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Hiring a skip? Here are some ground rules…

Oct 31 in Waste management

Hiring a skip? Here are some ground rules… Hiring a skip is a simple, straightforward process and the perfect option for you when clearing out the garden, spring cleaning or bigger home renovation projects however, knowing exactly what the rules and regulations are behind hiring a skip makes it an even more stress-free process. Firstly,

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The importance of food waste recycling

Jun 06 in Waste management

The importance of recycling Food Waste In the UK, we throw away a hideous amount of food each year. 1.6 million tonnes from retailers, 3 million tonnes from restaurants and 4.1 million tonnes from food manufacturers. Commonly, food waste is put in a general waste bin and sent to landfill, where it is highly detrimental

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What can you put in your skip?

Apr 29 in Waste management

The next few months will be the busiest periods for our skip hire service, therefore in order to maintain a smooth and efficient service, we thought it would be useful to provide a guide on what can and can’t go in your skip. Skips are the most convenient way to get rid of all your

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Spring is on it’s way – hire a skip today

Mar 04 in Waste management

With the cold, dark winter months gradually becoming a distant memory, we are starting to see lighter mornings and evenings which means spring is on its way. We can’t wait for longer days, increasing temperatures, bright blue skies and all the beautiful plants and flowers blossoming in time for summer. It is such a refreshing

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Waste disposal provider for British Masters

Oct 05 in Waste management, Commercial trade waste

After a third successful year of providing the waste disposal for the PGA at Wentworth, Short Group are taking on the British Masters this year as well. Shorts Group are providing wheelie bins, compactors and ro-ros. This year, its at Walton on the Hill, Surrey from 8th-14th October.

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What happens to the waste we collect

Sep 07 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group collect all kinds of waste from customers through our demolition, skip and trade waste divisions. We are a licensed waste carrier which means all the waste that we collect is taken care of legally and environmentally. We aim to recycle 100% of the waste we collect through our Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs) in

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Great staff are the making of a great company

Jul 31 in Company, Waste management

Without a great team, Shorts Group would not be here today. We know it’s our workforce that provide our customers with great service and for that reason we like to recognise the staff that go above and beyond, through our STAR awards. Each month, staff are nominated for doing something great by their colleagues. This

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A very happy customer

Jul 10 in Company, Waste management

We’ve just received this lovely compliment from new customer Bracknell Windows. “I just wanted to email and say what absolute lovely drivers you have working for you. The skip driver that dropped the skip off at Binfield last week had impeccable manners, what a lovely guy! Also, the guy who delivered the skip in Hook

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Shorts team visit Hillhead 2018

Jun 27 in Company, Waste management, Demolition

Gary Short and his management team paid a visit Hillhead 2018 in Derbyshire. Hillhead is famous for its live demonstrations with a wide range of equipment being put through its paces in the quarry. The team were interested to see equipment from leading suppliers such as Caterpillar, Volvo, JCB, Doosan, Hyundai, Komatsu and Hitachi –

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New Weekend Skip Hire Rate

Apr 16 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group are delighted to announce a NEW weekend skip hire rate. With over 2,000 skips and 15 vehicles in our fleet, we can now offer short-term hire on our domestic skips to benefit our local residents that want to do work in their house over the weekend and could fill the skip in a

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Shorts go Paper-less

Nov 23 in Company, Waste management, Plant and tool hire & shops

After the successful role out of a paper-less system within our waste management division in April 2017, Shorts have now implemented a paper-less system within our Plant Hire division. Going paper-less is a huge milestone for Shorts Group. A company with an ethos for recycling and sustainable operations, using copious amounts of paper and ink

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Live Chat: Now Live

Nov 15 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has launched extra customer service support for its customers. This week, we’ve implemented ‘Live Chat’ on our website: Moving with the times, Shorts Group has launched ‘Instant Chat’ as an extra way of providing visitors instant access to the support and sales team. Visitors can get answers in seconds about our skips,

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Annual visit to RWM Exhibition

Sep 12 in Company, Road sweeping, Waste management

Shorts Senior Management team attended this year’s RWM Exhibition in Birmingham today. With over 450 exhibitors from the Waste, Energy, Water, Renewables and Recycling industries, this is a must go-to annual show where we get the opportunity to speak to suppliers all under one roof and source the latest solutions for our businesses. The show

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Grinding Machine Makeover

Sep 11 in Company, Waste management

The team at Planners Workshops have been putting their skills to the test on an 11 year old grinding machine and the results are outstanding. Our Doppstadt AK430 horizontal Timber grinding machine from St Georges Transfer Station was nearing the end of its shelf-life until Dominik, Sam, Danny and Steve got to work on it.

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