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Waste Types

General Waste (light)

General waste can contain most light household or commercial waste. This is basically any waste except for concrete, bricks, roof tiles, aggregates, sand or soil In many areas General waste may also contain green waste as long as it is not heavy. Heavy tree trunks or Cocos palm trunks are likely to cause weight limits to be exceeded and should not be included. There are some variations from region to region as to what is considered general light waste and as such it is recommend that careful note be taken of the special instructions attached to each skip bin service definition.

Heavy general waste

Heavy waste usually contains hard and heavier materials such as concrete (including re-inforced), bricks tiles, sand, soil, rock, aggregates, gravel, stone, treated timber, tree trunks etc that are Non-Putresible (i.e. do not contain rotting substances).

Green Waste (garden clippings)

Green Waste, also often called garden waste or garden organics can includes: * Grass clippings * Leaves, weeds, flowers * Discarded leaf debris and prunings * Small quantities of fruit and vegetables attached to pruned vines or branches * Tree branches and logs (less than one metre long and 150mm in diameter) * Untreated timber

Brick or Concrete materials

Bricks and concrete may contain concrete, clay or concrete bricks, blocks or roof tiles. Separating loads of brick, concrete, roof tiles or metal helps to reduce your costs and helps the environment in reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfill.

Concrete only

Concrete for recycling

Masonry Materials

Masonry materials are clay based building materials such as roof tiles, bricks or clay pavers. Mortar from brick can be included but no concrete.

Asbestos waste

Asbestos and fibro materials

Clean Fill

Clean Fill otherwise know as Virgin Excavated Natural Material can contain natural material such as clay, gravel, sand, soil or rock and fines that have been excavated from areas that are not contaminated with manufactured chemicals or process residues, as a result of industrial, commercial, mining or agricultural activities. The definition of clean fill can vary between area and service providers so it is always best to read the service definition for each service carefully.

Cardboard and Paper

Cardboard and Paper suitable for recycling including: * Office paper * Bulk file cleanouts * Cardboard * Documents * Book & Magazine

Plasterboard and Gyprock

Plasterboard and Gyprock

Timber

Timber

Scrap Metal

Scrap metal can include any unwanted metal items such as car scrap, household items like whitegoods, washing machines, fridges, roof sheeting or guttering, industrial metal wastes or farm scrap. No limitation on includsion of ferrous or nn-ferrous metals.

Hard-fill

Clean hard fill consists only of reinforced or non-reinforced concrete, asphalt concrete, brick, block, tile, stone and/or sand.

Special Waste