Good Riddance: Getting Rid of Residential Waste the Right Way

Posted on Aug 13 2015 - 12:00am by Lilies and Daisies

Waste managementA skip bin is very handy in situations when you have a lot of rubbish that you have to get rid of. But, those situations are probably rare, so it may not make sense to buy one. If you are in one of these situations, it’s probably better to just find a skip bin for hire, such as from


Whenever you have tradies coming in to your home or place of business to do renovations, you are sure to have a ton of rubbish left behind. Yet you seldom include that in your contract, so you have to deal with it yourself. Depending on the service you hire, you can have them leave the right sized skip bin on your property so the rubbish goes right in, or you can get them to come and get it for you. Your cost will depend on the size of the bin. For example, a 9-cubic-meter bin typically costs about $145 while a walk-in can set you back about $375. In some cases, such as when you replace your metal roof, the skip bin you hired may not even charge you to take it away.


Most people collect a lot of stuff over the years that they do not want or do not have space for when they move to a new place. A skip bin is a perfect place to put those items out for people to check out. Just hire one for a couple of weeks and leave it in your driveway with a sign that says, ‘Help yourself!’ Anything left behind can go to the trash.

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If you have hazardous materials such as asbestos, paint and old batteries, you will need a special skip bin. There are companies licensed to remove and dispose of them. You cannot simply throw them in the trash. It is irresponsible and illegal.

If you find yourself with a heap of rubbish, you have to get rid of it. A skip bin hire is an affordable and efficient way to get it done. Find a local company to help you out.