Frequently Asked Questions about Skip Bins
What Can Go in the Skip Bin?
General Households waste, furniture, steel items like bbqs and hot water cylinders, garden clippings and cleanout rubbish as well as construction and renovation waste can go into our skip bins. However Construction type waste will incur a surcharge but include a higher weight allowance.
Mattresses can go in the skip but incur a $35 fee per mattress.
Note there are a few things that can't go in the skip so please read them below.
What Can't go in the Skip Bin?
Hazadrous waste, Liquids, Concrete, Tiles, Soil, Sand, Gravel, Car Tyres, Gas Cylinders are not allowed in a general skip. However if you do need to get rid of any of these please talk to us as we may be able to provide an alternative option or point you in the right direction as to where you can dispose of them.
How Long can I keep the skip bin for?
Skip Hire is for 1 week. For example if we deliver the skip bin on a Monday we will pick it up the Monday of the following week. However if you need it out of the way sooner just let us know and we will pick it up as soon as we can.
Are there any items that I will be charged extra for?
Mattresses will incur a $35 fee per mattress. Heavy skip bin loads such as soil and concrete will be priced differently. Please call us to discuss.
Do I need to be on site when the skip bin is delivered?
If you can describe where you want the bin put there is no need to be on site when it is delivered. We will drop the bin and call you for payment over the phone.
How do I pay for the Skip Hire?
Payment is required on delivery, we carry eftpos machines in our trucks and also accept cash.
How high can I fill the skip bin?
The skip bin can only be filled to water level. This is an important requirement to ensure we are compliant with waste transport regulation and making sure we don't litter our beautiful town.
I live outside Ballarat, will you deliver to my area?
We deliver skip bins to some areas outside Ballarat but there is a surcharge for distance travelled. If you are outside Ballarat metro give us a call to discuss and if you aren't in an area that we deliver to we can give you contact details for a skip hire company that operates in your area.