Terms & conditions

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In these conditions the owner “Blitz Recycling Ltd”, “Hirer” means person or company to which accounts are rendered; “Vehicle” means the vehicle which is delivered or collecting the skip which is the subject of the contract; “Driver” means the driver of the vehicle; The “site” means the place where the skip is deposited on the directions of the hirer; “Customer”, “Client” means the person/company/agency or representative that is hiring the skip.

The owner enters into the agreements for hire of skips and disposal of contents upon the following conditions:

  1. No agent or employee of the owner is permitted to alter or vary these conditions in any way to give any consent there under unless he is authorised to do so.
  2. The owner will use his best endeavours to comply with the hirer’s requirements but can accept no responsibility for failure to supply or for any delay in supplying skips which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond the owners control or any unforeseen or abnormal conditions or by any act or neglect on the part of the hirer.
  3. The hirer shall save harmless and keep the owner indemnified against any claim, demand or penalty arising out of the period of the skip on the site and which could not have been made had the skip not been placed on the site.
  4. The hirer shall direct the driver where to deposit or pick up the skip.
  5. Where the driver is directed to deposit or pick up the skip on or from a site which is off a highway, the owner shall be under no liability whatsoever to the hirer for any damage however caused whilst the vehicle is off the highway other than such as might be caused by negligent driving on the part of the driver. Without prejudice to the generality of Condition 3 the hirer shall subject as above save harmless and keep the owners indemnified against and clear demand which would not have been made had the driver not been so directed. The Hirer will compensate the owner for any damage to the vehicle or the skip which would not have occurred had the driver not been so directed and which is not due to any negligent driving on the part of the driver.
  6. The time allowed for depositing or picking up a skip is 10 minutes. If the vehicle is waiting longer than this after arrival, the hirer shall be liable for reasonable demurrage.
  7. The Hirer shall not remove the skip from the site without the consent of the owner.
  8. The hirer undertakes not to knowingly place the following items in the skip; Asbestos, Tyres, Oil, Liquids, Liquid Paint in tins or tubs, Solvents, Lead acid Batteries, Vehicle Batteries, Gas Cylinders, Fluorescent Light Tubes, Food Waste, Manure Waste, Medical/Clinical Waste, Gypsum, Fridge/Freezers and any difficult, special or hazardous waste.
  9. The Owner reserves the right to refuse collection of the skip if any prohibited items are found in the skip, any charges in the removal of said items will be the responsibility of the hirer, any refusal to pay will result in the waste being returned to the “Hirer”.
  10. The Hirer shall ensure from the time that the skip is deposited until it is picked up again by the owner:
    • It is properly sited in accordance with the permission given.
    • It is properly coned and lighted during the hours of darkness.
    • No fires are lit in.
    • It is filled no higher than the top of its sides.
    • It suffers no damage except fair wear and tear.
    • No hazardous or odorous materials.
    • The skip must be level filled- to the fill line only.
    • Make sure the skip is accessible on collection day.
  11. Any noncompliance with section 10 a-e will render the Hirer liable for additional charges, dependant on damage/overload etc.
  12. Once the skip has been delivered to the hirer the skip becomes the responsibility of the hirer, until the skip has been collected by the owner. If the skip is damaged or stolen the hirer is responsible and indemnify the owner of all losses incurred.
  13. Any agreements agreed with the driver on site must be confirmed with the office on 01902 870 370.
  14. Any misuses of the skip may lead to refusal of hires in the future.
  15. Except as specifically otherwise agreed in writing the hirer shall fill the skip within the period of hire and shall inform the owner in good time of its readiness for collection or replacement. Periods in excess of 7/14 days’ casual hire, a charge may be made for each week or part thereof.
  16. Upon applying for a credit account with Blitz Recycling Ltd, all clients shall be acquiescent to the trading terms and must abide with the terms and conditions of Blitz Recycling Ltd.
  17. Clients with a credit agreement with Blitz Recycling Ltd must pay all invoices within their normal payment terms i.e. 30 days from date of the invoice, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Payment is will be made by the Customer in cash, debit/card or cheque with order or against a proforma invoice unless a credit account has been opened. Blitz Recycling Ltd reserves the right to charge interest at the rate of +8% per annum as per Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998. Upon Demand all monies outstanding should be paid including interest of any outstanding debt. Any payment made by the Customer shall be deemed conclusive proof of entitlement to payment for the relevant invoice(s) and shall be treated by the Customer as an admission accordingly.
  18. Blitz Recycling Ltd reserves the right to recover the debt by any method deemed necessary within those allowed by laws of England and Wales, including and within transferring debt to a separate entity for the collection via bailiff or court, as deemed necessary by that entity plus cost for recovering or attempting to recover from the customer outstanding fees and charges, including any mercantile agent cost and legal costs on a full indemnity basis.
  19. Notwithstanding the credit control measures in place for normal debt chasing, if Blitz Recycling Ltd needs to implement further chasing for debt older that the credit agreed period, including and irrevocably the hiring of a separate entity, Blitz Recycling Ltd reserves the right to charge an administrative fee, plus and including £40/hour as deemed necessary within a fair time share allocated for the debt to be recovered via litigation.
  20. Credit/Debit cards details given will be used solely for the payment of the jobs done and any charges as per your contractual agreement, if applicable, and Blitz Recycling will use all reasonable endeavours to protect the details of the customer’s card, however it does not accept liability for the loss that may be suffered by the customer in relation to the charging of the card, or will be held liable for any date that stolen or given in error.
  21. Blitz Recycling will endeavour to the best of their ability to protect all data given by the customer to the standards of the Data Protection Act of 1998, however, Blitz Recycling Ltd will not be held liable for any disclosure of data while in the process of the normal day-to-day operations of the company.
  22. Any quotation or estimate given by Blitz Recycling Ltd is an indication given in good faith and shall not become binding unless confirmed by Blitz Recycling Ltd in writing. All prices quoted are based on information available at the date of quotation and Blitz Recycling Ltd reserves the right to vary prices at any time without notice prior to accepting an order from the Customer.
  23. Skips cancelled within 24 hours of delivery may be subject to a cancellation fee unless prior arrangements have been made.
  24. Blitz Recycling Ltd reserve the right to refuse a skip order if it has reason to believe these terms and conditions will not be adhered to.

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