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How AMS can help with Christmas event waste management

It’s safe to say that with the whole of the UK missing out on a ‘normal’ Christmas last year, we have all seemed to upped our game when it comes to the 2021 festivities. It’s no surprise that more events throughout December means more waste.

Have no fear, AMS are here with the perfect event waste management solution for your requirements. Find out more in this article about how we can help.

Wheelie bins

With Christmas markets and festive bars popping up in almost every town around the country, wheelie bin waste management is a perfect solution. 

Our AMS wheelie bins have been used for many events and festivals across the South West, including the likes of Bestival during the summer months. Our commercial wheelie bins come in a range of sizes starting from 240L up to 1100L, meaning that we have a solution for every type of event, large or small!

We can also provide separate bins for the different types of waste that may be created, this can include recyclables, mixed waste, food waste & much more!

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Refuse bag supply & collection

A convenient waste solution with regular collections.

If you don’t plan to create tonnes of waste but do need something extra for the festive period with all those office parties happening, then using our refuse bags could be a suitable solution. You can purchase them online in rolls of 50 for both recyclable waste and mixed waste.

We offer regular bag collections across all BH postcodes and the collection frequency can be flexible depending on your requirements. Meaning at this time of year you can get your waste picked up sooner than you may usually.

This method would a great solution for small restaurants as you pick up more bookings and parties during December.

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Skips and skip bags

Ideal for pre-Christmas clearouts or venue renovations before the festivities begin.

Our AMS skips are available in various sizes for larger waste clearances, starting from 4 yard up to 12 yard, if you have more waste to dispose of then you may want to consider a RoRo which goes up 40 yards.

For small waste clearances, a skip bag could do the job – and once it’s full, one of our team will come to pick it up for you.

Skip bags can hold approximately 1 tonne of waste and measure 90cm x 90cm x 90cm.

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Grab lorries

Competitive hire of grab lorries for your Christmas event.

We can provide the following grab lorries for your event this year:

  • 4 wheel = 8 tonnes (7m reach)
  • 6 wheel = 12 tonnes (5m reach)
  • 8 wheel = 16 tonnes (8m reach)

These are approximate carrying capacities and reaches for each size vehicle.

You may want to choose a grab lorry over a skip if you have a lot of waste to clear, so you don’t need to hire multiple skips.

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Considerations for your event

Did you know that typically, 3 million tonnes of mixed waste is created each year over the Christmas period?

That’s a huge amount of waste that we must ensure gets disposed of correctly and doesn’t end up in landfills.

You also need to consider the weather. Outside events can become very tricky to manage if you don’t have a suitable waste solution in place. Using our commercial wheelie bin service will hopefully reduce littering, speeding up your after-event cleanup.

We used to do all the waste management services for the ‘White Christmas’ event that were held at Canford arena. White Christmas Events hosted staff Christmas parties, and themed Christmas events. With the capacity to host 500 people at a time, the waste generated from the parties held in the winter wonderland marquee. And with events constantly being hosted, it was important to have waste management in place.

Order online or speak to our team

So whether you are running a small Christmas market for your local town, or you’re an organiser for one of the larger festive events that take place across Dorset during this time of year, we will have a temporary waste solution for you.

Some of our waste management solutions are available to buy online with easy and convenient payment methods. Alternatively, for some of the larger waste management options, you can speak to our team to discuss your requirements.

Call us today on 01202 579579 or you can fill in one of our contact forms online. Learn more about the services we’ve covered in this article, or book your event waste management by clicking the links below:

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