Barr provide a range of skip hire services for commercial, industrial and domestic uses in the Ayrshire areas. Our domestic hire duration is 7 days, however the commercial hire duration will be supportive of your project requirements. We deliver skips in sizes ranging from 8 to 40 yards, covered and uncovered, right to wherever you need.
Waste is not a dirty word. Across the West of Scotland, our integrated and comprehensive waste treatment is recognised as the best in the business. With our fleet of refuse collection vehicles, skip hire, specialised materials recovery processes, and fully licensed disposal facilities – Barr is fully equipped to provide our public and private sector
At Barr, we don’t shy away from the difficult stuff. We provide a comprehensive hazardous waste disposal service dealing with material such as asbestos, Japanese knotweed, batteries, used oil, and waste electrical equipment (WEEE). We are here to help. If you are at all unsure about how to dispose of certain waste please consult our
With Barr, the grass is always greener. From the 18,000 tonnes of domestic and commercial green waste processed across our waste and recycling operations per year, we are able to produce nearly 8000 tonnes of exceptional compost. We call it BarrGrow®. BarrGrow® is an accredited compost and soil improver that is free to the general
Energy from Waste
Energy from waste is an exercise in zero to hero. Sustainability is crucial and we are committed to helping our clients comply with their obligations under the Scottish Zero Waste Plan. Many of the materials we reclaim are suitable for use in energy recovery processes such as biomass, solid recovered fuel (SRF) and refuse-derived fuel
Now, regarding recycling. At waste management sites across Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire, Barr accepts wood, metals, non-ferrous metals and glass for recycling into new materials. If you are in any doubt as to what you can and cannot recycle, please read below or get in touch.
In addition to operating our core waste management business we also provide specialist, accredited training to the construction, quarrying, road surfacing, environmental and transport industries through the Killoch Training Centre. We offer a wide range of courses from our fully equipped training facilities located in Killoch, East Ayrshire. The Killoch Training Centre is also available
It is now the law that all Scottish organisations MUST comply with the new Waste (Scotland) regulations. With environmental and economic benefits it is crucial that we all work together in creating a cleaner Scotland. The latest estimated figures from Zero Waste Scotland reveal that Scotland is currently paying £95 million in landfill taxes to