Unusual Uses for Skip Bins

May 14, 2020 Uses for Skip Bins

Innovative ways to use skip bins, and how to re-purpose an old skip bin around the home or business A little creativity and imagination can go a long way. The same can be said for your old, unused spare skip bin. Skip bins are generally used for waste removal. You hire a skip bin for […]

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Cost of Skip Bins

April 15, 2020 Skips bins rental

Skin Bins make rubbish removal easier for Australians. These giant rubbish bins can contain from 2 to 30 cubic metres of rubbish. They are perfect for the rubbish generated from renovations, home or office clean-ups, or landscaping. With a skip bin, you can take care of all your wastes in one go. If you have […]

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How Can Kids Help to Reduce E-waste?

March 12, 2020 E-waste, Cleaning up, Recycling, Tips

Children, teenagers, and twenty-something’s have not known a life without technology. You can argue that technology and electronic devices are an integral part of their existence since they have grown up being surrounded by a technology-driven environment. Being exposed to something from an early age predisposes you to embrace it and make it a natural […]

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Non-Conventional Ways to Use a Skip Bin

February 12, 2020 Hire Skip Bin, skip bins, Tips

Skip bins are hired for rubbish removal, or to remove old furniture from your property. But Pinterest tells you that you could upcycle furniture into something better. What if I told you that even skip bins are now widely used for other purposes other than rubbish removal? People nowadays have fun and creative ways to […]

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Surprising Things That Are NOT Recyclable

Recycling is an excellent alternative to traditional waste disposal, and in turn can reduce land, water, and air pollution. Instead of burning or piling our rubbish into landfills, recycling is an excellent way to reduce our overall waste production. Because a lot of products are made out of multiple material types, sorting and identifying them […]

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Tips on Keeping Pests Away from Skips and other Rubbish

December 30, 2019 Cleaning up, Rubbish removal, skip bins, Tips

Pests are not just little creatures that destroy your things and creep you out, and there’s more reason to keep them away from skip bins and other rubbish than mere annoyance. Pests are associated with several diseases such as asthma and other health risks. Some trigger allergic reactions in people while others can serve as […]

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E-Waste and Electronics Recycling

The technological era has made it possible for people to use electronic devices to improve their lives. The worldwide market has an increasingly steady demand for gadgets, making the electronics industry a flourishing field of this generation. However, along with more electronic devices comes e-waste that needs proper disposal. Unfortunately, e-waste disposal is not as […]

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When to Use Hook Lifts

October 5, 2019 Hire Skip Bin, Hook lifts

Usually, there is so much stress involved with getting rid of and transporting waste materials. However, the solution to that dilemma has been provided by companies that seek to help individuals, families, and organisations in their waste management problems. These companies collect, transport, process, dispose and monitor wastes to ensure that these materials are safely […]

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Spring Cleaning House

September 1, 2019 Spring Cleaning

How to make it more effective Perhaps the most awaited season of the year after summer, spring is known to many people as the time when every part of nature throws off winter’s cold and starts growing afresh. New plants and flowers sprout up from the ground and animals make the first step out of […]

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Why Hiring a Skip Bin is Beneficial for Businesses

August 13, 2019 Hire Skip Bin, News

1. Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Most people have little understanding of how to properly dispose of waste, unless you are a professional, of course.  So, hiring a skip bin is one of the best ways to help save the environment by discarding your waste and unwanted items in a professional managed way. Professionals can provide […]

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3 Dos & Don’ts Of Hazardous Waste & Chemical Disposal

July 15, 2019 Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous waste is terrible for our fragile natural environment. Hazardous wastes are often poisonous or toxic byproducts of manufacturing, automotive garages, mining, laboratories, hospitals, construction and our own households, among a long list of other sources. This waste can take many forms, including liquids, solids and sludges – waste can even be unseen, like radiation. […]

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Hiring a Skip Bin vs. Making the Trip to the Tip Yourself

June 20, 2019 Rubbish removal

So, you’ve completed a massive renovation at your home, and you have just finished tidying up all rubbish. You then notice that there is a lot of it! You now have two options: you can ring up Skip the Tip, or you can make the trip yourself. So, what should you choose? As a skip […]

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How to Save a Buck or Two with Skip Bins

May 30, 2019 Waste management

According to the 2018 National Waste Report, there was an estimated 67 million tonnes of rubbish generated by Australians from 2016 to 2017. That’s about 2.2 tonnes each! In 2050, it is projected that Australia’s population will rise to 40 million people. This means that, together, we could be generating more than 100 million tonnes. […]

