Skip Hire sizes

At Norris High-Wycombe, we have several sizes of skips for hire. Whether you’re planning an office clearing or a home removal, we have the perfect skip size to meet your needs. Whether you need a skip size of 2 yards or a skip size of 12, we have something for you. The skip sizes we have available are 2 yard, 4 yard, 6 yard, 8 yard, 10 yard, and 12 yard.

  • 4 Yard Skip Hire You can find a 4 yard skip for hire as well at Norris High-Wycombe. With a height of 0.90 meters, the 4 yard skip is able to accommodate twice the amount of the 2 yard skip. With a 1.5m by 2.5m width, it can hold bigger items like electronics, bathroom refits, furniture, kitchen refits, and appliances. It can take as many as 45 to 50 black waste bags, and a little over 17 full barrow loads of waste. It’s ideal for house or garden clearance, and other DIY projects.
  • 6 Yard Skip Hire If you wish to carry out house extension projects, or some renovations in your business premises, this is probably the most ideal skip for you to hire. Builders waste like pavers stones, concrete, and soil can be moved with the 6 yard skip, which is available at Norris High-Wycombe. It is an ideal storage option for materials and waste like stones and soil. Its holding space can take about to 75 to 95 black disposal bags, or 30 full barrow loads of building dirt, as it has a width of 1.8m by 2.3m. This is pretty much the most popular skip you will find in your area.
  • 8 Yard Skip Hire We also hire out 8 yard skips, which are best used for extensive projects. The 8 yard skip is very similar to the 6 yard skip, but it just has room for more items. It’s around 1.9m by 3.4m wide, but it can take almost 20% more than what the 6 yard skip can. This skip can safely hold 100-115 filled black bin bags, or 40 barrow loads of builders waste and materials. If you’re doing a massive home removal, the 8 yard skip would be a perfect choice.
  • 10 Yard Skip Hire If you’re looking for a much bigger skip for a large garden clearance or home removal, then you should check out the 10 yard skip. You can also hire this 2.1m by 3.6m wide skip from Norris High-Wycombe, for your commercial projects. This skip has enough room for about 120–140 big waste bags, or 52 full barrow loads of commercial waste at any time. If you’re handling a big building project or home removal, this skip would be the best choice.
  • 12 Yard Skip Hire The 12 yard skip is ideal for industrialized projects. At Norris High-Wycombe, we offer the 12 yard skip for hire for those who need a large skip for their site clearance, office clearance, or commercial projects that involve the disposal of large quantities of waste at a time. This skip is around 2.5m by 4.0m wide, with a height that can hold as much as 150-185 black bin bags of waste at once. Over 62 barrow loads of building waste such as slabs, concrete, and soil can safely fit into this skip.

Professional High-Wycombe Skip Hire

Do you wish to hire a skip for domestic or commercial purposes? Are you shopping around for the right size skip at a competitive price? Here at Norris High-Wycombe, we can give you exactly what you are looking for. We provide skip hire services to people in and around High-Wycombe to ensure that waste does not cause any environmental hazards or affect their daily routine. Having worked in the area for a long time, we have a successful history of delivering efficient, professional service, we often get skips out on the same day they are ordered. Over the years we have provided skip hire and waste disposal services for offices, house moves, garden clearances, and even factory clearouts. We believe that we are the best priced skip hire service in High-Wycombe, and we never compromise on the quality of the service that we provide to our clients. We track all the waste we collect from you and recycle as much as we can. Our entire approach is ethical, and we take recycling extremely seriously. In order to ensure that the health of the public is not adversely affected, we offer environmentally friendly solutions. Our highly trained staff at Norris can work with you to recycle materials from your home and office, and free up space in the process. Our drivers will provide you with a polite, professional service, and all hold the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) and a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) licence. When you engage us to provide you with a skip, or to work with you on a project, you can rest assured that we will always be professional. In order to ensure that our skips are always clean and presentable, we paint them regularly. Whatever the size of skip you need, from just 2 yards to 18 yards, we can provide you with a solution to suit your budget, and get it to you as soon as possible. To get a quote fill out our online quotation form now!

