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United Junk Skip Hire

Skip hire in Greater Manchester Based in Stockport


Nine Things You Shouldn’t Put in a Skip


You might think that a skip gives you free rein to throw anything away, wrong. While materials like soil, bricks, wood, and glass are more than acceptable, there are some items such as flammable, hazardous, or cumbersome materials that you should never put into a skip. These must be disposed of in other ways - below we list nine things you should never put into a skip. 1. Batteries Batteries contain harmful chemicals that can leak and contaminate the rest of the waste. They can also be dangerous to skip handlers. Batteries should be recycled through WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic...

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Five Ways to Prevent Unauthorised Skip Usage

Prevent Unauthorised Skip Usage

Using a skip is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to dispose of waste and rubbish. However, as they are left out in the open it is the perfect opportunity for other people to take advantage of them and dump their own waste. Below are five ways to prevent unauthorised skip usage. Out of sight The best way to stop unauthorised skip usage and fly-tipping is to place the skip out of sight. Of course, for the average homeowner, this might not be possible if you own a small garden, in which case it must be located at the front. But if you are a business you can place the skip on...

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What Happens to my Skip Waste?

skip waste sorting

If you’ve ever hired a skip, you’ll know that depending on its size it can hold a wide range of waste materials. From garden waste to mechanical parts there is no end to what you can get rid of. Once the skip is full and collected your job is done and you can forget about it. But have you ever wondered what happens to your skip waste once it leaves your drive? Landfill The idea that skip waste is taken to a huge landfill site and dumped is wrong. Skip companies are meticulous in making sure that as much of the waste is recycled as possible and if the company has access to a d...

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What Size Skip Do I Need?

skip sizes

Often overlooked when it comes to project management, finding the right skip to house your waste materials is essential. Securing the right disposal solution can save you time, effort, and stress – though it’s important to ensure that your unique needs are taken into consideration So, exactly what size of skip you need and what options are available to you? Why is it so important? Finding the right skip for your site is an essential part of project management. Selecting the correct size can help ensure that your project remains hassle free. And choosing a reliable provider ca...

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Why might I need a skip?

need skip hire

Do you have major renovation works in your home that could result in the accumulation of lots of waste? One of the easiest ways to dispose of the waste is to hire a skip. You will clear your compound of all waste and debris using little energy, money, and time. The following are the reasons why you might need a skip: 1. Home Renovations When the time comes for you to revamp or renovate your home, you will need a skip to manage the resultant waste. During home renovations, you are likely to tear down walls and other structural details. The result of the large-scale destruction would be th...

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