Do I Need A Skip Bin?

Do I Need A Skip Bin?

Are you worried about the price and size of skip bins on the Gold Coast?

Are you thinking about taking your rubbish to the local recycling centre yourself?

Is a skip even worth the money?

Go Bins Gold Coast is often rushed for bins as people need them quickly.

Why do they need them quickly?

It is all because many people do not think they need a skip…until they do, and then there is a panic as they scramble around to find a good company.

Cut out the fuss, cut out the rush, and consider beforehand if you need a skip. 

How Many Trips Would It Take You Normally?

Start from an economic standpoint. How many trips would it take to remove all the waste yourself in your car. Work out how long it would take you, and how much driving you would have to do. In terms of how much fuel you spend, and how much time you spend, would it be easier and more economical to hire a skip. 

Transporting Inert Waste Can Be a Big Hassle

Things like timber, bricks, and hardcore can be tricky to transport.

It causes a lot of mess, and it is very dirty. In many cases, even if you have a small van, you will still have a far easier time if you hire a skip. Plus, in economic terms, the skip bin prices the Gold Coast has to offer are reasonable. You may spend a little more than if you did it yourself in your van, but the amount of hassle it saves is legendary. 

Beware of What You Cannot Put Into a Skip 

Perhaps you do need to hire a skip, but first consider what you cannot put in there.

Some items require special treatment and your skip company may refuse to take certain items.

Here are the most commonly restricted items that a skip company will refuse to haul.

  • Clinical or medical waste
  • Syringes or inoffensive medical content
  • Freezers, fridges, and air conditioning units
  • Gas canisters and gas bottles (ask before putting in there)
  • TVs and/or computer screens
  • Batteries
  • Liquids
  • Oil, petrol, diesel
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Plasterboard
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Cans of paint (full or empty)
  • Electrical appliances and/or equipment
  • Hazardous and/or toxic materials

Conclusion – What About Convenience?

Considering the skip bin prices the Gold Coast has to offer, isn’t it just more convenient to hire a skip?

In most cases, the answer is yes. The cost is often worth the convenience unless you have a small amount of waste and/or you are looking to dispose of restricted items (as per the list given earlier).

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