What Can I Put in the Skip?
Many different items. These include furniture, furnishings, timber, plastic, packaging and general garden waste. You can also put heavy waste into a skip, as long as you tell us beforehand. Acceptable heavy waste items include bricks, rubble, and soil.
What Can't I Place in the Skip?
You cannot put hazardous or harmful items into a skip. These include, but are not limited to, asbestos, medical waste, gas cylinders, solvents, oil, petrol, diesel, and explosives.
Can You Put Fridges, Freezers, and Microwaves in Skips?
No! You cannot put a fridge, freezer, or microwave in our skips. However, we can take these for you with prior agreement, as these have to be correctly disposed of at an extra cost to us.
Do I Need a Skip Permit?
You don't need a skip permit if you place the skip on private land, your driveway, or a private parking bay.
If you'd like your skip to be placed on a road, pavement, or other public space, you need a permit. Prices are set by local councils and vary across the UK. We apply for the permit for you.
How Much Notice Do You Need?
If you require a skip for private land, our standard minimum notice period is one day. Skips are sometimes delivered on the same day, depending on our avaliability
If you need the skip on a public area, you must receive a skip permit from your local council.
We can provide you with information on that by calling our office on 01752 839532
Can I Place a Mattress in the Skip?
Only with prior agreement when you book with us. An extra charge of £20 is applied per mattress.
What if I Cannot Obtain a Skip Permit? What if I Need a Skip Fast?
When a permit is not granted due to access or safety issues, we provide a wait-and-load service. Our driver waits while you load the skip. Please contact us for further information on this option.
Does Skip Hire Include Disposal?
Yes. Disposal costs are included in the skip hire price.
What Do the Skip Hire Prices Include?
The basic skip hire price includes the drop-off and pick-up of the skip, as well as the disposal of your waste. The standard hire period is 7 days, but this can be extended as long as appropriate notice is given.
How Much Will Be Recycled?
The amount of recycled waste depends on the type of materials that you are disposing of. We strive to keep our average recycling rates as high as possible, and we do our utmost to divert your waste from a landfill.
PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to remove any items from the skip that have not been previously agreed on. These include mattresses, fridges, freezers, and hazardous materials. These items must be correctly disposed of at an extra cost to us. We also reserve the right to remove items if the skip is overloaded, and place these back on your property if it could result in a safety issue for our driver and other road users. Our driver will advise you about the safe fill limit on delivery of the skip.