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Welcome to Anything for Hire's comprehensive guide on what you can and cannot put in a skip. Whether you’re undergoing a major home renovation, clearing out your garden, or simply decluttering, knowing what items are permissible can save you time, money, and potential legal issues. Our platform offers a vast selection of hire services across the UK, making it easy to compare prices and book online. Let's dive in!

What Can Go Into a Skip

Knowing what items you can throw into a skip can make your waste disposal process much easier. Here’s a list of permissible items:

  • Household furniture
  • Garden waste
  • Wood and metal
  • Plastics
  • Bricks and rubble
  • Non-electrical fittings

What Cannot Go Into a Skip

Certain items are prohibited from being disposed of in a skip due to safety, environmental, and legal concerns. These include:

  • Asbestos
  • Electrical appliances
  • Paints and solvents
  • Tyres
  • Batteries
  • Medical waste

Why Choose Anything for Hire

At Anything for Hire, we pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service and a seamless booking experience. Our extensive array of hire services, from luxury transport to unique event requirements, ensures that you'll find exactly what you need. Plus, our user-friendly platform makes comparing prices and booking online a breeze.

Luxury Transport Options

We offer a range of luxury transport options including chauffeur-driven coaches, minibuses, limousines, party buses, sports cars, and even private helicopter hire. Whatever your transport needs, we’ve got you covered.

Unique Requirements

Looking for something special? We cater to unique requirements such as horse and carriage hire, dhol players, mandap hire, and self-drive sports cars and supercars (subject to age restrictions).

Useful Tips

Here are a few useful tips to keep in mind when hiring a skip:

  1. Always check with your local council for any permits required.
  2. Separate your waste beforehand to ensure you’re not putting prohibited items in the skip.
  3. Consider the size of the skip you need to avoid multiple trips.
  4. Use a reliable hiring service to ensure compliance with regulations.

Skip Hire Table

Summary of What You Can and Cannot Put in a Skip
Permissible Items Prohibited Items
Household furniture Asbestos
Garden waste Electrical appliances
Wood and metal Paints and solvents
Plastics Tyres
Bricks and rubble Batteries
Non-electrical fittings Medical waste


We hope this guide has provided you with clear and useful information on what you can and cannot put in a skip. Remember, using a reliable service like Anything for Hire can make the entire process smooth and hassle-free. Visit our website to explore our range of hire services and make your booking today!

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