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 Hooklift

January 29, 2019 Hooklifts

A hooklift 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 in […]

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

January 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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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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