Waste Types

Avoid unnecessary expense, by ordering the right bin

Avoid unnecessary expense, by ordering the right bin

It is important to choose the correct bin type based on your project, so as to avoid over-spending or, potentially additional charges resulting from "contaminated loads".

Choosing the right skip bin "type" can be confusing, as all different providers have their own peculiarities.

At Skip Bin Hire Australia, we like to keep things simple, so offer only two types of bins; light and heavy as further explained below.

It is important to choose the correct bin type based on your project, so as to avoid over-spending or, potentially additional charges resulting from "contaminated loads".

Choosing the right skip bin "type" can be confusing, as all different providers have their own peculiarities.

At Skip Bin Hire Australia, we like to keep things simple, so offer only two types of bins; light and heavy as further explained below.

Our bin types are explained below:

Our bin types are explained below:

LIGHT WASTE

LIGHT WASTE

Weight Criteria: no more that 150kg's per cubic meter

Weight Criteria: no more that 150kg's per cubic meter

Use your 'light' waste bin for:

  • household furniture
  • household & office goods
  • electrical goods
  • paper
  • plastic
  • green garden waste
  • toys & clothing

Items prohibited in 'light' waste bins include:

  • liquids
  • food waste
  • asbestos
  • fibreglass
  • paints
  • aerosols
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • concrete
  • soil
  • bricks
  • tiles
  • hardwood timber
  • tree trunks (>300mm diameter)

Use your 'light' waste bin for:

  • household furniture
  • household & office goods
  • electrical goods
  • paper
  • plastic
  • green garden waste
  • toys & clothing

Items prohibited in 'light' waste bins include:

  • liquids
  • food waste
  • asbestos
  • fibreglass
  • paints
  • aerosols
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • concrete
  • soil
  • bricks
  • tiles
  • hardwood timber
  • tree trunks (>300mm diameter)

HEAVY WASTE

HEAVY WASTE

Weight Criteria: no weight limit*

*not all providers offer this, so be sure to check carefully before ordering a bin from anyone else

Weight Criteria: no weight limit*

*not all providers offer this, so be sure to check carefully before ordering a bin from anyone else

Use your 'heavy' waste bin for:

  • demolition waste
  • timber
  • green waste
  • household furniture
  • paper
  • plastics
  • packaging
  • metal
  • aluminium
  • concrete
  • bricks
  • tiles
  • rocks

Items prohibited in 'heavy' waste bins include:

  • liquids
  • food waste
  • asbestos
  • fibreglass
  • paints
  • aerosols
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • tree trunks (>300mm diameter)

Use your 'heavy' waste bin for:

  • demolition waste
  • timber
  • green waste
  • household furniture
  • paper
  • plastics
  • packaging
  • metal
  • aluminium
  • concrete
  • bricks
  • tiles
  • rocks

Items prohibited in 'heavy' waste bins include:

  • liquids
  • food waste
  • asbestos
  • fibreglass
  • paints
  • aerosols
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • tree trunks (>300mm diameter)

NOTE: Soil incurs a surcharge please call 1800 422 945

PLEASE NOTE: Soil, carpet, carpet underlay, and mattresses incurs a surcharge please call 1800 422 945

Still not sure what bin you need?

Still not sure what bin you need?

For fast and free guidance and advice, call call our team on 1800 422 945, or chat online by clicking on the icon in the bottom right corner of this screen.

For fast and free guidance and advice, call call our team on 1800 422 945, or chat online by clicking on the icon in the bottom right corner of this screen.

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