Excavated Material: Understanding the Elements Compromising Soil Cleanliness

Contaminated soil can compromise the environment if not properly handled and disposed of correctly. Therefore, if you are planning on excavating your property for construction, renovation or landscaping work, you should think about the disposal options for your excavated waste. In general, if your soil is clean, you can reuse it within your worksite for applications such as backfilling and gardening. You can also sell the material for reuse in other properties for land development. [Read More]

Mystery Bin! What to Do When an Unknown Skip Bin Is Placed Outside Your Home

A skip bin sitting on a driveway or on the street outside a home is a fairly common sight in the average Australian suburb. And yet it can come as quite a surprise to arrive home to find a skip bin outside your property when you haven't in fact hired one. It's unlikely to be a case of the bin having been delivered to the wrong address, and chances are that it was put in what was considered to be the right place. [Read More]

Two mistakes that make de-cluttering projects harder than they need to be

De-cluttering a house that's filled to the brim with 'stuff' is a difficult task. However, you can make this experience a lot less challenging by understanding some of the most common mistakes that people tend to make when tackling this type of project and doing your best to avoid making these errors during your own de-cluttering session. Read on to find out what these mistakes are. Failing to establish a disposal plan [Read More]

Five Things to Throw Away Before Your Next Move

Moving to a new home is a lot of work, but to cut down on the amount of the stuff you have to move, you may want to hire a skip and start throwing stuff out. To help you pare down your possessions, here are some key items you should consider getting rid of. 1. Ripped and Threadbare Clothing and Linens As a general rule of thumb, you should get rid of any clothing you haven't worn in more than a year, unless you really love the item and want to hang on to it for sentimental reasons. [Read More]