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Why Green Wastes Shouldn’t Be Burnt

April 29, 2019 Waste disposal

From your daily kitchen waste to your backyard trimmings, green waste makes up a large portion of your trash. Green waste is made up of organic matter which can be composted. It can be used as manufactured topsoil, as biofuel, or be mixed with sewage to help dispose of it safely. Regardless of how it can […]

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Reasons to Love Garden Waste Skips

March 29, 2019 Garden waste skips

Garden waste removal has been a problem since humans settled permanently in urban areas. In contrast with our daily household wastes, garden wastes take up a huge bulk of our daily organic trash. The piles of lawn clippings, plant matter, and soil that we throw away alongside our household wastes often end up in landfills. This […]

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Skip Bins, Recycling, Sustainability

February 20, 2019 Rubbish removal

Rubbish removal is something that we need to do regularly. Rubbish accumulates at home, and even at your work place. If it is not disposed of immediately it not only takes up space at home or at work; it can also bring unwanted germs to those in it. Therefore, waste removal is a task we […]

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Best Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Hook Lift

January 29, 2019 Hook lifts

A hook lift is a truck that features a hydraulic hoist system on the back. It provides an easier way to haul and dump items from containers like skip bins. It’s also quite flexible in that it can haul many containers by making use of a trailer. In some cases, it can pick up bins […]

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Decluttering with Skip Bins

December 29, 2018 Cleaning up

Trying to clean up both your house and community can be a difficult task, especially if you are not equipped with the right system and tools. When there is a large amount of waste to be disposed of, the best solution is to go with skip bins. Skip the Tip outlines the reasons why it […]

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Where Did Skip Bins Start?

November 28, 2018 Skip bin hire

The use of skip bins, also known as ‘dumpsters’ in other parts of the world, might have started with beekeepers in Europe sometime in the 1700s. At that time, beekeepers used baskets made of straw, wicker, or hollow logs to build the colonies. The term ‘skip bin’ comes from the Norse language ‘skeppa’, and the […]

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How Skip Bins Help the Restaurant Business

October 20, 2018 Waste management

Having a restaurant business can be quite profitable. You are able to serve delicious food to your customers and watch them enjoy your own handicraft. It’s also quite enjoyable for customers since they are able to savour great dishes and experience other cultures through cuisine. However, with such a busy business, it can generate a […]

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Business Waste Stats in Australia

September 14, 2018 Business waste

Businesses are a major contributor to the strong economy of Australia. They also help contribute to the growth of job opportunities in the country. However much they contribute to the economy of the country, they also contribute to the tonnes of waste that goes into the landfill. Awareness about recycling and its importance is spreading […]

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Using Skip Bins for Event Waste Management

August 18, 2018 Event waste management

Does the thought of event aftermath scare you? We understand. Water bottles, plastic packaging, and food containers – you name it. It can be a hassle, but if you know the secret of using skip bins, it doesn’t need to be one. Good thing Skip The Tip has bin there, done that (pun intended). Most […]

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Did You Know Mattresses are Recyclable?

July 29, 2018 Recycling

A typical mattress is usually a 23-cubic foot assembly of cotton, polyurethane foam, steel, and wood. They are made to last for a really long time. With these materials, it’s actually quite difficult to recycle mattresses. It may not be as obvious but this contributes to environmental waste. That is why some waste removal companies […]

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How Cardboard Recycling Works

June 19, 2018 Cardboard Recycling

Cardboard is one of the most recycled materials at waste management facilities and the process to recycle it is a relatively simple one. Cardboard and paper account for 40% of refuse filling up our landfills. It is vitally important to cardboard recycling to reduce refuse in these landfills, save trees, and protect the environment from […]

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What is a Mini Skip?

