Reducing Garbage Waste and Saving Money on Garbage Removal

  • 3 Ways for Ensuring that Household Recyclable Waste is Recycled

    18 April 2019

    In 2018, China stated that it would no longer accept imports of recyclables that contained more than 0.5% contamination levels. It has sent the Australian government into a frenzy trying to come up with alternatives to help manage recyclable waste better. While there will be regulatory changes at the policy level, households have a significant role to play. Unfortunately, most families continue to make mistakes that see recyclable waste ending up in landfills or stockpiles.

  • Questions to Ask When Thinking of Hiring a Skip for Residential Use

    29 December 2018

    Many commercial properties rent skip bins for long term use, but homeowners may also get such a bin for a short-term project, such as tearing off an old roof or pulling down some interior walls or even cleaning out the attic or basement. If you've not gotten a skip bin for such use before, you may not realise everything that's involved in their rental and what to expect when they arrive.

  • Safe Disposal of Sharp Waste items in a Skip Bin

    12 June 2018

    Sharp objects occurring from broken glass, bottles and other similar items can cause harmful injuries if poorly handled. This is particularly risky when using a skip bin, because sharp waste placed directly in the skip can cause cuts and bruises to workers and other people who handle the waste.  Sharp waste can take on many different forms, so it is important to properly classify these items and how they should be safely handled during disposal.

  • Why you can't dispose liquid waste using skip bins and how to get rid of it

    15 December 2017

    Skip bin hire or purchase is an excellent way of getting rid of clutter or other rubbish.  But you may have liquids you want to dispose of, and you are wondering if you can put liquid waste in the skip bin?  The simple answer to this is no. Some liquid waste is toxic and is not allowed in the skip bin with other waste.  You can even be indicted or have the disallowed items returned to you if you put them in a skip bin.

  • Options You May not Know about with Skip Bin Hire

    11 July 2017

    There are several times in your life when you may need to use a skip bin hire. You may be remodeling your home, clearing a home, or clearing land. When you call to hire the skip bin service, it may surprise you to know there are other options outside of just a simple skip bin. Here are a few of those options and what you need to know about each one.

  • 6 Tips for Packing your Skip Bin to Maximize Usage

    23 May 2016

    Whether you're getting through a home renovation or conducting major spring cleaning and decluttering in your home, hiring a skip bin can be an effective way to get rid of the rubbish that you collect. There are many advantages to hiring skip bins, but convenience comes at the top, since you can simply order it online, have it delivered to your doorstep, pack it the way you want and have it collected.

  • Tips to Help You Maximize Your Skip Hire Space

    13 October 2015

    Whether you're renovating your house or you have piles of junk you're trying to get rid of, hiring a skip is a great way to save both time and money. The best thing about skip hire lies in its simplicity, practicality and affordability: all you have to do it order online, gather junk to fill it up and them use a supplier to get rid of it. Even then, hiring a skip may become expensive if you don't use up your space properly and hence need to hire a second one.

  • Keep Strange Dogs Out of Your Rubbish Bins With These 5 Tips

    8 June 2015

    If your neighbours' dogs or stray dogs are digging through your rubbish bin, that can mean garbage spilled all over your yard. If you are tired of having to clean up after other people's dogs, there are ways to deter dogs from your bins. Simply, check out these five tips: 1. Spritz cayenne pepper in your bin and bags Before closing up a rubbish bag and transporting it to your outside bin, spray a mixture of cayenne pepper and water into the top of the bag.