waste transfer station


Modern Skips own and operate a fully licensed waste recycling facility in Purfleet, Essex for hardcore, inert soils and commercial waste.

Why choose Modern Skips waste transfer station?

Why choose Modern Skips waste transfer station?

    • Weighbridge Facilities
    • Disposal for inert soils, brick & concrete
    • C & D Waste
    • Municipal Waste
    • Quick Safe turnaround for vehicles
    • Conveniently located for London and surrounding areas

Accepting then sorting your waste, recovering recyclables and preparing residual materials as a renewable fuel requires us to have the best facilities. At Modern Skips we have our recycling centre and transfer station based in London, allowing us to take in your waste and process it into recycled materials and renewable fuels 

Materials accepted at our waste transfer and recycling facility

  • Cardboard
  • Commercial Waste
  • Furniture
  • Garden Waste
  • Metals
  • Mixed Recyclables
  • Packaging Waste
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Soil/Hardcore
  • Textiles
  • Tyres
  • Wood (all grades)


Certain wastes can cause harm to humans, the environment, are considered difficult to process or have legislative regulations that require specialist disposal routes. Due to this, the following wastes unfortunately cannot be put into your skip.

  • Plasterboard (must be segregated from other wastes, we can supply a plasterboard only skip)
  • Asbestos
  • Creosate, or the cans or containers that have contained any of these products
  • Oil, Petrol, Diesel, Grease or Lead-based Paints; or the cans or containers that have contained any of these products
  • Liquid waste of any nature
  • Flourescent tubes
  • Pressurised containers e.g. gas bottles
  • Batteries
  • Car engines or tyres
  • Fridges or freezers
  • Televisions or computer screens
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Clinical waste, including syringes or needles

The list of non-permitted wastes is constantly being revised with the introduction of new legislation.