Finally, the countdown has begun, and it's the perfect time to have a festive clear-out. To help you get your home ready for the holidays, we're excited to announce a special Christmas promotion - £20 off on 4, 6, and 8-yard skip deliveries in December 2023.
Please note - We're not affiliated with Brighton Pavilion (we're just big fans!) so are unable to answer your questions directly.
You may think that Brighton is one of those places that only sees tourists during the hot, steamy months of summer. However, Brighton also provides a great reason to warrant a day trip during the winter months as well. So, what are you waiting for? - Get your skates on and get down there!
Special Offer - £20 off for selected postcodes
If you order a 6, 8 or 12-yard skip for delivery between Friday 20th to Tuesday 31st October 2023, you will receive £20 off on the delivery.
(*Please note that any further bins ordered will be charged at the standard rate).
This offer is valid whilst stocks last and is only available to customers in the following postcodes:
BN1, BN2, BN3, BN6, BN7, BN8, BN9, BN10, BN20, BN21, BN25 & BN26
Please state the discount code "HALLOWEEN 1" when you are booking in the new delivery.
If you love seafood and adore wine then we've got just the thing for you this September 2023 in Hastings.
The Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival takes place this year over two days on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 20123 (11am to 6pm) at
Stade Open Space
Hastings Old Town
The Stade (near the historic Net Huts), will play host to this year's event and you'll be able to sample a dazzling array of food and wine together with live music and themed activities to keep you busy over both days.
Airbourne returns from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th August 2023 - don't miss it!
***Please note - We're not affiliated with the Eastbourne Airshow so we can't answer any phone or email questions
Updated 24th July 2023 - We're delighted to let our readers know that Airbourne 2023 is happening once again this year
2023 marks the 29th event and takes place over a four-day period from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20st August 2023
You can watch the air display completely free from the prime location of Eastbourne Seafront and as always, this event is extremely popular so expect to be part of a large crowd! If you don't want to be in the thick of it, there are plenty of opportunities to view from further afield - The air display line stretches a colossal 2 miles so anywhere within a mile radius of Eastbourne's seafront will still give you a great vantage point.
If you've just come across the term POPS (Persistent Organic Pollutants) on our website or elsewhere on the internet you may be wondering what the acronym means. POPS are certain chemicals that take a very long time to break down. As such, they can cause harm to the environment if they aren’t identified and disposed of appropriately.
Get ready to "elevate your senses" this Summer 2023 in Eastbourne because the UK's largest transportable Ferris wheel is back in town, Offering unparalleled panoramic views of the coastline from a towering height of over 160ft, it's a thrilling experience that you won't want to miss. The observation "Big Wheel" or Eastbourne Eye is the ultimate way to take in the breathtaking sights of Eastbourne and you can find it located on Western Lawns next to Bistro Pierre all summer so pop down and join the queue!
It's been a while since we've penned an article about some of the unique features that grace our East Sussex landscape so today we thought turn our attention to one particular such feature in Polegate. Ovenden's Mill (aka the Polegate windmill) is a Grade II listed historic windmill that was built in 1817. It operated as a mill right up until the early 1900s and produced flour for the local community. It's 70 feet tall and has a diameter of 22 feet at the base. Ovenden's Mill is located on a hilltop (as many windmill are) and offers panoramic views of the surrounding Sussex countryside.
FRIDAY 28TH APRIL TO MONDAY 1ST MAY 2023
Article last updated January 27th 2023
Yep - The 2023 JITG is just around the corner!
It's that time of year again when we're dreaming about those luscious, longer summer days that lie ahead. With this in mind, we're delighted to see that the much-celebrated JITG annual tradition that's unique to Hastings is once again taking place this year in April/May 2023.
After saying goodbye to 2022, we can now turn our hope and attention to what lies in store for us this coming year in 2023. On that note, it's a well-known fact that one way of keeping your spirits up is to focus less on the unpleasant things in life and more on the positive aspects of it. Since we're a waste management company and not a team of psychologists, we won't dwell on this but, suffice it to say, clearing out the old, unwanted rubbish that clutters up our homes is a great way to signify a fresh start and a new beginning. With a larger percentage of people now working from home than ever before, it makes sense to invest some time in making it a more comfortable and spacious environment to live in. So, if you're into New Year Resolutions, decluttering your life is a good one to start with!
