Terms And Conditions
Terms and Conditions
1.1 Any order placed with JN Skips which takes its vehicles off the public highway will be at the customers' own risk, they will accept full responsibility for any consequential damage that may occur to persons, property or vehicle as a result of this.
1 .2 JN Skips will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by failure to supply, or any delay in supply which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond our control, including act of God, fire, accident, breakdown of machinery, shortage of labour or material, or by an act of neglect on the part of the customer.
1.3 The time allowed for wait and load is 45 minutes. If the vehicle is kept waiting longer than this JN Skips reserves the right to charge waiting time.
1.4 JN Skips reserves' the right to charge the customer for all costs incurred as a result of a cancellation or variation of the whole or a substantial part of an order, together with the loss of profit and all other consequential loss.
2.1 Asbestos, fridges, freezers, televisions/monitors, tyres, fluorescent/sodium lamps, gas cylinders, plasterboard, or any waste deemed as hazardous by an absolute or mirror entry in the European Waste Catalogue (Article 1 (4) of the Hazardous Waste Directive 91 /689/EC) must not be placed in the skip container unless by prior written agreement with the company.
2.2 It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that skips placed on the highway or leveled public places have the permission of the local highway authority and are adequately lit and coned off in accordance with the Highways Act 1980. JNSKIPS can organize permits at an additional cost to the hirer.
2.3 The hirer shall ensure that the skip is not overloaded by weight or by volume at the point of collection. No skips are to be loaded beyond the height of the skips itself. Overloading will always incur excess charges. 10, 12, 14, light waste or loaded no more than the maximum legal load limit for the vehicles. JN SKIPS reserves the right to refuse to collect overloaded skips and any costs incurred due to unsafe loads/overloading (included wasted journeys) will be passed on to the hirer. Additional charges may be levied.
OVERLOADING WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES
2.4 The lighting of fires in or near skips is strictly prohibited. The hirer will be liable for any loss or damage to the skip container (excluding fair wear and tear) during the term of the skip hire period and will be charged the current purchase price of the skip. Once a skip has been placed, it shall not be repositioned without prior consent from JN Skips. Moving skips on site could result in an inability to collect skip.
2.5 The maximum rental period is 14 days only. It is the responsibility of the hirer to request the collection within this time. Failure to do so will result in the unannounced collection and/or rental charges being incurred of £10.00. The responsibility for the skip remains with the hirer until collected by a JN Skips vehicle. It is the responsibility of the hirer to keep skips light and covered.
2.6 Any skips which are removed whilst in the control of the hirer will be charged at full replacement value
Liability Disclaimer For Delivering Skips
JN Skips does not provide liability insurance for the protection of the private property of the customer hiring the delivery of any skips.
In consideration for your participation in said the delivery of the skip to the individual, group, organization, business, spectator, or other, does hereby release and forever discharge JN Skips and our employees, jointly and severally from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage to the customers property which hereafter may be sustained by participating in the delivery of skips.
This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability and the consequences thereof, as well as those now disclosed and known to exist.
The provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or state providing substance that releases shall not extend to claims, remands, injuries, or damages which are known or unsuspected to exist at this time, lo the person executing such release, are hereby expressly waived.
I hereby agree on behalf of my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, to indemnify JN Skips and its employees, joint and severally from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in the delivery of skips.
It is further understood and agreed that said participation in the delivery of skips is not to be construed as an admission of any liability and acceptance of assumption of responsibility by JN Skips and its employees, jointly and severally, for all damages and expenses for which JN Skips and its employees, become liable as a result of any alleged act of the parade participant.
- Payment Terms
5.1 Account holders: 30 days from the date of invoice, or end of the month following delivery (subject to written agreement)
5.2 Non-Account holders: Prior to or on the delivery of skip. On a collection of the skip. No skips will be collected until payment is received in full.
We will not remove any skip until payment is made in full. If there is a dispute with payment, we have the right to empty the contents amounting to the number of skips at the location of the skip. Any monies outstanding is ownership of where the skip is placed.
Hire Terms And Conditions Of J&N Skip Hire
||Defintion Of Terms Used
||The Company signifies J&N Skip Hire and/or persons acting on their behalf, The Customer signifies any Person(s), Firm,Company, Business and/or Persons acting on their behalf who are doing business with The Company. INERT WASTE signifies Soil, Clay, Stone, Bricks, Concrete or Rubble, MIXED WASTE signifies Recyclable, Non Hazardous – Domestic, Trade & Commercial, Builders or Industrial Waste
||You Must Read These Hire Terms & Conditions
||You must read these Hire Terms & Conditions upon receipt of any delivered skip(s) or materials supplied, as the pre-booking of, the acceptance/instruction of, the delivery of, the using/moving/removal of any materials or the placing of any object in a delivered skip(s) indicates a complete and binding acceptance of these Hire Terms & Conditions. The Company may without prior notice collect the skip at any time should any Hire Term or Condition be breached or if any skip is deemed by The Company to be full as shown in the safe loading of skips criteria in Section 9 of these Hire Terms & Conditions.
||Proof Of Delivery
||As The Customer may not be present upon delivery of any skip(s) or materials, a Customers signature is not required upon any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of skips or goods, however, all Hire Terms and Conditions still apply.
||Guarding & Lighting
||The Customer is at all times responsible for lighting and covering of the skip(s), The Company must be informed immediately should any Cones, Lamps or Reflective Markers be found to be damaged, removed or unserviceable, to avoid fines. The Customer must at all times take all reasonable precautions to guard the skip(s).
||Payments & Charges
||Unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing; any due charges must be paid either before or upon delivery of any Skip(s) or Materials. Excess Charge Invoices must be paid upon receipt and payment must be received within seven days of the Invoice date. The Company reserves the right to charge interest on any overdue amounts at 8% pa since the Invoice or Delivery Date, whichever is the sooner. Any costs incurred by The Company in collecting money owed will be charged to The Customer.
