Prohibited waste types

It is important to know the waste types or items which should not be placed into the bins. Here is the following list of prohibited items:

  • Putrescible Wastes (such as used nappies, food wastes, pet wastes, vegetative products, etc.)
  • Batteries (with liquid)
  • LPG Gas Cylinders
  • Liquids (whether they are in drums or disposed of openly)
  • Tires
  • Asbestos
  • E-wastes
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    Choosing the right skip bin

    Whenever there is a need to dispose of large quantities of waste, hiring the skip bins are the best option for most people. Skip Bin Hire Brisbane can be used to dispose of many types of wastes such as house waste, garden waste, construction waste, etc. If you are planning on a big clean-up process, you can obtain a quote from us by filling out the Online Form.

    There are many regulations when it comes to skip bins that should be followed. Different types of skip bins can be filled with specific types of wastes. These rules can be quite confusing for someone trying to hire a skip bin for the first time. That’s why we have written a comprehensive guide to assist our customers to make more informed decisions. As not following the government regulation can result in serious fines.

    Waste Types

    What are the different types of wastes?

    There are 6 types of wastes that can be placed in the skip bin without any additional charges. We have divided them into categories so that choosing the best bin is easy.

    GENERAL WASTE

    In this category light general wastes are placed. Heavy wastes such as dirt or brick are not placed in these bins because they would excel in the volume allowance in this category.

    What types of general wastes can go in skip bins?

    • Household Wastes: boxes, furniture, timber, cardboard, paper, clothes, kitchenware, bathroom wastes, fabric, etc.
    • Commercial Waste: office furniture, stationery, etc.
    • Appliances: fridge, washing machines, etc.
    • Construction materials (light): wood, wallpaper
    • Green waste (light): leaves, shrubs, twigs, grass

    What types of wastes are prohibited in this category?

    • Heavy materials: bricks, stone, clay, tiles, sand
    • Heavy Green waste: tree trunks, roots, synthetic grass
    • E- wastes: computer, TV screens
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

    GREEN WASTE

    Green waste bins are suitable for the disposal of organic garden material and other green wastes. This bin should contain only 100% green wastes.

    What types of green wastes can go in skip bins?

    • Light green waste: leaves, foliage, garden clippings, twigs
    • Wood: small branches. Woodchips. Bark

    What types of wastes are prohibited in this category?

    • Prohibited wastes
    • Green waste with soil attached
    • Rootballs
    • Tree trunk
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

    TIMBER WASTE

    Skip bins especially suitable for timbers and root balls. The timber can be treated or untreated.

    What types of timber wastes can go in skip bins?

    • Timber
    • Rootball
    • Old fencing
    • Decking
    • Wooden pallets

    What types of wastes are prohibited in this category?

    • Prohibited wastes
    • Products made with timber: plywood items, doors, cabinets, or any item with materials attached other than wood
    • Painted wood
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

    MIXED WASTE

    This type of bin is suitable for all the wastes such as Green Waste, Timber Waste, General Waste. In this, you can also dispose of the heavier wastes.

    What types of mixed wastes can go in skip bins?

    What types of wastes are prohibited in this category?

    • Prohibited wastes
    • More light waste than the heavy waste
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

    CONCRETE/BRICK WASTE

    In this category of skip bins, you can dispose of concrete or bricks. Either together or separated.

    What types of concrete/brick wastes can go in skip bins?

    • Clean concrete
    • Concrete products: bricks, tiles, pavers, pebbles, stones

    What types of wastes are prohibited in this category?

    • Prohibited waste
    • Green waste
    • Sand or soil
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

    CLEAN FILL WASTE

    Clean fill contains materials such as soils and dirt.

    What types of clean fill wastes can go in skip bins?

    • The material should be 100% clean
    • 10% space in the bin for vegetation
    • Dry soil
    • Dry clay material
    • Gravel
    • Sandstone

    What waste types are prohibited in this category?

    • Prohibited wastes
    • Contaminated soil or dirt
    • General waste
    • Hazardous materials: Paint, Liquid, Chemicals, Asbestos

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    We want to keep your nearby clean and green and save you from the environmental contamination.