Top 5 skip hire safety tips

Safety is always of paramount importance when hiring a skip – after all, it is a very large and heavy metal item, which only gets heavier when you fill it. Businesses have health and safety rules in place for commercial skip hire, but what about domestic skip hire?

Before you hire a skip from us, have a read through these important safety tips to ensure you use your skip correctly, and keep yourself and your family free from any harm. Accidents involving skips are very rare, but it is always better to be safe than sorry – let’s keep that figure low.

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Recycling with a skip: top tips for recycling while hiring a skip

Hiring a skip is a great way to meet your environmental obligations, as you know anything you throw away will be recycled as much as possible, before the rest is dealt with in other ways.

These are five of the main things to remember when hiring a skip to help with your recycling.

1. Skip hire companies can help you do more

Often a skip hire company will have access to recycling facilities you might not be able to deal with directly, allowing a much wider range of materials to be recovered from your waste.

This is true for all customers, from one-off domestic refurbs where you just need a skip for your scrap building materials, to large-scale construction work and regular commercial orders for waste collection and disposal.

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