Restricted Skip Items

According to waste disposal rules and legislation, items that are harmful or hazardous cannot be put in a skip.

Below is the list of items you cannot put in a skip. If you need further information or are unsure of how to dispose of your waste, do not hesitate to give us a call on 0330 660 0831.

Hazardous waste

Waste is classified as hazardous when it has properties that can cause harm to the environment and human health. Common types of hazardous waste include:

  • Batteries
  • Aerosols
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Paint and paint tins
  • Solvents and oils
  • Asbestos

WEEE Equipment

Since the introduction of the Waste Electronic & Electrical Equipment (WEEE) directive, certain types of electrical equipment is required to be diverted from landfill, including:

  • Computers, televisions and monitors
  • Fridges, freezers and fridge freezers

Other restricted items include:

The following items may also not be disposed of in a skip:

  • Tyres
  • Mattresses
  • Artificial grass
  • Carpet

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