WASTE TYPES FOR SKIP BINS

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The team here at Skip Bin Finder are conscious of the waste that we handle and how we dispose of it. We are completely transparent and straightforward with our waste types to ensure your rubbish goes in the right place to remain environmentally and socially responsible.

It’s integral to get the right type of bin for the waste you want to dispose of to abide by strict waste facility guidelines and avoid any additional charges.

We recommend you follow our guide below when selecting the bin for your needs.

GENERAL WASTE BIN

What Can Go In A 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, stationery.

Furniture and Appliances
Cupboards, loungers, washing machines, cots, beds, fridges, chairs, sofas

Light building construction waste
Wood, flooring, wallpaper

Light green waste
Shrubs, grass, foliage, leaves, twigs

What Can Not Go In A 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

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

Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescible


GREEN WASTE BIN

What Can Go In A 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

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

What Can Not Go In A 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 putrescible


CONCRETE/BRICK WASTE BIN

What Can Go In A Concrete/Brick Waste Bin?

Bricks and/or bricks and mortar

Concrete – any concrete must be no bigger than 600×600

Roof tiles

Floor tiles

Pebbles

Rocks

Stones

What Can Not Go In A Concrete/Brick Waste 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 is strictly prohibited and must be exposed 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 putrescible


SOIL/DIRT WASTE BIN

What Can Go In A Soil/Dirt Waste 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

What Can Not Go In A Soil/Dirt Waste 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 putrescible

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


MIXED WASTE BIN

What Can Go In A 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

What Can Not Go In A Mixed Waste Bin?

Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids, or putrescible