1. DEFINITION OF TERMS USED
‘The Company’ signifies ‘Quick Skips (Telford) Ltd’ and/or any persons acting on their behalf, ‘The Customer’ signifies any Person(s), Firm, Company, Business and/or any Persons acting on their behalf who are doing business with The Company. ‘HT&C‘ signifies The Company’s Hire Terms and Conditions. ‘INERT WASTE’ signifies Soil, Clay, Stone, Bricks, Concrete, Sand, Gravel or Rubble. ‘MIXED WASTE’ signifies Non Hazardous Domestic/Trade/Commercial/ Builders/Industrial/Household/Inert Waste of which at least 75% is practicably and cost effectively recyclable.
2. YOU MUST READ THESE HIRE TERMS & CONDITIONS
The pre-booking of, the acceptance/instruction of, the delivery of, the using/moving/removal of any materials or the placing of any object in a delivered skip(s) indicates a complete and binding acceptance of these HT&C. The Company may without prior notice collect the skip at any time should any HT&C be breached or if any skip is deemed by The Company to be full as shown in the safe loading of skips criteria in Section 9 of these HT&C.
3. PROOF OF DELIVERY
As The Customer may not be present upon delivery of any skip(s) or materials, a Customers signature is not required upon any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of skips or goods. All HT&C still apply.
4. GUARDING/LIGHTING OF SKIP(s)
The Customer is at all times responsible for the safe guarding & lighting of the skip(s). The Company must be informed immediately should any Cones, Lamps or Reflective Markers supplied with the skip(s) be found to be damaged, removed or unserviceable, so that they may be replaced.
5. PAYMENTS & CHARGES
Unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing; any due charges must be paid either before or upon delivery of any Skip(s) or Materials. Excess Charge Invoices must be paid upon receipt and payment must be received within seven days of the Invoice date.
The Company reserves the right to charge interest on any overdue amounts at 8% pa since the Invoice or Delivery Date, whichever is the sooner.
Any costs incurred by The Company in collecting monies owed will be charged to The Customer.
Our ‘All Inclusive’ Skip prices include Waste Disposal Charges for LEVEL LOADED SKIPS ONLY – UP TO THE STATED WEIGHT LIMITS as shown on our Invoices and/or current Price List; which can be viewed at https://skipstelford.co.uk
Our current Waste Disposal Excess Charges per pro rata tonne (including VAT) are £11.00 for INERT Waste and £122.40 for MIXED Waste, MIXED Waste and Inert Waste loads are charged at the higher rate.
To cover administration costs A SURCHARGE OF £2.40 PER TRANSACTION is added to all Invoices that are not paid for before or upon delivery (including Excess/Disposal/Service Charge Invoices). A discount is then offered for prompt payment received within the period shown upon our Invoices.
Any prices quoted for Trade or Credit Account Customers do not include Disposal Charges unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing.
Where Trade/Credit Account facilities have been granted, our payment terms are strictly thirty days net after the Invoice Date.
6. WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Non Hazardous Mixed Waste of which at least 75% is practicably and cost effectively recyclable (i.e. Paper, Cardboard, Metal, Toys, Clothing, HPDE/PP Plastics, Greenery, Small Kitchen Appliances, Cookers, Ovens, Beds, Untreated Timber) or Inert Waste (Excluding items listed in Section 7) up to a Level Load up to the weight limits shown on our Invoices or current Price List; which can be viewed at https://skipstelford.co.uktelford.
7. WHAT CAN’T I PUT IN THE SKIP?
7a. THESE ITEMS MUST NOT BE PLACED IN OUR SKIPS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT, PLEASE ASK!