Why Choose Norris?

Our unrivalled reputation for credibility, honesty, and top-notch service delivery is built upon our years in the waste management industry. Customer satisfaction and safety is of the utmost importance to us. To make sure we get your request for any particular size of skip delivered to you the same day and within your budget , we aim to respond to the request as soon you make it. Our skillful and knowledgeable team of experts are poised to give you seasoned advice to help you procure the perfect skip for your waste at home or your workplace. Want to get an online quote from us? Click here!

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The Experience and Accreditations We Have Earned

Norris High-Wycombe’s many years of experience in the skip hire and waste management sector has been recognized with awards, accreditation, and certificates. Our first award was the RoSPA Gold Medal Award, which is given to firms who have achieved old Level and have retained it for consecutive 5 years. We received the RoSPA Gold Medal Award because of our dedication to our customers’ health and safety while providing top-quality service. We are also ISO (International Standards Organization) certified. We implement a management system of ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 SHEQ to guarantee to our clients where we will never fall below service delivery expectations. OHSAS 18001 SHEQ, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 help us manage and monitor all our customer service, general service delivery, and operations. In every moment, we will maintain an improved quality of service which will always be above average. Norris High-Wycombe is a bona fide member of the Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM). The waste management agencies represented by the CIWM in the UK, and other countries, total over 6,000. These waste professionals (including Norris High-Wycombe) also work in the sustainable resources sector. There to set standards, rules, and regulations, and to grade these waste management agencies according to their experience, education, and qualifications this is part of the duties of the CIWM as a professional body. We are also a member of the SafeContractor – a fast growing third party accreditation body in the health and safety management industry. More than 17,000 contractors make up SafeContractors’ membership, with a client list of 150, and they are based in the UK. You need not worry about your environment’s safety, as a registered member of the SafeContractor scheme, we have you covered. The Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) also has us on their membership list. It is the duty of the Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) to represent its members to any regulatory authority, even the government. On matters relating to the wood recycling industry, they offer advice and guidance on relevant topics and matters. The WRA has some commercial and environmental benefits for its members, one of which is the conducive atmosphere for networking and to benefit from diverse opportunities, thereby promoting wood recycling.

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Government Issued Recycling Targets

For some time now, the government and the Environmental Agency have set certain recycling targets. Norris High-Wycombe recognizes these targets and they are: The agency charged with protecting and improving the English and Welsh environment is the Environmental Agency. The Environmental Agency does not meet its targets or offer other environmental services to areas that need it all alone, because they partner with several other local authorities and organisations to achieve these goals. The Environmental Agency also strives to improve the quality of water, land, and air continuously. The Environmental Agency encourages the conservation of animals, land, and natural resources, and controls environmental pollution by implementing certain efforts. There is more! Among other things, the body enlightens the general populace on environmental issues, promotes the recycling of household products to decrease their piling up in large quantities, and educates on raising the standards of waste removal. Get in touch with the Environmental Agency office in your location, or you can find the head office in Bristol Rio House, Waterside Drive, Almondsbury BS32 4UD. Telephone: 08708 506 506. Concerning the targets set by the government, they have released a directive. It reflects the goals of reducing the quantity of waste sent to landfill spots in the country. Taking effect from the most recent year, the targets include: That the amount of waste taken to landfill spots in the UK by 2015 be only 35% of the amount taken in 1995. The waste taken to landfill spots in the UK should be 50% of the amount taken in 1995 by 2013. That waste quantity taken to landfill sites be 75% of the amount taken in 1995 by 2010. The Waste Strategy of 2000 introduced the following targets to aid waste recovery and to make the landfill directive achievable: As at 2015, 67% of waste should be recovered, 45% of waste should be recovered as of 2010, while 40% of waste should be recovered as of 2005. The natural recycling targets were published in the Waste Strategy 2000 by the government. These targets include: 33% of household waste should be composted or recycled by 2015. By the year 2010, 30% of household waste should be either recycled or it should be composted. Composting and recycling should be carried out on 25% of household waste as of 2005, while each local authority was 30% in the same year. The government has issued a grant to help local authorities in more recycling, reducing waste, and for landfill diversion, known as the ” Waste Performance and Efficiency Grant”. Here is a list of recyclable materials: computers, printer cartridges, glass, oil, electrical and electronics, furniture, batteries, paper, vehicles, clinical waste, metal, and a variety of others. To be up to date on any new entry in the targets, especially in recent years, visit the Norris High-Wycombe office at High-Wycombe.

