Whittle-Le-Woods Tidy Up Day - Saturday 13th November 202117th of October, 2021
The Whittle-Le-Woods Tidy Up day returns this year on Saturday 13th November 2021.
The skip will be at the Polo (Next to the Scout Hut) on Chorley Old Road from 9am to 12pm.
If you need bulky items to be collected or are vulnerable and need assistance, please contact the Clerk - [email protected] / 07970881820
Please note the following items cannot be accepted:
Prohibited items – What items can’t/can you put in a skip?
You cannot put hazardous or harmful items into a skip. These include but are not limited to TVs, computer monitors, asbestos, tyres, fluorescent tubes, fridges, paint and paint tins (unless empty), plasterboard, batteries, medical waste, gas cylinders, liquids, solvents, oil, petrol, diesel and explosives.
Paint tins – Can you put paint tins in a skip?
No, you can’t put paint tins in a skip unless they are completely empty.
Mattresses – Is it OK to put a mattress in a skip?
Mattresses have to be disposed of differently to general waste. These cannot go in the skip.
Plasterboard – Why can’t you put plasterboard in a skip?
Legislation covering plasterboard or gypsum waste, states that it must be separated from other general waste. This would not be possible if it was received in a mixed skip load, therefore we cannot accept plasterboard in any of our skips.
Tyres – Can you put tyres in a skip?
Tyres cannot be put in skips because they must be disposed of in a different way to general waste.
Soil and rubble – Can you put soil or rubble in a skip?
Yes, you can put soil or rubble in a skip.
WEEE – Can you put electrical equipment in skips?
No, electrical equipment cannot be put in our skips as it is controlled by the WEEE directive.
Fridges and Freezers – Can you put fridges in skips?
You cannot put a fridge in our skips. you may have to take it to your local tip or pay for a specialist collection.
TV and CRTs – Can you put an old TV in a skip?
No, televisions or computer monitors cannot be put in our skips.
Asbestos – Can you put asbestos in a skip?
No. If you have asbestos or other hazardous materials you should contact a waste company that specialise in dealing with hazardous waste.
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