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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What size skip bin should I choose for my waste disposal needs?
    Choosing the right skip bin in Adelaide depends on your specific needs. Our range includes various sizes and types, suitable for everything from household clean-ups to construction debris. To help you determine the appropriate size, we have created a Skip Bin Size Guide that you can check on our website. This guide provides detailed information on the amount of waste that each bin can hold, helping you to make an informed decision. If you are still unsure, our friendly team is always available to provide advice and assist you in selecting the right skip bin for your needs.
  • What types of waste can I dispose of in Adelaide Skip Bins?
    At Adelaide Skip Bins, we offer skip bins for various waste types, including general household waste, mixed rubbish for building projects, and specific materials like green waste, unclean soil, clean soil, or construction debris. Our bins help you sort and recycle effectively, contributing to a cleaner environment. Please note that hazardous waste items such as asbestos, chemicals, and batteries cannot be disposed of in our bins. If you have any questions regarding the types of waste that can be disposed of, please contact us for further information.
  • How do I book a skip bin hire with Adelaide Skip Bins
    Booking a skip bin hire with Adelaide Skip Bins is easy. You can either call us or book online through our website. Here's how: 1. Visit our website at and click on the "Book Now" button. 2. Choose the size of the skip bin you require. We have a range of sizes available to suit any job, from small renovations to large construction sites. 3. Select the date and time you require the skip bin. We offer flexible delivery and pickup times to suit your schedule. 4. Enter your contact and payment details to secure your booking. 5. Once your booking is confirmed, we will deliver the skip bin to your location at the scheduled time. If you have any questions or need help with your booking, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our friendly team is always happy to assist you.
  • What Can and Can't Go in Adelaide Skip Bins?
    At Adelaide Skip Bins, we make sure to dispose of all waste materials in an environmentally friendly manner. However, there are certain items that we cannot accept in our skip bins due to legal and safety reasons. The following items cannot be placed in Adelaide Skip Bins: - Asbestos - Chemicals and hazardous materials - Food waste - Medical waste - Batteries - Gas bottles Items that are allowed in Adelaide Skip Bins include: - General household waste - Construction and demolition waste - Green waste and garden waste - Bricks, concrete, and tiles - Furniture and appliances Please note that additional charges may apply for certain items, such as mattresses and tyres. If you have any questions about what can and cannot be placed in our skip bins, please contact us and we'll be happy to assist you.
  • Tips for Effectively Packing Your Skip Bin in Adelaide
    Tips for Effectively Packing Your Skip Bin in Adelaide: 1. Sort your waste: Before you start packing your skip bin, sort your waste into different categories such as green waste, recyclable materials, and general waste. This will make it easier to dispose of the waste and recycle materials separately. 2. Compact your waste: To maximize the space in your skip bin, compact your waste by breaking down large items and crushing boxes. This will help you fit more waste into the skip bin and save you money on additional bin hires. 3. Place heavy items at the bottom: When loading your skip bin, place heavy items such as furniture and appliances at the bottom to distribute the weight evenly. This will prevent the skip bin from tipping over and causing damage to your property. 4. Fill the skip bin evenly: To ensure safe transportation of your skip bin, make sure to fill it evenly. Avoid overloading one side of the bin, as this could cause the bin to tip over during transportation. 5. Do not overfill the skip bin: Overfilling your skip bin is dangerous and illegal, and could result in additional charges. Make sure to fill the skip bin to the fill line and not exceed the weight limit. By following these tips, you can effectively pack your skip bin and ensure safe and efficient waste removal in Adelaide.
  • Rental Duration for Skip Bins in Adelaide
    We offer flexible rental durations for our Adelaide skip bins, catering to both short-term and long-term needs. Whether for residential or commercial use, choose the period that best suits your project.
  • Can I place e-waste in the skip?
    E-waste requires special disposal methods and should not be placed in skip bins. Contact us for guidance on e-waste disposal in Adelaide
  • What time will my skip bin be delivered?
