Guide To Hiring A Skip – Frequently Asked Questions
Q Is there anything I can't put into the skip?
A Yes. These items are excluded, or may carry additional charges
FRIDGES / FREEZERS
TV'S / MONITORS ASBESTOS CLINICAL / MEDICAL WASTE FLUORESCENT TUBES
*Regulations list Lithium batteries as a class 9 (dangerous goods) item, which means all batteries of this type must be stored and packaged in a very specific way to reduce fire risk and improve safety. Please refrain from placing in the skip for your own safety and dispose of in the correct manor.
Should your skip catch on fire due to a battery being placed inside you may be liable for costs incurred.
PLASTERBOARD ( MAX 10% IN 1 SKIP)
TREE ROOTS / STUMPS
HAZARDOUS / TOXIC MATERIAL
If you are disposing of potentially hazardous materials please call us for advice on 01753 693 001
Under the environmental agency persistent organic pollutants (POP’s) Sofa’s, armchairs, bean bags, sofa cushions, foot stools, kitchen and dining room chairs.
Q How much can I put into the skip?
A The skip must not be loaded to a level higher than the top. For skip dimensions see the Skip Hire page.
Q How do I know what size skip I need?
A We provide a wide range of skip sizes from 3 to 16 yard capacity, plus 20 and 40 yard containers.
Please see our Skip Hire page to find out what size skip is best for the type of waste you have.
Q Where will the skip be left?
A Ideally on your property. If the skip is to be placed on a public highway a license needs to be obtained from your local authority. Local authority prices vary please call us on
01753 693 001 for information.
Q Do you provide skip for domestic and commercial use?
A Yes, we are licensed waste transfer station
Q How do I pay for the skip?
A You can pay by credit or debit card
Q How long can I have the skip for?
A Normally up to two weeks. However if you think you'll require the skip for a longer period please advise us at time of hire.
If you have a question not answered above please call us on 01753 693 001 for helpful advice.