Waste Types

Light General Waste

General waste can contain most light household or commercial waste. This is basically any waste except for concrete, bricks, roof tiles, aggregates, sand or soil In many areas General waste may also contain green waste as long as it is not heavy. Heavy tree trunks or Cocos palm trunks are likely to cause weight limits to be exceeded and should not be included. There are some variations from region to region as to what is considered general light waste and as such it is recommend that careful note be taken of the special instructions attached to each skip bin service definition.

Light Building and Renovation Waste

Light Waste from domestic or commercial renovations and building. This could be waste from Kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, internal doors, timbers. Timber from floorboards, cabinets, furniture etc... Household waste e.g. clothes, toys, paper, kitchenware etc... Furniture and Appliances e.g. cupboards, lounges, whitegoods, etc... Garden waste e.g. Shrubs, grass clippings, twigs, bark etc... Tree trunks smaller than 300mm in diameter and under 300mm long (excluding Palm tree trunks).

Heavy General Waste

Heavy waste usually contains hard and heavier materials such as concrete (including re-inforced), bricks tiles, sand, soil, rock, aggregates, gravel, stone, treated timber, tree trunks etc that are Non-Putresible (i.e. do not contain rotting substances).

Asbestos waste

Asbestos and fibro materials

Green Waste (garden clippings)

Green Waste, also often called garden waste or garden organics can includes: * Grass clippings * Leaves, weeds, flowers * Discarded leaf debris and pruning's * Small quantities of fruit and vegetables attached to pruned vines or branches * Tree branches and logs (less than one metre long and 150mm in diameter) * Untreated timber Please note soil and rocks are treated as contamination in green waste and will result in the waste being treated as heavy waste.

Brick or Concrete Materials

Bricks and concrete may contain concrete, clay or concrete bricks, blocks or roof tiles. Separating loads of brick, concrete, roof tiles or metal helps to reduce your costs and helps the environment in reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfill.

100% Concrete

Concrete for recycling

100% Masonry (Clay Bricks & Tiles)

Masonry materials are clay based building materials such as roof tiles, bricks or clay pavers. Mortar from brick can be included but no concrete.

100% Clean Fill

Clean Fill otherwise know as Virgin Excavated Natural Material can contain natural material such as clay, gravel, sand, soil or rock and fines that have been excavated from areas that are not contaminated with manufactured chemicals or process residues, as a result of industrial, commercial, mining or agricultural activities. The definition of clean fill can vary between area and service providers so it is always best to read the service definition for each service carefully.


Clean hard fill consists only of reinforced or non-reinforced concrete, asphalt concrete, brick, block, tile, stone and/or sand.

Construction Timber - Clean wood waste

Ideal for getting rid of unwanted untreated timber. Skip Bin should not contain anything but untreated timber only. The timber going in the bin must be untreated i.e no termite or pest treatment, no paint, no stain, no varnish or nails/staples. No green waste such as from gardening or tree pruning, felling or items like stumps or root-balls.

100% Cardboard and Paper (Clean)

Cardboard and Paper suitable for recycling including: * Office paper * Bulk file cleanouts * Cardboard * Documents * Book & Magazine

Plasterboard and Gyprock

Plasterboard and Gyprock

Scrap Metal

Scrap metal can include any unwanted metal items such as car scrap, household items like whitegoods, washing machines, fridges, roof sheeting or guttering, industrial metal wastes or farm scrap. No limitation on includsion of ferrous or nn-ferrous metals.

Event Waste

Event waste can be from a small gathering or a large festival, including weddings, concerts, sporting events, and more. Event waste bins can be used for General Waste including Paper, Cardboard, Organics (food waste and greenery), and commingled recycling plastics, cans or bottles).

Inner Spring Mattresses & Ensembles

Inner Spring Mattresses & Ensembles

Expanded Polystyrene for Recycling

Expanded Polystyrene for recycling needs to be clean and dry. There should be absolutely no other materials placed with is at all.

Bin Hire / Service Plus

Special Waste

Choose Waste Type

To do a skip bin search, you will need to select a waste type. The main waste types are Light and Heavy General waste. The main difference between Heavy and Light waste is that Heavy General Waste contains heavy materials like bricks, masonry, concrete, sand, soil, aggregates(rock), glass, wet and heavy timber (palm and tree trunks/stumps, railway sleepers etc). General Light waste contains anything but liquids, heavy and hazardous materials. This may include, cardboard, paper, timber (pine or similar), household items, furnishings, furniture, white-goods, most electrical items (but check for exceptions), clothes, toys, bikes etc. Call if in doubt, as we are here to help.