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Dealing With Your Household Waste, With Mini-Skip Hire!

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 15th, 2015

Hoarding is a major problem that only really seems to have become an issue over the last few years, although this is due to the recognition of the issue as a psychological problem. We aren’t all secretly hoarders; some of us just have too much stuff for the a [...] Continue Reading >

Rubbish And Art – Is There Really Much Difference?

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 16th, 2015

The chances are, at some point in your life, you’ll have looked at a skip and thought it was an eyesore. This is a pretty common reaction, even when the skip is hidden away on private property, either on a drive or in a front garden. However, you might change [...] Continue Reading >

More Common Sense Tips For Staying Safe Around Skips

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 17th, 2015

Now, you might remember that, way back in July, we created a blog: “3 Simple Tips To Stay Safe With Skips”, with the focus on helping our customers stay safe around their skips and reduce the risk of personal injury when renting a skip. With that in mi [...] Continue Reading >

Which Metals Are Actually Worth Recycling?

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 18th, 2015

Scrap metal recycling is hardly a new concept, but over the past few years it has become more and more essential as governments and societies all over the world try to cut down on energy costs and preserve our limited natural resources. Certain metals have differen [...] Continue Reading >

How Has The Landfill Tax Impacted Skip Hire In Northampton?

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 21th, 2015

So, it’s been a few months since the increase in the landfill tax. If anything, the rising cost of landfills has inspired (or driven) many skip hire companies across the UK to rededicate themselves to recycled as much waste as possible; why, we hear you ask?  [...] Continue Reading >

8 Items That You (Probably) Didn’t Know That You Could Recycle!

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 22th, 2015

Thanks to the entire country’s increased focus on sustainability, and the growth in recycling rates that has accompanied it, you’ll no doubt already know about the most common materials that can be recycled easily, including paper, cardboard, tin cans,  [...] Continue Reading >

Could A £14 Million Nappy Recycling Facility Be Built In West London?

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 23th, 2015

The UK’s population is growing at an incredible rate. In the year before December 2014, as many as 776,352 children were born in the UK. These babies are responsible for as much as 3-4% of our household waste and that is largely due to the 8 million nappies t [...] Continue Reading >

Skip Hire In Leicester: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on December 28th, 2015

When it comes to skip hire in Leicester, there are a range of questions that we get asked all the time. Rather than make you all email your questions, or ring in one by one, we decided to put together an FAQ to make it that much quicker and easier for you to be rea [...] Continue Reading >

Skip Hunters: The Etiquette Of Skips!

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on January 11th, 2016

There’s a lot, and we mean a lot, of stigma attached to skip hunting or “dumpster-diving”. The old saying of “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” may ring true occasionally, but even some of the most die-hard skip-di [...] Continue Reading >

Could Robots Be The Waste-Managers Of The Future?

Posted in Skip Services by Skiphire UK on January 12th, 2016

A wide variety of previously manual industries are undergoing radical changes, primarily due to the rise in the availability of robotic technologies and increases in intelligent computing and artificial intelligence. It is currently believed by many in the waste ma [...] Continue Reading >