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What Items are Prohibited from Being Placed in a Skip Bin?

By Anthony Clifford


What Items are Prohibited from Being Placed in a Skip Bin?

What Items You Shouldn’t Put in Your Skip Bins in Sydney

Skip bins are a convenient, efficient and responsible waste management solution for both residences and businesses. Just Skip Bins offers a comprehensive range of services for skip bin hire in Sydney. Skip bins can be used to responsibly dispose of almost any waste from your home or business however, there are a few important things to keep in mind when it comes to what you can and cannot put in your skip bins. The waste management professionals at Just Skip Bins share their expert advice on what items you shouldn’t put in your skip bins.

Asbestos, Hazardous Waste & Toxic Materials

Hazardous and toxic materials such as asbestos, chemicals, pesticides, poisons, paint and more are prohibited from being placed in skip bins in Sydney. This is to ensure your safety as well as the safety of our waste management specialists, drivers and anyone else who might come in contact with these materials. Coming into direct contact with such materials or mishandling them can have dire consequences. There are specific guidelines on responsibly disposing of these hazardous and toxic materials and it is best to hire a specialist who has the appropriate training and equipment.

Food Waste & Liquid Waste

The experts at Just Skip Bins advise against disposing of food waste and liquid waste in skip bins in Sydney. Food waste is considered domestic waste and can be disposed of as part of your regular household waste. Meanwhile, liquids cannot be collected by our waste management professionals as there are specific industry regulations attached to them and liquid waste collection sometimes requires a special licence.

Other Prohibited Items

Some other items that you shouldn’t put in your skip bins in Sydney include fire extinguishers, gas bottles or pressurised cylinders, batteries, human or animal waste, mattresses and polystyrene.

Contact Just Skip Bins for Reliable Skip Bin Hire in Sydney

Are you looking for ways to responsibly and efficiently dispose of your residential and business waste? Choose Just Skip Bins for your reliable skip bin hire in Sydney. Contact us today on 1800 626 388 to speak with one of our waste management experts.

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