Trade waste

Find out more about our trade waste services.

What is trade waste?
Trade waste includes liquids like grease that is discharged from businesses.
Trade Waste Policy
Moving towards user-pays - a fairer system for all
Trade waste discharge permits
Apply, change or cancel your Trade Waste Discharge Permit.
Trade waste meters
A trade waste meter is a meter installed at the point of generation of the waste.
Pre-treatment
Industries will require some form of pre-treatment of trade waste.
Trade waste searches
A Trade Waste search can be requested on properties or businesses.
Trade Waste Legislation
Trade waste approvals are issued in accordance with the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 refer Part 6 sections 180 to 186.
Trade waste newsletters
View our latest newsletter for the latest trade waste updates and tips.
Don’t block it, bin it
If you run a restaurant, cafe or commercial kitchen, washing the wrong things down the sink can result in expensive plumbing bills.
Liquid waste carriers
Unitywater's new electronic system means paper dockets are no longer used when discharging liquid waste to the sewerage system.
    Saving Tips
  • Bathroom Tip #2

    Use a bucket to catch water while the shower warms up. You can then reuse this water on your garden. If it takes 30 seconds for your shower to warm up, you could collect up to 10 litres of water for your garden.