There are a number of things that must never be thrown away in a skip, some obvious and some slightly less obvious. Anything potentially dangerous must be disposed of separately, as well as many other items and substances that have to be managed in a different way for environmental reasons.
Common sense will usually tell you what you can and cannot put in your skip but here is a breakdown of the most common things that must never be thrown away in a skip: televisions, computer screens/monitors, electrical equipment, refrigerators, freezers, batteries, tyres, paint, paint cans, pressurised gas containers, asbestos, clinical or medical waste, fluorescent tubes, chemicals, solvents, liquids, oil, petrol, diesel, plasterboard and any hazardous or toxic materials of any kind.
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If you're applying for a skip hire permit yourself, Barnsley council will require you to provide a few basic details as part of the application process.
These include: the size of the skip you're looking to hire, where you plan to put it, any other works that are taking place in the immediate area which might disrupt traffic flow, how long you plan to keep the skip, any parking restrictions that are in place at the location you plan to put the skip and whether you have obtained any necessary parking suspensions.
They will also want to know what you are using the skip for.
We know that hiring a skip is just a small part of your project so at Skip Hire Barnsley we go out of our way to make it as hassle-free as possible so you can concentrate on the things that matter.
We can arrange skip permits from Barnsley council, offer speedy delivery and collection and advice on the best skip sizes to meet your requirements.