If you’re a keen gardener and you’re planning a makeover for your outside space, or you own a small gardening business, you could recycle much of the resultant organic rubbish into compost. Your homemade compost can be used to fertilise your plants and veggies, saving you the cost of an expensive mass-produced product.
If you don’t have room for a compost heap, you could take out long-term small skip hire for your compost instead.
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Skip-diving is unlikely to become an Olympic sport, but it is becoming a more and more popular pastime.
Skip-diving involves lying in wait outside someone’s house or business in the hope of finding discarded items which can then be reused or upcycled. Its growing popularity is due partly to the recession, partly to artists looking for materials, and partly to the fact that hiring a skip in Edinburgh has never been easier.
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At some point or another, many of us have been tempted by fly-tipping or have seen another person dump their unwanted large objects somewhere other than a designated tip. What many don’t realise is that fly-tipping is actually an illegal act due to the rules and regulations put in place to protect the environment. The criminal act has increased by over 20% over the past few years and the government is cracking down on those who continue to do so.
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Whether you’re de-cluttering your home, landscaping your garden or carrying out renovation work, hiring a skip can save you lots of time and hassle. Here are some top tips on how you can get the best value from skip hire in Edinburgh. Continue reading “Ways to Save on Skip Hire in Edinburgh” »
If you’re planning on clearing out your garden ready for summer planting or as part of a landscaping project, you could opt to take your garden waste to your local tip yourself, or alternatively, you could choose to hire a skip. So what’s the best option? Continue reading “Why Skip Hire May be the Best Option for a Garden Clearance Project” »
Skips are essential for a huge range of waste disposal projects. Whether you are renovating a house, re-landscaping your garden, knocking down and clearing a wall or simply doing a big clear out of your home or office, a skip makes it easy for you to manage your waste – and saves endless trips to the local waste recycling centre! Continue reading “How to Pick the Right Skip” »
When looking to hire a skip in Edinburgh, your key concern is most likely getting rid of the rubbish that is sitting on your doorstep as quickly as possible. Our skips are available in all sizes for all domestic and commercial needs, and when you contact us we’ll be able to give you a quote for how much this will cost you. Continue reading “Making Your Skip Hire Cost-Effective For Your Business” »
If you’re clearing a property for any reason, you’ll need to think about skip hire. It’s not just about the convenience and the cost effectiveness of using a professional company to deal with your waste disposal. There are some important benefits that you may not have considered.
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If you’re clearing a property for any reason, or you’re simply having a big clear out for the New Year, you’ll more than likely need to think about skip hire. It’s not just about the convenience and the cost effectiveness of using a professional company to deal with your waste disposal. There are some important benefits that you may not have considered.
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We get a lot of questions about skip permits from our customers, so we thought we’d write a basic guide for you if you are looking to hire a skip in Edinburgh, detailing when you will need a permit and how to go about obtaining one.
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