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How Rabbit sorts the contents of skips

Posted on 27/08/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

How Rabbit sorts the contents of skips

The problems of waste and the environment are well-reported and growing. Issues around the hazardous by-products of landfills and the alarming problems arising from single-use plastics, clothing over-consumption and the difficult disposal of coffee cups have schools, communities, businesses and entrepreneurs striving to find innovations and strategies that will help improve… read the rest of “How Rabbit sorts the contents of skips”

Things you need to know when hiring a skip

Posted on 14/05/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Things you need to know when hiring a skip

Before hiring a skip, think carefully about what size you’ll need. Our handy size guide can help steer you in the right direction. If in doubt, it’s best to go up a size, remembering how much access room you have available on site. If access space is tight, we can… read the rest of “Things you need to know when hiring a skip”

How big does my skip need to be?

Posted on 23/04/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

How big does my skip need to be?

When it comes to hiring a skip, one of the first questions you’ll ask yourself is – how big? But along with size comes considerations about weight, position and access too.

Think about the job

Skips come in different sizes, from two yards to twelve, that are suitable for different jobs. If… read the rest of “How big does my skip need to be?”

What can (and can’t) go in a skip?

Posted on 26/03/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

What can (and can’t) go in a skip?

Whatever size skip you need, whether it’s a mini for a spring clean, or a 6-yard builder skip for a major home renovation, the rules about what can and can’t go into it stay the same.

Most things can be safely disposed of in a skip. If you’re renovating your… read the rest of “What can (and can’t) go in a skip?”

Sorting out for Spring?

Posted on 12/03/19, filed under News, Recycling, Skip Hire | No Comments

Sorting out for Spring?

When March rolls around, there’s a glimmer of longer days and warmer weather on the horizon and thoughts turn to spring cleaning. This annual ritual can be a cathartic time, throwing open windows to let fresh air in and having a good clear-out of things no longer needed.

This year, spring cleaning is expected to be… read the rest of “Sorting out for Spring?”

Getting ready for a big home renovation

Posted on 22/01/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Getting ready for a big home renovationWith so much lingering uncertainty around Brexit, 2019 could be the year that many would-be home buyers decide to make the most of what they’ve got, rather than move to a new house.

Perhaps it’s an extension over your garage to give a much-needed extra bedroom. Or knocking through to give you that open-plan layout… read the rest of “Getting ready for a big home renovation”

Move or renovate? What’s the smart choice in 2019?

Posted on 08/01/19, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Move or renovate? What’s the smart choice in 2019?
We’ve arrived in 2019 with some ominous questions if you’re looking to move to a new house this year: what will happen with Brexit? What does it mean for the economy? How will it affect the value of your home? What will the implications be for lending and moving costs?

What do

How to spring clean properly

Posted on 26/04/18, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

How to spring clean properly

Spring cleaning is more than just digging the glass cleaner out of the back of the cupboard and giving the windows a once over. Proper spring cleaning means refreshing the house from top to bottom, and it should be a satisfying yearly ritual. So roll up your sleeves, throw open the windows to let some spring… read the rest of “How to spring clean properly”

How can Rabbit help meet your business’ green goals?

Posted on 19/03/18, filed under News, Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste Disposal | No Comments

How can Rabbit help meet your business’ green goals?

Rabbit help businesses throughout Brighton, Sussex and beyond to meet their green objectives by providing the commercial waste facilities needed on-site to minimise contributions to landfill and maximise recycling.

Minimising landfill contributions

Rabbit provide a range of bins where your staff can separate the different types of waste. When… read the rest of “How can Rabbit help meet your business’ green goals?”

24 easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle

Posted on 27/02/18, filed under News, Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste | No Comments

24 easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle

It’s often the little things that count, and we can all do our bit to help the enormous collective impact we’re having on the environment by doing more to reduce, reuse and recycle.

  1. Avoid giving presents with excess packaging and wrapping, or better still, consider fabric gift wrap as a reusable

Do I need a skip permit in Sussex?

Posted on 13/02/18, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Do I need a skip permit in Sussex?

When you hire a skip in Worthing, or elsewhere in Sussex or the UK, you may need a skip permit. Unless the skip you’re hiring will be placed entirely on private land such as a driveway, field or garden, a skip permit will need to be obtained through the local council. When you… read the rest of “Do I need a skip permit in Sussex?”

