IMPORTANT – Terms & Conditions of Hire – PLEASE READ
1. Please ensure the skip/container is loaded safely and that the weight is evenly distributed. Over loaded containers will not be collected and additional charges will be levied to cover additional transport/disposal costs.
If the driver should feel that the load is unsafe he/she has the authority to tip off any excess at his/her discretion. Once the skip or bin is delivered, it must not be moved otherwise it may be impossible to lift or access.
2. Any damage caused whilst our vehicle and/or container is away from the public highway at the request of the customer or their agent must be reported immediately.
3. Enclosed containers must not be filled so that the lid cannot be secured or in such a way as the waste becomes difficult to tip out. Additional charges will be levied to cover additional tipping costs.
4. The hirer, their agent or employees must not place any hazardous waste or chemicals into the container without first seeking the consent of the Company. This includes but is not limited to: oils, solvents, paint, acids, batteries, gas bottles, tyres, fridges, astro turf, roofing felt and plasterboard. Should those materials end up in a skip without prior arrangement, there is the possibility that an excess charge will be applied to cover the disposal cost.
5. The container is hired out for 14 days unless otherwise stated. Rental charges will apply for extended periods.
6. During the entire period of the hire, the hirer shall ensure that:
a. No damage occurs to the container
b. No flammable material is placed in the container
c. No FIRES are lit in or near the container
d. The container is not stolen
e. If the container is located on the public highway reasonable precautions are taken to ensure that the skip does not cause an obstruction and that any lights or cones supplied are kept clean and fit for purpose.
7. Unless specifically agreed in advance payment is to be made in full at the time of the initial placement of the container. No consideration for credit will be given without completion of the Company’s Account Application form.
8. Wasted journeys are charged at: Zone 1 £30, Zone 2 £40, Zone 3 £50, Zone 4 £60 for skips or £100 for RORO. Skips and bins must contain a level load and overloads may incur a surcharge ranging from £20 upwards. Collections will generally be made within 3 working days.
I/WE CONFIRM THAT I/WE HAVE FULFILLED MY /OUR DUTY TO APPLY THE WASTE HIERARCHY AS REQUIRED BY REGULATION 12 OF WASTE (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2011.
EXTRACT FROM THE DUTY OF CARE – A CODE OF PRACTICE
C1. The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991 (made under section 34) (5) of the Act) require all those subject to the duty to make records of waste that they receive and consign, keep the records and make them available to waste regulations authorities.
C2. The regulations also require the parties to complete, sign and keep a transfer note. The transfer note contains information about the waste and about the parties involved in the transfer.
C3. While all transfers of waste must be documented, nothing in the regulations requires each individual transfer to be separately documented. In the case of for example, weekly or daily collections of waste from outside shops or commercial premises or the removal of a large heap of waste by multiple lorry trips this would be unrealistic because of the number of individual loads and the absence of any necessary contact between the parties to one transfer. It is therefore reasonable for a single transfer note to cover multiple consignments of waste transferred at the same time or over a period (not exceeding a year) provided that the description and all other details on the transfer note (who and what the parties are) are the same for all consignments covered by that note. A single transfer note would not cover a series of transfers between different holders nor transfers of wastes of different descriptions.
C4. The regulations require these records (both the descriptions and the transfer notes) to be kept for at least three years. Holders must provide copies of these records if requested by any waste regulations authority.
C5. One purpose of documentations is to create an information source of use with other holders. It is open to holders to ask each other for details from records.