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The entire team here at Enfield Skips Ltd would like to welcome you to our new blog page. Here, we will share the latest news from the company, as well as updates and tips from the wider industry. So, to keep up to date with all of our latest work, advice and guides on both waste disposal and skip usage, then check back here regularly for our informative blog posts.

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How to Properly Dispose of White Goods and Electronics

In a society where recycling has become the norm, it’s easy to find somewhere to put our metals and plastics. Disposing of electronics and white goods is an altogether different task, however, so you wouldn’t be blamed for not knowing what to do. It’s something we all need to learn though. Since the initial WEEE […]

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How Can Construction Companies Reduce Project Waste?

The construction industry generates a notorious amount of waste – waste that’s not always easy to dispose of, too. However, with the correct level of organisation and planning, you can ensure that your construction project runs smoothly, all while keeping waste levels to a minimum. In what follows, Enfield Skips will be taking a look […]

5 Little Changes You Can Make to Help the Environment

The project of saving the planet can seem a little daunting sometimes. Whether we’re searching every corner of our home for old bags for life, cleaning out a little yoghurt pot or scanning the back of a water bottle for the right symbol, we’re always hit with the same invasive thought: am I really making […]

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Which Home Improvements Add The Most Value To Your House?

Home renovations are a tried and tested way in which homeowners can add value to their home. Some ways are more costly than others. Home improvements can run from a couple of hundred to thousands of pounds, so choosing the best ones to get the greatest return on investment could make or break your homes’ […]

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When Should You Hire A Skip?

Hiring a skip can be a bit daunting when you’ve never had to hire one before, but we’re here to help simplify the whole process. Whatever change you’re about to go through that involves getting rid of a lot of waste, you may require a skip to make the whole process easier. But you may […]

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The Best Construction Materials To Reclaim & Salvage

The construction industry is under increasing pressure to become more environmentally friendly in recent times. One of the main ways to do this is to use materials that have previously been used in other building projects. You can easily alter and recycle most construction materials, which reduces the building industry’s consumption of fossil fuels  and […]

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Which materials are recycled the most?

Recycling has recently become more and more important in recent years, as we start to see the effect climate change is having on our planet. Increasing wealth and population mean that more people are buying and using more non-biodegradable products. A change in our lifestyles means that we are no longer growing our own food […]

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Why are batteries recycled separately?

To reap the maximum rewards for our recycling efforts, it’s vital that each items is disposed of in the appropriate way. Batteries have caused some confusion over the past couple years, with much of the population unsure about whether or not batteries can be recycled. Today, we at Enfield Skips are here to dispel any […]

What is asbestos and how is it removed?

You may have heard about asbestos, you may even be aware of its dangers, but are you aware that if your house was built between 1930 and 1999, it is almost guaranteed to contain asbestos? In this article we will be explaining what asbestos is, the dangers involved and when it’s important to get asbestos […]

What is a skip permit and do you need one?

When undertaking a large domestic renovation project, you may need something a little larger than the household bin. At Enfield Skips, we offer a variety of different sized skips for all your waste disposal needs. Many people are unaware that they will need to obtain a skip permit to hire a skip in certain situations. […]