What is the difference between reduce, reuse and recycle?

When it comes to a zero waste lifestyle, we can learn a lot from the positive effects that isolation and worldwide lockdown have had on the environment. In light of this, there’s no better time to start making your own impact on the environment with increased efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste – […]

Household clean ups: what can go in a skip bin?

Clean ups are inevitable for homeowners, which is why knowing what can go in a skip bin is a handy piece of knowledge to have. Anyone who owns a home will remember going through the following stages. It starts with an empty house that needs to be filled with furniture, appliances and other items that […]

5 Tips For An Eco Friendly Christmas This Year

It’s that time of the year again! The decorations are starting to go up, It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas is already playing on loop and neighbours are competing for the best Christmas lights. There’s nothing quite like it. While we’re still reeling from how fast this year has flown by, it’s important […]

Office move checklist: getting ready for the big moving day

Just like moving house, relocating an office can be stressful and a little daunting. You’ve not only got furniture to move, but all of your electrical equipment, filing cabinets, desks and paperwork too. You also have to plan a brand new office space, organise all the nitty-gritty moving details and juggle other work tasks at […]

How to have a successful garage sale

In today’s society, we’re constantly updating our furniture and kitchen appliances, clothes become old and out of date and sometimes we simply grow tired of certain bits and bobs. Over the years, we build up clutter and when it gets too much we start thinking about clearing it all out. But don’t hire a skip […]

How to declutter before moving into a new house

You have the keys, the moving day is set and you have all of the cardboard boxes you could ever need. While moving into a new house is exciting, it can also be a stressful experience if you’re not prepared. Before packing anything, you need to come up with a plan to declutter your current […]

How to recycle plastic at home

Not sure how to recycle plastic at home? Learn about the types of plastic, how to reuse and reduce plastic waste on the Just Skips blog. Read on…

How to clean gutters: gutter maintenance checklist

Do you know how to clean gutters? Need a few pointers for gutter maintenance? Here’s a simple checklist to help protect your home’s gutters and downspouts.

The Importance of Recycling e-Waste for the Environment

Electronic waste – or e-waste – is more prevalent now than ever, especially in an age where we all have phones, laptops and computers. Let’s be honest, most of you probably have old mobile phones sitting in a drawer at home or a disused computer taking up space in the study, so why not recycle […]

What to do with garden waste

Garden waste doesn’t just mean plant and organic-based materials, it can include everything from dirt & soil right through to concrete. Learn how to dispose of it properly with Just Skips.