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What can you put in a skip bin

At BestPriceSkipBins.com.au, we want to make sure that our waste identification process is completely transparent in order for our customers to follow it with ease. We aim to make your whole experience with BestPriceSkipBins.com.au as straightforward and easy as possible, and our waste types ensure that you are putting all of your waste in the right place.

We have six different waste types, and it’s important that you get the right type of bin, for the waste you want to dispose of.

Our skip bin suppliers and waste facilities are very strict when it comes to ensuring that the right waste has been placed in their bins. In order to avoid any additional charges for putting your waste in the wrong place or disposing of prohibited materials, we recommend that you follow our guide in order to ensure that you don’t come up against any problems whilst using a skip bin service.

General Waste

Weight limits apply per 150kg cubic metres.

What can you place in the general waste bin?

  • Household waste: Clothes, paper, cardboard, bedding, towels, kitchenware, bathroom accessories, duvets, cushions
  • Light commercial waste: Office furniture such as desks, desk tidies, chairs, stationary,
  • Furniture and Appliances: Cupboards, loungers, washing machines, cots, beds, fridges, chairs, sofas
  • Light green waste: Shrubs, grass, foliage, leaves, twigs
  • Light building construction waste: Wood, flooring, wallpaper

Carpet must not be disposed of in this bin in NSW

Computers or TV screens must not be disposed of in this bin in SA

DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE GENERAL WASTE BIN

  • Hard heavy materials: Bricks, sand, concrete, tiles, clay, stones
  • Soil or soil with turf attached – a soil-dirt bin is required for this waste
  • Palm tree trunks, tree trunks, roots or turf – a soil dirt bin is required for this waste
  • Synthetic grass
  • Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include: Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles

Carpet must not be disposed of in this bin in NSW

Computers or TV screens must not be disposed of in this bin in SA

Green Waste

Weight limits apply per 150kg cubic metres.

What can you place in the green waste bin?

  • Light green waste: Shrubs, foliage, grass clippings, leaves, twigs
  • Small branches, leaves and palms fronds
  • Woodchip and bark – there must be no soil attached to either – if you need to dispose of soil, a soil and dirt bin is required
  • Tree trunks: The diameter must be smaller than 150mm and under 50mm long to meet the requirements
  • Untreated timber – please contact us to enquire how to dispose of treated timber

DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE GREEN WASTE BIN:

  • Hard heavy materials: Bricks, sand, concrete, tiles, clay, stones
  • Large tree trunks: Trunks that are larger than 150mm in diameter or over 300mm long are not permitted in this bin
  • Palm tree trunks and/or large tree roots
  • Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include: Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles

Concrete/Brick

What can you place in the concrete/brick bin?

  • Bricks and/or bricks and mortar
  • Concrete – any concrete must be no bigger than 600×600
  • Roof tiles
  • Floor tiles
  • Pebbles
  • Rocks
  • Stones

DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE CONCRETE/BRICK BIN

  • General, green or excavation waste
  • Soil or turf – all soil must go in a soil/dirt bin
  • Palm trees and fronds
  • Sand, soil and dirt are strictly prohibited and must be exposed of in the soil/dirt bin
  • Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include: Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles

Soil/Dirt

What can you place in the soil/dirt bin?

  • Soil/dirt rock, sandstone and clay that is naturally occurring
  • Turf and vegetation that takes up less than 10% of the space of the bin

DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN THE SOIL/DIRT BIN

  • Vegetation that takes up more than 10% of the bin
  • Any general waste – please get a general waste bin for this
  • Contaminated soil
  • Manmade materials
  • Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include: Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles

This bin is strictly for soil or dirt and no other waste can be disposed of via this medium.

Mixed Waste

What can you place in the mixed waste bin?

  • Waste that comes from domestic commercial demolition, construction or renovation
  • Hardfill waste: Bricks, concrete, tiles – all pieces must be no larger than 600×600
  • Treated timber: Retaining walls, decking, floorboards, fences, sheds
  • Household waste: Clothes, paper, cardboard, bedding, towels, kitchenware, bathroom accessories, duvets, cushions
  • Furniture and Appliances: Cupboards, loungers, washing machines, cots, beds, fridges, chairs, sofas
  • Green waste: Shrubs, foliage, grass clippings, leaves, twigs, bushes, palm trees
  • Tree trunks: Trunks must be smaller than 300mm in diameter and under 300mm long