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Vital Considerations To Implement When Hiring A Skip

  What Is A Skip Bin? A dumpster or skip bin is a rectangular-shaped waste container that is available in a range of sizes and is us...


What Is A Skip Bin?
A dumpster or skip bin is a rectangular-shaped waste container that is available in a range of sizes and is used to dispose of multiple types of waste.

A complete skip has a design that allows for it to be loaded onto a specially manufactured truck. Skip bins are ordered by clients to be placed at a designated site for as long as needed and are collected once the skip is full or the rental period has expired.

It can be highly beneficial to make use of skip hire, as it saves you the trouble of having to drive to dump sites to dispose of rubbish bags yourself and often need to do with multiple trips.

Size And Type Of Skip Bin
The type and size bin you’ll be needing is dependent on the quantity and types of waste you need to dispose of. 

Waste Types:

Mixed domestic waste – all general waste including carpets and furniture etc.
Mixed building waste – all general domestic waste or building or industrial waste including light goods.
Garden waste – any outdoor waste, including tree trimmings, soil and clay, tree stumps etc.
Light goods – all mixed commercial and domestic waste, including cardboard, paper, wood, plastic and ceiling boards.
Heavy goods – all mixed industrial and domestic waste, including brick, mortar, hardcore building materials and concrete etc.

Considerations Of What You Should And Shouldn’t Do When Hiring A Skip
It is essential to pinpoint what types of waste you are planning to get rid of when hiring a skip. For instance, mini skip bins Perth are suitable for mixed domestic waste but not for heavy goods such as bricks or building materials.
1.       Always separate the wastes according to the category they fall into and use a suitable skip.
2.       Discuss your choices with the skip bin hire professional to make sure you’re not exceeding the weight limitations of the skip you’re planning to use.
3.       Always disassemble furniture items before loading them into the skip and heavier items must be placed at the bottom of the bin.
4.       Make sure the skip bin is kept on your property to avoid passers-by or neighbours to dump their rubbish in your container.
5.       Avoid dumping prohibited waste in your skips like oils, paint, chemicals, cylinders, batteries, explosives, liquids or other toxic materials.
6.       Avoid mixing types of wastes and dispose of the specific types of waste in their respective kinds of skips.
7.       Never fill a skip to the brim as it can create unsafe conditions for transporting and travelling with a skip, plus it is illegal to carry any bins that are too heavy or overflowing.

There are many plus points associated with hiring a skip bin for residential or commercial use. Hiring a skip is convenient for disposing of all household rubbish, renovation rubble, business waste and construction rubbish. Make sure you are considering making use of skip hire professionals to take care of the waste for you.