Frequently Asked Questions
What types of skip bins do we hire out?
All of our bins are the “Marrell” type skips – these bins just get lifted off the back of the truck and get placed on the ground.
What are the costs to hire a mini skip bin?
It all depends on the size of the skip bin and your individual requirements. You can call Steven on 0419 378 558 or use the contact form for more information.
How high can I fill my skip bin?
All of our bins clearly state “Fill to rim only”. Skip bins should never be filled above the rim.
The skip bin should be loaded carefully to avoid materials falling out while in transit.
We can get fined for unsafe and/or overweight loads.
If you do not have enough room in your skip bin, you may consider reloading it or ordering an extra bin.
What areas do you deliver to?
Skip bin hire is available to all areas in the Tamar Valley, along with some of the surrounding areas. for more information view our Service Areas page.
When can my bin be delivered?
Skip bin deliveries are available 7 days a week, Monday to Saturday. If you require a bin ASAP, we also offer a same day delivery service .
What payment methods do you accept?
Payment for skip bin hire can be made by Cash, EFTPOS, VISA and Mastercard. We do not operate charge accounts at this point in time.
Can you deliver and leave the bin on the street or nature strip?
In most cases you will require a permit to leave a skip bin on council property, such as the street or nature strip. Contact your local council for more information.
Will your truck fit down my driveway?
As a general rule we request that you leave a clearance area of about 4 metres in height and 3 metres in width for problem free unloading. Our trucks are quite large so please ensure there are no sharp bends, overhanging branches or electrical wires restricting access.
When do you collect the bin??
A bin collection date is normally arranged at the time of booking or upon delivery. Bins are normally picked up 3 -5 days after delivery.
If due to unforeseen circumstances you require the bin for a longer period of time please call us ASAP.
If you require your bin collected earlier please call Steven on 0418 378 558.
Does the waste collected in your skip bins get recycled?
At Launceston Bin Hire we are very environmentally conscious, we do the utmost possible to reduce the impact of waste on the environment. About 80% of all waste collected by us goes through waste transfer stations and gets recycled.