5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Skip for Construction Waste

30 May 2017 by Paul Cox

Skip hire is part of every project, but how do you choose the right skip for your construction waste? Follow our tips in this infographic

Skip hire is a critical part of site waste management and key to cost-effective and efficient waste disposal. If your skip is too big, you’ll pay for any capacity you don’t use and waste valuable space. If it’s too small or the wrong type, you could disrupt operations on site, pay more for collections and miss opportunities for recycling.

This infographic will help you with skip hire for construction waste, taking into account the type and quantity of waste that will be produced, as well as the specific needs of your project and site.

Choosing the right skip for the job will help you meet the requirements of your site and keep your project running on time and within budget.  It will enable you to reduce waste costs, recycle as much as possible and stay safe and compliant on site. By planning ahead, and considering your requirements before booking your skip hire, you’ll streamline site waste management throughout your project. You’ll also be able to implement best practice and avoid extra costs and delays due to unplanned waste collections or inappropriate waste disposal.

Takeaways:

  • Plan your skip hire in advance, taking into account the type and quantity of waste that will be produced.
  • Consider how waste will be managed on site, and how that will affect your skip hire e.g. heavy materials, on-site segregation.
  • Choose a waste management provider who follows best practice, offers a range of services to meet your needs and can advise you on recycling and skip optimisation to maintain an efficient, safe and compliant construction site.

Get more advice on how to plan and deliver cost-effective waste management on every construction site. Download: How Compliance in Waste Management Can Improve the Bottom Line for Your Construction Business

How Compliance in Waste Management Can Improve the Bottom Line for Your Construction Business

Originally publish 22-Nov-16