The Modern Approach to Reducing Fly Tipping

Picture the scene; it's dark and you're in your car or van by the local woods, no streetlights and nobody around. You've got a load of rubbish but the tip is shut and you can't go tomorrow as you've got an early start. You consider dumping it thinking that nobody will ever know. Or will they?

Fly tipping in the UK has been an on-going problem for many years, though the scale and nature does ...

Posted on 1st September 2014

Summer House Clearance Skip Guide

Skip hire from AMA makes your summer house clearance quick and easy, follow our room by room guide to see what you can and cannot put into hired skips. You can use the same skip for garden waste too, so there's no excuses not to have that much needed clear out now summer is here. Contact us for price and delivery times for domestic skip hire in your area, we can supply nationwide with a variety…

Posted on 14th August 2014

England Vs. Brazil – Recycling World Cup

In our last infographic post we examined the sheer scale of the waste management needed at an event like the 2014 World Cup – the staggering amount was waste produced and what is needed to tidy up once the fans head home. Although sadly an England vs. Brazil final is off the cards, thanks to some predictably woeful performances, we have decided to take a look and compare us and the home team in…

Posted on 8th July 2014

AMA World Cup Waste Shoot-Out

So the World Cup action is well under way and at AMA Skip Hire we've been working out some vital information. You've probably all been wondering how many football shirts can fit into a skip? Or how many skips fit onto a football pitch?

Posted on 24th June 2014

What can be put into a skip? And where can you dispose of these things?

Skip companies have varying rules of what can and can’t be put into a skip. The majority of these are the same, but may differ if they have the facilities to accommodate for specific items. These items are commonly queried but cannot be put into skips:

  • Fridges/freezers
  • Asbestos
  • Plasterboard
  • Batteries
  • TVs/Electronics
  • Paints/Solvents
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Tyres
  • Clinical/ medical…

Posted on 4th March 2014