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Attractive Prices

Are you in the market for a skip hire service you can afford? We can interest you in some commercial/ domestic clearance services, waste management solutions, rubbish removal services, with a range of skip sizes coming to you at great prices. Do you have a budget for the kind of service you will need? Norris High-Wycombe’s team of experts will ensure you receive the optimum services, by advising you on the best solution to go for. We will take care of your needs, irrespective of where you are in High-Wycombe. What can a skip do for you? Is it for a company construction project or a home clearance? Our prices are attractive for all skip sizes, which will suit your needs and fit perfectly into your budget. We know that most people, especially in the UK, prefer to plan their lives and money a year ahead. Norris High-Wycombe professionals will offer you alternative options that will aid you in meeting all your requirements at prices that will suit your budget, while also providing advice and answers to every question you have. You would think that the quality of our services, in providing all your waste clearance needs, would be decreased by how affordable our prices are but we still maintain our professionalism and effective customer service. With Norris High-Wycombe, you won’t need to pay a penny beyond what you budgeted for, since you know we can offer you your ideal skip, amongst other available services for great prices. Are you looking to hire a skip for home use or for building purposes? Whatever your reason is, call us today and we’ll get you an online quote.

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All Skip Sizes

Does your home or business need a specific size of skip? We will provide you with all the skip sizes you need, for any quantity of waste you have. No matter where you are in High-Wycombe, we will deliver the skip to you the same day you ask for it. Are you looking to have a large quantity of waste disposed of from your building sites or need them recycled? Or maybe you just need to move waste from your home, then you can hire any of our skips, from the 2 yard to the 12 yard skip. Here is our skip size list: 2 Yard Skip – The smallest and most affordable skip in our collection. Request this size if you are looking to dispose of a the small quantity of waste. 4 Yard Skip – We recommend this size for those wanting to rid their homes of electronics, appliances, home furniture, bathroom and kitchen refits, and so on. 6 Yard Skip – if you are carrying out some house extension projects or renovating your business premises, this size is right for you. 8 Yard Skip – For larger building projects that the 6 yard skips will be too small for, the 8 yard skip will be perfect, as it can contain more waste and refits. 10 Yard Skip – if you are carrying out a clearance in your garden, or doing home removal, this size is right for you. 12 Yard Skip – This skip size can just be called a small industrial skip. It can hold over 62 full barrow loads of paving stones, concrete, soil, slabs and so on.

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Same Day Skip Delivery

Searching for a reliable and quick response rubbish collection service, that will show up the same day to your location to rid your home, office, or construction site of its piled up waste? Interested in a skip service in High-Wycombe that can, within hours of your request, deliver your ideal skip to you? We assure you of a quality service. Norris High-Wycombe delivers your skip the same day you requested it, anywhere around High-Wycombe. You will get your Norris High-Wycombe skip before you know it once you give us a call on 020 8698 8000.

