An Alternative to Skip Hire in London

November 10th, 2017

skip hire in LondonMost people think that hiring a skip is the only way to get rid of large amounts of waste and as a result they put up with all the disadvantages that go along with skip hire, particularly in London. Using a waste removal service offers a viable alternative, with many benefits not least of which is less expense.

Disadvantages of London Skip Hire

While having a skip to dump all your junk into might seem like an easy option, it is unfortunately not as simple as that. For one thing you will need a skip permit, the cost of which averages out at around £50 in London (the average in the UK nationwide is about £30), so not only is it inconvenient to have to apply for this, but it’s going to cost you over and above the skip hire itself. Read More

House Clearance Guide for when you Move Home

September 26th, 2017

house clearance when movingOne of the best times to have a good clear out is when you are planning to move home. No one wants to waste time and money on packing, transporting and unpacking things they don’t really want or need in the first place, so it makes sense to get rid of it beforehand. And as you’ll be going through all your stuff in any case it won’t take very much extra effort to separate what you don’t want to keep from the rest. Here are some suggestions to help you with your pre-move clear out. Read More

London Business Waste Solutions

July 24th, 2017

Commercial waste in LondonDespite getting day to day business waste collected, many London businesses still find that somehow rubbish still seems to accumulate over time. Whether it’s old IT equipment sitting around since being replaced, or piles of documents that really need disposing of securely but haven’t yet been shredded, the junk just keeps piling up. Instead of wasting valuable office space storing it all, here are some tips for keeping on top of your business waste over the summer. Read More

Garden Waste Clearance – Why Choose a Waste Clearance Company Over Traditional Skip Hire

June 29th, 2017

Garden Waste being collectedWhether you’re simply giving your garden an overdue tidy up or you’re undertaking some more intensive landscaping work, you’ll probably be surprised by the sheer volume of waste that is generated. In fact, dealing with and disposing of that waste can be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming elements of any gardening or landscaping project.

What many people traditionally do to dispose of such waste is to hire a skip to put it all in, but there is another way to go. That is to trust the garden waste clearance to a professional waste clearance company, and the following are four reasons why that might be a much better way to go. Read More

Reducing Household Waste

May 24th, 2017

household rubbish We are living in a society where everything is disposable and the more we consume the more we end up throwing away. Overconsumption and waste have become so ‘normal’ these days that it can be hard to imagine things being any other way. Read More

Local Councils’ New Stance on DIY Waste and How it Could Affect You

April 12th, 2017

DIY wasteIf you’re not entirely au fait with local council rules regarding waste disposal – and let’s face it, who is? – it might just be time to start paying it some more attention, especially if you’ve got a big DIY project planned.

There has recently been, after all, a major sea change in the attitude of local councils toward DIY waste which could have a profound effect on how you can dispose of such waste and how much it could cost to do so. Read More

Ten Free Places to Visit in London

March 10th, 2017

view of LondonThe hustling and bustling metropolis that is London remains enduringly popular with day trippers and tourists alike. Many millions of visitors, in fact, flood into the capital each and every year. There are a multitude of reasons why London is their destination of choice, but always toward the top of the list is the sheer number of free attractions found within the city. The following are ten of the best free places to visit in London, from literally hundreds of possibilities. Read More

Fly Tipping: Why You Should be Concerned About It

February 10th, 2017

Fly Tipping dumped rubbishProper waste disposal is hardly a glamorous or an exciting topic of conversation and as such, many people do not give the criminal offence of fly tipping a second thought. Whether consciously or otherwise, they tend to consider the offence to be a minor one which doesn’t deserve their attention.

It is exactly that kind of apathy, however, which leads to incidents of fly tipping increasing and this is certainly something that should concern the public at large. In order to exemplify just why this is the case, this article will attempt to explain exactly what fly tipping is, how widespread and costly it can be and what legal ramifications offenders may face. Read More

Cutting down on waste this Christmas

January 4th, 2017

Cutting down on waste at Christmas

Christmas is a time of year that we British love, we spare no expense and enjoy the treats that it brings. Household waste shockingly increases by 30% over the Christmas period. More than 19,000 tonnes (around 10 million) turkeys will be cooked on Christmas day. 17.5 million mince pies will be washed down with coffees, wines and spirits. Along with 83 square kilometres (11,642 football pitches) of wrapping paper added to rubbish bins throughout the UK. Read More

Why Fly-Tipping is everyone’s problem

November 11th, 2016

fly tipping in a lay byFly-tipping is basically dumping waste illegally, often in lay-bys or public areas or private land that is quiet and out of the way. This covers anything from a small bag of rubbish to old furniture and commercial waste. It differs from littering because it involves taking waste from the place it was created and purposely dumped it somewhere else.

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