Top tips when moving house

Posted on 09/01/18, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Top tips when moving house

Moving to a new house is known to be one of life’s most stressful events. But there are steps you can take to alleviate some of the anxieties that come with the upheaval.

Plan ahead

Packing up your home will inevitably take longer than you anticipate. You’ll have years of possessions in your home and a… read the rest of “Top tips when moving house”

The post-Christmas refresh

Posted on 26/12/17, filed under News, Recycling, Skip Hire | No Comments

The post-Christmas refresh

For those who just can’t wait for March to arrive for the annual Spring Clean, post-Christmas is a great time to get your home organised.

Getting the decorations down

Clearing away the decorations can be quite cathartic, if a little sad. Stripping back the tinsel and glitter and boxing things away neatly for next year is… read the rest of “The post-Christmas refresh”

The messy business of Christmas

Posted on 12/12/17, filed under News, Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste | No Comments

The messy business of Christmas

Christmas excesses produce a colossal amount of waste. We’ve all experienced it – the day you’re desperate for your household waste and recycling collections to get back to normal so your overflowing bins can be emptied. Packaging, food waste, old decorations, wrapping and card and even unwanted gifts, Christmas certainly creates a mess.

Recycling

The frightening truth about Halloween waste

Posted on 30/10/17, filed under Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste | No Comments

The frightening truth about Halloween waste

Halloween is a time for spooky fun, scary costumes, trick-or-treating with the kids and an excess of sweets. But there’s a dark undertone to the festivities, and that’s the huge amount of waste that’s produced.

18,000 pumpkins are sent to landfill each year

Pumpkins are great fun to carve scary faces into, with some streets… read the rest of “The frightening truth about Halloween waste”

Safety tips when hiring a skip

Posted on 26/09/17, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Safety tips when hiring a skip

A skip is heavy, even before you’ve started loading it. So be mindful of where your skip will be situated and remind yourself on how to fill it properly and responsibly to avoid injury to yourself or others.

Preparing for the arrival of your skip

Before your skip arrives, make sure you have a flat… read the rest of “Safety tips when hiring a skip”

Things you can’t put in a skip

Posted on 12/09/17, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

Things you can’t put in a skip

A skip is essential when you’ve got a large amount of waste to clear.

For big DIY projects, spring cleaning and garden clearances, a skip is the place to throw everything that’s not needed anymore.

Then it’s whisked away for responsible disposal.

But, before that happens, bear in mind there… read the rest of “Things you can’t put in a skip”

How much space do I need for a skip?

Posted on 25/07/17, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

How much space do I need for a skip?

Hiring a skip is great way to get rid of waste and rubbish when having a mammoth clear-out or carrying out a home renovation project or garden clearance. But before you hire your skip, you make sure that there’s enough room in the location you plan to site it. Here are… read the rest of “How much space do I need for a skip?”

All about permits for skips

Posted on 11/07/17, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

All about permits for skips

Skip permits, or skip licenses, don’t have to be complicated but there are things you’ll need to know about skip hire, especially if you’re planning on hiring a skip and putting it on public land, such as the road outside your house.

What is a skip permit?

A skip permit is permission from the… read the rest of “All about permits for skips”

Supporting the DIY SOS Big Build’s renovation of a paralysed resident’s home

Posted on 27/06/17, filed under News, Services, Skip Hire | No Comments

Supporting the DIY SOS Big Build’s renovation of a paralysed resident’s home

When hit TV show DIY SOS: The Big Build came to Sussex to renovate the home of a local resident left paralysed after a devastating cycling accident, Rabbit Group was only too happy to respond to their call for help.

Two years ago, mother-of-four Amanda Newton was out… read the rest of “Supporting the DIY SOS Big Build’s renovation of a paralysed resident’s home”

Reducing your landfill contribution during your home renovations

Posted on 13/06/17, filed under Energy from Waste, Recycling, Skip Hire | No Comments

Reducing your landfill contribution during your home renovations

Today, more and more people are aware of the importance of protecting the environment and reducing the amount of waste going to landfill. Most households now routinely recycle. But when it comes to big projects, like home renovations, it can be easy to let standards slip.

