Decluttering Your Home with the help of a Skip Bin

You might be moving out of your current home, or just in need of fresh start, whatever the reason you’ve decided to Spring Clean & Declutter your home, hiring a skip bin will help you get the job done! Decluttering can mean a large amount of general waste you no longer want, so hiring a skip bin is wise, cost-effective, and time-saving decision to make your job easier. Hiring a skip bin for your deep clean helps you to concentrate on the important job of collecting your clutter. Our skip bins come in sizes from 3 to 12 cubic meter to help make your experience as hassle-free as possible. It’s a good idea to gather your clutter so that you can correctly estimate what size bin you’ll need.

We’re here to help with some decluttering tips:

Both you and the environment will be feeling cleaner and refreshed when your declutter is complete!

We suggest using the 3 pile system and going room by room.

1. Things you’ve decided to keep and reorganize.

2. Things you no longer need but can be donated to others or recycled.

3. Things that you no longer want, to go into your Your Skip bin.

Decluttering room by room

We’re here to help with some tips for your room by room home clean-up.

Here’s a list of some of the possible things to go into your piles:

  • Bed
  • Clothes
  • Bedding and Accessories
  • Unused Toys.
  • Bedside tables and drawers.
  • Bathroom
  • Old Cleaning Products
  • Out-of-Date Medicines and Beauty Products
  • Kitchen
  • Old Cooking Utensils and Cookware
  • Cookbooks
  • Old Cleaning Products
  • Out of Date Foods and Spices
  • Living Room
  • Dvds/CDs/VHS Tapes
  • Old Paperwork
  • Old Toys
  • Magazines and Books
  • Garage/Storage Room/Shed

We’ve saved the best for last. We know often the Garage(or storage room) becomes the go-to place for all those things you don’t use in your home anymore, but haven’t wanted to get rid of…Until now!.

Decluttering your garage might take some time, so before you begin the 3 pile system here, we recommend you sorting everything into groups. Maybe you have more than enough of the same tool or another thing you didn’t realise you have?


Follow our tips and check out our handy skip bin size estimator below or simply give us a call if you need help figuring out what size skip bin you need.

We’re here to help!

Call us now on 0433398642 and get a YourSkip bin delivered to you today!


hassle free cost effective skip bin hire

At YourSkip we want to make your skip bin hire experience as hassle-Free as possible and Cost-Effective for you! So here are some tips to help:


At YourSkip, we have from 4 to 12 cubic meter sized skip bins available for your job.

To help get the best size bin for your needs, it might help to measure how much waste you have. You can then use the chart on our home page to choose the best size skip bin for your job. This also makes it more cost-effective for you, as the cost increases with the size of the skip bin.


To Separate or Not To Separate

The cost of your skip bin is also determined by the type of waste you need the skip bin for. Heavier items, like bricks and concrete, will incur the most charges, as a per weight charge will need to be added. On the other hand, lighter and more easily recyclable items, like Green Waste will cost the least.

If you have more than one type of waste, give us a call, as it may be more cost-effective for you to order more than 1 skip bin than to mix the waste types, and have the weight of the heavier items become an issue.

These items can go in will incur an extra charge:

  • Mattresses
  • Tyres


Here at YourSkip, we’re pretty easy going about the length of time you might need the skip bin for. If you need it, we’ll happily give you extra time to finish filling the skip bin, and we’ll come to pick it up when it’s full.

Don’t forget, YourSkip offers SAME DAY DELIVERY of YourSkip Bin!

We’re ready when you are!


  • Asbestos
  • Liquid Waste
  • Dangerous Goods including explosives, oil, paint, solvents poisons and pesticides.
  • Human or Animal Waste
  • Food
  • Batteries
  • Gas bottles
  • Loading the Skip Bin

Its important to load the skip bin evenly to keep the bin balanced and prevent the bin from tipping over and possibly causing damage. To also help prevent tipping, its best to put any heavy items at the bottom of the skip bin. This can also help you with filling the bin properly and cost-effectively, as you can use the space in-between the big items to fill with smaller items.

