MOST things can be put into a skip bin. From your building projects to your household spring cleaning, we have skip bins in Waitakere that can take almost anything – but there are some exceptions. See below which skip bins can take what kind of rubbish.
GENERAL WASTE SKIP BINS:
Yes: Most regular household items and materials
No: Food items, dusty items (unless bagged), tyres, LPG bottles, asbestos, polystyrene, oils, paints, hazardous liquids and chemicals, any hard fill items such as rocks, bricks, dirt and concrete.
GREEN WASTE SKIP BINS:
Yes: Plant-based materials such as shrubs, trees, flowers, leaves, branches, stumps, weeds, roots and other garden materials.
No: Anything that is not plant-based, such as sizeable quantities of dirt or earth, any household items, chemicals, furniture, general waste etc.
HARD FILL SKIP BINS:
Yes: Hard waste only such as bricks, concrete, soil, dirt, tar-seal.
No: General waste, plant matter, trees, household items, chemicals, liquids, contaminants, furniture, etc.