Whether you’re moving house, cleaning out the garden, or planning a building project, hiring a skip is a suitable and cost-effective way to dispose of rubbish. Although hiring a skip is pretty simple, there are several crucial guidelines and regulations to be aware. Failure to follow the guidelines can cause environmental harm and result in a fine, so read on to learn more about the most crucial skip hire rules and regulations.
WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY SKIP?
A private road or walkway as long as it does not obstruct utility access or restrict vehicle access. If you’re putting your skip on a public road, you’ll need a skip permit and must keep it at least 15 meters away from intersections. Even though it’s outside your property, you can’t put a skip on the pavement.
IS A SKIP PERMIT REQUIRED?
A skip permit if the skip is on private property (also called a skip license). If you’re going to put the skip on a public road, you’ll need to get a permit from the local council beforehand. Safety lighting and markers are also on or around the skip if you fail to get a license or employ the necessary safety markings.
You can apply for a skip allow on your own, but your skip hiring company can usually do it for you.
ARE THERE ANY THINGS I CAN’T PUT IN MY SKIP?
Although skips are excellent for a wide range of rubbish, some types cannot work in them. You could pay an additional fee if you don’t know what can and can’t in a skip. Tires, batteries, refrigerators, asbestos, oil, chemicals, and paint are all prohibited products. Before disposing of your rubbish, call your skip rental provider if you have any doubts.
Contact Black Country Skip Hire if you’re looking for a dependable and economical skip hire service in Bilston or the West Midlands. We’re delighted to offer domestic and business customers skip in various sizes, including roll-on roll-off skips. We also provide a tip by the tonne service for varied debris, including plastic, furniture, metal, glass, and other materials. Give us a call or send an email for more information about our skip hire services. Things like empty fire extinguishers shouldn’t be discarded in skips, as these can be recycled into another fully functional fire extinguisher, so save the need of waste and recycle your class f fire extinguisher.