Skip Hire sizes
There are a wide range of skip sizes for hire here at Norris Wigan. Home removal or office, we have whatever skip size you’ll need. Whether you need a skip size of 2 yards or a skip size of 12, we have something for you. Our skip sizes 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 Wigan. The 4 yard skip has two times the capacity of the 2 yard skip, at a height of 0.90 meters. Its width of 1.5m by 2.5m allows space for larger products, such as kitchen and bathroom refits, appliances, electronics, and furniture. It has enough space for 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 The 6 yard skip is perfect for home extension projects and office premises renovations. The 6 yard skip is suitable for carrying builders waste and is available at Norris Wigan. If you want to store heavy waste and bulky materials like soil or stones, the 6 yard skip is just perfect. It’s around 1.8m by 3.2m wide, and can hold between 75 to 95 black bin bags, or 30 full barrow loads of building waste. You’ve probably noticed this skip a lot in your area.
- 8 Yard Skip Hire The 8 yard skip, which we have for hire, is suitable for very big projects such as home extensions. Similar to the 6 yard skip, the 8 yard skip has space for a lot more waste and refits. It’s around 1.9m by 3.4m wide, but it can take almost 20% more than what the 6 yard skip can. It has enough room for up to 100-115 full black bin bags, or 40 barrow loads of builders waste materials. It serves perfectly for extensive home removals.
- 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. Available for hire at Norris Wigan, the 2.1m by 3.6m wide skip is ideal for 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 Wigan, 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. 150-185 black waste bags can fit into this large 2.3 by 4.0m skip at any time. It can also hold over 62 full barrow loads of paver stones, concrete, soil, slabs and so on.
Skip Hire Wigan
Are you looking for a skip to use in your business or for residential waste? Are you shopping around for the right size skip at a competitive price? Norris Wigan has got you covered. We provide skips in Wigan, which are tailored to our customers’ needs to ensure minimal disruption whilst they get rid of their unwanted waste. We have worked in the area for years, and have demonstrated our efficiency, professionalism, and speed in every job, we can often deliver your skip on the same day you ask for it. We have worked on many waste disposal projects in Wigan, including hazardous waste removal, office clearing, residential rubbish removal, building project waste removal, and much more. We believe that we are the best priced skip hire service in Wigan, and we never compromise on the quality of the service that we provide to our clients. After collection from your location, we track the disposal of materials, recycling what we can, and taking an ethical, responsible approach to waste disposal. We are serious about recycling. In order to ensure that the health of the public is not adversely affected, we offer environmentally friendly solutions. At Norris, we have fully trained, vetted staff, who understand your needs and are always willing to help you recycle materials to declutter your home or office. Every one of our drivers holds a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) licence and the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), and will go out of their way to provide you with a professional, polite, and friendly service. So, you have nothing to worry about when you hire our skips or waste management services. We have a regular schedule where we paint our skips to make sure they are presentable. We have a massive variety of skips that we can deliver to you in no time, from a few yards to massive 18+ yard skips, all at an affordable price. Fill out our online contact form to get a no obligation skip hire quote.
Why Norris Wigan
We at Norris Wigan are highly experienced in the waste management industry and, with it, have built a brand that says credibility, transparency, and top-notch service delivery. Customer satisfaction and safety is of the utmost importance to us. Our goal is to deliver the particular skip size you requested on the same day you requested it and to have the price fit your budget perfectly. We also have a robust team of experts with vast knowledge of the sector, to offer you specialist advice to help you get the adequate skip that can get rid of the waste you have at home or within your business premises. Want to get an online quote from us? Click here!
Accreditations and Experience
Our years of experience in the skip hire and waste management sector has resulted in several 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. Our devotion to the safety and health of our customers, in the course of providing our service, is what earned us the award. We are also certified by the International Standards Organization (ISO). Under the ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 SHEQ, which we implement, we are guaranteeing our clients that we will never perform below expectations in service delivery. This is because the management and monitoring of our operations, customer service, and general service delivery is aided by the above named standards. A forever improving quality of service, which will always be above par, is what we are guaranteeing to you. Norris Wigan 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. Norris Wigan, alongside all these waste management agencies, also work in the sustainable resources sector. The standards, rules, and regulations that these waste management agencies work under, are set by the CIWM, who also grades them according to their experience, education, and qualifications. We are also a member of a fast growing third party accreditation body in the health and safety management industry, known as the SafeContractor. SafeContractor has over 150 major clients with over 17,000 contractors as members. Being a member of the SafeContractor scheme, we will ensure the safety of your environment. It may also interest you to know that we are registered with the Wood Recyclers Association (WRA). This body represents its members to regulatory authorities, including the government. The WRA is there to offer guidance and advice concerning any matter or topic in regards to wood recycling. 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.