Our All Inclusive Skip prices include Waste Disposal Charges for LEVEL LOADED SKIPS ONLY – UP TO THE STATED WEIGHT LIMITS
||What Can I Put In The Skip?
||Non Hazardous Recyclable Domestic, Trade & Commercial, Builders or Industrial Waste or Inert Waste (Excluding any items listed in Section 7) LEVEL FILLED, subject to the weight limits shown on our Invoice and/or Price List; which can be viewed on our prices page.
||What Can’t I Put In The Skip?
||THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST NOT BE PLACED IN OUR SKIPS:
PLASTER* – PLASTERBOARD* – LIQUID PAINT IN TINS OR TUBS – LIQUIDS – OIL – SOLVENTS ASBESTOS – VEHICLE TYRES – LEAD ACID BATTERIES – BEER KEGS – VEHICLE BATTERIES – GAS CYLINDERS TREETRUNKS/STUMPS/BOUGHS** – FLAT ROOFING MATERIALS** – CRT COMPUTER MONITORS** – FLUORESCENT LIGHT TUBES**CONTAMINATED SOIL/CLAY** – ANY FORM OF DIFFICULT, SPECIAL OR HAZARDOUS WASTE
PAINT TINS AND PAINT TUBS MUST BE EMPTY WITH ALL LIDS REMOVED
ALL LIQUID CONTAINERS i.e. BOTTLES, BARRELS, CANS, CARTONS, DRUMS, TINS, etc, MUST BE EMPTY WITH ALL LIDS REMOVED
IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT AT ALL REGARDING ANY OF THE ABOVE, PLEASE ASK!!
||What About Plasterboard?
PLASTER/PLASTERBOARD IS NOT INERT WASTE
|WE CHARGE AN EXCESS OF £120.00 PER TONNE + HAULAGE FOR CLEAN PLASTERBOARD AND PLASTER, HOWEVER…..
It must be placed either in a separate Skip or segregated from other waste types in a Skip but kept the shape of the Skip,
An excess charge will be incurred for the sorting and/or disposal of any unsegregated Plaster or Plasterboard found within a Skip.
CONTAMINATED PLASTERBOARD i.e. Plaster/board that also contains polystyrene, insulation, wood, etc, will be charged at £150.00 inc vat per tonne.
IMPORTANT: Neither Plasterboard or Plaster are Inert Waste and cannot be placed in an Inert Waste Skip
||Safe Loading Of Skips
||THE SKIP MUST BE LEVEL FILLED ONLY
The contents of the skip(s) should not project from within the shape of any skip(s).
The Customer is responsible for ensuring that at all times skips are loaded safely and that the area around the skip(s) is kept safe and tidy. Should any skip be deemed by The Company to be overloaded, it is The Customers responsibility to rectify the situation. However, The Company reserves the right to, at any time; remove any objects from the skip(s) that it feels may jeopardize the safe transportation of any skip(s).
Any extra costs howsoever incurred in removing, transporting or disposing of the contents of any skip(s), will be charged to The Customer.
OVERLOADING OR OVERFILLING A SKIP WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES!
||Fires & Damage To Skips
||The lighting of fires in or near to skips is strictly prohibited. The Customer is responsible for any damage to skips whatsoever or howsoever caused and The Company will be entitled to recover such additional costs and reimbursement for any damage.
||Damage To Property
||Our Skip Lorries are large and heavy; as such we require access criteria of at least 3.10m wide, 3.90m high, an access and site surface capable of withstanding 18.00 tonnes and a safe and adequate turning / manoeuvring / working area. The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused.
||Positioning Of Skips
||A skip must not be moved without prior permission from The Company, The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage or extra costs incurred due to any skip being moved howsoever caused.
||Unless The Company has been instructed otherwise, where it is not possible to site any skip(s) off the public highway, we will (if permission is granted by the Local Authority), site any skip(s) on the highway and charge The Customer accordingly.
The charge for this permission vary’s depending on the local borough for limited time periods as stated by The Highways Authorities.
IMPORTANT: DUE TO THE HIGHWAYS AUTHORITIES CONDITIONS; HIGHWAYS LICENCES, ONCE APPLIED FOR, ARE NON REFUNDABLE, NON CANCELLABLE AND ARE CHARGEABLE TO THE HIRER, EVEN IF THE SKIP ORDER IS CANCELLED.
||4-9 yards are on a 2 week hire period & 10-16 yards are on a 1 week hire period. All skips are on an automatic collection system as soon as the hire period is up.
**We will not remove any skip until payment is made in full.
If there is a dispute with payment we will empty the contents amounting to the number of skips at the location of the skip.
Money outstanding for the skip is ownership of where the skip is placed.