Living room

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  • 1SofasSofas can be safely taken to landfill once you have no use for them.

  • 2FurnitureWooden, plastic and metal furniture can all be placed in your skip.

  • 3BatteriesThese contain metals and chemicals which are hazardous and should not be placed in a skip.

  • 4TVThese are classified as hazardous waste as they contain toxic chemicals such as lead and mercury.

  • 5PlasterboardDo not place plasterboard and gypsum waste in your skip.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Sofas

Sofas can be safely taken to landfill once you have no use for them.

Furniture

Wooden, plastic and metal furniture can all be placed in your skip.

TV

These are classified as hazardous waste as they contain toxic chemicals such as lead and mercury.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Plasterboard

Do not place plasterboard and gypsum waste in your skip.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Batteries

These contain metals and chemicals which are hazardous and should not be placed in a skip.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Bathroom

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  • 1Fixtures and fittingsUsually made of ceramics, these can also go in your skip.

  • 2TilesClassed as inert waste, there’s no problem putting these materials into a skip.

  • 3Medical wasteCreates risk of infection and contamination.

  • 4Fluorescent tubesContain mercury which is hazardous.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Tiles and ceramics

Classed as inert waste, there’s no problem putting these materials into a skip.

Fixtures and fittings

Usually made of ceramics, these can also go in your skip.

Medical waste

Creates risk of infection and contamination.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Fluorescent tubes

Contain mercury which is hazardous.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Kitchen

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  • 1Gas CookerGas appliances can safely be placed into skips.

  • 2FittingsWooden, metal and plastic fittings are safe to put in skips.

  • 3Electrical AppliancesThese should be taken to WEEE recycling facilities instead.

  • 4Fridges/FreezersThese are also electrical goods which should be recycled at WEEE recycling facilities.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Gas Cooker

Gas appliances can safely be placed into skips.

Fittings

Wooden, metal and plastic fittings are safe to put in skips.

Electrical appliances

These should be taken to WEEE recycling facilities instead.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Fridges/Freezers

These are also electrical goods which should be recycled at WEEE recycling facilities.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Bedroom

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  • 1CarpetPolyester carpets cannot be recycled so can be taken to landfill.

  • 2MattressThese should be placed in your skip as they can safely go to landfill.

  • 3Light BulbsThese are considered hazardous waste, so don’t place in your skip.

  • 4Electrical GoodsElectrical goods should all be sent to WEEE recycling facilities.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Mattress

These should be placed in your skip as they can safely go to landfill.

Carpet

Polyester carpets cannot be recycled so can be taken to landfill.

Electrical goods

Electrical goods should all be sent to WEEE recycling facilities.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Light bulbs

These are considered hazardous waste, so don’t place in your skip.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Garage

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  • 1Wood (planks)Wood planks are permitted within your hired skip.

  • 2Gas CylindersThese can be completely recycled, so do not place them in a skip - simply recycle them instead.

  • 3Vehicle BatteriesThese are classified as hazardous waste so cannot be placed into a skip.

  • 4TyresDo not place these in your skip as they cannot be taken to landfill so may be incorrectly disposed of.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Wood (planks)

Wood planks are permitted within your hired skip.

Tyres

Do not place these in your skip as they cannot be taken to landfill so may be incorrectly disposed of.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Vehicle batteries

These are classified as hazardous waste so cannot be placed into a skip.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Gas cylinders

These can be completely recycled, so do not place them in a skip - simply recycle them instead.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Outdoors

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  • 1Tree/hedge trimmingsGreen waste such as this can be placed safely into your skip.

  • 2BricksPlace all unwanted, unused bricks in your skip for safe disposal.

  • 3Soil & rubbleSkips are a popular choice for disposing of this kind of waste.

  • 4Chemicals & pesticidesHazardous waste such as this will not be collected if placed in your skip.

  • For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

Soil & rubble

Skips are a popular choice for disposing of this kind of waste.

Tree/hedge trimmings

Green waste such as this can be placed safely into your skip.

Bricks

Place all unwanted, unused bricks in your skip for safe disposal.

Chemicals & pesticides

Hazardous waste such as this will not be collected if placed in your skip.

For an alternative solution please call: 0800 998 1069

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What can you put in a skip by room

Here, we demonstrate room-by-room what is suitable for placing into your skip, and what is not, so that you don’t get into difficulty during your home clear-out project.
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