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    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 6:29 PM
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    Skips or waste management that accept dog poo!!
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    • 29th Nov 17, 6:29 PM
    Skips or waste management that accept dog poo!! 29th Nov 17 at 6:29 PM
    Okay. So long story short, my ex in his infinite wisdom decided to cover our back garden lawn with membrane, which he then put paving slabs over. His idea was to kill off the grass (?) and then rotavate the garden, level it off and start from scratch.

    Sadly, he left it like that and we split up. At first it wasn't a problem besides being a bloody eyesore and as I was working two jobs and trying to keep the house on my own, I didn't have the time and money to get anyone in and I can't lift or dig anything myself with a slipped disc. So I had to leave it.

    Anyways, I could still go out there and pick up the dog poop off the membrane and slabs as and when. However, the membrane started to break down and despite borrowing electric tools and trying my best on a number of ocassions to tackle the weeds and vines that grew up the garden, it finally got the better of me and it's now totally inaccessible out there.

    So bringing us to today. I've finally got the money to get the garden done and am waiting on a quote. I've asked for all of the garden to be cleared and skipped, garden rotavated and lawn and patio laying. Which I could manage the upkeep of. However, the man doing my quote is having problems as he said some of the dog waste will inadvertently end up mixed in with the rubbish, mud and weeds and he can't find a skip to hire that will accept that, nor can he find another way to dispose of it.

    Help!!!

    Thanks in advance. x
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    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 29th Nov 17, 7:04 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 7:04 PM
    The man doing your quote is having you on !!!
    Or you have a hell of a lot of dog poo..........
    • missprice
    • By missprice 29th Nov 17, 7:52 PM
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    Probably cheaper, easier, but not quicker to buy industrial strength weedkiller, off Amazon or the like, weedkiller it all.in six weeks or so it will be dead weeds and then you can pick up dog mess and put it wherever it normally goes.

    But as for dog waste now and workman, dog poo disintegrates over time so there will be very little still out there and workman should not even mention to skip companies
    84 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • docmatt
    • By docmatt 29th Nov 17, 8:41 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 8:41 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 8:41 PM
    I feel sorry for your dog having to wander about in that. Pick up the poo, put it in a black bag and then put the black bag in your wheelie bin. Then the builder can carry on.
    • Wassa123
    • By Wassa123 29th Nov 17, 9:08 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 9:08 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 9:08 PM
    Probably cheaper, easier, but not quicker to buy industrial strength weedkiller, off Amazon or the like, weedkiller it all.in six weeks or so it will be dead weeds and then you can pick up dog mess and put it wherever it normally goes.
    Originally posted by missprice
    Wouldn’t do that with a pet around. My old dog used to eat the grass.
    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 10:01 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:01 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:01 PM
    The man doing your quote is having you on !!!
    Or you have a hell of a lot of dog poo..........
    Originally posted by firefox1956
    He's not having me on. I've looked into it myself and the skips are emptied usually by hand for recycling.
    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 10:03 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:03 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:03 PM
    Probably cheaper, easier, but not quicker to buy industrial strength weedkiller, off Amazon or the like, weedkiller it all.in six weeks or so it will be dead weeds and then you can pick up dog mess and put it wherever it normally goes.

    But as for dog waste now and workman, dog poo disintegrates over time so there will be very little still out there and workman should not even mention to skip companies
    Originally posted by missprice
    Hello, I would not want to put weed killer down because of animals etc, but I do agree that the poop will be dust by now and suggested to him tonight that maybe he could get out there and hack the jungle back and then I could probably sweep the poop dust up off the remaining membrane and slabs. 🤔
    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 10:05 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:05 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:05 PM
    I feel sorry for your dog having to wander about in that. Pick up the poo, put it in a black bag and then put the black bag in your wheelie bin. Then the builder can carry on.
    Originally posted by docmatt
    As mentioned in my OP, the garden is inaccessible currently, it's so overgrown. My dogs get walked twice a day and poop brought home and binned. 💩
    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 10:06 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 10:06 PM
    Wouldn’t do that with a pet around. My old dog used to eat the grass.
    Originally posted by Wassa123
    I'm not keen on chemicals either. �� I've not got any grass though, it's a jungle and needs a chainsaw!
    Last edited by bradders33; 29-11-2017 at 10:09 PM.
    • peachyprice
    • By peachyprice 29th Nov 17, 10:20 PM
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    If the garden is that overgrown surely any dog poo would be long gone, it doesn't hang around forever.
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    • bradders33
    • By bradders33 29th Nov 17, 10:47 PM
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    If the garden is that overgrown surely any dog poo would be long gone, it doesn't hang around forever.
    Originally posted by peachyprice
    There's deffo somecout there still. I can see it from the bedroom window. 😅
    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 30th Nov 17, 5:35 AM
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    Cut it all down at base, leave it for a while, if we get a dry spell incinerate.

    or it can go for composting separate from all the other waste you want to skip. it might look a lot but shredded it will compact really well.

    you could then pick up the big bits and hose down the last bits of dog poo

    If the slabs are good sell them if you can get them piled up handy or offer on freecycle to collect from the garden you won't have to pay the labour to move them or the skip cost for those.

    rotavate the last of the dog poo into the soil


    If you have any invasive stuff in that soil it will need killing off or it will come back.

    How long have you been letting your dogs s*it in your garden without picking it up?
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 30th Nov 17, 7:51 AM
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    Wouldn’t do that with a pet around. My old dog used to eat the grass.
    Originally posted by Wassa123
    Weedkiller one can purchase nowadays offers no risk to animals. It works by disrupting photosynthesis, which pets don't do.

    While you might be busy protecting your pet from harm, you are quite likely to be eating food treated with the same product and, apparently, surviving.
    'A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they'll never sit in.'
    • missprice
    • By missprice 30th Nov 17, 12:04 PM
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    Wouldn’t do that with a pet around. My old dog used to eat the grass.
    Originally posted by Wassa123
    The stuff you can buy nowadays is ok to animals once dry. So pick a dry day, keep animals inside for an hour, no problems.

    Probably wrong time of year to use weedkiller anyway but even after all the stuff has been shifted, OP will need someway of keeping the weeds at bay from now on.
    84 mortgage payments to go.

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