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Pay As You Throw: Is It The Future of Waste Clearance?

A UK based company has called for a revolution in UK recycling. By 2030, Suez suggests that the country should implement a ‘pay as you throw’ scheme, using a...

Skip Service Pricing: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve decided that you’re going to go ahead and hire a skip, then you’re going to want an easy-to-use guide to skip service pricing – so you can...

Furniture Disposal in London

Household waste is usually a whole lot easier to dispose of than business waste, since for most items the local council will simply take care of it for you....

A Guide to Commonly Used Waste Collection Recycling Symbols

  We like to encourage people to recycle and engage in responsible waste management practices here at Skip It. But one of the big challenges of making sure your...

Everything You Need to Know About House Clearance Services

While we might well be waste collection experts here at Skip It – our average customer certainly isn’t. And that’s fair enough, you’ve got a whole lot more important...

Has China’s Ban on Rubbish Imports Affected UK Waste Clearance?

Earlier this year, we reported that China had initiated an all-out ban on imports of what it described as ‘foreign garbage’. Until then, about half of the world’s waste...

Responsible Waste Collection: Are UK Recycling Rates Really on the Rise?

The UK’s latest recycling figures have been released and they show a change in the country’s approach to waste collection. In 2016 the country’s overall recycling rates rose by...

What’s a Circular Economy – and How Do We Build One?

Towards the end of last month, the European Parliament officially approved changes to the Waste Framework Directive, which established new targets for waste clearance and recycling, as well as...

Dutch Supermarket Unveils World’s First Plastic-Free Aisle

Dutch supermarket Ekoplaza have become first supermarket chain in the world to offer plastic-free aisles in one of their supermarkets. In association with the environmental pressure group A Plastic...
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