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Biffa Dry Mixed recycling (DMR)

Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)

We offer a nationwide business recycling service for customers looking for a simple and efficient way to improve your company's recycling performance, achieve environmental compliance and control costs.

What is Dry Mixed Recycling?

Our Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR) collection service is a simple and efficient way for you to dispose of your clean recyclable waste, which:

provides a cost-effective solution for you to manage your business recycling waste and comply with regulations and legislation
reduces your impact on the environment
reduces the costs (due to landfill tax) which you would face if your waste was disposed of together

Our Waste Management Service include:

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    Award winning customer service

    We want to make managing your business recycling and waste as simple as possible, which is why our customer services team are always on hand to assist you.

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    Nationwide coverage

    We pride ourselves on delivering a local service, with the reassurance of a nationwide infrastructure.

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    Competitive pricing

    Our commercial recycling and waste collection packages are competitively priced against local and national suppliers. Get a quote for waste services and buy a waste contract online today today.

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    Innovative business recycling solutions

    We aim to divert as much waste from landfill as possible, using our network of specialist waste processing facilities.

What can go in your DMR waste?

Clean dry recyclates composed of:

Paper recycling- e.g. dry paper waste, newspapers, office paper and magazines
Cardboard – e.g. corrugated cardboard, cereal boxes and card
Metal cans – e.g. clean, empty drinks cans and food tins
Plastic – e.g. packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles, empty drinks bottles & clean salad trays, rinsed out margarine tubs & microwaveable meal trays

What is NOT allowed?

Examples of DMR contaminants include:

Black bags (because our drivers cannot see if it is recyclable material in the bag)
Waxed paper cups (takeaway cups from most high street coffee chains)
Crisp packets and sweet wrappers
Food and canteen waste
Glass and ceramics
Textiles or lengths of strapping
Hard and rigid plastics (e.g. window frames, pipes, drums or other bulky non-compactable plastic items)
Containers with any residue of food or hazardous material (e.g. paint tins or bleach bottles)

Facts about Dry Mixed Recycling

We collect 1.2 million tonnes of waste per annum

280,000 bin collections per week


Do you need business recycling solutions? Our waste management services can help. To get a quote our dry mixed recycling service, please complete our simple online quote form. Once you get your quote, you can purchase a waste collection service online. Check out the answers to our frequently asked questions here.