Waste Types

Waste Types Acceptable Materials Unacceptable Materials
General Waste Most general household waste. Boxes, wood, cabinets, white goods, clothes, toys, carpet etc. Brick, soil, concrete, tiles, dirt, sand/stone, rocks, pebbles, etc. Tree trunks & roots. Soil with turf attached. Hazardous materials – asbestos, insulation, liquids, empty chemical containers, food, wet paint tins, etc.
Renovation Waste Waste from household clean ups or renovations with minimal brick and concrete. Hazardous materials – asbestos, insulation, liquids, empty chemical containers, food, wet paint, etc.
Green Waste Light green waste – shrubs, grass clippings & twigs, etc. Small branches, leaves & palm fronds. Woodchip & bark with NO soil attached. Tree trunks smaller than 150mm in diameter or/and under 1 meter long. Any other waste type. Palm tree trunks & large tree roots. Tree trunks larger than 150mm in dameter or over 1 metre long. Hazardous materials – asbestos, insulation, liquids, empty chemical containers, food, wet paint tins
Dirt Only dirt, soil & sand can go in Anything aside from dirt
Brick and Concrete Only bricks and concrete are allowed. Anything aside from bricks and concrete.
Additional cost items Cost
Single Mattress $25 each
Double Mattress $35 each
Tyres $10 each

Items never to be placed in any skip bin

  • Asbestos
  • Any kind of Insulation material
  • Hazardous waste
  • Liquids (paint, oils, chemicals) (Dry paints in cans are OK)
  • Gas bottles
  • Large tree trunks
  • Empty chemical containers
  • Putrescible waste (food waste etc)