Top Tips for Making Rubbish Removal Easy

30 August 2021
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When waste is building up at your home, the thought of disposing of it alone may not fill you with glee. Fortunately, it isn't hard to find a rubbish removal service that'll do the heavy work for you. Before engage with one, it's worth learning more about how to make the process easy.

Understand Your Waste Types

Before assuming that the service you're using is appropriate, make sure you understand what you're disposing of. If there's a chance your rubbish includes toxic or medical waste, you may need to dispose of that separately. Additionally, if the firm you're using can dispose of toxic or medical waste, they may require you to use very specific bags or containers. 

Separate Different Types of Recycling

Recycling is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. If you have a lot of items you need to dispose of, you may need to separate them first. This is because the facilities that recycle plastic may not be able to handle metal, and vice-versa. Check whether you'll need to wash items too, as some recycling centres can't recycle anything that's contaminated by food.

Break Big Items Down

If you want to get more out of your rubbish containers, make sure you break down anything that's large. This is usually achievable with easy-to-break materials such as cardboard and light plastic. By breaking it down, you'll be able to fit more into each disposal container and get more items removed for your money.

Don't Overload Containers

Depending on the company you use, some may refuse to take containers that are overloaded. Many are unlikely to take any that are broken. As such, by overloading your containers, you're running the risk of your rubbish removal being refused. If you're unsure as to what size containers you need, make sure you speak with the company you're using for an accurate estimate first.

Try Skip Sharing

On the other hand, you may find that you don't have enough rubbish to fill your containers. When this happens, ask your neighbours if they want to skip share. By sharing the cost of your skip, you can reduce the cost of rubbish removal and still get the job done.

Always Use Professionals

Finally, always make sure you use professionals. Individuals who operate without the right licenses may illegally dispose of your rubbish. If they tip it somewhere illegal, you could find yourself facing a fine. When you use a team of experts, you have the assurance that everything will be disposed of correctly.