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 plastic bags on a worldwide basis.   The average length of use of a plastic bag is 25 minutes, but once thrown away, plastic bags do not decompose easily. They can stick around for between […]

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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 have one planet; if we don’t start preserving it for future generations, then the human race could be extinct and the planet uninhabitable. OK, admittedly, that’s the long term dystopian projection. But, even in the […]

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Can I Put Food And Drink Waste In A Skip?

Can I Put Food And Drink Waste In A Skip?

Here at The Waste Group, we’ve had skips returned to us with all sorts of stuff in them! If you’re interested in some of the weirdest ones, you can check out last week’s blog post.   However, people are often asking us for a list of what can and can’t be disposed of in a […]

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How to Dispose of Asbestos

Asbestos Danger Sign

Asbestos disposal can be a confusing topic. This blog aims to shed some light on this topic. How do I dispose of asbestos safely? Asbestos must be disposed of in a specific landfill site that is permitted to accept such waste. Asbestos is classified as hazardous/ special waste. Any waste that contains more than 0.1% […]

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