What Can (And Can’t) Be Thrown In A Skip

Apr 14, 2022 | Blog, Rubbish Removal

If you find yourself with a lot of waste, either from doing a home clear-out or something similar, you might be considering hiring a skip or even a flexiSKIP. As you consider, it’s best to understand what items can go in a skip and what can’t, so you don’t waste money hiring a waste removal option you can’t fully utilise.

What can go in a skip?

Skip bins can be a great way to dispose of rubbish given that they can hold a lot, depending on the size of skip that you hire, and can take the bulk of your rubbish away. Typically, you can throw the following in a skip:

  • Construction waste
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Soil
  • Green waste
  • Electrical items and appliances
  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Clothes
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What can’t go in a skip?

Even though skips can accommodate a wide range of rubbish, there are some things that you can’t throw out in a skip. Not knowing these prior to your clean out cna bring your whole project to a halt, and potentially cause you to spend double on your rubbish removal.

Items that aren’t allowed in a skip bin include:

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  • Food waste
  • Wet paint
  • Any kind of chemicals
  • Asbestos
  • Bagged concrete powder
  • Tyres
  • Oils
  • Gas bottles
  • Flammable items

What to do if you have rubbish that can’t go in a skip?

If you find that your project has waste that can’t be taken away in a skip, don’t worry. At Scrap Global, we’re your skip bin alternative which means we can remove not only the rubbish a skip bin can, but also the rubbish it can’t. This means you only need to book one form of rubbish removal to ensure your project is left neat and tidy. Whether you’re renovating and have builders waste to take away, or simply having a home clear out, Scrap Global can remove your rubbish with ease.

Trust Scrap Global As Your Alternative To Skip Bins

Our goal is to help you tidy up your project as easily and seamlessly as possible. Wherever you are on the Gold Coast, we can come collect your rubbish and ensure that it’s disposed of correctly. We can collect a wide variety of rubbish and make sure that your home or work site is left tidy. 

We’re the cost-effective, eco-friendly and fastest way to get your rubbish off your property. Give us a call today on 0432 038 824 to request a free quote.

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