Don’t overfill the bin

Its important that the skip bin is filled correctly. An over-filled skip bin could be especially dangerous, and even illegal in some areas. Over-filled skip bins increase the risk of spillage while the bin is being transported and this could be dangerous while on the road. At Your Skip, our 8 cubic and 12 cubic meter skip bins have “Do not fill above this line” lines in them indicating the fill limit of the bin. With our other sized skip bins, it’s very important to not fill the bin above the top rim.

To stay on the side of safety, please resist the urge to crush or squash the waste to try to make more room. This could result in injury to you if they are any sharp objects in the skip bin such as glass or wood.


Your job or project, whether big or small should be a rewarding experience.

Choosing to hire a Your Skip bin is a Safe, Cost-Effective, Convenient and Eco-Friendly way to help get your job done!

Following our tips to a hassle-free skip bin hire gives you maximum value and rewards for your project.

For Hassle-Free skip bin hire:

Call YourSkip today! on 0433398642


Reduce Reuse Recycle skip bin hire

Your skip is an environmentally friendly skip bin hire business. We’re committed to a sustainable future and strive to be 100% environmental friendly.

Australia is doing a great job too when it comes to recycling! Regular clean-ups and recycling not only helps the environment, but helps us tode-clutter our homes as well, and don’t forget this helps in de-cluttering our minds as well and gives us an over all better feeling in our lives.

Most of us know the most common recyclable items are glass, plastic, aluminium, paper, and cardboard. There are many other household items that can be recycled too, and one of the most important categories of these is hazardous materials. Hazardous materials include items such as batteries, paint, electronics, pesticides, and motor oil. It’s especially important to recycle these materials because of they often contain toxic chemicals that can leach into the soil or groundwater.

Recyclable Metal – almost all metal can be recycled! This includes items such as cars, Fire extinguishers, metal appliances, keys and of course, aluminium cans.

Other items you might find surprising that can be recycled include:

· Corks

· Inhalers

· Eyeglasses

· Toothbrushes

· Toilets and other Porcelain fixtures

..and many other items.

A Brief History of Recycling:

The World

Its commonly thought that Humans began recycling as early as the Bronze Age(3000BC) and became much more common in the times of Ancient Greece(400BC). It was also around this time that the very first rubbish dump was built.

Around 1031AD, Japan started the first paper recycling in the world, and by 1690 the first mill was opened in the USA.

With the industrial revolution and the discovery of bacteria the 19th century, people were starting to become aware of sanitary and non-sanitary conditions, and in 1884 in Paris, the citizens were given a closed container to deposit their waste, and the Rubbish bin was born.

During World War 2, the need for recycling became crucial, with scrap metals being melted down to make weapons, and people started to hang on to whatever they had like clothes and buttons in hope of selling or re-using these items.

In 1970, the Mobius Strip, the symbol for recycling was born and by 1973 the first recycling centre for plastic materials began in the USA.

In Australia

Recycling in Australia has been recorded as early as the 1800s and the first paper mill was built in 1815. In 1915 BHP first started recycling steel, and in Melbourne, waste paper collection from households began in the 1920s. In 2011 The National Television and Computer Scheme were introduced and electronic waste services were mandated.

Today Australia is a leader in recycling paper and cardboard, with over 87% of it recycled annually and every week in Australia, 17.5 million steel cans are recycled, enough to build 900 cars. However, we could do more, while approximately 350 million handheld batteries (laptops, mobile phones, power tools etc.) are consumed each year. Only 4%of these are recycled, even though the batteries can be used infinitely.

In conclusion, it’s very important to treat your waste disposal seriously, so it doesn’t end up in the sea or as dangerous landfill. Surprisingly, its food waste that makes up the majority of waste that is sent to landfill, risking global warming through methane that leaks into the soil.

So when you’re cleaning your home, you need to seriously and carefully consider what items can be recycled and for the things that you can’t recycle, or have trouble sorting out yourself, you can use our skip bin hire service!

For environmentally friendly skip bin hire in Brisbane call YourSkip today!

0433 398 642