Dos and Don'ts of Rubbish Removal During Home Renovations

23 July 2018
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Renovations usually require some planning in order to meet the scope of the project and to get the rubbish removed in a timely manner. The planning process for the rubbish removal becomes even more important when you are dealing with a large amount of rubbish. If this is a project you are facing, you may not know where to start with the rubbish and getting it out of the house. Here are a few dos and don'ts to help you with the process.

Do Separate Recycling

The first thing you need to do is separate the recycling from everything else. You can order a recycling rubbish skip bin to help with the process. You will need to check with the rubbish removal company to determine what items are considered recyclable and which items cannot be put in the recycling bins. Paper products, plastic bottles/containers and glass are generally suitable for recycling.

Do Check Metals for Scrap

If you find that you have a large amount of metal ending up in a rubbish pile, consider checking the metal for scrap suitability. If you don't know what metals can be scrapped or how to check to see what type of metal you are dealing with, contact your local scrap yard. They can give you some general guidelines and tell you what they will accept. Begin separating the metals and prepare to take them to the scrap metal yard. You can earn a small income during the renovation process from these metals while getting them out of your home.

Don't Toss Everything in the Bin

You may be tempted to just toss all of the rubbish in the same rubbish skip bin. Avoid the temptation to do this. There are several reasons. The first is that you may be tossing rubbish in the bin that is not allowed by the rubbish removal company. For example, chemicals and chemical containers may not be allowed and you could face serious fines from the rubbish removal company. Also, other items may require specific removal processes, such as asbestos items or certain construction rubbish.

The ideal first step in the process of rubbish removal from your home renovation is to contact the rubbish removal company and get a list of their guidelines. This list will tell you what can and cannot be put into the bins and how to remove certain rubbish from the home to meet local guidelines and the guidelines of the rubbish removal company.