What Can't Go In My Skip?


We can accept most non-hazardous waste in our skips, (ie wood, furniture, garden waste, toys, brick-a-brac, clothes, builders waste, rubble, soil, garden waste, packaging to name just a few).

There are a few exceptions – some of which we are unable to accept, and some we can, but with an additional charge (please ensure you notify us at time of booking, or prior to collection).

  • Mattresses – £30.00+VAT per unit

  • POPs Waste: Large Upholstered Items – for example Sofas, Armchairs, Sofabeds, Futons – £50.00+VAT per unit

  • POPs Waste: Small Upholstered Items – for example Kitchen/Dining Room Chairs with padding, Stools & Footstools, Home/Office Chairs, Beanbags, Floor Cushions, Sofa Cushions etc – £25.00+VAT per unit

  • Domestic Fridges / Freezers / Air Con Units£45.00+VAT per unit

  • Commercial Fridges / Freezers / Air Con Units – Price on Application

  • TV’s / Monitors / Computer Screens£25.00+VAT per unit

  • Tyres – £10.00+VAT per unit (car/van); £25.00+VAT per unit (truck); Agricultural – Price on Application

  • Digger Tracks / Rubber Matting – Price on Application

  • Tree Roots / Logs / Stumps – Price on Application

  • Astroturf / Carpet / Lino – please speak to office (quanity dependant)

  • Food Waste – Not Acceptable

  • Paint – Not Acceptable (though we can take old paint tins if they are solid / dried out)

  • Liquids of any kind – ie Chemicals/fuels/solvents/cleaning fluids/oils – Not Acceptable

  • Containers that have previously contained flammable substances (ie fuel, oils, gas, solvents etc) – Not Acceptable

  • Fireworks / Explosives – Not Acceptable

  • Batteries – Not Acceptable – Please also ensure that all batteries are removed from any items – ie toys, remotes etc

  • Plasterboard – A small amount only can be taken in a mixed waste skip, but must be bagged, and easy for our operatives to separate from the rest of the waste. Please ensure you notify the office if you wish to place any in the skip. If you have a larger amount, you will need a dedicated collection for this material, which we can supply a skip or bulk bag for.

  • Special, difficult or hazardous waste of any kind – including potentially hazardous waste wood Not Acceptable

  • Asbestos / Fibreboard – Not Acceptable

  • Corrugated Roofing Sheets – Not Acceptable

  • Gas Bottles / Canisters / Aerosols / Fire Extinguishers – Not acceptable (even if empty)

  • Clinical / Medical Waste – Not Acceptable

  • Fluorescent Tubes – Not Acceptable

Call our team on 01243 57 58 59 if you require any clarification, or further information

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