Choosing the right type of skip bin to clear your domestic or commercial waste often becomes a serious problem. Skip hire services are required for numerous reasons, such as moving your home, garden waste disposal, or commercial waste management. Irrespective of whether you’re a homeowner or business owner, it’s always safe to hire a licensed and accredited skip hire company that’s trusted for offering trustworthy service.

Before availing of these services, it’s always important to know about the safety guidelines and precautions which you must keep in mind while choosing the right type of skip bins. Following here is an overview of the things you shouldn’t keep in skip bins and different types available.

What should you never keep in skip bins?

Some of the items and waste materials which you should never keep in skip bins are:

  • Liquid waste such as chemicals, oils, paints, and thinners
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • LPG gas cylinders
  • Putrescible waste such as food waste, pet waste, nappies etc
  •  Batteries
  •  E-waste
  • Hazardous waste

What are the different types of skips available?

Skip hire companies offer a range of options depending on your individual needs and the types of waste to dispose of. Here’s a brief on the different types of skip bins.

Mini skips

These 3-yard mini skips are ideal for smaller households and can be placed outside your home at your convenience. It can usually store around 45 garden waste bags or black bags at one time if you are planning to dispose smaller items.

Large skips

Large skips are ideal for long-term building projects and are available in 14 and 16 yard sizes. You can store up to 240 black bags and are fully enclosed, which ensures additional security.

Roll on/off skips

These skips are the best option for massive jobs like site clearances or industrial waste. They have an excessive large capacity. After they are completely filled, you can simply roll them straight onto the lorry, thereby eliminating the multiple trips, you need to take otherwise.

Final thoughts

Now that you are aware of the different types of skip bins available, it’s ideal for you to seek suggestions from the skip hire professionals to find out which one will serve your purpose best. We at Surrey Recycling Services are known for offering a range of tailored services to customers while focusing on their unique waste management needs. To know more about how we can help you, please talk to our representatives now.