What are the implications of using a skip hire company without the correct legal documents?
Few people would disagree that fly tipping, the illegal dumping of waste, causes massive damage to our environment and is an ugly eyesore, whether it takes place in the countryside or an urban area.
Over 936,090 cases of fly tipping were reported in England alone in 2015/16. Of these cases over 50% were dumped on highways.
We thought we'd share a little of our knowledge of the wonderful world of skips and give you some pub quiz ammo at the same time.
Hiring a skip for your house or flat - rules and regulations around skip hire
When hiring a skip to remove rubbish from your house, flat or even garden, you may be unaware of the environmental and safety regulations surrounding skip hire that may affect you. Our aim is to highlight some of the issues regarding domestic skip hire and what risks you could put yourself and others at, if they areâ€¦
The trees are going up, lights are switched on, the shops are packed with crowds and your freezer is ready to burst - that's right, Christmas is here again!