What to do with waste that can't go into skips

One of the biggest issues facing homeowners looking to renovate or clean their home and businesses looking for commercial skip hire, and yet the problem they most forget, is what can be done with waste not suitable for a skip.

The list of items that we, and many other skip providers, won't accept is fairly simple and understandable. The general rule is that nothing hazardous or toxic should ...

Posted on 31st May 2016

5 Strange Items Found In Skips

Whilst you could be forgiven for thinking that all skips are ever used for is disposing of garden rubbish, construction waste and broken household goods, the reality couldn't be more different.

At AMA Skip Hire we have seen our fair share of weird waste, and so decided to scour the web for this blog post to bring you just some of the strangest items ever to be found in skips.

Posted on 31st May 2016

Starting a Construction Company

If you've ever thought about starting a construction company, we understand that turning your dream into reality can be tough. We've learnt some important lessons about business since we set up AMA, and wanted to share them with our readers.

AMA Skip Hire has created a guide about how to start a building company, including important information about all parts of your business. The AMA Guide…

Posted on 27th May 2016

Skip or Tip - What's the best option for you?

When it comes to disposing of household, garden, or construction waste, there are quite a few different options available – but which one you choose can depend on a lot of different factors.

From the type and size of the waste you have to get rid of, through to your location, budget, and even local laws, there's a lot to consider when clearing out the rubbish from your home or garden, so it's worth taking the time to weigh up your choices.

Posted on 26th May 2016

Food Waste Update

Food Waste Update

We recently wrote a blog post revealing the shocking amount of food that supermarkets waste every week. With Tesco throwing away 55,400 tonnes of food a year, and other nationwide supermarkets discarding a similar amount, time, energy and resources are being wasted. This is not to mention household waste – which in 2012 was calculated to be 4.2 million…

Posted on 26th May 2016