Electrical Waste

How to Dispose of a Washing Machine Responsibly

Electrical waste is considered to be hazardous, and it requires careful disposal. Any electrical items need to be transported to a recycling centre to be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way.

How to deal with Electrical Waste

Electrical waste has to be handled carefully. It can be found in all kinds of everyday items, so to double check what you are putting in our skips by asking our advice! We can arrange to recycle electrical items as they have harmful chemicals inside which is the main reason they cannot be mixed up with general waste.

Types of Electrical Waste

If you’re not sure what’s classified as hazardous; we can help! For example, the items listed below should not be thrown in a skip:

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Toaster
  • Microwave

WEEE Regulations

The WEEE regulations prohibit the disposal of electrical waste items alongside general waste. If you do dispose of electrical items incorrectly, you can expect to be given a fine not adhering to the skip hire rules from your local authority. If you are not sure whether anything can be disposed of in your skip, the best thing to do is to seek advice from Martlands Skip Hire. We are the experts, and we can give you peace of mind that your waste disposal in being done safely and legally.

Martlands Skip Hire

With a choice of skips and our own recycling centre, with Martlands Skip Hire you can be sure that we can help you to deal with everything when it comes to waste. We can take care of the necessary arrangements for you – including obtaining a council permit should you need skip placement on the roadside – and our staff are friendly, helpful and approachable. So, if you need skip hire in the North West, we can help. Call Martlands Skip Hire Ormskirk for more details.

Burscough Skip Hire 01704 779345
Southport Skip Hire 01704 779345
Skelmersdale Skip Hire 01695 769123
Bamber Bridge Skip Hire 01772 364 399
Chorley Skip Hire 01257 752399
Leyland Skip Hire 01772 364399


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