Changes To Skip Hire

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Up until very recently most skip hire companies would treat a skip's content as general waste, meaning that a large proportion of your waste would make its way to a landfill site or incineration plant. This has changed a lot in recent years and now the majority of skip hire companies are recycling over 70% of the total waste placed in a skip.

You as the customer dont want to spend hours and hours of your time sifting and sorting your waste in to separate piles. More importantly you may not know the “does and donts” so could end up placing your items in the wrong pile. If you speak to the skip hire company they will be able to advise you and help you ensure that you waste is correctly removed and taken to the relevant sorting center.

What Can Be Recycled:
Before you commit to hiring a skip, speak to the company and ensure that they are able to correctly handle the waste you will be producing. Some will be able to provide a smaller skip or waste bags to help separate the waste. Many skip hire companies now offer a recycling service dont be afraid that it might cost more. You'd be surprised that is can work out pretty much the same cost as “normal” hire. This is because you are recycling so the skip company will have to pay less landfill tax, so they can pass this saving onto you. Any hazardous items such as chemicals, paints, electrical items cannot be placed in a skip and must be removed of correctly.

Avoid Additional Charges:
Make it very clear to the skip company exactly what you are throwing away and how much of it there is. This will enable them to provide you with the correctly size of skip you require and will also prevent you having to pay additional charges because you have hazardous items that need removal.Many people see recycling as a time consuming hassle. As with every other resource we use, time is limited in our modern busy lives. But a quick phone call to the skip hire company will ensure that hiring a skip is as easy as it can be while reducing the effects to both the environment and your bank balance.

Find A Company That Can Deal With Your Waste:
With recycling becoming more and more popular it is getting easier to find a local recycling center where you can dispose of certain materials. Most supermarkets have the facility to collect bottles, cans, papers and some even take old clothing. However If you are looking to remove hazardous waste then you will need to get in touch with your local skip hire
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