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Posted on 4 August 2022

The true cost of fly-tipping

In recent years there has been a rise in adverts for skips, van rubbish collections, and waste removals. Some of these companies are legitimate and offer a quality service but some are unlicensed companies/individuals attempting to make an easy profit. These people advertise very cheap rubbish removal services, collect your waste and go to a more rural area to fly tip. How does this potentially effect you?   How big...

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Posted on 2 August 2022

Our 5 favorite plastic free tea bag brands

Who doesn't love a brew? It's no secret that us brits love a cuppa but are you aware that some tea brands still use plastic in their tea bags, meaning that you could be ingesting harmful materials and when you dispose of them you could also be harming the planet? Here is a list of our favorite non plastic tea bag brands that still taste wonderful and are also biodegradable...

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Posted on 27 July 2022

What can I put in a skip in the UK

When booking a skip with us we ensure that you receive the best price possible. To achieve this competitive pricing and to adhere to laws and regulations we must limit some types of waste from our skips. These items require special care when handling or need a separate process which is not available through our skip collections. I thought I could put everything in a skip! That is not exactly correct....

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Posted on 17 July 2022

The hierarchy of waste

The waste hierarchy underpins what most of us know about waste processing, but there is more to it than you might think. A Brief History Of The Waste Hierarchy  The waste hierarchy was initially introduced in 1975 in the European Union’s Waste Framework Directive (1975). At the time, the waste hierarchy was not what we know it as today, it was essentially just a list. This changed in 1979 when...

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Posted on 15 July 2022

Three reasons to choose skip hire for garden waste

Summer is on its way and many people are preparing to relax on sunny days with a cold one in the garden ... but if your garden is overgrown you’ll be considering what service to use to clear it up and make it a little tidier. There are lots of services you can use and if you’d prefer not to do any physical labour then there are some great gardening...

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Posted on 14 July 2022

How to load a skip like a pro

It's easy to load a skip. You just get your trash and put it in the skip BUT how do you load a skip like a pro? These quick tips on loading your skip will ensure you are maximizing space so you can fit everything in plus making sure your skip is packed correctly so that your skip company can take your trash away without any issues for them or...

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Posted on 11 July 2022

15 things you can start to do on global population day

World Population Day is an annual event, observed every year on July 11th, which attempts to raise awareness of global population issues. One of the major issues is the depletion of the Earth's natural resources. Conserving the planet's natural resources is a very complex topic, however here are 15 simple things we can do to start reducing the pressure we are putting on the Earths precious resources.   INCREASE YOUR HOMES...

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Posted on 13 May 2022

When and how to hire a skip? 

Whether you are starting a new DIY project, own a small business or just want to get rid of some bulky waste, it's easy to get confused as to whether you need a skip or not. This article will help you on the first step of your skip hire. Remove or reduce waste? The first thing to check, is can the waste be removed or reduced? (Check out our article...

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