When it comes to the management of construction waste, skip bins provide an efficient and cost-effective solution. However, the first step to getting the most out of your construction skip bin is hiring the right one. There are multiple options available, so you have to think about a few things first to narrow down your search. Below is an overview of some of the major considerations you have to make when selecting a construction skip bin for rubbish removal.
The Type of Waste You Are Disposing Of
Skip bins are designed for different types of waste. It's important to sort out your waste first before choosing a construction skip bin. Are you disposing of soils, general waste or inert materials such as ceramics, concrete and aggregates? Perhaps you have recyclable materials such as timber, metals and plasterboard. Take account of all these types of wastes. Hiring the wrong skip bin will only result in additional costs. That's because you may incur some fines, and you will still have to spend to hire another skip bin. Therefore, you need to be as specific as possible regarding the type of waste you intend to get rid of. Keep in mind also that there are restrictions on the type of waste that goes into skip bins. Some materials such as asbestos may not be permitted into skip bins or may require their own specialised bins because they are hazardous.
The Location of Your Construction Site
The location of your construction site can also make all the difference when it comes to the choice of skip bins. That's because the location determines how accessible the site is. It can also determine how easy it will be to obtain permits. If you are in a location where obtaining a skip bin permit is quite hard because of council restrictions or difficulty in accessing the site, you can consider wait-and-load skip bin services. With these services, the skip will be delivered to your site. The skip bin company will then wait for you to load your construction waste and leave as soon as the bin is filled. Wait-and-load skip bin services also come in handy when you have tight project schedules.
It is usually advisable that you order your skip bin in advance, keeping in mind the quantity as well as the type of waste you will be disposing of. That's because some companies may charge you more for orders made on short notice.