Latest News

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.

What You Can And Can’t Put In A Skip

So, you’re about to embark on some construction or landscaping work and know you’re going to be generating a lot of waste. If this is the case, then chances are you’re going to need a skip to store and dispose of these products.  Hiring a skip can be an overwhelming process as you’ll need to […]

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What Happens If I’m Caught Fly-Tipping or Littering?

No one likes rubbish. It’s unsightly, smells unpleasant and can be a real pain to get rid of. With this in mind, some people opt to fly-tip their rubbish, with mattresses, electrical items and general waste often dumped on the side of roads or even in local beauty spots.  In the last year, fly-tipping and […]

COVID-19 Business Update

Dear Customers, I wanted to reassure you that we’re continuously monitoring the ever-changing circumstances around the coronavirus outbreak. Enfield Skips are keeping abreast with the response to the global crisis, ensuring we can proactively and effectively manage our way through this period of time. We know that the changing positions and advice will be causing […]

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How to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Be Less Wasteful in 2020

We urgently need to reduce our negative impact on the earth, and everyday people implementing daily lifestyle changes is the beginning. One of the simplest and most effective ways of helping the environment is to follow the ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ motto. So we have gathered some background information and helpful tips on how to ‘reduce, […]

illegally dumped rubbish

Who Is Responsible for Fly Tipping Waste? Your Questions Answered

Fly tipping is the illegal disposal of waste onto land that doesn’t have a license to accept it. Whether it’s a field, a roadside or someone’s back garden, fly tipping is an eyesore and a public health hazard.  It’s also becoming a more serious problem year on year. Since 2013, cases of fly tipping in […]

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What is the Landfill Tax and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Landfill Tax? Introduced in October 1996, the UK Landfill Tax is a form of tax paid by businesses and organisations who wish to dispose of their waste in landfill sites. The tax is imposed on landfill operators who add the surcharge to their existing rates. Landfill Tax is collected by HM Customs […]

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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 […]