As 2022 is coming to a close, we'd like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all our loyal customers for your continued support throughout the year.
As we charge headlong into the holiday season, we hope you've done all your shopping and wrapped all your presents - But, if you're anything like us, there's still lots to do (including buying a few rolls of Sellotape for starters!).
We'd also like to remind you to get your skips ordered pronto if you're having a clear-out to make way for the relatives popping over, or if you're still working hard on a few home improvements.
Do we really need to use so much plastic?
We published this post last Christmas but thought we'd revisit it for 2022 as it's perhaps even more relevant than ever before.
With Christmas 2022 just around the corner, some of us will (or have already started) doing our Christmas shopping. Whether it's toys for the kids, gadgets for the guys or makeup box-sets for the ladies, there's usually a ton of packaging involved and, as you'll no doubt know from experience, this leads to a heap of rubbish to dispose of on Boxing Day.
Whilst the cardboard boxes that the items often come in isn't a problem, the huge amounts of plastic that's usually part of the deal certainly can be. We've written extensively about the dangers of plastic waste on our blog so, with this in mind, let's take a look and see if there are practical ways to reduce or even eliminate our festive plastic consumption this year.
It's around this time of year that many Sussex residents will be out and about in their gardens; not for sunbathing opportunities of course, but to get their gardens ready for the frosty winter days that lie ahead. If this is what you're currently up to then you'll be familiar with the ubiquitous piles of leaves, grass trimmings and the like that are no doubt scattered around the garden. Or, perhaps you're a tad more organised and have your green garden waste all stacked up neatly in a corner of the garden.
Eastbourne's Redoubt Fortress Twilight Tours Are Over!
As we normally update this post every Halloween with the latest times and dates for the Redoubt's annual Halloween Ghost Hunt, we thought we'd share the sad news that there won't be any spine-chilling spooky goings-on in 2022.
Eastbourne locals will already be aware that the Redoubt has been closed for quite some time but if you've arrived at this page because you were hoping to book your ghost-hunting tickets for 2022 and are travelling from further afield, we're sorry to be the bearer of bad news.
Once your construction project is finished, it’s important to follow the appropriate steps for disposing of any building waste left behind. Assuming it's not a DIY project, this may sometimes be included in your building contract, while in other cases the responsibility will fall on you entirely. In any case, you should verify that you’re following all necessary steps to avoid any unpleasant fines or even worse consequences.
As a reputable skip hire and rubbish collection company we're required to operate as a registered waste carrier. This means we're legally allowed to carry out certain activities in line with the services we provide to residents and businesses throughout East Sussex.
However, not all companies or individuals operate this way. For example, this is the story of a 75 year old Lincolnshire man who has been fined after he pleaded guilty to operating a waste site without permission and allowing others to fly-tip there.
Following on from our previous blog gallery, here is another crop of colourful skip bins to add to our collection. Let's face it, most standard RoRos are usually pretty drab and dreary when you see them outside factories or on building sites but, as you can see, ours are a bit different. Once again, our talented graffiti artist takes things to a whole new level.
Despite this story not coming from our neck of the woods, this interesting article posted recently in the Lowestoft Journal documents how nearly 5,000 tonnes of waste was put in the wrong recycling bins last year. It's probably fair to say that most councils up and down the country face the same kind of dilemma each year, including East and West Sussex.
Hiring a skip is a great, easy way to get rid of your waste materials quickly and efficiently and this post is a general guide to some of the more common aspects of the skip hire process. One of the first things that people consider when hiring one of our skips is what size they'll need to complete the task of getting rid of all their unwanted waste.
As the holiday season is now upon us, we thought we'd begin the fun by getting our favourite graffiti artist to add a dash of the Christmas spirit to one of our skip bins. Watch the video below as it begins its journey around our local area. It's just a bit of fun that we hope puts a smile on a few faces of the residents of Sussex.