Questions About Rubbish Collection In Brisbane, Answered!

Questions About Rubbish Collection In Brisbane, Answered!

Rubbish collection. It may seem like a simple process of collecting rubbish for a residence and discarding it in a legal waste and recycling facility. However, there is much more to it, and surprisingly, many of our Brisbane customers want to know precisely what that is.

At 4 Waste Rubbish Removal Brisbane, we’re well-regarded as the company you turn to for private rubbish collection in Brisbane. We pride ourselves on offering a transparent service that is both affordable and efficient. However, there are many facets of Rubbish Collection that go beyond its simple logistics. Such aspects include the cost associations, the permitted waste types and the available options, to name a few.

To answer any nagging questions you may have about Rubbish Collection in Brisbane, I have compiled the following list.

How much does Rubbish Collection in Brisbane Cost?

The cost of rubbish collection in Brisbane will depend on the type of service and the service provider. If you opt for 4 Waste Removals’ junk skip bins, for example, you can expect to pay onwards of $275 for a 7-day hire. If you choose hands-on rubbish collection service, then expect to pay onwards of $60 per hour.

What are my options for Rubbish Collection in Brisbane?

As briefly mentioned in discussing the costs above, there are various options at hand for rubbish collection in Brisbane. First, you have the council’s weekly wheelie bin collection as an option. Otherwise, you can opt for a manual hands-on rubbish collection service or enlist a skip bin company to collect your waste for you.

Which waste types are permitted in a private Rubbish Collection service?

The better question here is, which waste types are not permitted in a private collection service? As there will always be fewer prohibited items than items permitted.

At 4 Waste Removals, we collect all waste in our rubbish collection services, except for soil, mulch, dirt, bricks, tiles, carpet, asbestos, tires, gas bottles, tins of paint, and stacks of paper (junk mail, newspapers, office paper etc.) Fluorescent tubes are also not permitted.

You can find a complete list of our permitted and prohibited items here.

What are the effects of improper rubbish disposal?

While some people may not think twice about illegally dumping their rubbish to save money on rubbish collection costs, it can have detrimental effects. It can contaminate air and soil, be harmful to our health and, impact the lives of animals and marine life, spread disease and bacteria, affect climate change. Plus, it can increase landfill and reduce recycling.


The council’s rubbish collection service isn’t Brisbane’s only rubbish collection option. There are many private collection services, such as ours at 4 Waste Removals, that come and remove rubbish from premises and dispose of it legally. However, although the process is simple, many aspects are involved. And as a customer, there are certain things you need to know – and in many cases – will want to know.

Typical questions concerning the cost of rubbish collection in Brisbane, the available service options and the permitted waste types.

The answer; the cost of rubbish collection in Brisbane starts from $275 for a skip bin or $60/hour for hands-on collection. There are many types of waste prohibited from collection, including construction waste and liquids, and improper rubbish disposal can affect everything and anything; the environment, humans and animals.

If you require Rubbish Collection in Brisbane, then 4 Waste Removals are just the team to talk to. We have a range of affordable rubbish collection services to choose from, and you’re sure to find one to meet your needs and budget.

*Please Note: Prices mentioned in this article may not be accurite at the time of publishing or viewing and will not be honoured. For current pricing, always refer to the prices quoted when ordering.

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Green Waste Rules: No logs, stumps, palm Logs, whole trees, mulched trees, golden cane trunks, soil, or turf. Branches must be under 13cm diameter. All green waste must stay under the top rail of the Skip Bin, with nothing poking up.

General Waste Rules: No rocks, bricks, tiles, concrete, pavers, hard wood, paint, chemicals, tyres, carpet,mattress, soil, dirt, sand or hard fill. All general waste must stay under the top rail of the skip bin, with nothing poking up.