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GB Waste Management. Moving recycling forward through better waste disposal.


It’s not just what you need to get rid of. It’s how you dispose of waste that really matters. It matters because of legislation. It matters because getting it wrong can damage pockets, businesses and reputations. It matters because when you work with the right waste management partner – a partner who handles everything from permits to recycling – life is easier.

We know effective waste management isn’t your goal. It’s the thing you need to do to create the space for whatever’s next. Yet whether your project is garden clearance or site remediation, effective waste management is our goal. It’s all we do. And we’ve been helping households and businesses do it since 1972.

Let’s move recycling forward. Talk to GB Waste Management about skip hire and waste management services for your home or business.

Please call us now on 020 7476 3050.

GB Skips HeritageSTART OF G&B – Aged 21, Brian already knew he wanted to start his own business. With his friend Gordon he bought a lorry with a compressor. That was the start of G&B – ‘Gordon and Brian’. Eventually it became G&B compressor hire. He hired out mobile compressors and as his business grew he acquired more and more lorries.

We purchased our first yard office and storage space in South Woodford, and started supplying tipper lorries to the London Borough of Newham.

Our business changed, leading to a change in direction to skip hire. We bought up a mini-skip hire business of one lorry and 6 mini skips.

We purchased our Macks Skips in Leyton. They had about 200 skips and key admin staff and drivers, trading by this time as GB Macks Skips.

“This was a substantial move for us,” says Brian. “It significantly changed the way in which we carried on business. Before, we had simply hired out our skips and paid others to tip our waste into their site. Now we had our own waste transfer station to collect waste before it went to landfill.”

GB gains the WAMITAB (Waste Industry Training and Advisory Board) Certificate of Technical Competence.

Trading as GB Skips we moved to our current Silvertown base, setting up and equipping a complete waste transfer station, installing a weighbridge, employing new staff and exploring new lines of business. These included rubbish clearance, waste management and scrap metal dealing.

Keen to attract customers from a wider geographical base we opened our second waste transfer station in Roebuck Road, Hainault. State-of-the-art equipment means we can handle waste efficiently to help us meet and exceed our target of 85% recycling.

This year we are confident that an upturn in the economy will bring in a new customer base as people start to clear their old homes and offices and make fresh starts. Long overdue building works are getting started at last – their sites will all need careful waste management. Brian and Sheila can step back happy that their growing family business is in the safe hands of their children.

The environment agency open_in_new

The Environment Protection Act 1990 and the Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2011 require that everyone who collects, stores, transports, treats or disposes of waste must take all reasonable steps to ensure that waste is managed properly.

The Environment Agency issues Waste Carriers Licenses, and Waste Management Licenses. View our certificates here.

Waste management industry training & advisory board (WAMITAB) open_in_new

WAMITAB has developed qualifications for people working in the recycling industry. All the operators who work in our two waste transfer stations have been trained to Wamitab’s certificate of technical competence (CoTC) standard.

International Standards Organisation (ISO) open_in_new

ISO 14001:2004 sets standards for environmental management systems.
ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization meets customer needs, complies with relevant legislation and continually improves its service

Safe contractor open_in_new

Safe contractor is a health and safety accreditation scheme. Our membership of this scheme demonstrates that we are fully compliant with best practice in health and safety.

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

British standards institution open_in_new

BS OHSAS 18001 sets out the minimum requirements for best practice in occupational health and safety management.

A family firm with our roots in East London and Essex, GB Waste Management now offer skips and waste management services throughout mainland UK. We partner with local, trusted providers all accredited by the Environment Agency.

Moving waste forward

GB Waste Management are a friendly family run business offering a professional, efficient and high end business. All of your requirements are catered for and any of the reception staff will be happy to advise you on what’s best for you!

  • Quick delivery of service
  • Your local skip hire company
  • All your needs in one place
  • Competitive prices
  • Dedicated to moving recycling forward

GB Waste Management are a friendly family run business offering a professional, efficient and high end business.

All our employees are valued members of the GB team, delivering the high quality of service that our customers across private commercial and municiple sectors have come to expect. There are many Waste Management positions within the organisation, from office staff to drivers.

Skip Lorry Driver

On the front line of delivering our Waste Management services across London, our Skip Lorry Drivers require a HGV Class 2 driving license and experience of skip loading and onloading. As customer facing personel our drivers represent our business, and will be reliable, friendly, flexible and approachable, with good communicate skills to deal with customers.

Weighbridge Operator

Responsible for the efficient and accurate running of the weighbridge function and all its related aspects. Our Weigbbridge Operator needs to be computer literate with accurate numeracy and literacy, awareness of Health & Safety legislation. reliable, friendly, flexible and approachable, with good communicate skills to deal with both customers and hauliers.

Recycling Operative

Recycling operatives work as part of a team to sort and input the materials gathered from our waste management processes into our state of the art recycling machinery. Our recycling operatives are hard working, diligent with a good eye for detail and awareness of health and safety regulations.

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