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The top 4 reasons why tradespeople choose Skip Hire Network

Waste is a regular part of life on site for many tradespeople in Britain, especially if you work in construction ...

28th Aug, 2020

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Why choose green skip hire for your garden waste?

In the recent burst of gorgeously warm sunny weather, you may well have been amongst the thousands of homeowners across ...

18th Aug, 2020

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How Covid-19 is changing the UK’s attitude towards waste

Arguably not since the Second World War has a single event required such dramatic changes to our daily lives. In ...

29th Jul, 2020

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6 decluttering lessons we’ve learned from lockdown

The most severe lockdown measures have now been lifted here in the UK, bringing widespread relief from homeowners and businesses ...

26th Jul, 2020

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5 of the best ways to prepare your garden for Spring

With the weather on track to get brighter and warmer (any day now!), it’s fast approaching the time of year ...

21st Mar, 2019

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Top tips to recycle at home

Recycling at home is something everyone can get used to doing. After a while, it just becomes second nature. Learning ...

28th Feb, 2019

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5 disposable objects the public is trying to recycle more in 2019 (and how)

Most types of plastic can be recycled successfully and turned into useful items. For instance, Amazon sells recycled pens for ...

28th Feb, 2019

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The stats are in – how well did the UK do with recycling in 2018?

Just a few weeks ago, the UK government released our national statistics for waste processing in 2018. Like most sets ...

31st Jan, 2019

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5 questions to ask yourself for your home’s New Year clear-out

Even if you’re not a Netflix subscriber, you may well have heard all about the tidying-up sensation that is Marie ...

25th Jan, 2019

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6 recycling mistakes you might be making

Sustainability and recycling are two major concerns of ours here at Skip Hire Network. In fact, it’s one of the ...

21st Dec, 2018

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Confused about recycling? A new study says you’re not alone!

Waste processing has been big news throughout 2018, with more headlines than ever pointing to its impact on our planet ...

18th Dec, 2018

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Can you put a mattress in a skip?

You probably don’t think much about your mattress on a day to day basis. Since they’re normally around for at ...

5th Dec, 2018

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3 of the easiest ways to have an eco-friendly Christmas this year

Eco-friendliness is a hotter topic than ever, as you’ll probably already know from even a quick glance at lots of ...

27th Nov, 2018

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Why can’t you put plasterboard in a skip?

It’s a straightforward question with a not-quite-straightforward answer. The truth is that you can technically dispose of plasterboard in a ...

15th Oct, 2018

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How to dispose of medical and clinical waste at home

You can hire a skip to dispose of all sorts of waste, but sadly, medical waste isn’t one of them! ...

27th Sep, 2018