Skipy Skip Hire Ltd

Prompt, Reliable, Professional Skip Hire at Competitive Prices        From a Small, Caring and Genuinely Local Company        Based in Kilsby, Rugby, Warwickshire ( J18 of M1 )
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This page was last updated on 15 June 2024

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Hire Terms & Conditions of Skipy Skip Hire Ltd

1. DEFINITION OF TERMS USED

'The Company' signifies 'Skipy Skip Hire Ltd' and/or any persons acting on their behalf, 'The Customer' signifies any Person(s), Firm, Company, Business and/or any Persons acting on their behalf who are doing business with The Company. 'HT&C' signifies The Company's Hire Terms and Conditions.
'INERT WASTE' signifies Uncontaminated Soil, Clay, Stone, Bricks, Unreinforced Concrete, Sand, Gravel or Rubble.
'MIXED WASTE' signifies Non-Hazardous, Dry, Solid Waste of which at least 75% is deemed by The Company to be practicably and cost effectively recyclable.

2. YOU MUST READ THESE HIRE TERMS & CONDITIONS

The placing of an order by The Customer for a skip or services from The Company, indicates a complete and binding acceptance of these HT&C.
The Company may without prior notice collect the skip at any time should any HT&C be breached or if any skip is deemed by The Company to be full as shown in the safe loading of skips criteria in Section 9 of these HT&C.

3. PROOF OF DELIVERY

As The Customer may not be present upon delivery of any skip(s) or services supplied, The Customer's signature is not required upon any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of skips or services supplied, however all HT&C still apply.

4. GUARDING/LIGHTING OF SKIPS

The Customer is at all times responsible for the safeguarding & lighting of the skip(s).
The Company must be informed immediately should any Cones, Lamps or Reflective Markers supplied with the skip(s) be found to be damaged, removed or unserviceable, so that they may be replaced.

5. PAYMENTS, CHARGES, ORDER AMENDMENTS, CANCELLATIONS & WASTED JOURNEYS

Unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing; any due charges must be paid either before or upon delivery of any Skip(s).
Excess Charge Invoices must be paid upon receipt and payment must be received within seven days of the Invoice date.
All prices quoted are valid for 45 days only.
The Company reserves the right to charge interest on any overdue amounts at 8% pa since the Invoice or Delivery Date, whichever is the sooner.
Any costs incurred by The Company in collecting monies owed will be charged to The Customer.
Our 'All Inclusive' Skip prices include Waste Disposal Charges where the waste does not project from within the shape of the skip and/or up to the stated weight/volume limits as shown on our Invoices and/or current Price List; which can be viewed at www.skipy.co.uk.
Our current Waste Disposal 'Excess' Charge for INERT Waste per pro rata tonne (including VAT) is £24.00
Our current Waste Disposal 'Excess' Charge for Non Hazardous MIXED Waste is £215.00 per pro rata tonne or cubic metre whichever is the greater.
Skips containing both MIXED Waste and INERT Waste are charged at the higher rate.
To cover administration costs A SURCHARGE OF £2.40 PER TRANSACTION may be added to all Invoices that are not paid for before or upon delivery (including Excess/Disposal/Service Charge Invoices). In such cases, a discount is then offered for prompt payment received within the period shown upon our Invoices.
Any prices quoted for Trade or Credit Account Customers do not include Disposal Charges unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing.
Where Trade/Credit Account facilities have been granted, our payment terms are strictly as shown on our Invoices.
If an order includes a Highway Licence, it is chargeable even if an order is postponed, amended or cancelled.
Any cancellation, postponement or amendment of an order must be notified to The Company by 3pm on the day preceding delivery either by SMS Text, Telephone or Email, otherwise a minimum Cancellation Charge of £30.00 (including VAT) will be incurred.
Wasted journeys, where The Company is unable to deliver or collect a skip through no fault of The Company, are chargeable to The Customer.

6. WHAT CAN BE PLACED IN THE SKIP?

Non-Hazardous Dry, Solid Waste of which at least 75% is practicably and cost effectively recyclable as shown below;
Paper - Cardboard - Books - Newspapers - Magazines - Metal - Toys - Dry Bagged Clothing - HPDE/PP Plastics - Small Electrical Appliances
Cookers - Ovens - Untreated Timber - Unpainted Timber - Greenery - Shrubs - Bric a Brac, etc).
Uncontaminated Soil, Clay, Stone, Bricks, Unreinforced Concrete, Sand, Gravel or Rubble (any Inert Waste must be placed in the skip first).
Waste should not project from within the shape of the skip and is subject to the stated weight/volume limits as shown on our Invoices or current Price List; which can be viewed HERE
THE CUSTOMER IS AT ALL TIMES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE SKIP.

