We created a widget for checking how much a skip permit costs in your area, but sadly we have had to remove it because a very small number of users complained that the information (even though it was free) was not always 100% correct. We created it because so often skip companies... Read More
If you are considering hiring a man with a van, do please have a look at the man and van guide on our main website. It contains lots of useful help and advice on what to look for and look out for when employing a man and van business or... Read More
To provide a helping hand to anyone planning a garden clearance we have published a garden clearance guide on our main website. The guide contains a range of advice and top tips about garden clearances.
London waste disposal is set for major disruptions during the Olympics and Paralympics. Between 29th July 2012 and 9th September 2012 severe congestion and the classification of many of London’s roads as clearways (see http://www.getaheadofthegames.com/) will mean that a lot of waste collection will be undertaken between midnight and 6:00... Read More
It’s been a very interesting last few days in the world of waste following the recent HMRC announcement about landfill tax. Their decision to classify ‘recycling fines’ as landfill has resulted in some big increases in skip prices as waste operators struggle to pass on the additional cost of disposal... Read More
HMRC’s recent ruling that fines from transfer stations and also waste materials used to cover landfill sites will be subject to the full £64 per tonne landfill tax rate rather than £2.50 (see letsrecycle.com story) has increased skip hire rates substantially and looks set to put several skip operators and... Read More
We are very excited to announce the launch of a new sister business, skipandbin.com. Skipandbin is a price comparison site for local skip companies. It’s a bit like GoCompare but for skips. Suppliers enter their coverage area and rates for different skip sizes. Users enter their postcode and desired skip... Read More