What size skip do I need?

21 July 2017

Our online skip hire service is designed to make your life as hassle free as possible. Simply choose your skip, pick a delivery date and await it’s arrival! But with a range of skips available at different sizes and capacities, it could be tricky to decide which is best for you.

To make choosing your skip as quick and easy as possible, our waste disposal experts have put together a simple breakdown of our skip sizes and what type of project they’re best suited to!

4 yard skips – 3 cubic metres
With a capacity of around 30 bin bags, our 4 yard skip is ideal for use during small residential projects such as garden clear-outs or bathroom refurbishments.
6 yard skips – 6.5 cubic metres
If you’re looking to hire a skip for domestic use, or even for light commercial work, this is the ideal choice for you. The 6 yard skip holds around 60 bin bags of waste.
8 yard skips  – 6 cubic metres
For those completing larger residential projects such as full house renovations, or even small commercial projects such as an office refurbishment, the 8 yard skip is the ideal choice for you and can hold a capacity of around 60-80 bin bags. 

10 yard skips – 7.65 cubic metres
The 10 yard skip holds a capacity of around 80-100 bins bags, making it a great all-rounder for all projects, both residential and commercial. This size is also available with an enclosed cover for those looking to hire a skip with added security.
12 yard skips – 9.18 cubic metres
With a capacity of 100-120 bin bags, this skip size is the perfect solution for building sites and large residential projects. The 12 yard skip is also available with an enclosed lid for added security. 

Order a skip today for delivery tomorrow!

We are an experienced team of recycling specialists based in Dorset and Oxfordshire, with expertise in all areas of recycling and waste disposal ranging from cardboard recycling and End of Life Vehicle Collection, to trade waste disposal and metal recycling. For more information about our skip hire and recycling services, or for further advice on how you can make a difference at home, contact our team on 01202 675564 today.

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