Here is some helpful advice… read the rest of “Reducing your landfill contribution during your home renovations”

How to choose the right size skip for your home renovation project

Posted on 30/05/17, filed under News, Skip Hire | No Comments

How to choose the right size skip for your home renovation project

Whether you’re planning a single storey extension, a complete rebuild or something in-between, a skip is an essential piece of kit for most home renovation projects. Your skip should be one of the first pieces of equipment to arrive on site, as it will be needed for when you’re… read the rest of “How to choose the right size skip for your home renovation project”

How to prepare your home for renovations and extensions

Posted on 18/05/17, filed under Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste Disposal | No Comments

How to prepare your home for renovations and extensions

 

Whether it’s a kitchen refit, or a large-scale extension, getting your home ready for a big renovation is a vital part of the project. Before the tradesmen arrive on site and work commences, it’s important to have a clear-out and organise your home effectively in preparation for building work… read the rest of “How to prepare your home for renovations and extensions”

The Big Spring Clean – 6 Top Tips on How To Declutter

Posted on 25/04/17, filed under Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste | No Comments

The Big Spring Clean – 6 Top Tips on How To Declutter

You’ve heard it before: mess causes stress. Thanks to books like bestselling The Life-changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo and TV programmes like The Hoarder Next Door, we’ve seen how cluttered homes can get and the stress-relieving, cathartic effect a tidy, clean and organised home can have… read the rest of “The Big Spring Clean – 6 Top Tips on How To Declutter”

The Big Spring Clean – how to get organised for the big Bank Holiday blitz

Posted on 11/04/17, filed under Energy from Waste, Recycling, Skip Hire | No Comments

The Big Spring Clean – how to get organised for the big Bank Holiday blitz

The long Easter weekend, combined with some spring sunshine, sees many of us emerge from our cosy homes, roll up our sleeves and embark on some much-needed tidying and cleaning. Whether that’s blitzing the garden after the long winter or sorting out the house from top-to-bottom… read the rest of “The Big Spring Clean – how to get organised for the big Bank Holiday blitz”

The Big Spring Clean

Posted on 28/03/17, filed under Recycling, Services, Skip Hire, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

The big spring clean

There’s something so refreshing about spring. Longer days, spring flowers and the promise of the warmth and sunshine to come. It’s enough to make you get your house and garden in order and undertake the infamous Spring Clean. Here, let Rabbit help lighten the load when it comes to your big clear out.

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A Moving Story – how to get it right when moving premises

Posted on 14/03/17, filed under Skip Hire | No Comments

A moving story
Moving commercial premises can be a daunting prospect. But the major upheaval is necessary to reap future efficiency benefits. It’s also a prime opportunity to assess what to take with you to the new premises and what’s no longer required. It’s the chance to have a thorough sort-through and clear-out.

Before you roll up your sleeves and… read the rest of “A Moving Story - how to get it right when moving premises”

5 Signs that it’s Time to End your Relationship with your Waste Management Partner

Posted on 14/02/17, filed under Green Business, Recycling, Services, Skip Hire, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

Are you wasting time worrying about waste management? When an existing supplier starts to create more problems than they solve, it’s time for a new waste management partner. A reputable and reliable commercial waste management partner will take care of all your waste-related hassles and leave you to get on with more important tasks.

Vital signs it’s time

Supporting a Greener Community

Posted on 29/12/16, filed under Green Business, Recycling, Services, Skip Hire, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

At Rabbit, we are very proud to support local community groups, charities, teams and events because we feel we can make a much bigger positive impact on the environment if we all work together. In addition to donating money to local charities, we also provide our waste disposal services to nearby sports teams and community events. Being located in… read the rest of “Supporting a Greener Community”

The 12 Days Of A Green Christmas

Posted on 13/12/16, filed under Green Business, Recycling, Services, Skip Hire | No Comments

Christmas may be the season of good cheer but all that giving and merriment does seem to create a lot of waste. From tons of wasted food to excessive energy consumption, Christmas can be quite environmentally unfriendly. Fortunately, lots of small changes in the home and in the workplace can make a big difference to helping the environment in the festive… read the rest of “The 12 Days Of A Green Christmas”