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Our Skip Bin Size Guide: Let’s Sort your Rubbish!

When customers call us at Big Bin Hire for skip bin hire in Melbourne, they are often unsure of what size skip bin they need for the project they are doing. And of course, most people are after cheap skip bin hire. To get the best price on your skip bin hire, we recommend you review our skip bin sizes and look at our skip bin size guide below. Then you can give us a call and we will give you the best quote possible.

We created this table to act as a skip bin size guide for our skip bin hire customers in Melbourne. Feel free to use this skip bin guide to determine the skip size you required. Big Bin Hire provides skip bins from 4-20m3 so we are bound to have a skip bin size to suit all of your projects.

Skip Bin SizeRubbish TypeHow many Green Household Bins fit in the skip bin? Green household binHow many Box Trailers can you fit in the skip bin? tca-003-basic-box-trailer
4m3This skip bin is perfect for household, builder’s landscaping waste – pretty much any waste type can go in this skip bin (excluding our restricted waste types)

  • Green waste – trees, shrubs, grass (no tree stumps)
  • Toys, furniture, clothes, books etc (mattresses and tyres are extra)
  • Soil, concrete, bricks, tiles (reduced rates for 100% loading)
  • Light builder’s waste – timber, plaster, metal, plastic
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6m3This skip bin is also a great option for householders, builder’s landscapers – it is our most popular bin size.
This size is the maximum you can go with heavy waste:

  • Soil (cleanfill, dirt, mud)
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Tiles
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8m3This bin is very common for internal demolition jobs (timber, plaster, wires etc) and is also common for house moves, deceased estates and household rennovations. We can not take heavy waste in any bin larger than a 6m3.328
10m3This bin is very common for internal demolition jobs (timber, plaster, wires etc) and is also common for house moves, deceased estates and household rennovations. We can not take heavy waste in any bin larger than a 6m3.4010
12m3This bin is very common for internal demolition jobs (timber, plaster, wires etc) and is also common for house moves, deceased estates and household rennovations. We can not take heavy waste in any bin larger than a 6m3.4812
15m3This bin is very common for internal demolition jobs (timber, plaster, wires etc) and is also common for house moves, deceased estates and household rennovations. We can not take heavy waste in any bin larger than a 6m3.5617
20m3A popular skip bin for factory and office cleanups as well as full internal house demolitions.7022