Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: How full can I fill the skip?
A: To ensure that the skip is safe to transport, you should not fill it past the top sides. The bins are covered when in transit to prevent waste from falling out and it would be hard to seal if they are overfilled.
Q: Do I need to be home when the skip is picked up or delivered?
A: No. If you would like the skip to be placed at a strategic location then you can make arrangements when ordering.
Q: How long can I keep my skip?
A: You can keep the skip for as short as a few hours to as long as 2 weeks. Additional charges may be incurred if you keep the bin longer than the time agreed on.
Q: Do all the Skips have rear doors?
A: No. All 4, 5, 8, 10, 15 and 20 cubic meter skip has barn-style doors. The 3 cubic meter bins have drop-down doors.
Q: Can you place the skip on public land or nature strip?
A: No. Without a permit from the local council, you cannot place it on a nature strip, road or public land. Generally speaking, we will place the skip anywhere within your property.
Q: How much does a skip cost to hire?
A: The cost of skip depends on the size and the duration used. Prices start from $100 for a 7 day hire. Call us or email us for our latest prices..
Q: How can I estimate what size skip bin I need?
A: You can check our skip sizes and how many wheelbarrow or trailer loads they can handle. TIP: To estimate the skip size needed, multiply the length, width, and height of your waste. For example, 2.0m * 1.2m * 1.2m = 2.88 cubic meters. For this, order the 3 cubic meter bins.
Q: Will my waste be recycled?
A: Yes. Your waste will be processed and recycled when possible. Learn more about the recycling programs from the Queensland Government.
Q: Can I place dirt, concrete and bricks in a skip bin?
A: Yes. However, some items like
Q: What material is prohibited from putting in the skip?
A: Prohibited items include hazardous waste like tires, batteries, gas cylinders, asbestos, liquid and chemical waste like paint and oils.
Q: Do you provide permanent skip hire?
A: Yes. We do offer permanent skip hire as long as it’s frequently changed over.
Q: What happens my the skip cannot be delivered?
A: Our customer service team will make arrangements with you if this happens.
Q: How long does it take for delivery?
A: Depending on when you made the booking. Delivery can often be on the same day or the next day.
Q: What if I’m not finished on pick-up day?
A: We will allow you extra time if required. We will then rearrange for a new pick-up date. Please note this may incur additional costs.
Q: How do I make a booking?
A: You can call us direct with your booking or fill in our online booking form.
Q: What suburbs do you service?
A: We service all of South East Queensland. Locations include Brisbane inner city, CBD, Northside, Southside, Eastern suburbs, Western suburbs, Ispwich and Towoomba.
Q: What hours are you open?
A: We are open from 8.00am to 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday.
To find our more please contact our friendly team direct. We hope to see you soon.