How Should You Deal with Unwanted Gifts This Year?

Whether it’s a Christmas-themed onesie, a singing tie or an egg whisk, every year sees us all feeling the dread and guilt that accompanies unwanted gifts. We all end up writing thank you letters for these gifts, even though we want nothing more than for them to disappear, because the giver didn’t really have to buy you anything. That being said, you can start thinking of ways to get rid of unwanted gifts almost immediately. Continue reading

Surprising Things to Find in Landfill Sites

At A Plus Skips, we’re all too familiar with landfill sites. Usually you can expect the typical household waste, but more often than you’d think, weird and wonderful items can be found. We’ve compiled a list of some strange things that have been found at landfill sites. Some of these items could’ve bought their old owners lots of money, if they’d been sold. Continue reading

Easy Ways to Reduce Waste This Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of year, where we get together with our families, indulge in great food, and give each other plenty of gifts and cards. All this leads to extra waste that we need to clear the house of before New Years’ celebration. At least 60% of your Christmas waste will be recyclable, and by following these tips, you can help the planet in the season of goodwill to all men. Continue reading

Alternatives to Throwing Out Old Furniture

Having a clear-out to reinvent your home is insanely fun and exciting- it’s an easier way to get a new home without actually moving. It can be a bit tricky, however, to decide what to do with your old furniture, especially if there’s nothing actually wrong with it. If your clear-out is due to the fact your furniture is old and of no use any more, you can hire one of our skips to take it away for you, leaving you to get on with the redecoration. If, however, your current furniture is in good condition, and simply not what you want any more, you may want to try these other methods of getting rid of your furniture beforehand. That way, you could potentially spend less by needing a smaller skip for the things that do need throwing away. Continue reading

Five Things You May Not Know About Skips

Whether you’re having a clear-out to redecorate, you’re moving house or clearing your garden, the chances are you’ll use a skip at some point in your life. Even if you don’t, you’ll see plenty of them throughout your life outside houses or in gardens and driveways. A Plus Skips are often the first choice for Dublin’s commercial and domestic clients looking for skip hire and waste management services, due to our responsibility and reliable service. We’re passionate about skips, and having 5 interesting facts about skips you probably never knew. Continue reading