If someone fly-tips on your land, it can be frustrating, and unfortunately, the responsibility falls to the owner of the land. Fly-tipping is illegal, and people can be fined and prosecuted for committing the offence. There are certain things you must do if someone has fly-tipped on your land, so let’s take a look below.Continue reading What to do if someone fly-tips on your land
There’s never a bad time to hire a skip, but some times are better than others. All too often, householders leave it to the end of a DIY project to hire a skip and throw away all the rubbish.
But to get even better value out of your skip, hire it at the start of your work. This allows you to clear out your workspace so there are fewer obstacles, making it easier and safer for you to move around.Continue reading When’s the best time to hire a skip?
Winter doesn’t officially begin until the shortest day of the year on December 22nd, but for many of us that feels like the middle of winter, not the start.Continue reading Preparing for winter with a skip
When you hire a skip you’re often looking for that ‘out of sight, out of mind’ feeling you get from having a big container for all of your waste materials and other rubbish to go in.Continue reading A Guide to Skip Hire Duty of Care
Waste Transfer Duty of Care Notes are a way to track business waste when it transfers from one individual or organisation to another.
They are an important part of making sure commercial waste disposal is carried out in an environmentally friendly way, and to prevent problems like illegal dumping and fly tipping.Continue reading Waste Transfer Duty of Care Notes Explained
Summer is officially here and that means we can expect to see more and more of our skip hire customers filling their skips with garden waste.
After a rather soggy spring, many households will have some catching up to do when it comes to getting outside spaces into order – so why is a skip the best solution for garden waste?Continue reading Why a skip is the best solution for garden waste
If you want skip hire on the roadside in Leeds, you’ll need a permit, as regular readers of the Forge Skip Hire blog will know.
This typically costs around £30 and is one way you can get cheap skip hire in Leeds, simply by placing your skip on private property instead of by the roadside.
But it’s not the only licence or permit you need in Leeds when undertaking building work, so here’s our rundown of some of the others you might need to get before you begin.
Regular readers of our skip hire blog will notice that we often talk about either domestic skip hire – i.e. skip hire for DIY and home renovations – or commercial skip hire in terms of construction sites, rental property refurbs and so on.Continue reading Hiring skips for schools and universities
Skip hire is a great way to get rid of large amounts of mixed waste and items you can’t put in a domestic wheelie bin.
It saves you a trip (or many trips) to the tip, especially if you don’t have a suitable vehicle to transport your rubbish there by yourself.
A skip licence (or skip permit) is needed if you want to place a skip on a footpath, verge or road, and you will usually need to apply for a skip permit in Leeds several days before you take delivery of the skip itself.