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Frequently Asked Questions2019-03-29T12:59:05+00:00

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Answers to some of the common questions we get:

WHAT TIME WILL MY SKIP BE DELIVERED?2018-12-14T11:50:00+00:00

Skips are delivered between 07.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday. For a more specific time of delivery, please ask one of our team when ordering your skip.

HOW LONG CAN I KEEP THE SKIP FOR?2018-12-14T11:43:08+00:00

All skips are on hire for 7 days unless otherwise arranged and will be collected on the seventh day. Skips can however, be collected earlier if required, or if you do need the skip for longer, we can extend the hire period, this though may incur an additional fee. Please call to enquire.

WILL I NEED A SKIP PERMIT?2018-12-14T11:41:55+00:00

Skips placed on the road require a permit from the council and vary in price depending on the specific councils rates. Once you have booked your skip, a member of our team will apply for the skip permit on your behalf. Additionally, please note;

  • Permits validity vary depending upon the location and council
  • Applications can take from 3-5 full working days to process and be granted
  • Local councils DO NOT allow skips to be placed on grass verges

No permit is required if the skip will be placed upon your drive, lawn, or other private area.

HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY FOR THE SKIP?2018-12-14T11:39:29+00:00

All skips must be paid for prior to hire, either by debit/credit card over the telephone or cash to the driver on delivery.

WHAT IS A LEVEL LOAD?2018-12-14T11:37:29+00:00

All skips should be filled no higher than the height of the sides, ensuring a level load. If you overfill your skip, you risk us not being able to remove it. Overloaded skips are unsafe to load onto our lorries and put the public at risk whilst in transit. Please ensure that you adhere to our policy for the safety of our drivers and other road users.

WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP?2018-12-14T11:36:31+00:00

Below is a list of what is permitted in our skips. If you are unsure about any waste not listed, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our team on 01778 394 044, Opt 1 for assistance.

  • Brick

  • Soil

  • Rubble

  • Concrete

  • Timber

  • Glass

  • Metal

  • Green waste

  • Plastic

  • Paper

  • Cardboard

  • Furniture

WHAT CAN’T I PUT IN THE SKIP?2018-12-14T11:34:49+00:00

Below is a list of what is not permitted in our skips. If you are unsure about any waste not listed, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our team on 01778, 394 044, Opt 1 for assistance.

  • Asbestos

  • Plasterboard (contact us for advice on this)

  • Tyres

  • Refridgerators

  • Freezer Units

  • Hazardous or Toxic Waste

  • Oils or Lubricants

  • Paints and Paint Tins

  • Paint and Paint tins (unless empty)

  • Solvents

  • VDUs

  • Televisions

  • Microwave Ovens

DO YOU RECYCLE YOUR SKIP CONTENTS?2018-12-14T11:29:40+00:00

BSH Recycling are proud to divert 99% of all waste from landfill. Plastics, metals, wood, cardboard, paper, green waste, soil, concrete and brick are all recycled or reused. Waste which cannot be recycled or reused is sent as fuel for energy production.

HOW DO I ARRANGE FOR MY SKIP TO BE COLLECTED?2018-12-14T11:29:04+00:00

All skips are booked as a default 7 day hire, however, if you fill and need your skip removing sooner, give one of our team a call on 01778 394 044 to request an early collection.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I WANT TO KEEP MY SKIP LONGER THAN 7 DAYS?2018-12-14T11:28:13+00:00

All skips have a 1 week hire period which can be extended at a cost of £24 per week. To extend the hire period, please ring the BSH office on 01778 394 44 to speak to a member of our team.

DO YOU OFFER BUSINESS ACCOUNTS?2018-12-14T11:26:44+00:00

Business accounts are available under requirements. Please contact our Accounts team on 01778, 394 044, Opt 5 to discuss this further.   You can visit our Forms Page to download the New Account PDF file.

AM I TIED IN TO A CONTRACT?2018-11-07T10:03:46+00:00

Here at BSH Recycling, our contract with every customer is a written agreement, demonstrating an organisations provision for waste disposal. BSH Recycling do not tie customers into lengthy contracts, instead we deliver a simple and well executed service, showing the faith we hold in the package we provide.

