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FAQs with Skip Bins Adelaide Hire Services article image by Easy Skips

Here are some of the most common questions among first-time customers of waste bins for hire in Adelaide.

What type of items can you put in a hire a skip?

All Adelaide mini bins hire allow general waste items to be stored and transported by their skips. Certain items however are not allowed to be placed in mini bins. 

Here are some of them:

  • All types of batteries
  • Hazardous and toxic waste materials
  • Chemical liquids
  • Oil, diesel, and petroleum products
  • Asbestos
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • Gas canisters and gas bottles
  • Paints and cans of paints
  • TV, computer screens, laptops
  • Electrical appliances
  • Medical wastes including blood products and syringes
  • Tyes
  • Refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioning units

Most mini bins hire will charge extra when any of the items mentioned above are found inside their bins. Restricted items should be segregated before you dump your waste in the bins. They are to be disposed of separately or you may need to find a company that can dispose of these items safely.

If you are going to place the mini bins in an open or public area, extra vigilance is advised. Some people may throw their rubbish into your bins and may unknowingly dispose of restricted wastes in your bin.

What skip size is best for your needs?

The perfect waste bin will depend on the volume and type of wastes that you plan to dispose of. In essence, larger skips are cheaper to hire if you have enough rubbish to fill it with. Check-in with your city council the size of skip bins allowed to be parked at your property. There are city councils that will only allow small to medium skip bins to be parked in residential properties.

If you would prefer to discuss the requirements with us, simply give us a call on 0400 354 193 today.