Tip vs Skip

Tip vs Skip

Should I hire a skip or take my waste to a tip?

Each method has its advantages and disadvantages

Tip

Advantages

  • Free disposal
  • Most waste types accepted in one place

Disadvantages

  • Wear and tear on your vehicle – plus petrol costs
  • May need several trips
  • Long queues can mean even a tip close by takes a long time to visit
  • You’ll have to load the car, then unload it yourself
  • Selective opening times

Skip

Advantages

  • Delivered direct to you
  • Load at a time convenient to you
  • Once you’ve loaded the skip, it’s taken away and you don’t have to worry about it
  • A skip is easier to load than a car
  • Wide range of sizes to suit all needs and budgets

Disadvantages

  • Up-front cost

Leicester:
Wastecycle
Wesley Street
Leicester LE4 5PZ

Nottingham:
Wastecycle
Enviro Building
Private Road 4
Colwick Industrial Estate
Nottingham NG4 2JT

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