Skip Bin Waste Types

skip bin waste types

Not all waste can be placed in the same skip bin hire. Through following the guidelines outlined by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources waste can be categorized into 5 different types and each one should be disposed of separately.

Prior to hiring a dumpster hire Perth, it’s important for you to understand the many types of waste that can be put into the skip bins whether you need a residential skip bin hire or an industrial skip bin hire. Doing this will ensure you adhere to the government’s rules as well as helping to create a better environment.

Here is a handy guide of skip bin waste types in Perth

1. General Waste

This type of waste is quite broad and encapsulates many common household items including:

  1. Household waste: Clothes, toys, paper, cardboard, kitchenware etc.
  2. Furniture & appliances: Cupboards, lounges, fridges, washing machines etc.
  3. Electronics: Printers, scanners, keyboards etc.

2. Green Waste

Commonly known as “organic waste”, this type of waste consists of things that can be composted. Green waste is usually rich in nitrogen, therefore, it can increase the efficiency of many composting operations and can be added to soil to sustain local nutrient cycling. This type of waste includes:

  1. Grass
  2. Leaves
  3. Branches
  4. Wood chips
  5. Bark
  6. Other organic materials.

3. Brick and Concrete Waste

Commonly found in commercial and construction sites, this type of waste can be easily be put inside a commercial skip bin hire. However, many people don’t realise that brick and concrete waste is one of the types of waste that can be recycled and reused. Some things that are included in this category are:

  1. Bricks
  2. Pavers
  3. Concrete
  4. Ceramic floor and concrete tiles
  5. Roof tiles

4. Soil and Dirt Waste

This is another type of waste found in construction sites and residential areas. Commonly used for building and landscaping, soil and dirt waste are also construction wastes that can be recycled and reused. By opting for our hook-lift skip bin hire you can easily manage your soil and dirt waste.

5. Mixed Waste

This type of waste is usually a mix of radioactive, biological and chemical wastes which need special handling to manage. A special permit is needed for skip bin hire services to manage these types of waste as extra measures are needed to ensure everything is removed safely.

The weight limit for a skip bin

One of the frequently asked questions about our skip bin hire is, “is there any weight limit for a skip bin?”. At 1300 Skip Bin Hire, there is no weight limit for any of our skip bin types, as long as all of the waste fits properly inside the skip bin then you will be fine. 

How much is a skip bin cost for a residential area?

At 1300 Skip Bin Hire, we offer high-quality and cheap skip bins Perth with prices starting from $165.

However, the cost of hiring a skip bin will depend on a couple of things, namely, waste types and skip bin size. Therefore, for detailed information regarding your expected price, you can check by using our instant bin hire booking system that can easily calculate the price based on your requirements.

Alternatively, our support team is always ready to answer your question via phone call at:

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