Targets for Waste Recycling
All waste management agencies now have some recycling targets to meet, which are set by the Environmental Agency and the government. We at Norris Wigan acknowledge these targets and here they are: The Environmental Agency’s duty is to protect and better the environment of England and Wales. 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. They control environmental pollution, and also encourage the conservation of animals, plants and other natural resources by implementing certain efforts towards these goals. That’s not all! The Environmental Agency is determined to educate the people on anything to do with the environment, improve waste disposal standards, and improve the recycling of household items in order to reduce their quantity. Call 08708 506 506 to connect to the head office of the Environmental Agency, located in Bristol at Rio House, Waterside Drive, Almondsbury BS32 4UD or just visit their office in your region. A landfill directive has been released in relation to Government Targets. It reflects the goals of reducing the quantity of waste sent to landfill spots in the country. From the recent year, the targets include: By 2015, the waste taken to landfill sites around the United Kingdom should be 35% of what was taken in 1995. That the amount of waste taken to landfill spots in the UK by 2013 be only 50% of the amount taken in 1995. That the amount of waste taken to landfill spots in the UK by 2010 be only 75% of the amount taken in 1995 Also, some targets were introduced for waste recovery, and to help make the landfill directive achievable by the Waste Strategy 2000: 67% of waste should be recovered as of 2015, 45% of waste should be recovered as at 2010, 40% of waste should be recovered as of 2005. The Waste Strategy of 2000 contains the natural recycling targets published by the government. These targets were: By 2015, 33% of household waste should be composted or recycled. Composting and recycling should be carried out on 30% of household waste as at 2010. By 2005, 25% of household waste should be composted or recycled, while that of each local authority was 30% as in the same year. The government, in its quest to reduce waste, for landfill diversion, and to assist local authorities in more recycling, has issued a “Waste Performance and Efficiency Grant”. Clinical waste, building materials, batteries, paper, printer cartridges, plastic, furniture, glass, oil, metal, electrical and electronics, vehicles, wood, clinical waste, and so on, and a few others were included in the list of products to be recycled. At Norris Wigan office at Wigan, you will get updated if there are any additions to the above targets, especially in recent years.
Our Affordable Price Range
Do you need a cheap skip hire service? Norris Wigan offers, alongside different sizes of skip at great prices, rubbish removal services, waste management solutions, and home and business waste clearance. Do you require a particular kind of service and you have made a budget for it? We have a team of experts to advise you on which solution to settle for, to ensure you still get optimum service. We will take care of your needs, irrespective of where you are in Wigan. For what reason are you looking to hire a skip? Is your home clearance or construction project in need of one? We have a suitable size to suit both your needs and your budget. We realise that a lot of people, especially in the UK, love to plan their lives and finances year in year out. Norris Wigan 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. We maintain our professionalism and effective service delivery so that you can always rely on us for all your waste clearance needs, even though we offer hire skips at very affordable prices. With Norris Wigan, 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.
All Skip Sizes
Do you need a skip for commercial or domestic use, and require a specific size? Here at Norris Wigan, we have all the skip sizes you may require, for any quantity of waste. You’ll have your skip delivered the same day you requested it, no matter where you are in Wigan. Do you have a large quantity of industrial waste to dispose of or recycle? You can hire any of our skips, which range between 2 yards to 12 yards, if you need to remove some waste from your home. 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 – Go for this size if you are looking to dispose of such large items like appliances, electronics, kitchen and bathroom refits, and home furniture. 6 Yard Skip – This skip size is right for you if you are carrying out house extension projects or some renovations on your business premises. 8 Yard Skip – Go for this size when you are conducting larger building projects, which leave waste and refits that are slightly larger than those for 6 yard skips. 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 – For relatively small amounts of industrial waste. This skip size is capable of carrying over 62 barrows full of slabs, soil, paving stones, concrete, and so on.