May 20, 2018 Mini skips

A mini skip is what you call the smallest-sized skip. For those who aren’t familiar, skips are containers commonly used to hold and remove waste. They can hold open-topped loads of construction and demolition waste, garden waste, and various litter types. There are specific guidelines regarding what you can and can’t put into a skip. […]

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Top 10 Difficult to Recycle Household Items

April 11, 2018 Recycling

During these modern times, we are faced with the growing problem of waste and how to get rid of it or manage it. More and more items are being produced, adding to the rubbish which ends up cluttering our streets and filling our landfills. Ideally, we would like to recycle or reuse the things we […]

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New Year’s Resolution Ideas about Waste Management

March 11, 2018 Waste Management Tips

The start of the New Year is the perfect time and opportunity to look back and reflect on what you could have done better in the previous year. This could pertain to your job, your family, your health, or your finances. Have you ever considered making waste management part of your New Year’s resolution? Managing […]

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10 Negative Effects of Improper Rubbish Removal

February 15, 2018 Cleaning up, Recycling

Every household in Newcastle deals with rubbish on a daily basis. Many families use skip bins, their local recycling centres, and waste removal services to dispose of their waste. From simple household rubbish to the commercial waste of businesses, proper removal of rubbish matters. However, there are still those who choose to dispose of their […]

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How To Fill Your Skip Bin (The Right Way)

Skip bins are a great help in the disposal of your waste and rubbish. Businesses and homes alike are taking using them for the economical and practical advantages.  The classifications of wastes that your skip bin provider uses are: General waste Clean fill/soil only Green waste only Steel and aluminium only In this video we […]

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Saving the Ocean-Transforming Creative artworks

December 10, 2017 rubber waste

Pollution of African Shores – A Marine World’s Funeral March Think on this: Almost 8 to 12 million metric tonnes of plastic end up in oceans each year. In South Africa, there are approximately 400 different plastic items per square meter on beaches. By 2050, 99% of all seabirds will have ingested some form of […]

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Importance of Building Site Cleanliness

November 11, 2017 Cleaning up

Hiring skip bins helps you keep your building site clean and organised. Construction is one of the industries that produces huge amounts of rubbish: from scrap wood, tiles, metals, glass, plastic, and other materials like dirt and mud, and so on. A building site can soon become a huge mess as the rubbish piles up. […]

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14 Tips to Help Keep Your Home Amazingly Clean

October 7, 2017 Tips

Everyone knows how hard it is to keep your home clean all the time. Even after cleaning almost every day, some part of the house might still appear dirty and unappealing. Sometimes, even the most popular cleaning product will do nothing to help. Cleaning is not supposed to be cumbersome. With a little direction and […]

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Australian Recycling Facts You Should Know

September 18, 2017 Recycling

Recycling is a method of resource recovery involving the collection and processing of waste for use as a raw material in the manufacture of the same or similar non-waste product. The process of recycling includes the following: – collection and transportation of recyclable materials; – sorting of collected materials; – consolidation and transfer of materials, […]

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Do’s and Don’ts When Filling Up Your Skip Bin

August 16, 2017 Waste Management Tips

Skip bins are a great help in the disposal of your waste and rubbish. Businesses and homes alike can take advantage of the many benefits of hiring a skip bin. Your waste removal experts will be there to pick up your rubbish at your site and take care of its disposal. Hiring skip bins is […]

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Why Hook Lifts are Essential for Constructions

July 13, 2017 Construction projects

Efficiency and versatility are what the 21st century is all about. The building and construction industry capitalises on those aspects due to the amount of time it takes to complete a single project and the huge costs of building supplies. The use of hook lifts is part of this. What are hook lifts? A Hook […]

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Liquid Waste: A Rising Concern Worldwide

June 15, 2017 Liquid Waste

As the name might have suggested, the term ‘liquid waste’ is used to describe any kind of waste that exists in liquid form rather than as a gas or solid. It is a broad term that is used to describe even waste originally produced as a gas but converted to liquid form for easier handling. […]

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Things to Consider Before Demolishing Your Home

May 15, 2017 skip bins

Considerations required before demolishing your home – Important tips The idea of demolishing your home can be disconcerting at first, but the demolition phase is actually the fastest and most exciting phase of the construction process. A complete demolition is pretty easy and should be over within a day, maybe two. A remodel, however, is […]

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Know here – How to dispose of your White Goods

April 14, 2017 white goods disposal

Recycle and disposal of white goods – This is how in 2017 You know that saying: “What your fridge says about you.” And it sums up who you are, what you like and what state it is in.  Well perhaps we should turn this around and in the world of recycling, we should say: “What […]

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Why Skip Bins are Great When Moving

March 23, 2017 Uncategorized

Moving places is a difficult and sometimes messy affair. You’ve got a ton of things to keep track of, which can often make moving unnecessarily stressful. But with the right tools, your moving process can go much easier. Skip the Tip recommends hiring skip bins when moving, and in this article, we laid down some […]