HOW DO I CHOOSE WHICH BIN TO ORDER?2018-11-07T10:03:46+00:00

The table on our wheelie bin page, gives approximate measurements of our bins and a guide to their capacity. Should you find that the bin you have isn’t right, simply call us and we can change it to suit accordingly. For any more assistance deciding which bin will suit your needs, call BSH Recycling on 01778 394 044, Opt 1.

WHAT IF I NEED AN EXTRA EMPTY ON MY WHEELIE BIN?2018-11-07T10:03:46+00:00

BSH Recycling offer a flexible service, capable of dealing with unforeseen circumstances quickly and efficiently. If an extra empty on your bin is needed, with a quick phone call to our office any adjustments can be made. Furthermore, if your standard weekly collection is not necessary, just let us know.

HOW MUCH ACCESS DO I NEED?2018-11-07T10:03:46+00:00

Please give thought to access when requesting a bin. Access must be wide enough to allow the bin to be safely manoeuvred by our operative.

CAN I KEEP THE BIN INSIDE OVER NIGHT?2018-11-07T10:03:46+00:00

As long as access can be gained to bins upon their day of collection, customers can store and secure their bins in whichever way they wish to suit their circumstances.

WHAT CAN’T I PUT IN THE BIN?2018-11-07T10:06:48+00:00

Here is a list of what is not acceptable but if you have some waste you are unsure about please contact our helpful team for advice.

  • Bricks

  • Hardcore

  • Paints

  • Oils and lubricants

  • Hazardous & Toxic Waste

  • Batteries

WHAT IF I WANT A SECOND SKIP?2018-12-14T11:54:23+00:00

If you have filled your skips and require another, do not hesitate to contact us, simply request and pay for an exchange. One of our drivers will arrive at site, remove the full skip and drop a replacement in the same place.

HOW WIDE MUST THE ACCESS AREA BE?2018-12-14T11:54:08+00:00

You will need 9FT to allow our vehicles access. It will also need to be free from low hanging branches and power lines to prevent obstruction.

CAN I MOVE THE SKIP TO SUIT ME?2018-12-14T11:55:00+00:00

No, our skips once placed cannot be moved unless by a BSH operator. Skips sited by our delivery lorries will have place the skip in such a way that collection will be straight forward. If you move the skip, you may inadvertently place the skip in a way that makes it problematic or even impossible to be picked up and taken away.

CAN YOU DROP THE SKIP OVER MY HEDGE/WALL?2018-12-14T11:56:09+00:00

BSH Recycling drivers are all trained professionals. Drivers are able to drop skips in requested locations at their discretion, and will only put a skip in a safe location with the required access.

WHAT IS THE SIZE OF THE CLASS 1B?2019-01-09T12:31:50+00:00

The Class 1B supplied by BSH Recycling is a recycled product and is comprised of a mixture of concrete and brick, crushed to produce a product that is between 0mm-60mm.

WHAT IS THE RECYCLED CLASS 1B SUITABLE FOR?2019-01-09T12:32:36+00:00

Our Class 1B is ideas as an inexpensive sub base for landscaping, drainage layers, hard-standings and some building projects.

IS THE RECYCLED CLASS 1B CERTIFIED?2019-01-09T12:33:05+00:00

Yes. The recycled product supplied by BSH Recycling is certified.

HOW IS THE CLASS 1B DELIVERED?2019-01-09T12:33:36+00:00

The amount ordered will dictate our preferred delivery method. Anything under 8 tonnes of Class 1B will be delivered in a skip and then tipped on a suitable area. Anything over 8 tonnes will be delivered in one of our 8 wheel tipper lorries which have a capacity of 20 tonnes.

IS THE SCREENED TOPSOIL CERTIFIED?2019-01-09T12:34:05+00:00

No, the recycled screened soil is not certified.

HOW FINE IS THE SCREENED TOPSOIL?2019-01-09T12:34:31+00:00

The recycled screened soil is filtered through 10mm screening plates to remove large stones and rubbish. Despite this, it is a recycled material so may contain some small stones which cannot be taken out in the filtering process.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM I CAN ORDER?2019-01-09T12:34:55+00:00

Our minimum order quantity is 1 ton.

HOW MUCH CAN THE GRAB LORRY CARRY?2019-01-09T12:43:31+00:00

The BSH grab lorry is a 32 tonne, 8 wheeled vehicle with a maximum capacity of 16 tonnes.

