FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Bricks, hard core, rubble, soil (that isn’t contaminated), domestic waste such as packaging, furniture, furnishings, fixtures and non electrical fittings, wood, metal and plastic.
WHAT CANT I PUT IN THE SKIP?
For legal reasons, there are materials that we are unable to take away in a skip. These include: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (including fridges, microwaves, hairdryers, radios, TVs, computers, kettles and toasters), gas bottles, chemicals and solvents, batteries, clinical waste (such as syringes, soiled dressings, medicine bottles), liquids (such as oil), plasterboard, tyres and asbestos.
HOW FULL CAN I FILL THE SKIP?
The skip should be filled no higher than the height of the sides and should be level loaded in order for us to be able to transport the skip safely to our Materials Recycling Facility.
DO I NEED A PERMIT FOR MY SKIP?
If your skip is to be placed on the public highway you will need a permit from the council. Grass verges outside your property count as on-road deliveries, driveways do not. The cost of a permit varies, dependant on your county council and the duration of hire.