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Junk Hunters

11 January 2019

Waste is a serious matter nowadays, especially in cities such as Birmingham with high populations and restricted space. Most people are searching for a way to sort the waste accordingly – to reduce waste without damaging the environment. Environmentalists state that sorting plastics, paper and food leftovers will significantly increase the air quality of a city – therefore improve life as well.

There are many ways to get rid of the rubbish that you can’t dispose of alongside your usual waste collection – one being a personal conversion plant for a specific kind of waste like food waste or paper. But these can be very costly, and you may need to make room for one as they can be rather space-consuming. So, for those in need, there are two cost-efficient alternatives. Hiring a skip can be one of them – or using a specialised Birmingham waste clearance company to get some good results and dispose quickly of the junk.

Hiring a Skip in Birmingham

A skip is basically a large metal container that is used to deposit larger quantities of waste, so if you are having building work done, are clearing a room, or having a declutter then you often have large amounts of waste to dispose of.

When hiring a skip, be sure to point out what kind of rubbish you are wanting to get rid of. Considering that skips may come in various shapes, sizes, and functionalities, prices will vary. There are disadvantages of getting a skip however, if it’s not safely located, it can be prone to vandalism, often other people will use it to chuck their unwanted waste, you will also need somewhere to store it, if you don’t have a driveway then you may need permission to have it out on the street.

A Birmingham Waste Clearance Company

A Birmingham waste clearance company will collect all of your rubbish and dispose of it properly for you so you don’t need to worry about anything. It’s quick, cost effective and hassle free.

The prices vary depending on the amount of rubbish that you’ll need to get rid of, but overall costs can be more favourable that skip hire. The cost covers the labour and disposal elements and often clearance companies will do the heavy lifting from around your premises so you don’t have to.

When looking for a waste clearance company, do make sure they have the right insurance and permissions in place, you are liable for what happens to your waste even once removed so it’s important to make sure you hire a reputable company with all the correct paperwork in place.

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