Terms and Conditions for the Hiring of Equipment / Containers

1. Payment in full for the equipment/container shall be due on delivery (unless otherwise agreed). If a customer fails to make a payment in full by the due date, the Company shall be entitled to terminate the contract forthwith and recover all loss or damage resulting from that termination.

2. The standard hire period for non-account customers is Midi – 3 Days / 8 Yard – 7 Days (Unless otherwise agreed) Additional charges may apply after this time. The skip will be put out for collection following this period (Unless otherwise agreed).

3. The standard hire period for account customers will be a maximum of 8 weeks from the date of delivery and additional rental charges will apply for limited movements (Unless otherwise agreed).

4. If the customer requests the equipment/container to be placed in a position which requires the delivery vehicle to leave the public highway, the customer shall indemnify the company against any loss, costs, claims, damages or expenses which the company may thereby incur, whether as a result of damage, the property of the customer or a third party, including gratings, man hole covers, drains, road margins and pavements.

BWS accept no responsibility for damage to property during the delivery or collection of skips.

5. During the hire period, the customer will be liable for the replacement cost on a new for old basis of equipment/containers which are lost, stolen or damaged beyond repair or in need of any improvement costs to bring the equipment back to the standard it was hired in (fair wear and tear excepted).

6. The customer shall not:

  • Fill 14-yard skips with Inert or heavy waste – These skips are for light Bulky / DMR waste only
  • Overload the container – Loads MUST be level with the top of the skip. Should BWS be unable to collect the container due to it being unsafe or overloaded, the customer will incur a wasted journey charge and/or additional weight costs.
  • Increase the size of the skip by adding boards/doors etc
  • Set fire to the contents of the equipment/container – Please refer to point 5.
  • Interfere with the mechanism of the equipment – Please refer to point 5.
  • Add on or attach to the equipment any sign-writing, lettering or advertising. Remove, deface or conceal any nameplate or mark indicating that the equipment is not the property of the company
  • Move the equipment/container – Please refer to point 5.
  • Place the following restricted materials in a mixed waste skip (Unless otherwise agreed) Plasterboard, Fridge/freezers, Mattresses / Tyres, TV’s/Monitors, Liquids, Asbestos, Paint tins, Clinical/Medical Waste, Gas Cylinders, Fluorescent tubes, Hazardous/Toxic materials

Should these waste types be placed in a skip additional charges will apply.

7. If the waste received does not comply within the Companies waste acceptance criteria then the company reserves the right to reject the load and recover any incurred charges.

8. If the waste received is not as described at the time of the order then a contamination/sorting charge will be applied.

If you have any queries regarding any of the above please do not hesitate to contact our
Customer Services on 0113 2311470 / mail@bwskiphire.co.uk