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What Can You Put In A Mini Skip?

What Can You Put In A Mini Skip?

Hiring a skip bin is an excellent way to manage your waste both efficiently and conveniently. Mini skip bins are ideal for small-scale projects like minor home renovations, garden clean-ups, and house decluttering. However, it’s important to know what types of waste can be safely disposed of in a mini skip bin. So, exactly what can you put in a mini skip? Let’s find out below.


  1. What can you put in a mini skip bin?
  2. FAQs

What can you put in a mini skip bin?

General household waste

Mini skips are a convenient and efficient way to dispose of most general household items. It can be difficult to dispose of household waste through regular services, so hiring a mini skip can help address this issue!


General household items that can be disposed of in a mini skip are:


  • Boxes
  • Clothes
  • Toys
  • Carpet
  • Rugs

Furniture and appliances


Mini skips can be an efficient way to dispose of old furniture when you’re decluttering, renovating, or just cleaning up. Items that are accepted as mini skip bin waste:


  • Office furniture
  • Chairs
  • Desks
  • Cabinets
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • DVD players
  • Lamps
  • Microwaves
  • White goods


(Excludes TVs & electronic equipment)


Garden Waste

Getting rid of garden waste can be a real pain. Our small green waste skip bins can make your life a whole lot easier. It provides a hassle free way to get rid of your garden waste in a responsible and eco-friendly way. Garden waste you can put in a mini skip:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Branches
  • Wood chips
  • Bark
  • Other organic waste material

Bricks & Concrete

If you’re undertaking a minor home renovation project, small skip hire can help. Bricks, concrete and other similar materials can be challenging to dispose of, but mini skip hire offers a practical solution.


Construction materials that can go into a mini skip include:


  • Bricks
  • Pavers
  • Crushed concrete (any size, as long as it fits in the skip bin)
  • Ceramic, concrete and wall tiles
  • Roof tiles
  • Ceramic (including ceramic toilets & sinks)

There you go, we hope this helped answer your question: what can you put in a mini skip? At Just Skips, we provide cheap mini skips starting at $250 for 7 day hire! If you have any questions about skip hire in Adelaide, the team is here to help! Give us a call on 08 8255 6677 or contact us online today!


What cannot be thrown in a mini skip?

It’s important to note that while mini skip bins are suitable for a wide range of waste types, some materials cannot be put in a skip. These include:

Can you put sand in a mini skip?

We do allow sand to be disposed of in our mini skips. However, we also offer dedicated skips for sand removal to ensure the safe and efficient disposal of this material. If you have a large amount of sand to dispose of, we recommend reviewing our range of skip bin sizes.


Can you put a mattress in a mini skip bin?

At Just Skips, we do allow mattresses to be disposed of in our skip bins. However, it’s important to note that additional charges apply. This is due to the springs in the mattress making it a more complex recycling process. If your mattress is foam, no additional fees will apply on top of your skip bin hire.

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