What can and can’t be thrown in a Skip Bin

It is important to familiarise yourself with what does and doesn’t go in your skip bin prior to ordering a bin to prevent harmful consequences to the environment.

skip iwm

What can go in a skip bin?

1. Construction and Demolition Waste (C&D Waste)

Construction materials such as concrete, bricks, sand, timber, steel, and tiles.

2. Household Waste

Cardboard, clothes, toys, furniture, plastic, metal, appliances, and light green waste.

3. Green Waste

Tree clippings, grass, branches, woodchips, bark, and light timber.

What is not allowed in a skip bin?

1. Liquids

Including oil, paint, poisons, and pesticides – not even allowed in sealed containers.

2. Batteries

The biggest risk batteries pose when thrown in the trash is that they can overheat, start a fire, and even explode.

3. Asbestos

Asbestos is a hazardous waste and will need to be disposed safely.

4. Vehicle Tyres

As they are difficult to process and should instead be taken directly to tyre recyclers.

5. Organic Materials

Such as food waste.

6. Gas Bottles

Gas bottles are highly flammable and will need to be disposed of safely.

Book a Skip Bin

Order your skip bin now by visiting our online booking or call us at 08 9379 2111 and one of our friendly team members will assist you with your booking.