A quick guide to Christmas waste disposal

With magic in the air and Father Christmas on his way, December typically brims with joy and treasured moments shared with loved ones.

Unfortunately, the spirit and cheer of the festive season can also create a massive build-up of waste in homes and workspaces.

The main offenders are decorations, presents, Christmas cards, food waste, and Christmas trees. As you’ll know from previous years, the house and office can rapidly get messy with the excess.

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Why you should hire a skip before moving house

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.

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9 ways to cut the cost of skip hire

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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Reasons to hire a skip for summer renovations

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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Top 5 skip hire safety tips

Skip hire safety is always the first priority when hiring a skip.

A skip is a large metal item that gradually gets heavier when you fill it. Most businesses that offer skip hire have strict health and safety rules for commercial skip hire — but have you considered domestic skip hire?

Before you hire a skip from us, we recommend reviewing some of the essential safety tips to ensure you are using your skip correctly and keep you safe from any harm when hiring a skip. Accidents involving a skip are very rare due to the safety precautions in place, but this doesn’t mean they can’t happen.


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Skip hire and waste management glossary

When it comes to waste management, many places can use exclusive language and specific jargon, which can get confusing — especially if you don’t usually deal with skip hire or waste management.

Thankfully, we have explored the coined terms for waste management products and services and their definitions to help you understand waste-specific jargon.

Regarding skip hire and waste management, there are multiple types of waste, skip hire services, and different terms used to clarify waste and skip hire types.

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Hire a skip or visit the tip?

Skip or tip hire is the big question when it comes to disposing of items. Suppose you’re having a big clear-out or renovating your home or garden space. When carrying out a large task like this, the waste can build up quickly and turn into a large pile — certainly more than will squeeze into your typical household wheelie bins.

If it doesn’t fit into the wheelie bin, what is the ideal way to dispose of it? Tip or skip? Does the job just need few trips to the local household recycling centre, or should you hire a skip to collect the waste on-site?

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How to minimise construction waste

Construction waste is generated on any sized building project and, if improperly managed, has detrimental effects on the environment and your finances.

Managing and minimising your construction waste is crucial in ensuring a more sustainable building site, and it means you also do your bit to protect the planet and its resources.

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