What Is General Waste?

General waste comprises items that have no use and are comprised of many trash streams. So what is general waste? Although it includes the majority of things you may believe to be trash, it does not contain liquids or hazardous garbage. Other prohibited items when renting a skip bin include food, waste and dirt.

At Orange Bins, we handle all types of waste, including general waste and other types of waste. We have different skip bins for the collection of these wastes, and these are available in various sizes. You can hire the ones you need based on the waste you need to dispose of and its quantity.

What Is General Waste Skip Bin?

Listed below are acceptable and unacceptable items for a general rubbish bin rental. This list is not complete, but it includes the most frequent things considered general waste for skip bins in Australia.

  • Light household waste
  • Office waste

In the same way, it is necessary to know what constitutes general garbage. You must also be aware of what cannot be discarded in an available waste skip bin. This list includes the following items:

  • Construction waste
  • Demolition waste
  • Soil
  • Cleanfill/hardfill
  • Food items and food waste
  • Dangerous substances, including asbestos

Detailed List of General Waste

You can place all your general waste and other recyclable containers in the red skip bins, such as containers and bottles made of plastic and metal, including:

  • Disposable cutlery
  • Milk bottles and takeout containers
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Disposable coffee cups
  • Stationery includes pens, binders, and CD-ROMs
  • Plastic bags

Because certain disposable coffee cups are lined with plastic, they can’t really be placed in standard paper recycling bins. You must place all disposable coffee cups in red general garbage bins.

Approximately 80% of the general waste collected in these skip bins is recycled, including recyclables such as cans, bottles, and plastic containers that are separated by hand and machine.

We recognise that customers may need help determining which skip bins to hire, and our team is here to help you with all the information you need in What Is General Waste? For more information about our skip bins for general waste and other waste disposals, please call Orange Bins at 1300 767 006. You can also send us your queries via the online form on this page, and we will contact you soon. We are here to cater to all your skip bin hire needs.

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