Questions About Skip Hire In Brisbane, Answered!

Questions About Skip Hire In Brisbane, Answered!

Skip hire in Brisbane is, by far, the easiest, most efficient way to dispose of junk, broken household items and unwanted goods. However, while skip hire is widely availed by thousands of Brisbane residents, seldom do they know the answer to the most common questions about skip hire.

While we love engaging with customers, we find we are asked the same questions day in and day out. So to save you the phone call, I thought it would be a great idea to look at these common questions and supply you with the answers your seeking.

So, without further ado, continue reading to discover the answers to the most asked questions about skip hire in Brisbane.

How much does skip hire in Brisbane cost?

The cost of skip hire in Brisbane varies from supplier to supplier. While you can compare prices for various skip hire companies to determine the best price, you have to be mindful that you may not be comparing apples with apples. The hire length may be different along with the size and design of the skip.

At 4 Waste Removals, we have transparent skip hire costs, starting from as little as $275 for 2 cubic metres skip over a 7-day hire. You can view our rates here.

What size skip bin do I need to hire?

Knowing what size skip bin you need is the toughest part of the hiring process. To ensure you hire the right size, you have to be able to estimate how much rubbish you have to get rid of. This chart here can help, or you can simply avail 4 Waste’s skip hire in Brisbane. We have a one-size-fits-all skip, where you pay only for the amount of waste you fill in the skip. This means you’ll never hire a skip that is too big or too small, and you’ll never have to worry about paying for more than you need.

What are you allowed to put in a skip?

This is a question we are asked every day, and we are glad because you need to know what you can and can’t place in a skip. Unfortunately, there is no cookie-cutter answer to this one because, like their cost, permitted and prohibited items will change slightly for each skip hire company.

You can find out what is allowed in our skip bins here.

Other popular questions include whether TV, soil, and clothes can be placed in a skip. Again, check with the skip hire company, but at 4 Waste, of these three items, soil is not permitted. TVs and clothes are.

What happens to the rubbish put in skip bins?

I’m always happy to answer this question because it shows that our customers are about the environment enough to check that their waste is being handled properly.

Reputable Skip Hire companies in Brisbane will take your rubbish to the closest Brisbane City Council waste and recycling centre where it is then sorted into waste types. Waste that can be recycled is, and waste that cannot be recycled ends up in a landfill.


Skip hire in Brisbane may be one of the best solutions to dispose of junk from around your home. However, many residents are still unsure about how much skip bins cost, what size skip bin they need, and what can be placed in a skip bin.

These are common questions that we are asked daily, and while the answer to each will be affected by your personal circumstances and the skip hire company, at 4 Waste, the answers are easy. Our skip bin costs start at $275 per hire, and we have a one-size-fits-all bin, so you needn’t worry about hiring the wrong size. Regarding what is allowed in a skip, we permit various mixed waste, but certain items are prohibited. In terms of where your waste ends up, it is either recycled or sent to a landfill location.

If you’re after cheap skip hire in Brisbane, and your situation fulfils the answers to the questions above, get in touch with 4 Waste Removals. Our unique skip hire service guarantees next day delivery and first-class customer service.

*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.