3-yard Skip Hire

For jobs where you will only be producing a small amount of waste, a 3-yard skip hire may be one of the best waste disposal solutions. They are one of the most affordable skips available, and the largest of the mini skip range.

How much does a 3-yard skip cost to hire?

There are a number of factors that influence the price of skip hire, from the location where you require the skip to the number of skip providers nearby. The price of hiring a 3-yard skip normally ranges from £75 to £120.

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How much waste can a 3-yard skip hold?

A 3-yard skip can hold approximately 35 black bin bags worth of waste. This is often sufficient space for smaller domestic jobs, or as a secondary skip on commercial sites.

What are the dimensions of a 3-yard skip?

Whilst skip sizes do often vary between suppliers, an average 3-yard skip will have dimensions of 6ft (1.82m) Long x 4ft (1.22m) Wide x 3ft (0.91m) High.

What can I put into a 3-yard skip?

Most types of waste can be thrown into a 3-yard skip, including organic waste, furniture, metal, wood, plastic, domestic waste, rubble and much more. Items that you cannot throw into a skip include hazardous waste, asbestos, electrical items, gas cylinders, tyres, fluorescent bulbs and chemicals.

What types of jobs are 3-yard skips useful for?

There are a number of uses for mini skips, and they are among the most popular skips hired for domestic jobs. Although 3-yard skips aren’t as common or popular as 2-yard skips, their compact size makes them perfect when only small amounts of waste will be produced. They commonly used for home improvement jobs that require the convenience of an onsite waste removal solution, such as a garden clearance or bathroom refit.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

Avoiding the need for a skip permit can save you a considerable amount of money, with some permits costing more than £60. The price of a permit is determined by your local council, who are also responsible for issuing each skip permit. You will only require a permit if you place a skip on the council’s land, such as a public road. If you are able to place the skip on your own land, a permit will not be required.

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