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What Happens To Organic Waste When It's Recycled?

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on June 16th, 2015

When you decide to recycle organic waste, which can include grass-cuttings, tree branches and other forms of ‘green waste’ into your skip, you can be sure that as much of it will be recycled as possible – but when you choose to take advantage of t [...] Continue Reading >

5 Simple Ways That You Can Cut Down Waste

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on July 9th, 2015

It is true that, as council budgets continue to be cut and waste collection services become more stretched out and infrequent, more people are taking advantage of the best skip hire in Coventry and across the UK. However, there are dozens of ways in which you can c [...] Continue Reading >

What, Exactly, Happens To Scrap Metal?

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on July 13th, 2015

Metal is one of the few substances that can essentially be used indefinitely. Metal doesn’t lose strength once it has been recycled, so it can be reused over and over again. That is why binning your metal is a huge waste of resources, when it could easily be  [...] Continue Reading >

Keep Your Local Area Nice And Clean

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on August 10th, 2015

Taking the time to keep your local area clean is hugely important work. Whether it is your domestic or workplace environment, you need to take the time to treat every piece of waste individually to ensure that you do not harm the area around you. If everyone looke [...] Continue Reading >

7 Things We Should All Be Recycling, But Most Of Us Don’t

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on October 19th, 2015

More and more people are recycling more and more every day, and the entire country is slowly making progress towards meeting the EU’s recycling targets. Whilst most of us seem to have grasped how we can recycle tin cans, glass and plastic bottles, card and pa [...] Continue Reading >

The Growing Problem Of E-Waste And WEEE

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on November 6th, 2015

It is clear that electrical waste of all kinds is a growing problem. Western societies tend to generate a huge amount of digital waste, as we see to regularly update our smart phones, personal computers, tablets, televisions and other technology to the latest model [...] Continue Reading >

Reducing Carrier Bag Usage Across The UK!

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on November 17th, 2015

It is now more important than ever that we start to reduce the amount of plastic bags that we use on a daily basis. Not just for environmental reasons, but the government has now introduced the 5p plastic bag tax, which shows just how dire the situation has become. [...] Continue Reading >

How Can You Create A Zero-Waste Kitchen In Leicester?

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on November 20th, 2015

The idea of moving from a normal kitchen to a zero-waste space can seem very daunting, particularly if you haven’t had any experience of a zero-waste environment before. Here in the UK, our lives have been extremely reliant on the ready-availability of dispos [...] Continue Reading >

How To Dispose Of Confidential Waste

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on November 23th, 2015

All across the country, big businesses and smaller companies are risking fines of up to £500,000 if they fail to effectively sort through the waste that they put in a skip during an office move or a property renovation/refurbishment. The Data Protection Act  [...] Continue Reading >

Reducing Waste During Construction Projects In Nottingham

Posted in Waste Management by Skiphire UK on November 27th, 2015

Every construction project causes waste – that’s just a fact. It would be virtually impossible to create anything using our current construction systems without some waste materials – even when it comes to flat pack furniture, you’ll always  [...] Continue Reading >