Same Day Service
Do you need a fast and efficient rubbish collection service that can arrive at your location the same day to clear out waste from your house, office, or construction site? Interested in a skip service in Wigan that can, within hours of your request, deliver your ideal skip to you? You are covered by Norris Wigan. We offer same day service to customers anywhere in Wigan and its surroundings. We will be there for you at a moment’s notice once you give us a call on 020 8698 8000.
Efficient and Time Conscious Service
Our conviction at Norris Wigan is simple – waste management issues are also health issues. Therefore, we do not want any poor time keeping or inefficiency to jeopardize the health of our clients and the general public. That is why we endeavour to deliver fast and efficient service to you – wherever you are in Wigan or its surroundings. We boast of a team of experts who fully understand the importance attached to keeping good public health. Simply request a skip and you’ll get it the same day. Getting a skip is just that easy! 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.
Commercial/Domestic Skip Hire in Wigan
If you need commercial or domestic skip hire in Wigan, then what you need is for Norris Wigan to provide you with their wide range of very affordable skips, wherever you are in the city. Do you wish to refurbish your office and want to dispose of all your old furniture? Do you need to clear out all the rubble from your garden or transform your landscape? We will give you the assistance you need. Our professionals will take care of your waste needs, no matter how large they are, so you can focus on running your business without any lapses.
Looking For Quality Skip Hire?
Read below for the different reasons why you need to hire a skip, especially for those living and working in Wigan. Hiring a skip ensures that your environment is clean and healthy. “Health is wealth,” they say. Not only will you benefit healthwise, you’ll also save money that you would have spent on clean up. Get a skip to save both time and gas money spent on driving to dumps or recycling sites. The skips won’t spend an extra day at your site once they are full, a truck is sent to pick them up immediately. Getting a skip also saves you time. Why choose to dispose of your dirt yourself when you can you save that very important time? Choose business and your daily activities instead of always loading rubbish into your truck. Save yourself the time and energy today and get a reliable, fast, and efficient skip hire service to sort out your waste problems. Having your home removals, office cleaning, and waste management issues done by us is just a call away.
Removal of Home Waste
Tired of having waste piled up in your 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? We will help you get rid of unnecessary junk and also collect and recycle all your scrap so you won’t need to worry yourself. We understand that there are times when you want to change the interior decoration of your home, and you need to clear out the old items in order for new furniture and electronics to be moved in. Also, a pile of unnecessary waste material will be produced in your yard while you are redesigning your home, and we know you will want to get rid of it. That’s why we at Norris Wigan are dedicated to giving you an environmentally friendly service to ensure that all those items are removed as quickly as possible, and recycled too.
Commercial Office Clearance
Does the business you run have an office? Your work space may likely be clustered with unnecessary junk and unwanted materials. An increase in your workload will likely affect the size of the office you will need. You will need a reliable skip company to help you dispose of unwanted items when you are changing offices. That is where we come in. At Norris Wigan, we assist in the disposal and recycling of unwanted office materials. Your small gadgets will be sent to a Waste Electrical Site (WEEE) for recycling. Before you know it, we will be at your office after you call.
Commercial Waste Clearance
Does the construction company you are managing produce lots of building waste? Do you need to recycle and reuse some of your products? We are the perfect clearance service for you. Your work can start immediately when you arrive because we keep a clean and safe construction site at all times. Do you need to have all the scrap metal, rubble, hazardous materials, aggregate, and building waste removed from your site? Call us right now and we will send our team of professionals to your location promptly.
We are here for both your business and home rubbish collection needs. Our professionals will be there at your office, building, apartment, shop, factory, and so on, to dispose of all your waste whether you need it to be just a particular job or a regular routine, so that you can get back to your business as soon as possible. Our skip hire and rubbish collection services are affordable compared to any others you will find around or in Wigan. Our equipment is environmentally friendly and complies with safety and health standards. Are you a business manager, homeowner or representative of a multinational corporation? Call us today for your home removals, office clearing or site clearance, and we will be there to remove any waste material, industrial junk or hazardous waste that can be detrimental to public health and the environment.
Our team of knowledgeable experts will handle any form of waste – liquid, solid, gaseous or sludge form. Don’t get your hands dirty handling waste, call us today. We can sort out your waste management issues on the same day of your request. To get an online quote, fill in the form here.