    We schedule skip bin deliveries in Adelaide to suit your convenience. Contact us to arrange a specific delivery time. Generally between 8am - 12pm
  • What are the weight limits on skip bins?
    Each skip bin size has a specific weight limit. Contact us to choose the right bin for your waste type in Adelaide. 2 cubic meter skip bin weight limit - 300kg 3 cubic meter skip bin weight limit - 400kg 4 cubic meter skip bin weight limit - 500kg This applys for general house hold and green only waste. Weight limits are increased for all our other skip bin hires.
  • What happens if I overfill the bin?
    Overfilling a skip bin poses safety risks and may incur additional charges. Please fill only to the indicated level.
  • What charges are there if I go over my included weights?
    Exceeding the weight limit results in extra charges. Contact us for detailed information on weight limits and fees. Overweight charges are $35 / 100kg
  • What size skips do Adelaide Skip Bins offer?
    We offer a range of skip bin sizes to suit various waste removal needs in Adelaide, from small to large projects. 2 cubic meter / 3 cubic meter / 4 cubic meter
  • How do I know what size I will need?
    Consider the volume of your waste. Contact us for advice on the appropriate skip bin size for your project. Visit our Skip Bin Sizes page HERE:
  • How do I order a skip bin?
    Ordering is simple. Visit our website, select your bin size and schedule, or call us for personalized assistance.
  • Can I use your Skips for food waste?
    Our skip bins are suitable for various types of waste, excluding food waste. Contact us for specific guidelines.
  • Can I cancel my booking?
    Yes, you can cancel your booking. We need 8 hours notice to recieve a full refund. If cancelled within 4 hours of delivery 75% of the amount will be refunded. Please refer to our cancellation policy for details.
  • What should I remove first when decluttering?
    Start with large, bulky items and work your way to smaller ones.
  • Will you take car batteries?
    Car batteries require special disposal and should be placed last and on top of the skip bins. Contact us for disposal advice.
  • Can you put bags of cement in a skip?
    Yes, bags of cement can be placed in our skip bins. They must be set with water and not a powder.. Ensure they are securely bagged to prevent spillage.
  • Can broken bricks be recycled?
    Yes, broken bricks can often be recycled. Our skip bins in Adelaide can accommodate such materials for recycling. You must book a bin specifically for this waste.
  • What do you do with waste concrete?
    Waste concrete is often recycled. Book our concrete skip bins for efficient concrete waste disposal in Adelaide.
  • Can you put bricks in the general waste bin?
    Bricks should be placed in specific bins designed for heavy materials. If you have 2 or 3 bricks it's not a problem. but you can not put a brick wall into a general waste bin. Contact us for the right bin type in Adelaide.
  • What is the difference between general waste and hazardous waste?
    General waste includes household and office items, whereas hazardous waste includes materials that are toxic or harmful.
  • How much does a skip bin cost?
    Skip bin prices vary based on size and rental duration. Visit our website or contact us for specific pricing in Adelaide. We have bins starting from $99
  • How long can I keep a skip on my driveway?
    Rental duration varies. 1 day up to 7 days and more. Contact us to discuss flexible hire options for your needs in Adelaide.
  • Can you put old clothes in a skip?
    Yes, old clothes can be placed in our skip bins. Consider donating usable items first.
  • Which areas do we deliver to?
    We deliver skip bins across Adelaide and surrounding areas. Contact us to confirm delivery to your location.
  • Is there an extra charge for disposing of a mattress?
    Additional charges apply for mattresses due to special disposal requirements. They are $65 each. Contact us for details.
  • What do I do with my old TVs and computers?
    Old TVs and computers are classified as e-waste and require specific disposal methods. Bunnings has a free E waste disposal crate out the front.
  • Do you offer extended hire options for your skip bins?
    Yes, we offer extended hire options for our skip bins. We understand that every project is unique and some may require longer periods of time to complete. We offer flexible options to cater to your specific needs. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we will work out a solution that suits you. We are committed to providing reliable, affordable and efficient waste management services to all our customers in Adelaide.
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