Category: Waste & Recycling

Hiring A Skip Ensures Safe & Lawful Disposal

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There are many rules and regulations surrounding the disposal of household waste.  At one time, before everything came wrapped and packaged in plastic and polystyrene, polythene and strapping, we used to have our three piece suite delivered by the store, covered in blankets and sheets kept for the purpose.  New washing machines were also covered […]


Smaller Dust Carts & Bonfires From Days Of Yore

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In just a couple of hundred years we humans have wrecked parts of this fragile planet.  When I grew up dustmen called every week, collecting much smaller bins and we used to burn a lot of unwanted stuff in the back garden – but the Clean air bill stopped that after the smogs of the […]


Suppliers Must Shoulder Disposal Of Heavy Packaging

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We can’t get away from the problem of garbage, rubbish, plastics etc. mounting up around where we live and work.   This of course is one of the unplanned consequences of world wide industrialisation.   Everything we buy comes packaged up to the max and heavy domestic products like a fridge or washing machine will come with […]


Keeping Tabs & Cameras On The Skip You Hire

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One of the best murder stories I watched on tv dramas came from Finland.  Very dark and not much sunlight throught half the year and dark sunlight for the rest.  The huskie dogs are trained to respond quickly to all eventualities and yet they’re the fiercest looking animals in the world.  The point is that […]


Massive Fly Tipping Problems Caused By Rogue Traders

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Hiring a skip is generally the best way to dispose of household junk in one fell swoop.  There are chaps who advertise their rubbish disposal services but some of them are not honest and there has been a great deal of fly tipping happening in the countryside.  What’s even more aggravating is that is the […]


Safety & Legal Aspects Covered With Skip Hire

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There are quite a few things in every day life that pass me by – getting rid of a substantial amount of household waste is one for starters.  I have never had any need to do this at any time.  It therefore came as quite a surprise when a newly installed neioghbour asked me where […]


Where to Find Skip Hire Near You

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Hiring a skip is actually much easier than many people think – there are lots of different companies offering skip hire throughout the UK. Some of the best ways to find reliable skip companies is to ask your neighbours if they have any recommendations for you, or simply search online for a local company. Online […]


Disposing of Plastic Bags

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We are always looking for ways to reduce the amount of plastic waste we handle, and plastic single use bags are a nightmare for many! Here are some different ways to reuse and recycle your plastic bags and film. 1. Return to the shop: lots of larger shops will happily take single use plastic bags […]