7. WHAT CANNOT BE PLACED IN THE SKIP?

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS / HIRERS, REGARDING UPHOLSTERED / PADDED FURNITURE & SEATING.......

In an effort to protect the environment and reduce pollution, as of January 2023, the Environment Agency has enacted a new Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulation (POPs)
What are POPs, and why can Upholstered / Padded Furniture & Seating no longer be placed into skips?
POPs stands for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and they are chemicals that resist degradation and remain in the environment for long periods of time.
Because of this, they can build up in the environment, causing long-term effects on ecosystems and human health.
Upholstered / Padded Furniture or Seating that is considered a POPs containing item, is any household seating that may contain POPs, including but not limited to:
Sofas - Sofa Beds - Armchairs - Padded Kitchen & Padded Dining Room Chairs - Padded Stools & Footstools
Padded Home / Office Chairs - Futons - Bean Bags - Floor & Sofa Cushions.

7a. THESE ITEMS MUST NOT BE PLACED IN OUR SKIPS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT, PLEASE ASK!
POPs (UPHOLSTERED OR PADDED FURNITURE
e.g. SOFAS - SOFA BEDS - ARMCHAIRS - PADDED KITCHEN & DINING ROOM CHAIRS - PADDED STOOLS & FOOTSTOOLS -
PADDED HOME / OFFICE CHAIRS - FUTONS - BEAN BAGS - FLOOR & SOFA CUSHIONS)
WOODEN EXTERNAL DOORS & WINDOWS / CONSERVATORIES / BARGE BOARDS / FASCIAS / SOFFITS
WOODEN FENCE POSTS / ROOF TIMBERS / TILING & CLADDING / TIMBER FRAMES & JOISTS
ROOFING FELT - FLAT ROOFING MATERIALS - RAILWAY SLEEPERS - TELEGRAPH POLES - ANY WOOD TREATED WITH CREOSOTE OR CCA
LIQUIDS i.e., OIL, PAINT, etc MUST NOT BE PLACED OR POURED INTO A SKIP - ASBESTOS - AEROSOLS - LIQUIDS - PAINT - OIL - FUEL - TYRES - SOLVENTS -
EXPLOSIVES - BEER KEGS - GAS CYLINDERS - FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - FLUORESCENT LIGHT TUBES - PERISHABLE/FOOD WASTE - FIRE DAMAGED WASTE
FRIDGES / FREEZERS / FRIDGE FREEZERS / CHILLERS / COOLERS / HEAT PUMP TUMBLE DRYERS - CRT COMPUTER MONITORS - TELEVISIONS -
LARGE LOGS - TREE BOUGHS / STUMPS / ROOTS - SOILED NAPPIES - SOILED SANITARY TOWELS
ANY FORM OF (OR WASTE CONTAMINATED WITH) ANIMAL / HUMAN / DIFFICULT / SPECIAL / MEDICAL / CLINICAL / TOXIC / HAZARDOUS WASTE

7b. THE FOLLOWING MAY BE PLACED IN THE SKIP BUT ARE SUBJECT TO PRIOR NOTICE, QUANTITY LIMITS, RESTRICTIONS, FURTHER CONDITIONS & EXCESS CHARGES (PLEASE CONTACT US FOR DETAILS);

CLEAN, UNCONTAMINATED, PLASTERBOARD * - PLASTER * (* See Plasterboard Section Shown Below)
VEHICLE / LEAD ACID BATTERIES - BATTERIES
REINFORCED CONCRETE - MATTRESSES - CONTAMINATED * SOIL / CLAY / SAND / GRAVEL / STONE ( * CONTAMINATED WITH FOR EXAMPLE; OIL, CHEMICALS, SEWAGE, etc.)
ANY FORM OF DIFFICULT WASTE (i.e., Dusty, Putrescible, Odorous)


Unless agreed in writing or pricing, AN EXCESS CHARGE WILL BE INCURRED IF THE SKIP CONTAINS MORE THAN 20% OF 'ANY' OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS;
CARPETS - CARPET TILES - CARPET UNDERLAY - CUSHION / LINONEUM FLOORING - PAINTED / TREATED WOOD (that is not listed in 7a) - FENCE PANELS -
WOOD OR BOARDING THAT IS MANUFACTURED FROM CHIPBOARD, MDF, PLYWOOD, PARTICLE, OSB, LAMINATE FLOORING, FINGER JOINT, HPL OR ACRYLIC,
i.e. Kitchen Units, Worktops, Wardrobes, Furniture, Boarding, etc) -
ARTIFICIAL GRASS - ANY PLASTICS THAT ARE NOT: HPDE - PP - PVC - UPVC
and any waste that is deemed by Skipy Skip Hire Ltd, not to be practicably or cost effectively recyclable.