LIQUIDS – OIL – ASBESTOS – VEHICLE TYRES – SOLVENTS – LEAD ACID BATTERIES – BEER KEGS
GAS CYLINDERS – FLUORESCENT LIGHT TUBES – CRT COMPUTER MONITORS – ANY FORM OF ANIMAL, HUMAN, DIFFICULT, SPECIAL, MEDICAL, CLINICAL OR HAZARDOUS WASTE
7b. THE FOLLOWING MAY BE PLACED IN THE SKIP BUT ARE SUBJECT TO PRIOR NOTICE, EXCESS CHARGES & FURTHER CONDITIONS;
PLASTERBOARD * – PLASTER * (* See Plasterboard Section Shown Below)
PAINT IN TINS OR TUBS – VEHICLE BATTERIES – FRIDGES/FREEZERS/FRIDGE FREEZERS/CHILLERS/COOLERS
FLAT ROOFING MATERIALS – TREE TRUNKS/STUMPS/BOUGHS – CONTAMINATED SOIL/CLAY/SAND
ANY FORM OF DIFFICULT WASTE (i.e. Dusty, Putrescible, Odourous)
Unless agreed in writing or pricing, AN EXCESS CHARGE WILL BE INCURRED IF THE SKIP CONTAINS MORE THAN 20% OF ‘ANY’ OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS;
FOOD WASTE, CARPETS, CARPET TILES, CARPET UNDERLAY, ITEMS MANUFACTURED FROM CHIPBOARD OR MDF (i.e. Kitchen Units, Worktops, Wardrobes, Furniture), MATTRESSES, SOFAS, LAMINATE FLOORING, LINOLEUM FLOORING, Non HPDE/PP HARD PLASTICS, PVC and any Waste that is not practicably and cost effectively recyclable.
8. WHAT ABOUT PLASTERBOARD & PLASTER?
WE CHARGE AN EXCESS OF £118.00 PER TONNE FOR PRE-SEGREGATED CLEAN PLASTERBOARD AND PLASTER, HOWEVER………
It must be placed either in a separate Skip or segregated from other waste types in a Skip by placing it into Dumpy Bags (which we can provide upon request) and placed on top of the other waste in the Skip but kept within the shape of the Skip, thus allowing for easy removal at the disposal site.
An excess charge will be incurred for the sorting and/or disposal of any unsegregated Plaster or Plasterboard found within a skip.
CONTAMINATED PLASTERBOARD i.e. Plaster or Plasterboard that also contains polystyrene, insulation, wood, tiles, etc, will be chargeable at £148.00 inc vat per tonne.
IMPORTANT: Neither Plasterboard or Plaster are Inert Waste and cannot be placed in an Inert Waste Skip.
9. SAFE LOADING OF SKIPS **** OVERLOADING OR OVERFILLING A SKIP WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES! ****
The skip must be Level Filled Only. The contents of the skip(s) should not project from within the shape of any skip(s). The Customer is responsible for ensuring that at all times skips are loaded safely and that the area around the skip(s) is kept safe and tidy. Should any skip be deemed by The Company to be overloaded, it is The Customer’s responsibility to rectify the situation. However, The Company reserves the right to, at any time; remove any objects from the skip(s) that it feels may jeopardise the safe transportation of any skip(s). Any extra costs howsoever incurred in removing, transporting or disposing of the contents of any skip(s); will be charged to The Customer.
10. FIRES & DAMAGE TO SKIPS
The lighting of fires in or near to skips is prohibited.
The Customer is responsible for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused & The Company will be entitled to recover such additional costs & reimbursement.
11. DAMAGE TO PROPERTY
Our Skip Lorries are large and heavy; as such we require access criteria of at least 3.10m wide, 4.0m high, an access and site surface capable of withstanding 18.00 tonnes and a safe and adequate turning / manoeuvring / working area.
Should the access and site surface criteria be less than stated above, The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused.
12. POSITIONING OF SKIPS
A skip must not be moved without prior permission from The Company; The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage or extra costs incurred due to any skip being moved howsoever caused.
13. HIGHWAY LICENCES
Unless The Company has been instructed otherwise, where it is not possible to site any skip(s) off the public highway, we will (if permission is granted by the Highways Authority), site any skip(s) on the highway and charge The Customer accordingly. Any permission is subject to The Highways Authority conditions
14. HIRE PERIODS
Are One Week unless agreed, and skips will not be collected until any outstanding payments are cleared.