Free 17" CRT monitor

Robert Shiels robert at
Fri Mar 30 08:51:31 BST 2007

Andrew Beattie wrote:

> Roger Burton West wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 01:07:33PM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
>>> Peter Corlett wrote:
>>>> Find your nearest skip and drop it in there.
>>> er.. is that still legal?       
> I would rate it as theft.
> Skips are hired by people that need to get rid of stuff that is not 
> domestic waste.  I think that the going rate for a standard 5m^3 skip 
> is 150 quid.

> On top of this, the rate for the skip depends on the contents.  Waste 
> electrical stuff is specialist waste, not for landfill.  The poor skip 
> renter may get hit by a penalty for the contaminated waste.
I rented a skip a couple of weeks ago (£140). They asked me if I had any 
concrete or muck in it before they collected it - I didn't. 

They didn't ask me if I had chucked 5 old PCs. in it, some dating back 
as far as 1988.


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