The Hirer/Agent shall be responsible for the compliance with the provisions of sections 3(1),
3(2), 4(2), 6(1) and 6(4) of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 during the period of hire and will
indemnify the company against all fines, costs and expenses howsoever arising by reason of
the breach or non-observance of all or any such provisions howsoever arising i.e. it is the
Hirer's responsibility to ensure that the contents of the skip is not loaded above water level or
in a manner which is likely to give rise to litter. This responsibility remains with the Hirer
until such time as the company removes the skip. Do not accept delivery of a skip if you are
unwilling to accept this responsibility.
It is the Hirer's responsibility to ensure that no Fridges, Freezers, Microwaves, Asbestos or
other Hazardous Materials i.e. empty paint cans, empty gas cylinders etc. are placed in the
Skip without incurring additional charges and without prior arrangement. Please see below the
materials the company does and does not accept. Failure to adhere to these materials may result
in the non collection of the skip and/or penalty charges.
The Company also holds the Hirer or their agent responsible to ensure that the skip is clearly
visible during the hours of darkness and complies with any local authority bye
laws/regulations which may be applicable to their relevant area. This includes the placing of
cones or lights on or adjacent to the skip when on highways or in areas of poor visibility.
Hire period is for a maximum of 7 days unless otherwise agreed and not withstanding the
foregoing it may take longer for the Company to collect the skip. Should this be the case there
are no additional costs to the Hirer, however the contractual agreement and its conditions
remains in place until such time as the skip has been removed. The hiring period may be
terminated on the instructions of a member of An Garda Siochana or any other authorised
official. The Company will not reimburse the Hirer/Client for any losses incurred in such an
event. Please satisfy yourself that your household insurance extends to cover your liabilities in
The Hirer is responsible for obtaining and maintaining any permits required for skips being dropped on double
yellow line, pre-paid parking areas, loading bays or other restricted areas. Permits can be obtained from the
appropriate local authority.
The Hirer must not relocate a skip from the area to which it was delivered. If the skip was delivered on public
property, it is the Hirers responsibility to ensure the area is safe and have adequate lighting.
The Hirer must ensure the skip is loaded both safely and securely. The company reserves the right to refuse collection
if they deem the skip unsafe for transport.
All skips remain the property of All Away Recycling. Any damage to the skip whilst on hire will be the responsibility of the Hirer.