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We get asked often what can be put in a skip hired from Trotters Skips?

The common misconception is that anything can go in a skip, but unfortunately this is not the case. Here's our guide to what should, and shouldn't, be put in a skip hired from Trotters Skips.


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Trotters Skips has invested around £25,000 on new skips, as well as refurbishing its existing skips.

The investment will enable the company to meet the increased demand for its skips from both the domestic  and commercial markets.


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The countdown to Christmas has started so now is the perfect time to start thinking about de-cluttering your home.

Forget a spring clean, with all the stuff you are likely to buy at Christmas, ask yourself will you have enough room to put everything after Father Christmas has paid a visit. If not, then here is our guide to getting rid of clutter:


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Our sister company Cumbria Waste Group has won two new contracts to provide waste collection and recycling services to the UK's largest listed water company.

The services will be provided at 60 sites operated by United Utilities across Cumbria, ranging from offices to waste water and water treatment plants.


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As the days start to lengthen and the first signs of spring appear, many people could well be thinking of freshening up their homes with a good spring clean.

After a long dark winter, beginning a sort out of a long neglected room or making a start on a home improvement project can give you a great sense of satisfaction and help to get your home ready for summer. Unfortunately, in the process you can end up creating a lot of mess, and it can be difficult to know how best to deal with it.


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Waste from Trotters Skips is among the 50,000 tonnes of material which will be diverted from landfill each year as a result of the opening of a new, state-of-the-art recycling facility in Cumbria.


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Two of Cumbria's leading waste management companies have entered into a ten-year contract to manage Cumbria County Council's network of household waste recycling centres ("HWRCs") across the county.


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After losing his wedding ring in a recycling skip David Taylor thought it would be like looking for a needle in a haystack.

But the 65-year-old was reunited with his precious ring thanks to the efforts of skip driver Josh Waite, who works for Trotters Skips' sister company Cumbria Waste Group.


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Customers of Trotters Skips will be making a significant contribution to the diversion of waste from landfill when a new £1million waste recycling facility opens shortly in Cumbria.

When it is operational, Cumbria Waste Group's new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) at Hespin Wood, near Carlisle, will offer its customers a sustainable and cheaper solution to landfill, with 40,000 tonnes of waste being recycled each year, rather than buried in the ground.


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