If your garage needs decluttering, you’re not alone — nearly six million garages in the UK are so packed with junk they can’t even accommodate a car.
Among the most frequent culprits contributing to this clutter are DIY tools, gardening equipment, furniture, bicycles, scooters, footwear, and camping gear.
If this situation resonates with you, and you’re eager to reclaim your garage for its intended purpose or a new one, it’s time to embark on a garage clearance mission.
Hiring a skip is one of the most efficient methods to tackle this task. Join us as we navigate your skip-hire options and determine the best fit for your project.
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It’s the time of year again when the leaves crunch as you walk along the path, and the trees rustle as a chilly breeze blows. The sun sets earlier, and the sky is ink-black at night, with just the moon for illumination.
With autumn comes Halloween, a popular event celebrated yearly on the 31st of October.
On this night, tiny vampires, monsters, and witches creep out from the shadows and walk the streets hungry for treats and willing to play tricks on those who don’t comply.
Continue reading The frightening truth about Halloween waste
Despite increasing awareness of the importance of sustainable living, the UK’s domestic recycling rate is declining.
With recyclables not being recycled, more awareness needs to be raised, so we’re discussing the nation’s largest recycling behaviour change campaign — Recycle Week.
This event is the one week of the year where retailers, brands, trade associations, and waste management companies come together to promote the benefits of recycling to the general public.
Let’s explore Recycle Week, what you can expect from the event, and how to get involved.
Continue reading The beginner’s guide to Recycle Week
When renovating your home, having a clear-out, or clearing waste on a building site, confusion can arise when considering the best waste disposal method.
If you’ve tried to reduce the amount of waste you produce and considered reuse where possible, your next consideration should be recycling. The best way to minimise the impact of your waste on the environment is always to choose the most suitable waste disposal method.
Recycling waste is crucial, so separating what can and can’t be recycled is essential.
Let’s explore the UK’s various waste disposal methods, their environmental repercussions, and how skip-hire can help you achieve your waste management goals.
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With summer coming to an end, now is the perfect time to de-clutter your home, sort through your belongings, and eliminate the things you no longer need.
A clear-out can create extra space for your autumn décor and help you stay organised over the coming months until it’s time to prepare for your annual spring clean.
If you’re moving house soon, de-cluttering now can help you avoid paying to move unwanted furniture and furnishings.
Likewise, the property you’re moving into may require a full house clearance if you’ve inherited it or the previous owner passed away.
Continue reading Top tips for a house clearance
Renovating or simply clearing out any room in your home can generate large amounts of waste. Whether it’s the bathroom, kitchen, or bedroom, it doesn’t matter. By the end of the day, you will have generated some waste.
When this happens, there are rules and regulations around certain types of waste that you may need to be aware of. It’s your responsibility to dispose of it safely and correctly, following the correct disposal of waste regulations for the specific items.
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Moving into a new home can be an incredibly exciting experience. However, it can also be among the most stressful experiences. There is no avoiding the fact it can be a stressful time, especially if you aren’t organized.
However, before you’ve even begun the move, packing everything into boxes can be stressful. This brings to mind the ultimate question — what is the best way to pack for moving? Unfortunately, no enchanted wand can instantly pack everything into a box and magically move by itself. However, you can take some stress and pressure off yourself with a good clear-out before moving.
Continue reading Why you should hire a skip before moving house
Skip hire is a fantastic way to dispose of large amounts of household, garden, construction, and building waste. However, any form of construction or gardening you wish to do at home can be pretty pricey.
When it comes to cutting costs, there are plenty of ways to trim the price of your skip hire and make it more cost-effective and convenient for your renovation budget.
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Home renovations are one of the biggest yet most rewarding tasks and can add value to your home, hopefully leaving you feeling happy and satisfied with the results. However, there is a lot of work involved when it comes to summer renovations, and you need to consider the amount of waste you’re likely to generate.
Hire a skip for your upcoming summer renovations so you can easily dispose of your waste and make room for a fresh new space in your home.
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We all know the importance of a skip and what skips are primarily used for, but do we know the history? Where did skips come from, and how did they become known?
Where did the name skip come from?
Skip wasn’t always the name that was used to describe these large containers.
Continue reading A brief history of the skip