Waste Removal for Builders
You will need a skip to put all the concrete, slabs, building materials, paver stones and other kinds of waste during the renovation of a construction site or your property. 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. Both your needs and budget will be met by our team of experts who are poised to offer you excellent service. To get a quote irrespective of where in Wigan your building project is, give us a call today.
We are known for the straightforwardness of our recycling process, as we track every part of it from collection to disposal and recycling. The first thing we do in our facility is to weigh the waste. The materials are then separated manually and mechanically by our trained operators. The waste is taken via a conveyor belt into a tank where it further undergoes air, hand, and magnetic separation. The waste is then recycled into reusable products after this process.
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Some waste in the environment poses a health hazard to everyone. These materials, which may come in gaseous, liquid, or solid forms, are also hazardous to the environment. Handling toxic waste unprofessionally will be hazardous to you, and others living and working around you. However, you can hire the services of a professional waste management company like Norris Wigan to help remove this hazardous waste. Norris Wigan can bring you toxic waste removal services at home or at work, anywhere in or around Wigan. Our team of experts have received all the training required to properly handle liquid, solid, sludge, or gaseous waste. We also secure waste collection that complies with industry standards, including the rules of all regulatory bodies.
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Competitive Skip Hire Prices in Wigan
Getting skips at fair rates is not a problem, because Norris Wigan offers the fairest skip rates around Wigan. Our skips are perfectly sized and perfectly priced for domestic and commercial use, to allow you to save. It is often felt that smaller skip sizes are more cost effective for waste disposal purposes, whether domestic or commercial. 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. Here at Norris Wigan , we do not want you hiring skips that do not meet the needs they are hired for.
Which is why we have experts available to give the best advice for cost effective hiring of any skip size at all. We even add the cost of acquiring a permit for skip hire if you don’t have your own space for the skip, just to give you an easier process. This way, we save you extra the costs involved in acquiring a skip hire permit from your council office, the stress involved, and the risk of getting fined for placing the skip on public land. We are always available on 020 8698 8000; call us or leave a message and we will provide the best skip hire prices.
Get Quote Online
Do you want to remove waste from your home, office, or business premises? Does your construction project require you to hire a skip that makes it easy for workers to manage waste that could become an environmental hazard? Contact Norris Wigan now and get well priced skips to match 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. You needn’t worry about finding a waste removal service in Wigan, the quote you need can be obtained online. Put in your request on our contact form here and get feedback from one of our experts today.
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 Wigan. We believe this is the way to go at Norris Wigan. You do not want to get quotes from uninsured, unaccredited, and unlicensed companies. If what you want is to be able to compare the prices of skips and place an order immediately, you’ll have to work with skip hire service providers that can deliver on the same day. That’s where we come in. At Norris Wigan, we help you save money by providing you with affordable skip hire services wherever you are in Wigan and its surrounding areas. Why bother with unreliable skip providers when you can work with a reliable skip hire and waste removal service like ours? You don’t have to use skips, there are alternatives we can find for you. We have highly trained professionals who can handle your office or house clearance if you need to hire professionals. 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
Finding an affordable skip provider to hire from in your area is pretty easy, you only need to fill in your postcode here. With Norris Wigan, anyone anywhere can get the skip size prices for their choice of skip size. All you need do is enter your postcode in the bar above and click on “get price”. Getting the best price for the skip you need is not a chore anymore, you only need our sophisticated algorithms to get it done. We don’t require personal details like your home address or card details. We want to make sure the price list you get fits the budget you’ve drawn up, so you can properly start your waste disposal process. We can be contacted for specified skip hire services as well.
Other Skip Hire Pricing Factors
Skip hire pricing factors need to be well considered before hiring a skip. All these factors are well understood by us at Norris Wigan and we are going to make them clear to you. Regional Pricing – hiring a skip will cost something different in different regions. If you get a skip for £50 in London, for example, the same size might cost you just £20 in Wigan. 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 – different skip sizes also have different weight limits. Make enquiries from your service provider on the limitations they might have. Ask if there are any items that aren’t allowed in the skip and stick to the restrictions if there are, so you won’t be sanctioned or fined.
