Safe and Inexpensive Ways to Manage the Waste after an Overhaul

Published 8 years ago

House remodelling projects can generate a lot of waste, leaving you wondering what to do with the construction debris and other junk materials. Before you know it, your backyard is filled with plaster, pipes, insulation and glass. These bulky components make construction waste disposal more complicated and expensive. From loading and hauling the junk to transporting it to the landfills and transfer stations, there are a number of things you need to consider. Furthermore, some elements of construction waste like plasterboard become unsafe once landfilled. So what is the most cost-effective and responsible way to remove renovation waste? Here are a couple of ideas.

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Plan Smartly

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You can’t throw away construction materials you haven’t bought on a first place. Before you start the construction works, determine what exactly you’ll need. Estimate how much materials you will need. Proper planning will help you manage your resources more efficiently, minimizing your costs and landfill waste.



One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Collect all your usable materials and give them away. You can donate the bulky stuff in a drop-off centre. These organizations take all kinds of items such as light fixtures, working appliances, kitchen counter tops, fixtures and other goods that can be reused. Check with your local donation institutions for any specific requirements. Another option is to offer some of your leftovers in good condition to friends or family members. Donations are the quickest and most Eco-friendly way to manage your builders waste.

If you are planning to give away your waste materials after the renovation, you need be careful when removing them and preserve them in decent condition.

DIY Your Haul

DIY Your Haul

The materials that you don’t plan to donate should be safely disposed in your local landfill or recycling centre. One option is to tackle it yourself. Handling your rubbish removal on your own will save you cash and will spare you the troubles of dealing with a middleman. Find out what are the requirements of your local landfill or waste transfer station. Different materials need to be disposed of at individual stations at the dump. This means that you may be required to sort your junk before you haul it . You may also need to get a trailer or a flatbed truck to transport the waste materials.

Hiring a Professional Company

Hiring a Professional Company

If you don’t want to deal with the mess, you can always call the pros. Hiring a professional clearance company eliminates the need of finding a suitable vehicle to transport your junk to the landfill or obtaining permission for a roll-off bin. The downside is that the clearance services will cost more than doing it yourself. After all, you are paying for what you get.

Getting a Rolloff Bin


Roll-off bins are one of the most professional and effective ways to dispose of remodeling waste. They are available in various sizes and are suitable for all kinds of materials. Keep in mind that you will be charged depending on the length of the rental or the volume of the dumpster, despite whether you use it or not.

The Conclusion

Donating is an Eco-friendly and inexpensive method to deal with waste material. Managing the waste disposal yourself is cheap, but engaging. Roll-off bins offer a lot of space to fit all your junk, but it can be costly and requires permit. Hiring professional clearance company will spare you a lot of time and efforts.

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