Choosing the Right Waste Type ?

Why do we ask what waste types you have?

The reason we ask what waste types you have is firstly to match the size bin that best suits your needs and secondly to ensure that once a bin, is filled, we can lift it back onto a truck and safely transport the bin. Once this consideration has been made we then look at the various waste types, bin size and what opportunities there are to dispose of certain waste types to determine a price for this service. Sometimes this may result in being able to offer a discount on some waste types.

Our Focus on Waste

In addition to this, the environment is important to us, so our company objective is to achieve a reduction of waste that ends up in a landfill by implementing a recycling, resource reduction and recovery program. Our focus is on the redirection of waste away from landfill to alternative uses. Since there are so many ways to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, only a small amount of waste needs to end up as landfill, and waste disposal should be the last option. We achieve this by managing the types of waste handled in our bins.

We have put together the information below to help you to choose the right bin for your rubbish removal needs however if you still need more information feel free to ring us for free friendly advice on 3821 6400 or contact us by email. Often speaking to us will provide a different price than we can offer on the website if you have recyclable materials/products.

Get a Quote – then Book Online

You can obtain a price/quote for each waste & bin combination on the ‘Online Booking Form‘. If you’re happy with the quote, then click ‘Proceed with Booking’ to complete the booking process.

Flexible Pricing for different Waste Types

We also offer flexible pricing depending on your location; the size skips you require, the type of waste and the weight of the items you need to dispose of so call us for a price tailored to your requirements on (07) 3821 3200.

Waste Types

Prohibited Waste Types

  • Batteries (containing liquid)
  • Gas cylinders (empty or full)
  • EPA regulated waste or Dangerous goods
  • Asbestos (Click here to find out about an Asbestos Bin Service)
  • Tyres or Machinery Tracks
  • Putrescible Waste Liquids (whether contained in drums etc or not)
  • Large quantities of Styrofoam such as Coldroom Paneling, Insulated Roofing etc.

General Waste

Suitable for General light waste – no heavy materials such as bricks, dirt, concrete or other waste items that due to the amount or volume will exceed the weight allowance, i.e. artificial turf, rubber, carpets etc.

Includes LIGHT waste from the following sources

  • Domestic Household Waste (including white goods and electronics)
  • Business & Commercial Waste (light)
  • Institutional, Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I) (light)
  • Landscape & Gardening Green Waste (light)
  • Building, Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D) (light)

Loads Can Be

  • As a general guide up to 250 kg per cubic metre
  • Light waste items from the above sources
  • Household items such as white goods (fridges, washing machines etc.),
  • Also electronics, appliances, furniture (chairs, tables, couches etc.), Household items like clothes, toys, cardboard, paper, kitchenware etc.
  • Light green waste like shrubs, grass clippings, twigs etc.
  • Commercial waste (light) – such as office furniture, stationery etc.
  • Light Building and Construction Waste that does not exceed 250 kg per cubic metre

What you CANNOT put in the Bin

  • Prohibited Waste Types
  • Heavy waste – types such as concrete, bricks, pavers, sand, soil, clay, rocks, gravel, stones, tiles etc.
  • Large amounts of other waste items, that due to the quantity or volume will exceed the weight allowance, i.e. artificial turf, rubber, carpets etc.
  • Turf or grass cut off
  • Tree branches over 50mm diameter
  • Rootballs

Read more about how Heavy Materials impact the weight of bins

Loads that do not comply will be, classed as Mixed Waste – Additional charges may apply

 

Bins available in these sizes:

  • 2m³ Handybin
    3m³ Handybin
    4m³ Handybin
    5m³ Handybin
    6m³ Handybin
    7m³ Handybin
    8m³ Handybin
    9m³ Handybin
  • 12m³ Big Bin
    15m³ Big Bin
    20m³ Big Bin
    25m³ Big Bin
    30m³ Big Bin
General Waste
General Waste
General Waste
General Waste

Green Waste

Strictly suitable for green waste & organic garden waste i.e. trees, branches, leaves, grass clippings, wood, wood chips and bark & other organic recyclable garden material.

Loads Can Be

  • Green Waste – only
  • Light green waste like shrubs, grass and garden clippings, twigs etc.
  • Small branches, leaves and palm fronds etc.
  • Woodchip and bark with NO soil attached
  • Materials must be as near to natural state as possible

What you CANNOT put in the Bin

  • Prohibited Waste Types
  • Any other Waste Types
  • Turf cut off
  • Grass with soil attached
  • Rootballs
  • Tree trunks or branches over 100mm diameter

Please contact our office for information on root balls and large tree trucks or bulk loads of timber.

