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Why are batteries recycled separately?

Recycling has become an integral part of our business – and our life. Much like many of you, we’re highly dedicated to recycling as much as we can in our efforts to preserve the Earth’s beautiful natural environment. A large part of that effort involves educating others. There is often a confusion amongst the public concerning the correct way to dispose of batteries. This article is going to dispel the myths around battery disposal and explain the correct way to discard your used batteries. Can batteries be recycled? The simple answer is yes; unfortunately, however, it’s not quite that simple. While…

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The process of hiring a skip

It can be daunting knowing what to do when you haven’t done something before and here at Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire, we’re well aware that hiring a skip isn’t something that you tend to do on a regular basis. So with this in mind, our team of friendly experts have put together a quick step-by-step guide for you to follow, so you know how the process works.   The process   Contact your local skip hire via contact form or phone Start by contacting your chosen skip hire company; they will be able to offer you advice and schedule in…

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Moving Office? This Is Why You Need A Skip

Moving offices is quite the task but an exciting new change for any business. Whether you’re moving because the company is expanding and you need the room for more employees or simply moving to enjoy a new, inspirational environment – find out how skip hire could be the quickest and most affordable solution to help you throughout the process.     How can a skip help organise my business? Moving office is a great excuse to sort through and be ruthless with all of those bits and pieces that are no longer work or are in fact, needed. By throwing out the…

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What is harcore and what is it used for?

Unsure what hardcore is and want to know whether you’ll need it for your project? Our experts here at Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire are here to share with you all you need to know about hardcore.   What is hardcore? ‘Hardcore’ is a term used to describe a heap of solid materials, generally broken down bits of concrete, stones and bricks – which do not deteriorate or absorb water. It is the creation of construction waste – most of the material is obtained from quarry waste, old building bricks, tiles, slabs and other crushed gravel.   What is hardcore used…

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The Benefits of Long Term Skip Hire

If you’re sick of seeing the same old stuff around your home and you’re finally in the mood to have a huge clear out or maybe you need to declutter the office or the worksite – regardless of your reasons – you could reap the many benefits that long term skip hire has to offer. This month, Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire are here to explain why many people turn  to the solution of long term skip hire.   The benefits of long term skip hire:   Makes building sites safer There are many dangers that can be found in and…

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Why should I hire a skip?

If the new year has brought with it the desire to finally get rid of any unsightly waste at your home or construction site, skip hire is a great way of doing so. If you’ve never really thought about how a skip might benefit you, our thoughts below might help you decide.   Environmentally friendly Using a skip ensures that all of your waste can be disposed of in one go, saving you fuel costs, as well as being better for the environment. Not only this, but the site at Thompson’s is fully accredited by the Environment Agency, meaning you can…

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Topsoil myths and misunderstandings

This month we will be reflecting on the most common topsoil misconceptions, so we can set the facts straight to ensure our customers get the very best from their topsoil.   Myth: “All topsoil is the same”   False. Topsoil comes in a variety of forms including premium, general purpose and economy. These three different types are best suited to certain jobs in particular. Premium is used for creating fresh flower beds, to sculpt borders and for potting. General-purpose is used to enhance lawns for when you’re reseeding and economy is used to fill holes and to level the ground. There…

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What can’t you put in a skip?

You may be hesitant to hire a skip because you’ve heard many things concerning what you can and can’t put into one, but do not fear – it’s actually really simple. This is why Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire have put together a guide, to help explain and point out those items that can’t be thrown into a skip. Know how to hire and use a skip with confidence by reading on. Surely all waste can go into a skip? Skips are used to ease the pressure off fitting waste into your weekly rubbish bin, which can be a difficult task,…

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How to reduce your carbon footprint

Earth is a permanent place of residence for us, so isn’t it vital that we take the initiative to ensure the planet’s future by thinking about simple things to reduce climate change, reduce landfill and put a stop to excessive pollution? If each individual makes a small, personal contribution and keeps up with a few new lifestyle changes, we will be surrounded by a happy and healthy world that we’re proud to live in. Ensure a bright future by taking a moment to think about what you’re doing. Being green is easy -it’s just about knowing how to do it and…

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How to dispose of fluorescent tubes

When a bulb goes, it’s a pain and sometimes we can be guilty of leaving the replacement for weeks! So when it comes to fluorescent tubes, Thompson Fuel and Skip Hire can understand you might be slightly concerned with knowing what to do with it! This article will cover how to safely dispose of these potentially hazardous tubes.   Are fluorescent tubes hazardous? Externally, these tubes are not hazardous. However, the inside contains mercury and it’s used to cause a short-wave ultraviolet light, in order for the luminescent coating to glow. These fluorescent lights are used because they’re much more efficient…

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