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Case Study 2: Reducing pesticide pollution and managing waste

Case Study 2: Reducing pesticide pollution and managing waste

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  • Powder is hazardous.

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  • 1. Case study 4: Chubb Fire have turned hazardous waste from fire extinguishers into a fertilizer
    • 95% by weight of all extinguishers returned to Chubb Fire are recycled
    • 10 tonnes of powder per week used to be sent to landfill
    • The powder is removed in a booth, filtered and processed as an agricultural fertiliser
  • 2.  
  • 3. Main Challenges
    • Finding a company who could use the powder
    • Took Chubb over a year to find a company who were cost effective
    • Cheaper than the £4500 per week hazardous waste landfill fee
  • 4.  
  • 5. Summary
    • Waste legislation affects most businesses in some way
    • Recently farmers have had to make significant changes with how they deal with waste
    • Waste does provide opportunities for businesses
  • 6. Further information
    • Jeanette Wooster Tel: 01491 828591
    • [email_address]
    • Katherine Buy Tel: 01491 828481 [email_address]
    • 08708 506 506 - Customer Contact Centre
    • www.environment-agency.gov.uk