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What can go into a skip bin? Dos and Don’ts

Allowed Waste Types

Mixed Household Waste

Most general household waste, cardboard, clothes, toys, plastic, metal, light timber.

Mixed Building Waste

Waste from household or industrial renovations including mixed concrete (dry), bricks, tiles, timber, gyprock, plastic, general building waste.

Household Appliances

Including white goods (fridges, washing machines, dryers, etc.) and kitchen goods.


Including household furniture, tables, chairs, bed bases, sofas and more.

Green Waste

Organic waste including grass and tree clippings, branches, woodchips, bark and untreated light timber. Tree branches and trunks (up to 300mm in diameter).

Carpet and underlay

Waste Types Incurring Additional Costs



Pianos or Pool Tables

Gas Bottles

Ceramic Floor and Wall Tiles

Artificial Lawn, Sports- or Playground Surfaces

Tree Stumps / Palm Trunks (Clean)

Over 300mm in diameter

Ceramic Floor and Wall Tiles

Artificial Lawn, Sports- or Playground Surfaces

Prohibited Waste Types

Heavy charges may apply if any of the following items are discovered in your skip bin. L&D Brown Skip Bin Hire reserves the right to refuse pickup.

Oil heaters

Silica dust

Food & liquids

Asbestos Waste

Unless in a special asbestos waste bin

Fibro (compressed or not)

Including fibro cement sheeting

Liquids, chemicals, resin

Including paint and spray cans

Medical Waste

Including needles, syringes, soiled dressings, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices or radioactive materials

Batteries of any kind

Including car, lithium, electric tool, toy or any other batteries

Fire extinguishers

Including paint and spray cans