Loads that do not comply will be classed as Mixed Waste – Additional charges may apply

 

 

Bins available in these sizes:

  • 2m³ Handybin
    3m³ Handybin
    4m³ Handybin
    5m³ Handybin
    6m³ Handybin
    7m³ Handybin
    8m³ Handybin
    9m³ Handybin
  • 12m³ Big Bin
    15m³ Big Bin
    20m³ Big Bin
    25m³ Big Bin
    30m³ Big Bin
Green Waste
Green Waste
Green Waste
Green Waste

Timber Waste

STRICTLY suitable for timber in as near to natural or end of life state i.e. tree branches up to 100mm without leaves, old fencing, decking etc.

  • Timber – only
  • Pallets, old fencing, decking
  • Tree trunks or branches up to 100mm diameter (without foliage)

What you CANNOT put in the Bin

  • Prohibited Waste Types
  • Any other Waste Types
  • Timber products such as – doors, kitchen cabinets, MDF board, Masonite, plywood and items that have other materials attached etc.
  • Pallets with other materials attached
  • Painted or treated timber

Please contact our office for information on root balls and large tree trucks or bulk loads of timber.

Loads that do not comply will be classed as Mixed Waste – Additional charges may apply

 

 

Bins available in these sizes:

  • 2m³ Handybin
    3m³ Handybin
    4m³ Handybin
    5m³ Handybin
    6m³ Handybin
    7m³ Handybin
    8m³ Handybin
    9m³ Handybin
  • 12m³ Big Bin
    15m³ Big Bin
    20m³ Big Bin
    25m³ Big Bin
    30m³ Big Bin
Timber Waste
Timber Waste
Timber Waste
Timber Waste

Mixed Waste (Medium Weight)

* Conditions Apply

Suitable for a mixture of General Waste, Green Waste, Timber and some Heavy Materials such as concrete, bricks, pavers, soil, clay, rocks, stones, tiles etc.

Loads Can Be

  • A mixture of General Waste, Green Waste & Timber and Heavy Waste Materials
  • More LIGHT waste than HEAVY waste
  • Up to 1/2 tonne per cubic metre, i.e. 4m bin – 2-tonne allowance

What you CANNOT put in the Bin

  • Prohibited Waste Types
  • Loads that contain a large number of waste types that have no recyclable value, i.e. artificial turf, polystyrene
  • More than the allowance of Heavy Materials (additional charges may apply)

For this waste type, bin weight limits are calculated in the pricing of bins. For loads that exceed the allowance, an additional disposal fee will be charged. This amount per tonne will vary depending on the nearest disposal option.

Overall weight limits apply on some bin sizes – Refer  ‘Guidelines for Heavy Materials’  &  FAQ 23

* Generally not suitable but check with our office

Bins available in these sizes:

  • 2m³ Handybin
    3m³ Handybin
    4m³ Handybin
    5m³ Handybin
    6m³ Handybin
    7m³ Handybin
    8m³ Handybin
    9m³ Handybin
  • 12m³ Big Bin
    15m³ Big Bin
    20m³ Big Bin
    25m³ Big Bin
    30m³ Big Bin
Mixed Waste (Medium Weight)
Mixed Waste (Medium Weight)
Mixed Waste (Medium Weight)
Mixed Waste (Medium Weight)

Mixed Waste (Heavy Weight)

* Conditions Apply

Suitable for a mixture of General Waste, Green Waste, Timber and Heavy Materials such as concrete, bricks, pavers, soil, clay, rocks, stones, tiles etc.

Loads Can Be

  • A mixture of General Waste, Green Waste & Timber and Heavy Waste Materials
  • More HEAVY waste than LIGHT waste
  • Up to 1 tonne per cubic metre, i.e. 4m bin – 4-tonne allowance

What you CANNOT put in the Bin

  • Prohibited Waste Types
  • Loads that contain a large number of waste types that have no recyclable value, i.e. artificial turf, polystyrene
  • More than the allowance of Heavy Materials (additional charges may apply)

For this waste type, bin weight limits are calculated in the pricing of bins. For loads that exceed the allowance, an additional disposal fee will be charged. This amount per tonne will vary depending on the nearest disposal option.

Overall weight limits apply on some bin sizes – Refer  ‘Guidelines for Heavy Materials’ &  FAQ 23

Bins available in these sizes:

  • 3m³ Handybin
    4m³ Handybin
    5m³ Handybin
    6m³ Handybin
  • 12m³ Big Bin
    9m³ limit applies
Mixed Waste (Heavy Weight)
Mixed Waste (Heavy Weight)
Mixed Waste (Heavy Weight)
Mixed Waste (Heavy Weight)

Concrete/Bricks

These loads consist of concrete & bricks, separated or mixed.

STRICTLY – 100% Clean and separated materials suitable for recycling without sorting.

