drums

A & M Smith Recycling Services Ltd brand-new hazardous waste transfer station facility in Portlethen is a PPC (Pollution Prevention Control) Licensed Hazardous Waste Transfer Station and is fully equipped for the collection, segregation, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste. Our Hazardous waste removal and disposal service using our curtain sider tail lift truck is tailored to provide the most efficient and safe collection service for your Hazardous Wastes, transported from your site by our approved ADR trained LGV drivers.  We can also accept deliveries of Hazardous / Special Waste from clients' premises.

All waste that comes to our site is checked by a technically competent person to ensure compliance with documentation, prior to being segregated for treatment and/or offsite transfer.

Our multi-functioning facility provides the following services:

Plastic and metal drum cleaning/crushing |  Oily contaminated solids | Acids | Alkaline solutions | Industrial solvents | Oils |  Coolants / glycols  |  Cardboard  | Oxidisers | Flammable liquids / solids | Gases | Aerosol cans | Aerosol cans | Laboratory chemicals | Fluorescent tubes | Paints | Batteries | Waste electrical or electronic equipment (WEEE)

Hazardous Waste Containers and Drums for Hire or Purchase

A & M Smith Recycling Services Ltd brand-new hazardous waste transfer station.

When delivering or storing hazardous waste, safe and durable containers are a necessity.  A & M Smith Recycling Services Ltd can provide you with a variety of storage options for liquid and solid waste including:

Fluorescent tube containers |  Battery recycling containers | UN Approved 205L Cliptop Drums (suitable for solid waste) | UN Approved 205L Bungtop Drums (suitable for liquid waste) | UN Approved 1000L IBC’s (suitable for liquid waste) | UN Approved Waste Safes (suitable for aerosols, paint tins, oily waste) |  1100L Wheelie Bins (suitable for WEEE)  |  Various size drums and containers of a specific size or requirement are available


Hazardous Waste Box Service

Ideal for small volumes of hazardous waste of which are common to both offices and workshops, this provides a cost-effective compliant solution. Items that are suitable include Batteries; Contaminated Packaging; Toner/Inkjet Cartridges: WEEE; Aerosols and Spill Clean Up Material.




Waste Safe

Ideal for larger volumes of solid hazardous waste i.e., Oily Waste, Rags, Filters. This service provides a compliant UN approved container for the safe storage and collection of hazardous waste.



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Aberdeen Office

A & M Smith Recycling Services
Bankhead, Duffshill Road
Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, AB12 4RX
Telephone: 01224 780649
Fax: 01224 783171

Peterhead Office

A & M Smith Recycling Services
Upperton Industrial Estate
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 3GL
Telephone: 01779 430 035

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