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Recycling at Work

February 24, 2017 Recycling

Recycling at work may not be something you have ever considered. Or if you have, maybe you brushed it off as too difficult and time-consuming. Here at Skip the Tip, we understand how difficult it is to keep your negative environmental impact at a minimum. But we have the tips on recycling at work that […]

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What You Need to Know About Organic Waste Management

January 20, 2017 Organic Waste

We are one of the top producers of waste in the world. With the amount of rubbish that we produce, it is necessary that we are aware of how to manage and dispose of it efficiently and responsibly. One of the main problems in waste removal and management in this country is the lack of […]

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10 days of post Christmas recycling

December 5, 2016 Christmas recycling

Christmas is a joyful time of the year when even a sceptic believes in miracles. This is one of the  most popular holidays all over the world and both adults and children look forward to it very much. Adults are waiting for the time off work to spend surrounded by the loved ones.  Children are […]

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What is the Best Skip for Domestic Use?

November 21, 2016 Uncategorized

Are you planning to get a skip for your house, apartment or property? If yes, you’ve probably gone through the maze that is choosing the right skip size that suits your needs. If it just a replacement for another skip, the choosing process will most likely be a walk in the park for you. But not […]

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What is E-Waste?

October 22, 2016 E-waste

When it comes to categorise wastes and rubbish, there are many categories to choose from. The more commonly used and known kinds are organic wastes, re-usable wastes, hazardous wastes, and recyclable wastes. It might be overwhelming to categorise everything you see at first, but being aware of what kind of rubbish you are dealing with […]

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Types of Hazardous Wastes

September 19, 2016 Hazardous Wastes, Hire Skip Bin

Different types of waste require different kinds of waste removal protocol. This, of course, goes beyond just simple waste segregation from biodegradable to non-biodegradable. Hazardous waste is found not only in factories or industrial areas. In fact, the government of Australia has determined that in 2009-2010, about 6% of the total waste produced during that […]

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What is Green Waste?

August 12, 2016 Green Waste

After renovating your house, doing a general clean-up, or finishing a community project, you probably have a lot of things for waste removal. Green waste is just one of the types of waste you will encounter, and it’s important that you separate your green waste. Actively sorting your waste from the beginning of your project […]

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Why is it Best to Sort your Waste?

July 27, 2016 Hire Skip Bin, News, Recycling

We Australians are among some of the highest waste producers in the world. Whether the waste is from personal, commercial, or other large-scale use, tons of rubbish are processed each year. You’ve probably realised that your activities at home or in the community result in a lot of different types of waste. It can be […]

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Recycling? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

June 30, 2016 News, Recycling

You’re done using a product, so you head to the bin to properly dispose of the packaging. Suddenly, a question popped into your mind, “where should I put this?” as you gaze at the different bins labelled with different kinds of waste materials. You’ve decided to put it into one of the bins and moved […]

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What NOT to put in the Skip Bin

May 26, 2016 News

So, you’ve decided to do some renovations. Maybe you’re landscaping or cleaning up the garden, or maybe doing a general household or garage clean-up, inside and out.  You might even be building, or preparing to move house.  What better way to get rid of all those unwanted items than hiring a skip bin! Although you […]

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Skip Bin for Household Cleanups

April 15, 2016 News

Are you going to have a general household clean-up? Then you must ensure that all the rubbish is properly thrown away or disposed of. With that in mind, if you haven’t done a household clean-up in a long time, chances are that you’ll have a lot of things that will need to be dumped away. […]

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How to order a skip bin

March 6, 2016 News

Seriously, ordering a skip bin is as easy as looking up a service, either online or on take out newspapers, calling them and telling them that you need a skip bin, simple as that. But, there are some things that you need to consider before actually hiring a skip bin. There are some questions that a […]

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Understanding The Basics Of Waste Management

February 13, 2016 News

The collection, transportation, processing, disposal, and monitoring of wastes are just some of the different processes that make up the whole system of waste management. Simply put, waste management is the umbrella term for the actions necessary to handle rubbish from its first collection to its disposal. It also includes the legal and regulatory frameworks […]

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What is a skip bin ?

January 29, 2016 News

Skip bins as we call it at Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and Central Coast or all over Australia or more commonly known as dumpsters in the United States and Canada are a large metallic open container that’s commonly found in construction and renovation sites. They are filled with waste materials and garbage […]

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