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How many types of asbestos are there?

Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring, fibrous minerals. It was widely used in manufacturing and construction in the UK…
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What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, made up of soft, flexible fibres. Once a popular material used in a wide…
Trommel Fines

What Are Trommel Fines?

Here at The Waste Group, we aim to recycle all the waste that is brought to our recycling centre. One…

Lockdown 2.0 – The Waste Group Remains Open!

With the recent announcement from our Prime Minster, Boris Johnson, the country is set to go into its second lockdown…
Skip Hire Vs A Removal Van

Which Is Better? Skip Hire Vs A Removal Van

When it comes to removing your waste there are two main options: skip hire Vs a removal van.   The…
How Is Asbestos Removed Safely?

How Is Asbestos Removed Safely?

Fortunately, more and more people are aware of the dangers of asbestos. It is a potentially lethal material, but one…

Can I Put Furniture In A Skip?

Can you put furniture in a skip? Yes! – So long as the furniture does not exceed the skip fill…
How Do I Dispose Of Asbestos?

How Do I Dispose Of Asbestos?

At The Waste Group, we get asked 'how do I dispose of asbestos?' a lot. Fortunately, as one of the…
Can I Put Electrical Items In A Skip?

Can I Put Electrical Items In A Skip?

Putting hazardous waste in a skip isn’t allowed but what you may not know is that electrical and electronic equipment…
What Happens To The Plastic I Put In A Skip?

What Happens To The Plastic I Put In A Skip?

International Plastic Bag Free Day is held every year on 3 July. This is part of an initiative to eliminate…
Can I Put Garden Waste In A Skip?

Can I Put Garden Waste In A Skip?

Cleaning up your garden for the summer is one thing, disposing of all that garden waste is another. But there…
Are Skips Environmentally Friendly?

Are Skips Environmentally Friendly?

These days, the world is more and more concerned with environmental issues. And quite rightly so we say!  We only…
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