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Colin Hunt replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"We include waste removal and disposal costs in job or labour charge. As can be seen from other replies, it is essential that the customer understands this. Customers hate 'add-ons' and so do I."
2 hours ago
Graham Garden posted a discussion
hi all. Can i have advice and wisdom about tool security. If the worst happened and the tools were robbed from you (van or lock up), how do guys prove ownership? Sharpie pen, drimel engrave, photos, tracker  register with local bobble heads? Any…
9 hours ago
James ODonnell replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"£15 per builders bag less if its loads of them  and 20 if its only one.
 
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9 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"I always tell the customer I get charged so I can either bag it for them to remove , advise them to get a brown bin , or they can pay my charge of approx £25 per tonne sack....
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10 hours ago
John F replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"I am a Gardener who generates waste but not a gardener who transfers waste from other sites .
That would be a seperate service requiring waste transfer certificates instead of waste carriers certificate .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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11 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"To me I have to be both. Not being able to take "waste" away would seriously limit the jobs I can do. Obviously I try to minimise it. I have composting facilities back at base, it's amazing how much a huge pile rots down. One man's waste is…"
12 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"A Gardener that makes a tidy profit from taking away green waste."
12 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"That was a general question to everyone. Are you a gardener or a waste disposal contractor?
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12 hours ago
sandra woolsey replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"Hi, having read most of the replies , I am amazed at the difference different recycling centres charge for trade waste . the 2016 price list I was sent stated each 70l sack of waste would cost £4.95 to dump and a small trailer load would cost £69!!!…"
13 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Richard Wilkinson's discussion Advertising
"The post office I use is in very wealthy area. I can normally weed the rubbish ones out from a phone call. Plus I get there full address so I have a look at on Google earth. 
I'm happy to turn down massive garden's if I don't like them or if the…"
15 hours ago
Jonathan Davidson replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"Believe it is actually only £51 for the full year from April  till June 2022 adam, still a lot when some people have 3,4 or 6 bins. The lower amounts are if you get a customer to sign up to one later in the year they can pay less to reflect the…"
16 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"£39 a year!!! Bargain
It is £92.50 a year here in Wiltshire!!!"
16 hours ago
Norbert K. is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
16 hours ago
Sam Bainbridge replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"Ask a farmer if you can tip I do it's free so I charge £25 a load which apart from diesel is profit"
19 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"I posted a discussion a while back 'Green waste what do you charge' the average national charge was £23.33 per builder sac."
19 hours ago
John F replied to Chris Roberts's discussion Taking waste away.
"I have found the green waste bins have a negative impact at times as customers like me to schedule my visits around them being emptied they dont like to pay extra to have waste removed . 
The other thing is some set their gardening calendar around…"
19 hours ago
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Tools security

hi all. Can i have advice and wisdom about tool security. If the worst happened and the tools were robbed from you (van or lock up), how do guys prove ownership? Sharpie pen, drimel engrave, photos, tracker  register with local bobble heads? Any…

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Advertising

Morning!So what types of advertising do you find the best for good quality leads? I know word of mouth and recommendations are the best but what else do you finds works and is good value for money?I have found local magazines, parish mags very good,…

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