WHAT MATERIAL IS THE GRAB LORRY ABLE TO TAKE?2019-01-09T12:44:03+00:00

The main purpose of the BSH grab lorry is to remove large quantities of soil and hardcore from site. Despite this, it is also able to remove mixed waste at an extra charge.

HOW WIDE MUST THE ACCESS ENTRANCE BE?2019-01-09T12:44:31+00:00

You will need 10FT to allow our vehicles access. It will also need to be free from low hanging branches and power lines to prevent obstruction.

HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY FOR THE SERVICE?2019-01-09T12:45:00+00:00

All grab services must be paid for prior to hire, either by debit/credit card over the telephone or cash to the driver on arrival.

WHAT IS THE REACH OF THE GRABS ARM?2019-01-09T12:45:31+00:00

At full extension, the grab can reach 6 meters.

CAN IT LIFT MATERIAL FROM OVER MY WALL?2019-01-09T12:46:04+00:00

If the BSH grab lorry is able pull alongside the obstacle, it is able to reach material over a height of approx. 10ft

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LOAD THE GRAB LORRY?2019-01-09T12:46:30+00:00

If the material is accessible, it may take approximately 15-20 minutes to load a grab lorry however this can differ, depending upon the material and access.

DO YOU RECYCLE ITEMS COLLECTED?2019-01-09T12:47:19+00:00

BSH Recycling are proud to divert 99% of all waste from landfill. Plastics, metals, wood, cardboard, paper, green waste, soil, concrete and brick are all recycled or reused. Waste which cannot be recycled or reused is sent as fuel for energy production. We do not resell any clothing or furniture items received into our waste transfer stations.

HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY FOR MAN & VAN SERVICE?2019-01-09T12:47:47+00:00

Man and van services must be paid for prior to the removal of waste, either by debit/credit card over the telephone or cash to the driver.

WHAT DOES THE MAN & VAN SERVICE REMOVE?2019-01-09T12:48:18+00:00

The man and can service removes large items that are too large to dispose of by other means and is a cost effective and quick alternative if a conventional skip is not an option. With the man and van service, if you do not have a driveway, this isn’t a problem and you will not have to pay for a permit.

WHAT LARGE ITEMS CAN BE REMOVED?2019-01-09T12:53:34+00:00

Any large items that are non-hazardous can be removed and disposed of. These include;

  • Dishwashers

  • Tumble Dryers

  • Sofas

  • Household Furniture

  • Mattresses

  • Construction Waste – all rubble must be bagged

  • Household rubbish

WHAT WILL THE MAN & VAN NOT REMOVE?2019-01-09T12:57:34+00:00

Below is a list of what our man and van service will not remove. If you are unsure about any waste not listed, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our team on 01778, 394 044, Opt 3 for assistance.

  • Asbsetos

  • Plasterboard (contact us for advice on this)

  • Refrigerator / Freezer units (can be removed ethically for a fee)

  • Gas bottles & Cyclinders (full or empty)

  • Hazardous & Toxic Waste (we have specific enclosed skips for Asbestos so please contact us regarding this)

  • Oils & filters (engine, hydraulic and cooking)

  • Liquids and Sludge

  • Paint and Paint tins (unless empty)

  • Solvents

  • VDUs

  • Tyres

  • Televisions

  • Microwave Ovens

WHAT TIME WILL THE MAN & VAN SERVICE ARRIVE?2019-01-09T12:58:08+00:00

The BSH Man and Van service operates delivered between 07.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday. For a more specific time of arrival, please ask one of our team when ordering the service.

HOW MUCH CAN THE TIPPER LORRY CARRY?2019-01-09T12:58:46+00:00

The BSH tipper lorries are 32 tonne, 8 wheeled vehicle with a maximum capacity of 20 tonnes, perfect for transporting and unloading large quantities of inert material quickly.

HOW WIDE MUST THE ACCESS ENTRANCE BE?2019-01-09T12:59:14+00:00

You will need 10FT to allow our vehicles access. It will also need to be free from low hanging branches and power lines to prevent obstruction.

WHAT MATERIAL CAN THE TIPPER LORRY CARRY?2019-01-09T12:59:40+00:00

Tipper lorries can remove soil, brick and rubble in 20 tonne loads, making it an economic alternative to skips.

HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY FOR THE SERVICE?2019-01-09T13:00:08+00:00

The tipper service must be paid for prior to hire, either by debit/credit card over the telephone or cash to the driver on arrival.

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