Category Archives: Safety tips

What to do with unwanted or broken electronics

We’ve all been there – whether it’s unwanted Christmas presents, devices that have just gone way past their best, or gadgets that have had the unfortunate fate of falling to the floor or down the loo, sometimes, sometimes we need to get rid of electronics.

It never feels right just putting them in the bin, does it? And that’s because it’s not right. There are plenty of other things that you should be doing with your unwanted or broken electronics, and none of them involve the average kitchen bin. Continue reading

Simple skip etiquette to keep neighbours happy

Hiring a skip is a fast and efficient method to dispose of waste. One call is all it takes to arrange the skip hire. Just choose the right size skip, pick a time to suit you and have a waste container delivered to your home. Spare a thought for your neighbours though prior to hiring a skip. A little tact and diplomacy goes a long way if you have a strained relationship with the people next door, do this though and you shouldn’t have any problems.      Continue reading

Skip safety – our top four tips

Hiring a skip is a quick and convenient way to get rid of general waste in an environmentally friendly way. Plus, it means that you don’t have heaps of junk sat on your lawn or stuffed into your bins.

But hiring a domestic skip can be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions. To help ensure you’re safe, we’ve put together four safety tips. Continue reading

5 things you should never put in a skip

Some people assume they can throw what they like into a skip regardless of how dangerous or toxic the products are. We’re happy to take away general waste at Aplus skips but there are some restrictions we put in place for rubbish removal, so think carefully before you throw items away, here are some goods to watch out for. Continue reading

Be careful what you throw into a skip

It’s tempting to get carried when you hire a skip, especially if you are clearing out a house and have a large amount of waste to get rid of. Sadly the criminal element of society see a skip as rich pickings, not only do they help themselves to unwanted furniture and other usable items, they steal personal data and use the details to clone your identity. Continue reading

Features to make your skip safe

Hire one of our skips at A Plus and you won’t have to worry about safety, we adhere to all rules and regulations and make sure your skip is safe even if you are leaving it out on the road. There are various ways to make a skip stand out when it’s placed on a public highway, we suggest the following to prevent motorists careering into the back of a skip. Continue reading