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Fast and Efficient Service

For us at Norris High-Wycombe, waste management issues are a matter of health. Because of this, the Norris High-Wycombe team is very efficient and keeps time, so as not to put your health, and that of the general public, in jeopardy. That is why we endeavour to deliver fast and efficient service to you – wherever you are in High-Wycombe or its surroundings. We boast of a team of experts who fully understand the importance attached to keeping good public health. Want to get a skip today? Make your request and it will arrive today. Getting a skip is that simple! Don’t worry about your day’s activities being affected by delays, we are going to make sure you get your order the same day. We will reply to you quicker than you think, so, why not give us a call or text us today.

Do You Need Help?

At Norris High-Wycombe office at High-Wycombe you can be provided with updates you need on the targets, many for the years to come. You can also call us on 020 8698 8000 and one of our experts will be available to answer all your queries.

Your Skip Hire for Commercial/Domestic Use

Norris High-Wycombe has you covered for your skip needs by getting you all kinds of skips at very affordable prices, wherever you are in High-Wycombe, for both commercial and domestic purposes. Are you considering refurbishing your office and are looking to clear out old furniture? Are you giving your landscape a facelift, or clearing out rubble from your garden and need help? You will find a helping hand with us at Norris High-Wycombe. Don’t let the quantity of the waste in your property trouble you, because our waste management experts will take care of it, so you can better focus on running your business or minding your routine.

Why Would you Need to Hire a Skip?

We have taken the time to compile some of the reasons why you would need a skip, especially if you live or work in High-Wycombe. Hiring a skip will promote a clean and healthy environment for you. There is a saying that goes, “health is wealth”. Aside from the health benefits, you also tend to save a lot of money that would have been spent on clean up. Cut your trips to dumps or recycling sites and buy a skip to save on gas money. When it is filled, a truck can collect the waste and remove it at once from your site. This will also save you time. You can save time and apply it to more productive tasks, instead of handling rubbish all the time. Forget about always loading waste into trucks and focus more on your business and schedule. Allow us to save you time and energy as we are fast, efficient, and reliable in delivering skip hire services. Have us handle your home removal, office clearing, and waste management issues by giving us a call now on 020 8698 8000.

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House Waste Removal

Domestic Waste Removal

Are you tired of piling up waste at home? Need to remove waste from your home and want a reliable and professional waste management team to handle that? Do you have a garage or attic that is clustered with items you no longer have any use for? No need to worry because Norris High-Wycombe is here to help you get rid of any unnecessary junk and all your scrap is collected and recycled. If your home is undergoing a change in interior decoration, we understand that you will need to dispose of old electronics and furniture. Redesigning your home will result in the heaping of unwanted materials in your yard, and you will want them removed. That’s why we at Norris High-Wycombe are dedicated to giving you an environmentally friendly service to ensure that all those items are removed as quickly as possible, and recycled too.

Work Space Clearance

Office Waste Removal

Do you have an office where you run your business? Chances are you pile up unnecessary junk and unwanted materials in your workspace. If you begin getting too much work, you might want to move to a more spacious office. When you are changing offices and need to dispose of items you no longer need, you will need a reliable company. That is where we come in. At Norris High-Wycombe, we assist in the disposal and recycling of unwanted office materials. We will send your small gadgets to a Waste Electrical Site (WEEE) to be recycled. Before you know it, we will be at your office after you call.

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Building Waste Removal

Does the construction company you are managing produce lots of building waste? Do you need to recycle and reuse some of your products? The ideal site clearance service is Norris High-Wycombe. We keep your construction site constantly safe and clean, to ensure you can get on with work anytime you arrive. Do you want the scrap metal, aggregate, rubble, building waste, and hazardous materials in your site to be removed? Give us a call today and we will promptly send our team to you.

Waste Collection

Rubbish Collection

We provide you with both home and business rubbish collection services. Whether you want to hire our services for a particular job, or you need our professionals to regularly collect waste from your shop, factory, mass production plant, bank, business premises, admin building, office, apartment or house, we will get it done the same day, to enable you to get back to your daily routine as quickly as possible. No other skip hire or rubbish collection services in or outside High-Wycombe can boast of having the kind of competitive prices we have. Norris High-Wycombe experts observe health and safety standards and are equipped with environmentally friendly tools. Are you a business manager, homeowner or representative of a multinational corporation? Your house cleaning, office cleaning, and so on can be done by us, especially the ones that threaten public health.

