Hiring a residential skip for clearing out at home

At this time of the year it’s often the case that many of us are thinking about clearing out and creating space in our homes, and no time could be better to do this than now.

Avoiding long queues and time spent at the tip whilst also avoiding cramming all your waste items into your much-loved car and potentially damaging it are issues hiring a residential skip can help you overcome.

Fresh Start Waste provide a skip hire service for use at home. Our recycling focus means we will sort through the items you place in your skip and reuse or recycle as much of it as possible to minimise the environmental impact of your waste.

If you’re wondering what type of items you can and can’t place into a skip our simple guide below can help, but if you’re still not sure our helpful team can give you additional support.

Some of the more common items you are allowed to place in a skip:

  • Wood
  • Soil
  • Rubble
  • Polystyrene
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Garden waste (leaves, clippings, etc.)
  • Furniture
  • Food and food packaging
  • Fittings (non-electrical)
  • Empty tins
  • Domestic waste
  • Cardboard
  • Bricks

Some of the items you are not allowed to place in a skip

  • Gas Cylinders
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Solvents, fuel, liquids, paint
  • Medical waste
  • Tyres

Our affordable, speedy and recycling focused skip service could be the lockdown answer you’re looking for. We can provide you with a legal document called a waste transfer note to provide assurance that your waste will be disposed of responsibly. We will also provide the relevant safety equipment such as lights and a permit should you require your skip to be located on a public highway Check out more of our FAQs here.

Items placed into your skip will be transferred to our recycling centre where waste that can be reused or recycled will be separated out, and any residual waste compliantly disposed of at a refuse derived fuel facility to generate green energy. We don’t send your skip to landfill, which is better for the environment and your conscience. To find out more and book your household skip today contact us