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What you CAN and CAN’T put into a skip

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What you CAN and CAN’T put into a skip

A skip is probably one the easiest ways to get rid of waste.

However, there are rules and regulations about what can be thrown into a skip.

Suitable items you CAN put in your skip include household items such as wood, tiles, plaster, furniture, paper and cardboard, garden waste and clothes.

Heavy materials such as bricks, concrete, metals, pottery and clay, rubble and stones.

Items which CAN’T be thrown into a skip are often known as “hazardous” because they may cause harm to the environment or damage the health of individuals.

These items include asbestos, gas cylinders, animal waste, explosives, batteries, oil of any kind, chemicals, paint and glue, televisions, laptops, phones, electrical equipment, lighting and tyres.

Fast Skips is a fully licensed service, registered for both Waste Recycling and Scrap Metal Recycling with the Environmental Agency. Here at Fast Skips.

We understand the importance of the environment and the ways we can reduce our waste management impact on the planet.

Our goal is to minimise our environmental impact and keep the amount of waste eventually going in landfill to an absolute minimum.

We’re also committed to providing waste solutions that are eco-friendly and achieve the highest possible industry standards.

Currently, we recycle over 98% of skip waste and are Registered Waste Recycling, Registered Scrap Metal Recycling and QMS-ISO 14001, 9001 and 45001 accredited.

We’re a trusted skip hire company servicing the whole of the UK.

Working with quality local suppliers means that through our easy-to-use online booking system you can arrange cheap and efficient skip hire no matter where you are in the UK.

We supply a wide range of skip sizes delivered and collected at your convenience.

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