Loads Can Be

  • 100% clean concrete
  • Brick, concrete and reinforcing steel with only incidental dirt
  • Concrete & Concrete Products, i.e. pavers, bricks, roof tiles (can be mixed)
  • Mixed Concrete & Bricks
  • Clay Bricks, Clay Pavers & Clay Products, i.e. Terracotta Roof Tiles (can be combined)

    What you CANNOT put in the Bin

    • Prohibited Waste Types
    • Concrete Dust from Grinding
    • Unsuitable materials include asphalt, dirt, gravel, plastic, grass, green waste, wood, glass and any other form of contaminates
    • Ceramic Tiles
    • Any other rubbish

    Loads that do not comply will be classed as Dirty Concrete or Mixed Heavy Waste – Additional disposal charges will apply depending on the classification by the disposal site. If you are unsure, call us on 38213200

    Weight limits apply on some bin sizes – Refer  ‘Guidelines for Heavy Materials’  &  FAQ 23

    Bins available in these sizes:

    • 3m³ Handybin
      4m³ Handybin
      5m³ Handybin
      6m³ Handybin
    • 12m³ Big Bin
      10m³ limits applies
      for heavy materials
      Concrete/Bricks
      Concrete/Bricks
      Concrete/Bricks
      Concrete/Bricks

      Clean Fill

      These loads consist of soil, dirt etc. Suitable fill includes dry clean earthen material, normally soils, clays or gravels and must be trafficable.

      STRICTLY – 100% Clean and separated materials that is trafficable once spread.

      Loads Can Be

      • Soils, Dirt, Sand & DRY lose clay materials – only
      • Up to 1 tonne per cubic metre

        What you CANNOT put in the Bin

        • Prohibited Waste Types
        • Turf/Grass Cut Off
        • Stones, rocks etc.
        • Unsuitable fill includes asphalt, plastic, green waste, wood, glass and any other form of contaminants.
        • Any other rubbish

        Loads that do not comply are classed as Mixed Heavy WasteAdditional disposal charges will apply at the $140 per tonne. If you need more information or help call us at 3821 3200

        Weight limits apply on some bin sizes – Refer  ‘Guidelines for Heavy Materials’  &  FAQ 23

        Bins available in these sizes:

        • 3m³ Handybin
          4m³ Handybin
          5m³ Handybin
          6m³ Handybin
        • 12m³ Big Bin
          10m³ limits applies
          for heavy materials
        Clean Fill
        Clean Fill
        Clean Fill
        Clean Fill

        Recyclable Materials

        These loads consist of 100% sorted and separated recyclable products such as steel, paper, cardboard, plastics and other separated recyclable waste streams.

        These waste streams are quoted on a case by case basis when we obtain an Enquiry

        STRICTLY: 100% Clean and separated materials suitable for recycling without sorting.

        Loads Can Be

        • 100% recyclable materials where a receiving company or site is identified (a lower disposal fee or rebate may be available)

        What you CANNOT put in the Bin

        • Prohibited Waste Types
        • Any other waste types or co-mingled loads

        Loads that do not comply are classed as Mixed Waste – Additional disposal charges will apply at $140 per tonne

        Weight limits apply on some bin sizes – Refer  ‘Guidelines for Heavy Materials’  &  FAQ 23

        Bins available in these sizes:

        • 2m³ Handybin
          3m³ Handybin
          4m³ Handybin
          5m³ Handybin
          6m³ Handybin
          7m³ Handybin
          8m³ Handybin
          9m³ Handybin
        • 12m³ Big Bin
          15m³ Big Bin
          20m³ Big Bin
          25m³ Big Bin
          30m³ Big Bin
        Recyclable Materials
        Recyclable Materials
        Recyclable Materials
        Recyclable Materials

        Regulated Waste

        Skip Bins Brisbane Group t/a Handybin & Big Bins ‘do not transport regulated wastes‘ i.e. asbestos, tyres, wet paints and liquids (includes drums containing liquids) etc. Some waste types are restricted or semi-regulated in relation to how they are to be handled or disposed of i.e. carpet and old lino which may contain chemical dyes and/or asbestos. Other types such as asbestos sheeting such as super six roof sheeting and old cement sheeting containing asbestos. These are a ‘regulated waste’ and must be handled and disposed of in a specified manner and at an approved disposal facility. If you need to dispose of Asbestos type waste and you need more information you can visit the Queensland Government, Workplace Health & Safety site for more information.

        Phone our office if you are unsure or need any advice in relation to these types of waste. If we are unable to help you we will refer you to your local council or the EPA who may be able to provide you with more information. You can read more information on Regulated Waste.

        Fire Ants

        Movement Controls apply to restricted items soil (includes fill, clay, overburden, scrapings, topsoil, decomposed granite (deco), potting media and any other material from the ground), mulch, manure, bark, hay, pot plants, potting media, turf, sleepers/logs, gravels, poultry litter.

        For more information read FAQ 12 or visit the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website.