why can't you put plasterboard in a skip

Some find it surprising, but you can’t get rid of plasterboard in a skip along with other mixed waste. Although it is classed as ‘non hazardous’, it has to be disposed of separately from general skip waste. This is because, according to the Environment Agency, plasterboard and other gypsum materials can emit dangerous gases when

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skip hire

So, you’ve decided to remodel the kitchen and have hired your friendly neighborhood skip company to drop off a 6-yard skip. After a week of renovating, you’ve piled that skip high with the remnants of your old kitchen and are ready for it to be collected. The supportive and amazing staff from Wasteaway Nationwide have arrived

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scrap your car

Are you wondering what to do when it comes to scrapping your car? In many cases, even though your car is scrap and no longer road worthy, it’s individual parts may still be worth something. Wasteaway Nationwide will offer you a fair price for your old, unwanted motor, then we will recycle it at our

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Trade and commerical waste 2

It is not something we put much thought to, but all businesses produce waste in some form or another. Some companies will understandably produce more than others, depending on the nature of the industry they operate in. As a society, we are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that commercial activities have on the environment,

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confidential waste

Ever since the implementation of the new Data Protection Act 2018, It’s now more important than ever to ensure that your business is handling confidential information correctly. This covers a range of details, from storing client or customer information appropriately, handling the data itself, to destroying it responsibly. What are the consequences of failing to

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confidential waste disposal

Confidential waste disposal is a carefully monitored process covered by the Data Protection Act. As a business, it is crucial that you understand the UK’s laws surrounding this topic so you can avoid any security breaches as well as being prosecuted for not complying – Ignorance will not be considered an excuse!  Society is becoming

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wait and load

Are you torn between ‘wait and load’ and skip hire?  Hiring a skip has many benefits and is a popular choice, but in some cases wait and load might be a more cost efficient and practical service. Read on to learn more about the advantages of wait and load, as well as how to determine

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emergency waste removal

When incidents occur on our roads creating large amounts of debris, or where irresponsible individuals dump harmful waste within our community, our local authorities and emergency services sometimes require a helping hand. This is where Wasteaway Nationwide and our emergency waste removal service comes in. Our speedy ‘one-call removes all’ emergency waste removal service can

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commercial property clearance

Is your business premises cluttered with waste? Do you have a commercial property that needs clearing in order for your enterprise to move forward? You might be tempted to cut corners, clearing the waste yourself and dumping it elsewhere, or paying a cheap unlicensed tradesman to clear it without knowing where they will dispose of

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