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Skip Bin FAQ's

How much does a skip bin cost?

With such a comprehensive range of sizes we are confident that we have the right bin for you. This ...

How do I pay for the skip bin?

We have three payment options available, you can pay our drivers with cash or credit card, who will issue ...

Payment methods accepted

We accept payment by the following methods:                                        Cash MasterCard                  Visa     ...

How long does it take to get a skip bin?

Generally we like to book bins 24 hours in advance (book NOW and we will deliver your bin tomorrow). ...

How long can I keep the skip bin?

Our normal rental period is up to 4 days. If you require a longer period just ask our sales staff ...

My bin is full when will it be picked up?

Once the bin is full please contact our office and let us know. Many people finish before the allotted ...

To what level can I fill the skip bin?

Bins may be filled level with the top, no higher. For safety and legal reasons, skip bins should not be filled any ...

What happens if I overload the skip bin?

The driver will try to take the skip bin once the overloaded item/s are removed. Where possible the item/s ...

Regulated waste

Southern Skips Victoria 'do not transport regulated wastes' such as asbestos, tyres, wet paint and liquids (includes drums containing ...

What should I do with old paint?

If the paint is dried and hard it can be placed in the bin. If the paint cans are ...

How can I estimate what size skip bin I need?

To estimate the size of bin you need, imagine your rubbish in a pile and then estimate the volume ...

How much weight can I put in the skip bin?

As a general guide the maximum load that we accept per bin is approx 500kg per cubic metre up ...

Can I place dirt, concrete and bricks in a skip bin?

It is important that if you need to dispose of these items you discuss this with our office. Additional ...

Tell me more about bins with doors.

Doors are available with most of our bins. Our 3m³, 4m³ & our 6m³ bins, the width of the ...

Where will the bin be placed?

Generally we try to place the bin within your property, usually the driveway or front lawn. If this is ...

How much clearance do you require to deliver a skip bin?

Trees, power poles, street signs, low building lines, narrow gateways, essential service lines & pits etc pose constraints on ...

Can the bin be placed on the road?

The general answer is yes, if the position of the bin is safe for all traffic. Local council may ...

Can I move the bin once it is placed down?

No. Moving the bin may result in us not being able to pick up the bin from where you ...

What can't I put in the skip bin?

As per out "Condition Page", asbestos products, tyres, liquids, paints, general hazardous materials, animal droppings, nappies or food cannot ...

What else should we know about hiring a skip bin?

Whilst the bin is on hire by you, you have a responsibility to look after our property. Our Conditions ...

Do we recycle?

Our focus is on the recycling of waste rather than landfill. We extimate approximately 60% - 65% of waste ...

What suburbs do you service?

Southern Skips Victoria services the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston, Seaford, Carrum Downs, Langwarrin, Cranbourne, Bayside and South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. ...