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Professional Waste Removal

Our team of knowledgeable experts will handle any form of waste – liquid, solid, gaseous or sludge form. Why get your hands covered in dirt when you can have us take care of it? We have you covered on anything waste management related, and will respond to your request on the same day you make it. Fill in a form here to get an online quote.

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Builders Waste Removal by Norris High-Wycombe.

All your full barrow loads of slabs, concrete, paver stones, building materials and other waste will need to be stashed in a skip when you are renovating your property or construction site. We help in removing waste from construction sites while also providing skips to make the process of waste removal easier. On our staff list is a team of highly trained experts who appreciate health and safety standards. They are always ready to give you quality service that will meet your needs and budget. Call us today no matter where your building project is situated in High-Wycombe to get a quote immediately.

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Waste Recycling.

We are known for the straightforwardness of our recycling process, as we track every part of it from collection to disposal and recycling. The moment our facility receives the waste, it is weighed. Norris High-Wycombe experts then go ahead to manually and mechanically separate the materials. The waste is taken via a conveyor belt into a tank where it further undergoes air, hand, and magnetic separation. After which they are then recycled into reusable products.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal

Some waste is a danger to your health and the health of people in your environment. Waste materials are also a danger to the environment as well, and can appear in different forms. Therefore, it would not be wise for you to handle this waste by yourself – because you will be endangering your life and the lives of your family or co-workers. Hiring waste disposal experts like Norris High-Wycombe to eliminate hazardous waste is an option for you. At Norris High-Wycombe, we offer you home and office services as long as you’re in or around High-Wycombe. Our teams of waste management specialists have undergone industry-leading training, to enable them to handle any hazardous waste in solid, sludge, gaseous, or liquid forms. Our secure waste collection service is to standard and regulatory body compliant.

Do You Need Help?

We keep a close watch on the waste removal and movement from collection to recycling. We have a record of fast and efficient service and we are leaders in the industry. We can be there to fix the problem in minutes, call us on 020 8698 8000 as soon as you can.

Competitive Skip Hire Prices in High-Wycombe

Affordable Skip Hire Services

Getting skips at fair rates is not a problem, because Norris High-Wycombe offers the fairest skip rates around High-Wycombe. It is important that our customers save, which is why we put so much effort into making great skips available at great prices. The smaller skip sizes are considered to be more cost saving for waste disposal But it is more cost effective to get small skips for smaller amounts of waste like 10 black bin bags and large skips for a larger quantity. We want you to get the ideal skip for your waste disposal needs at Norris High-Wycombe.

That’s why our experts offer the best advice to help you save money in your budget – no matter the size of the skip you’re hiring. To make the process even smoother for you, we include the cost of getting a skip hire permit, for if you do not have land of your own to place the skip. This is cost and time effective in relation to getting a skip hire permit from your council office, and saves you from being fined for using public space without a permit. Call us today on 020 8698 8000 or leave us a message, and we will get you some really great prices of skips for hire.

Get Quote Online

Are you looking to do waste disposal in your house, office, or business premises? Does your construction site need a skip that can be used for routine disposal by workers to avoid hazardous waste in the environment? Reach out to Norris High-Wycombe today and find the most affordable skips that work within your budget. If you have a budget set for waste management or hazardous waste disposal, drop us a message right now and we will get you a quote as quickly as possible. Why worry about looking for a rubbish removal service in High-Wycombe, when you can simply get a quote online? You can let us know about your request by filling in the contact form here and one of our experts will get back to you as soon as possible.

