Waste Types

At BestPriceSkipBins.com.au, we want to make sure that our waste identification process is completely transparent in order for our customers to follow it with ease. We aim to make your whole experience with BestPriceSkipBins.com.au as straightforward and easy as possible, and our waste types ensure that you are putting all of your waste in the right place.
We have 8 different waste types, and it’s important that you get the right type of bin, for the waste you want to dispose of.
Our skip bin suppliers and waste facilities are very strict when it comes to ensuring that the right waste has been placed in their bins. In order to avoid any additional charges for putting your waste in the wrong place, or disposing of prohibited materials, we recommend that you follow our guide in order to ensure that you don’t come up against any problems whilst using a skip bin service.

General Waste

Weight limits apply per 150kg cubic metres.
What can you place in the 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, stationary,
Furniture and Appliances
Cupboards, loungers, washing machines, cots, beds, fridges, chairs, sofas
Light building construction waste
Wood, flooring, wallpaper
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
Light green waste
Shrubs, grass, foliage, leaves, twigs
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE 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
Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include:
Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles

Green Waste

Weight limits apply per 150kg cubic metres.
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 – if you need to dispose of soil, a soil and dirt bin is required
Tree trunks
The diameter must be smaller than 150mm and under 50mm long to meet requirements
Untreated timber – please contact us to enquire how to dispose of treated timber
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE 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 putrescibles

Concrete/Brick

What can you place in the concrete/brick bin?
Bricks and/or bricks and mortar
Concrete – any concrete must be no bigger than 600×600
Roof tiles
Floor tiles
Pebbles
Rocks
Stones
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE CONCRETE/BRICK 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 of 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 putrescibles

Soil/Dirt
What can you place in the soil/dirt bin?
Soil/dirt rock, sandstone and clay that is naturally occuring
Turf and vegetation that takes up less than 10% of the space of the bin
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN THE SOIL/DIRT 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 putrescibles
This bin is strictly for soil or dirt and no other waste can be disposed of via this medium

Mixed Waste
What can you place in the 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
Metal or steal
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING IN THE MIXED WASTE BIN:
Tree trunks that are larger than 300mm in diameter and over 300mm long
Mixed waste skips in NSW must not have sand, soil, clay or dirt placed in them
Synthetic grass
Hazardous materials that must not be placed in this bin include:
Asbestos, insulation, food, wet paint, empty chemical containers, liquids or putrescibles
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