The 101 on Skip Bin Placement

The 101 on Skip Bin Placement

4 Waste Removals' walk-in skip bin

Are you looking for skip bins in Brisbane? Great, then I am sure you already know that hiring a skip bin is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways of getting rid of your household waste.

However, if you have never hired a skip bin before, you probably have a few questions running through your head. One of the most important questions is where can I place my skip bin. You must understand that skip bins are available in different sizes and its size will often determine where it can be placed.

Skip Bin Placement

Skip Bin Placement

As one of Brisbane’s leading skip bin providers, I face this question a lot from our customers. To help you out, I will explain where skip bins can be placed for easy and efficient waste disposal. So, listen up!

1. Placing skip bins within your property

I always advise customers to place the skip bins within their property. This way, you will avoid needing to apply for a council permit. Moreover, if you place skip bins are placed within your property, you will prevent passer-by’s from dumping their trash into your bin.

Before you hire skip bins in Brisbane, look around your property to determine where you can place the skip.

2. Placing skip bins on your driveway

If possible, you can also choose to place skip bins on your driveway. Here, the width of your driveway and gate will determine if our trucks can carry skip bins into your driveway.  At 4 Waste Removals, we use smaller trucks which are about 2.5m in width. This is much smaller than standard skip trucks, so you will our skip bins are much easier to place than other skip bins in Brisbane.

3. Placing skip bins in your front yard

It is also possible for you to place skip bins in your front yard, if you have sufficient space. If there is adequate turning space, our smaller trucks can reverse into your driveway and lower the skip onto your front yard. Simply talk to us at 4 Waste Removals when looking for skip bins in Brisbane and we’ll determine whether placing skip bins in your front yard is possible.

4. Placing skip bins in carports and garages

If you would like to place a skip bin in your garage or carport, then you should consider hiring a skip bag. Thankfully, 4 Waste Removals not only offer skip bins in Brisbane, but skip bags as well. We can place our skip bags in your garage or carport however, bear in mind that they are design for garden waste and cannot take any junk or rubbish items. Green waste only.

5. Placing skip bins on the street

While I always recommend that customers place skip bins on their property, sometimes it is not possible. In such cases, it is best to place skip bins on the street or the nature strip. However as mentioned, you will need to obtain a permit from the Brisbane council to do so.

At 4 Waste Removals, we offer affordable and reliable skip bins to Brisbane Southside. Whether you’re looking to dispose garden waste, household waste or light construction waste, you can count on us for efficient and effective waste removal solution. Our services are incredibly affordable and we always ensure to dispose waste in an environmentally friendly manner.


Hiring a skip bin is a common practice for many Brisbane residents, however if you’ve never hired a skip bin before, knowing here you can place it can be confusing. Skip bins can be placed in your property, your driveway or your front yard. However, most skip bins won’t fit into garages and carports, which is why skip bags are recommended in this case. If your property is not accessible, it’s recommended to place the skip on the street or a nature strip where a council permit will be required.

For the best skip bins in Brisbane for hire, choose 4 Waste Removals. Simply drop us an email at with your requirements and our experts will get back to you with all the information you need.

*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.