Compare affordable skip hire prices & order in seconds

Getting quotes from 3 or 4 local skip hire services can be helpful in getting an idea on skip hire rates within and all around High-Wycombe. We at Norris High-Wycombe totally agree with that. However, we advise that you only request quotes from insured, licensed, and accredited companies. If you wish to compare affordable skip prices and order in seconds, you will need a provider that can deliver the correct skip you require the same day! We can make this happen at Norris High-Wycombe; we cut costs for you by bringing fairly priced skip hire services to wherever you are located in and around High-Wycombe. You can trust us for reliable skips and waste disposal services and avoid the hassle of working with a waste removal firm you cannot rely on. In fact, we also provide you with alternatives to skips. If you wish to hire a rubbish removal team, or need office and home clearance experts, we boast fully trained professionals who will be at your beck and call. Send us a message today and we will get back to you as soon as possible with a quote to suit your budget.

Fill in your postcode and get a skip hire price

If you need to find a fair priced skip hire service near you, you can use your postcode to find one here. Size and location doesn’t matter anymore, with Norris High-Wycombe, you can get skip hire prices from wherever you are. Simply put your postcode in the bar above, click on “get price” and you’ll get the results you want. Wherever you are in and around High-Wycombe, you can get amazing prices for the skip you require thanks to our state of the art algorithms. We don’t require personal details like your home address or card details. Our goal is to provide a budget-based price list so you can move to the next step in your disposal plan. We can work with specifics on skip hire too, just contact us.

Other Skip Hire Pricing Factors

When hiring a skip, some factors will be important and need to be thought about and considered properly. All these factors are well understood by us at Norris High-Wycombe, and we are going to briefly help you understand as well. Regional Pricing – every region has its own skip hire cost. A skip priced at £50 in London, for example, may be priced at £20 in High-Wycombe. Pricing is also influenced by how long you want to keep the skip, the more time you want it, the higher the cost would likely be. Remembering as well that skip hire permits have a time frame and expiry dates. Limitations and Restrictions – every skip can only take a certain amount of weight regardless of their size. Ask about restrictions on the skip you’re hiring from your service provider. You may get fined or sanctioned if you put products in the skip that are not allowed, which is why you need to find out if there are any such products.

Issues with renting skips in High-Wycombe

At Norris High-Wycombe, we are aware of all the challenges that come with hiring the best skips, especially if you have to get a skip hire permit as well. Issues to be considered when hiring a skip in High-Wycombe are local council laws, red routes, double yellow lines, narrow paths, congestion zones, small front space, pedestrian only lanes and red routes. At the rate at which High-Wycombe is growing in population, skip hiring will become more and more difficult. However, you can make use of our rubbish removal services, instead of worrying about renting a skip and hustling for a skip hire permit.

Skip Hire Rules and regulations

The regulation of waste deposits, and the recovery and removal of “controlled waste” is handled by the waste licensing system that was put in place in 1994, replacing the 1974 Control of Pollution Act. Any industrial, commercial, or household waste in solid or liquid form is referred to as controlled waste. People who only do waste disposals from personal gardens were not included in getting the license. Proof of fitness to hold the license determines if it will be granted. The Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board (WAMITAB) certificate is often presented by people applying to own new sites, to show they are “technically competent”.

In section 34 of the act, the duty of care for all those who make, bring in, move, treat, store or remove controlled waste is available. It stated that “any escape or waste must be avoided, waste can only be moved to an authorized person, the waste being transferred should go with a written description or you will be penalized.” The special waste regulations 1996 and the hazardous waste regulations 2005 are in charge of controlling the way waste is disposed.