8. WHAT ABOUT PLASTERBOARD & PLASTER?

WE CHARGE AN EXCESS OF £143.00 PER TONNE FOR PRE-SEGREGATED CLEAN, UNCONTAMINATED, PLASTERBOARD AND PLASTER, HOWEVER.........
It must be placed either in a separate Skip or segregated from other waste types in a Skip by placing it into Dumpy Bags (which we can provide upon request) and placed on top of the other waste in the Skip but kept within the shape of the Skip, thus allowing for easy removal at the disposal site.
An excess charge will be incurred for the sorting and/or disposal of any unsegregated Plaster or Plasterboard found within a skip.
CONTAMINATED PLASTERBOARD i.e., Plaster or Plasterboard that also contains polystyrene, insulation, wood, tiles, etc, will be chargeable at £215.00 inc vat per tonne.
IMPORTANT: Neither Plasterboard or Plaster are Inert Waste and cannot be placed in an Inert Waste Skip.

9. SAFE LOADING OF SKIPS    **** OVERLOADING OR OVERFILLING A SKIP WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES! ****

The contents of the skip(s) should not project from within the shape of the skip. The Customer is responsible for ensuring that at all times skips are loaded safely and that the area around the skip(s) is kept safe and tidy. Should any skip be deemed by The Company to be overloaded, it is The Customer's responsibility to rectify the situation. However, The Company reserves the right to, at any time; remove any objects from the skip(s) that it feels may jeopardize the safe transportation of any skip(s). Any extra costs howsoever incurred in removing, transporting or disposing of the contents of any skip(s); will be charged to The Customer.
The Customer is responsible for the contents of the skip

10. FIRES, LOSS & DAMAGE TO SKIPS

The lighting of fires in or near to skips is prohibited.
The Customer is responsible for any loss or damage to the Company's skips whatsoever or howsoever caused.
The Company will be entitled to recover such additional costs & reimbursement.

11. DAMAGE TO PROPERTY & WASTED JOURNEYS

Our lorries are large, heavy, wide and long and we require enough manoeuvring space to enable our lorries to be able to safely gain access onto and off your property.
The approximate minimum access dimensions required are; 3.10m wide, 3.90m high and an access and site surface capable of withstanding 18.0 tonnes.
Please also check for the following: Overhanging Trees, Branches, Cables, Roof Edges/Overhangs, Satellite Dishes & Manhole Covers (which may be hidden under gravel/stone).
Should the site access and/or site surface criteria be less than stated above, The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused, along with any wasted journeys.

12. POSITIONING OF SKIPS

A skip must not be moved without prior permission from The Company; The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage or extra costs incurred due to any skip being moved howsoever caused.

13. HIGHWAY LICENCES

Highway Licences, if granted by The Highways Authorities, are subject to The Highway Authority's conditions.

14. HIRE PERIODS

Are as shown below unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing.
Delivery day rules as day one.
An Excess Charge may be applied to any skips still on hire after the hire period shown.
All HT&C apply until the skip has been paid for and collected.
We aim to collect skips within three working days after the hire period has elapsed or after The Customer has off hired any skip(s).
Our Standard Hire Periods are as shown below, however, if you order a Skip via our Online Order Form, you can select a 'Preferred Collection Date'.
Mini Skip - 2.30 Cu.yd (1.70 Cu.m) = 3 days
Midi Skip - 3.60 Cu.yd (2.70 Cu.m) = 4 days
Maxi/Builders Skips - 6.0 Cu.yd (4.60 Cu.m) = 5 days

15. GDPR PRIVACY NOTICE

We take your privacy very seriously and will only use the information you have provided to us to enable us to process orders, manage and administer your account and provide the services you have requested from us. We will retain this information in accordance with our GDPR Privacy Policy which can be viewed here

16. CONTACT DETAILS

                                                            Telephone: (07748) 367001  or   (07836) 657792  ~   Email: skipyskiphire@btinternet.com 

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*  Our ONLINE PRICE LIST shows the DISCOUNTED PRICE which includes £3 per skip off
our Standard Inclusive Price List, Applicable only to skips Ordered Online
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