United Junk Skip Hire

Skip hire in Greater Manchester Based in Stockport

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Skip Hire Manchester/Stockport/Salford FAQ’s

Skip Hire Manchester/Stockport/Salford FAQ’s

Welcome to united junk. The best option for skip hire across Greater Manchester, Stockport and Salford. United Junk has built a reputation on trust, low prices & high standards, and more importantly; reliability – We will not be beaten on service! Our friendly staff will be able to help you with any enquiries you have about your waste disposal needs. Fill in our simple contact form and you will receive a call/email back within minutes. We have compiled a list of the most popular questions that are asked within this industry, we hope that these answers and questions you may or may...

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What is commercial skip hire?

Why is United Junk the Best Skip Hire Stockport Company

There is a lot to know about commercial skip hire, such as the size of the skip, specific benefits that come with the skips such as how it can be loaded and unloaded, and finally the cost of hiring a skip in the first place. We here at united junk are providing a breakdown of what people in a commercial setting could benefit from skip hire, what it entails and how it can benefit you and the removal of your commercial waste.    There are many reasons as to why people hire out services like ours to clear out their commercial waste. These can include; Office clear-outs ...

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Where can I fit a skip?

Specialist Skip Hire Stockport - find out now

Skips are used to fit waste from locations where a bin just won't cut it. They come in many shapes and sizes and will easily accommodate all manner of uses whether this be used to clear up garden waste or to empty rubble from a construction site. You can explore our or skips and rates here On the road (with permit) By UK law you need to obtain a permit from the Local Authority (Local Council) to place a skip on the road as it is not private property and is used by the general public. The cost of these permits may vary, with the fine exceeding the cost of the permit if one has not bee...

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What Happens to the Items in My Skip?

recycled waste

If you’ve ever hired a skip to dispose of your waste, you probably haven’t given much thought to what happens to it when the skip hire company comes to take it away. In this article we provide some insight into what happens to the items in your skip? Landfill Sites With millions of skips hired every day it is the job of the skip hire company to make waste disposal as convenient and as ethical as possible. A lot of skip hire companies follow strict processes when it comes to waste disposal. Here at United Junk, we offer a zero to landfill policy with our on-site, moder...

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Why Can Chemicals and Other Items be Dangerous in a Skip?

Skip Hazards

Hiring a skip is an efficient and convenient way of disposing of your waste and while you may think that any sort of rubbish can go in it there are a few hazardous items that can’t. In this blog we look at why chemicals and other items can be dangerous in a skip. What is Hazardous Waste? There are many different classifications and definitions of hazardous waste so it is important to understand what these are, and which skip hire companies will take them. The definition of hazardous waste is any materials that have a harmful or detrimental effect to humans and wildlife. What are...

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What Should You Say If Your Neighbours Ask to Use Your Skip?

Skip Waste

Having a skip on your drive can be seen as an opportunity to dispose of waste - in some cases this waste might not be able to be collected by the skip hire company. Here at United Junk, we highlight a few reasons why it's bad for someone else to put rubbish in your skip.  Who is Responsible for Skip Waste? Once the skip has been delivered it is your responsibility and that includes what waste goes in it. Fly tipping is common and if someone dumps their waste in your skip they could be fined if you have proof such as from CCTV footage. Additional Costs As you are the one wh...

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Can I Put Garden Waste in My Skip?

Skip Garden Waste

The summer is one of the best times to work on the garden and while local councils offer roadside green waste collection it usually won’t be enough if you have large quantities of garden waste to get rid of.  Therefore, hiring a skip is one the best solutions. Below are a few tips as well as what garden waste you can and cannot put in your skip. Why should I hire a skip? There are plenty of reasons to hire a skip including not having to make repeated trips to the tip in your own car. If you have a lot of soil, then a green waste bin will get incredibly heavy and may not get...

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How to Efficiently Load Your Skip at Home

Loading Skip

Loading a skip isn’t just about throwing it in any old way, there is an art to maximising the space which will benefit you and make it easier when the skip hire company comes to collect it. Overfilling a skip can be a problem, not to mention dangerous. If you load your skip incorrectly you could get charged a penalty or receive extra costs, you may even have to purchase a second skip. Below we look at the most efficient way to load your skip at home. Organise Before you start filling your skip you need to organise the materials you are disposing of. You can organise them into se...

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