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Skip Hire Permits

To place a skip for a construction project on any public land, you need a skip hire permit. Skip hire permits are required when you intend to use a piece of land you don’t own to place the skip. Federal highways, streets, government roads, and land owned by any third party are those that require skip hire permits. If you have land or property you intend to used, you don’t need a skip hire permit, as long as it won’t intrude on land that isn’t yours. You risk being fined or having the skip removed and seized if you do not ensure your skip doesn’t cross out of your own land and into someone’s space. You can get a skip hire permit for £20, although the skip size and issuing council would also affect the cost. There are skip hire permits that may cost as much as £60, £80, and up to £100 sometimes. You can contact the council office to find out more about the pricing if you wish. However, it’s our duty at Norris High-Wycombe to make your skip hire a smooth process. We can get you a skip hire permit and deliver the skip you hire to save you stress. When you request an online quote, we include the cost of getting a permit, which will not be necessary if you have land of your own to place the skip in. The permits we have available alongside our skip hire services can serve for up to 14 days. You can reach us now on 020 8698 8000 if you need to know more details on skip hire permits and other waste disposal services.

Tested skips with certificate

If you’re hiring for the first time, you may have concerns on how safe and effective skips are when they are in use. At Norris High-Wycombe, we not only provide you with skips of different sizes, we also supply tested skips with certificates. Whether you require a closed skip or an open one, you can count on us to deliver it with proof of its efficiency and quality. Give us a call on 020 8698 8000, we always have experts available to provide answers to your questions. If you prefer, you can visit us at our High-Wycombe office, the tested skip you pick will be made available with certificate.

Prohibited Items

At Norris High-Wycombe, we accept various types of waste in our skips. A few items, however, are not allowed in our skips. We can collect such products and have them treated depending on how safe they are. These restricted items are automotive oils and fluids, medical waste, car tyres, heavy duty batteries, gas canisters, television sets, air conditioning units, refrigerators, aerosols, and fluorescent light bulbs.

Recycling Targets/Landfill Policy

The Environmental Agency and government have been setting recycling targets for some time now. We uphold these set recycling rules at Norris High-Wycombe and you can find them below: The goal of the Environmental Agency is to secure the protection and improvement of the environment in England and Wales. There are many government organisations and local authorities that have the duty of making sure these targets are achieved and the services they have available get to the environments that need them. The Environmental Agency also endeavors to make sure land, air and water are constantly improved in terms of quality. They set up systems to regulate environmental pollution, and also promote the preservation of plants, animals and other natural resources. That’s not all! The body also enlightens the general populace on issues regarding the environment, improving waste removal standards, encouraging the recycling of household products to reduce the quantity of waste, and lots more. You can visit them at their office in your region, or their head office at Rio House, Waterside Drive, Almondsbury BS32 4UD. You can also call them on 08 708 506 506. To handle Government Targets, a landfill directive was issued. It specifies the targets needed to lower the quantity of waste removed to landfill areas in the UK. It also added, from 2007, that landfills shouldn’t take waste that hasn’t been treated. Beginning from the most recent year, here are the target: The quantity of waste taken to landfill sites in the UK by 2015 should be 35% of what was taken in 1995. The quantity of waste taken to landfill sites in the UK by 2013 should be 50% of what was taken in 1995. The quantity of waste allowed to be taken and used for landfills in the UK by 2010 shouldn’t exceed 75% of what was taken in 1995. Also, these targets were introduced by Waste Strategy 2000, for the recovery of waste and achieving the landfill directive: y 2015, 67% of the waste has to be recovered, 45% recovered by 2010, 40% by 2005.

The targets for natural recycling were published in the Waste Strategy 2000 by the government. They include:

By 2015, 33% of household waste should be composted or recycled. By 2010, 30% of household waste should be composted or recycled. Household waste that is composted or recycled, in 2015, should be 25%, while the local authorities had a 30% target. A ” Waste Performance and Efficiency Grant” was set up by the government to move the efforts of the local authorities towards more recycling and reduction of waste, and for landfill diversion. Here is list of materials that can be recycled: plastic, electricals and electronics, computers, composting, wood, clinical waste, metal, building materials, batteries, paper, printer, cartridges and a lot of others.

Do You Need Help?

At Norris High-Wycombe office at High-Wycombe you can be provided with updates you need on the targets, many for the years to come. Give us a call on 020 8698 8000, we always have experts available to provide answers to your questions.