Terms and Conditions

Waste Management | Skip Hire | Recycling

Terms and Conditions

1 General

1.1 Any order placed with Willshee’s Skip Hire which takes its vehicles off the public highway will be at the customers own risk, they will accept full responsibility for any consequential damage that may occur to persons, property or vehicles as a result of this.

1.2 Willshee’s Skip Hire will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by failure to supply, or any delay in supply which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond our control, including act of God, fire, accident, breakdown of machinery, shortage of labour or material, or by an act of neglect on the part of the customer.

1.3 The time allowed for loading/unloading is 15 minutes. If the vehicle is kept waiting longer than this Willshee’s Skip Hire reserves the right to charge waiting time.

1.4 Willshee’s Skip Hire reserves the right to charge the customer for all costs incurred as a result of a cancellation or variation of the whole or a substantial part of an order, together with loss of profit and all other consequential loss.

2 Skip Hire

2.1 Asbestos, fridges, freezers, televisions/monitors, tyres, fluorescent/sodium lamps, gas cylinders, plasterboard, or any waste deemed as hazardous by an absolute or mirror entry in the European Waste Catalogue (Article 1(4) of the Hazardous Waste Directive 91/689/EC) must not be placed in the skip container unless by prior written agreement with the company.

2.2 It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that skips placed on the highway or public places have the permission of the local highway authority and are adequately lit and coned off in accordance with the Highways Act 1980. Willshee’s Skip Hire can organise permits at an additional cost to the hirer.

2.3 The hirer shall ensure that the skip is not overloaded by weight or by volume at the point of collection. 8yd skips should be loaded so that it is filled no higher than the top of it’s sides. 12yd, 14yd,16yd, 20yd up to 40yd roll on-off are only to be used for light waste or loaded no more than the maximum legal road limit for the vehicles. Willshee’s Skip Hire reserves the right to refuse to collect overloaded skips and any costs incurred due to unsafe loads/overloading (included wasted journeys) will be passed on to the hirer. Additional charges may be levied.

OVERLOADING WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGE

2.4 The lighting of fires in or near skips is strictly prohibited. The hirer will be liable for any loss or damage to the skip container (excluding fair wear and tear) during the term of the skip hire period, and will be charged the current purchase price of the skip. Once a skip has been placed, it shall not be repositioned without prior consent from Willshee’s Skip Hire. Moving skips on site could result in inability to collect skip.

2.5 The maximum rental period is 10 days. It is the responsinility of the hirer to request the collection within this time.

2.6 The responsibility for the skip remains with the hirer until collected by a Willshee’s Skip Hire vehicle. Any skips which are removed whilst in the control of the hirer will be charged at full replacement value.

3 Tipping/Waste Disposal

3.1 Willshee’s Skip Hire are registered with the Environmental Agency as a waste carrier, further all landfill or disposal sites are correctly licensed or approved.

3.2 Customers using Willshee’s Skip Hire landfill or disposal sites do so entirely at their own risk. Willshee’s Skip Hire accepts no resonsibility for damage or injury of any nature that may occur to persons or vehicles using these sites.

3.3 Vehicles may only use such portions of the sites as are allocated to them.

3.4 Only waste permitted under the waste permit licences or exemptions may be deposited on the sites.

3.5 Willshee’s Skip Hire reserves the right to refuse any materials which it considers to be objectionable or unsuitable for deposit on the company’s sites.

3.6 Material for deposit on our sites will only be accepted from registered waste carriers, and must be accompanied by a controlled waste transfer note stating a description of the waste (with EWC code), the source of the waste and the details of the waste carrier, including carrier registration number. Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991.

4 Sale of Materials

4.1 All materials are sold on the basis that the weight or quantity is as stated on the conveyance note. Willshee’s Skip Hire will not accept any responsibility once the load has been discharged and accepted by the onsite signatory.

4.2 Unless expressly agreed in writing Willshee’s Skip Hire prices are for materials as stated on the quotation. Where the customer requires an alteration in the grade or type of material, or where it becomes necessary to supply from another source, an extra charge may be made for any additional costs which may be incurred by Willshee’s Skip Hire.

4.3 Risk in the goods shall pass to the customer on delivery.

4.4 All goods remain the property of Willshee’s Skip Hire until paid in full.

5 Payment Terms

5.1 Account holders: 30 days from date of invoice, or end of the month following delivery (subject to written agreement).

5.2 Non Account holders: Prior to or on delivery of skip. The owner accepts major credit and debit cards, cash and -bankers drafts.

What can I put in the mixed non-hazardous waste skip?

Skips are for general and inert waste such as soil, garden waste, paper, plastics, wood, old furniture etc. Any waste on the list below cannot be

placed in a general waste skip. If you do produce any of the following waste please call 01283 702 340 to arrange a quotation or to ask for advice.

Plasterboard By arrangement only
Asbestos Separate skip by arrangement only.
Fridges/Freezers By arrangement only
Televisions/Monitors/Computers By arrangement only
Fluorescent/Sodium Lamps Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Gas Cylinders / Empty Aerosols Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Tyres Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Solvent Paint Cans / empty Silicone Tubes / Adhesive Tubes / Hilti Gun Cartridges Must be cleaned and washed out otherwise solvent based paint tins are hazardous. Call for information.
Clinical/Medical Waste Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Solvents Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Liquids Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Oil Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Car Batteries By arrangement only
Hazardous/Toxic Material Call for a quote not in general waste skip.
Food Waste Under no circumstances. Call for information.
Large Tree Stumps and Roots No larger than 2 inches diameter.

PLACING ANY OF THESE ITEMS IN A GENERAL WASTE SKIP WILL INCUR ADDITIONAL CHARGES.

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