Report a commercial waste spillage

The council will clear any reported commercial waste spillages on Wirral’s streets free of charge.

Please try to get any company details from skips or other containers which may be spilling waste into the area.

Report a commercial waste spillage

Hazardous waste

Hazardous waste may be harmful to human health or the environment. Never pour unknown chemicals, paint, oil or other materials down your drains.

Get advice on safe disposal of hazardous waste:

  • household and commercial chemicals - contact Streetscene:
Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm 0151 606 2004
Outside of these hours 0151 647 7810


Asbestos is a hazardous waste and must not be mixed with household waste.

Find out about Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority’s asbestos disposal service run by Veolia.

The Health and Safety Executive website provides advice if you are worried there may be asbestos in your home or business.

Emergency removal of dangerous waste

Call the Police or Fire Service immediately if you are concerned about:

  • chemical leakages
  • fires
  • incidents involving radioactive materials