Issues with renting skips in Wigan
At Norris Wigan, we understand that getting the perfect skip to hire can be a herculean task – especially with the difficulties that comes with getting a skip hire permit. Issues to be considered when hiring a skip in Wigan 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 Wigan 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
For “controlled waste” deposit, recovery and removal regulation, a new waste licensing system replaced the 1974 Control of Pollution Act in 1994. Liquid or solid waste from industrial, commercial, and household processes are called controlled wastes. Personal garden waste disposal does not require the use of the license. To acquire the permit, all applicants need to show they are fit to hold it. Anyone applying to own a new site has to have the Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board (WAMITAB) certificate, which proves they are “technically competent”.
Those involved in the creation, bringing in, conveyance, storage, treatment or removal of controlled waste have their own duty of care in section 34 of the Act. 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.
Skip Hire Permits
If you’re going to place a skip you hired for a construction project on public land, you need a skip hire permit. Skip hire permits have to be obtained when you need to use land that isn’t your property to place your skip. Federal highways, streets, government roads, and land owned by any third party are those that require skip hire permits. You can use your own land or space without a skip hire permit if you have it, only ensuring you don’t cross into land that isn’t yours. But, if you place a skip in a position that infringes on the privacy of another person not involved in your project, the skip might be removed and seized, or you could even be fined. Getting a skip hire permit can cost as low as £20, based on the skip size and council you have to get the permit from. There are also skip hire permits for a lot more than £20, including £60, £80 and £100. The council office is a good place to get all the pricing details you need. At Norris Wigan, we consider it our responsibility to ease your skip hire process. Why bother then with getting a skip hire permit when we can get it done for you, along with delivering the skip you hire? Request an online quote and we will include the cost of getting a skip hire permit, which would be excluded, of course, if you have property to use. We provide skip hire services along with permits that last for up to 14 days. Call us today on 020 8698 8000 and we will provide you with any details you might need on our skip hire permits and waste management services.
Tested skips with certificate
If it is your first experience skip hiring, you may have reservations about the safety and effectiveness of the skips when in use. Along with making various skip sizes available to you, we also give you skips that have been tested and have certificates to show just that at Norris Wigan. So, if the skip you require is a closed or open one, we can be trusted to provide it along with proof of quality and efficiency. Call us today on 020 8698 8000 if you have any concerns, and our experts will answer your questions. You can also come by our Wigan office instead and the tested skip you want will be provided with certificate.
At Norris Wigan, we accept various types of waste in our skips. But, there are some prohibited items that cannot go in our skips. We can provide you with treatment services for materials like that, 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
A number of targets for recycling were set by the Environmental Agency and government. At Norris Wigan, we acknowledge these set recycling targets and they are as follows: The aim of the Environmental Agency is to see to the improvement and protection of the environment in England and Wales. Many government organisations and local authorities are in place to ensure recycling targets are met, and that areas needing environmental services receive the services they have available. This agency also works to regularly improve the quality of water, land and air. They have efforts in place for environmental pollution control and to encourage the conservation of nature. It doesn’t end there! The body educates the public on environmental matters, like better waste removal standards, by promoting the recycling of household waste to reduce how much waste they have. The agency can be contacted on 08 708 506 506, or by their office in your region. You can also visit their head office at Rio House, Waterside Drive, Almondsbury BS32 4UD. A landfill directive was released because of Government Targets. The amount of waste that requires a reduction for landfilling purposes in the UK is specified. It added as well that landfills from 2007 should only take waste that has been treated. Find the targets below, starting from the most recent year: Only 35% of the waste taken in 1995 should be taken for landfill sites in the UK in 2015. The quantity of waste taken to landfill sites in the UK by 2013 should be 50% of what was taken in 1995. Only 75% of the waste taken in 1995 should be taken for landfill sites in the UK in 2010. 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.
Waste Strategy 2000 had published in it, by the government, the natural recycling targets, which are as follows:
By 2015, 33% of household waste should be composted or recycled. No less than 30% of household waste should be composted or recycled in 2010. 25% of household waste has to be composted or recycled in 2005, although local authority was 30% in that same year. The government issued a ” Waste Performance and Efficiency Grant” to help local authorities recycle more, reduce waste, and for landfill diversions. Recyclable materials include the following and more: metal, building materials, batteries, paper, printer, cartridges, plastic, wood, clinical waste electricals and electronics, computers, and composting