Using Pooraka Dump vs Hiring a Skip Bin

You might think you’re saving money by taking your own waste to the dump, but here are the facts of using Pooraka dump vs skip bin hire side by side, so you can make an informed choice.


  1. Pooraka Location
  2. Pooraka Services
  3. Pooraka Dump Opening Hours
  4. Pooraka Dump Prices vs Skip Hire Prices
  5. Conclusion

Pooraka Location

A northern suburb 12km from the CBD, Pooraka is accessible via the arterial Main North Road. A mostly commercial area, it does have parks and recreation areas like the dog-friendly Lindblom Park, urban forest wetlands project “The Paddock”, and is the entry point to the famous Dry Creek trail. The Pooraka Resource Recovery centre is located on Research Road where you can dispose of hard waste by truck.

Pooraka Services

  • Donate good quality items for reuse
  • Recycle a variety of items
  • Dispose of general waste
  • Deposit large amounts of green waste for composting
  • ‘Detox’ your home

Pooraka Dump Opening Hours

  • 8am – 4pm
  • 7 days a week

Of course, if you hire a skip bin, it will be delivered to and collected from your site, so there’s no need for you to take time out of your day to visit Pooraka during its opening hours.

Pooraka Dump Prices vs Skip Hire Prices


It might seem like the cheaper option to transport waste to the dump yourself, but if you consider all the factors above, you may begin to see that hiring a skip bin is the better option.


Hire a skip bin from Just Skips online in 4 easy steps:


  1. Go to order a skip & enter your suburb
  2. Pick your skip bin and how long you’ll need it for
  3. Choose your waste type
  4. Enter in your delivery details and then wait for your bin to be delivered

At Just Skips, we have skip bins for all types of waste – from garden waste removal to renovation waste removal. For any type of job, big or small, long term skip hire or short term skip hire, give us a call on 08 8255 6677.

Skip hire from $250*

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