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Charter and Mission Statement

Charter of The National Association of Wheeled Bin Washers
All members agree to comply with the guidelines set by the National Association of Wheeled Bin Washers as laid out within this Charter.

1. Members will endeavour to use the minimum quantity of water that they are able in the washing of wheelie bins.
2. Members will minimise the amount of degreaser/detergent used. Only bio-degradable products will be used.
3. No waste water will be allowed to pass into any drainage system even though only biodegradable wash products are used.
4. All contaminated materials will be placed into bags and removed from the site for disposal in a legal manner.
5. The washing location will be left clean and tidy with no litter left behind.
6. Members will only use a purpose built/customised washing vehicle.
7. Members will dispose of all contaminated water at a waste water disposal site to ensure that the waste water discharges into the foul sewer. This site will have a "Legal Consent" from the local water authority or as local regulations dictate.
8. Members will store degreasers and detergents safely, prevent spillage and only carry sufficient on their vehicles for one days work.
9. Members will register with the Environment Agency for a lower tier Waste Carriers License.
10. Members will have full Public Liability, Employer Liability and Vehicle Insurance.
11. Members will ensure that all their employees are correctly trained and are aware of and comply with the Associations Health and Safety Handbook.

Mission Statement of The National Association of Wheeled Bin Washers
To provide a legitimate organisation that monitors its members and as such guarantees a legal and high standard of wheelie bin washing service to the public that is common to all its members and that is acceptable to the Environment Agency, local authorities and water providers.