40-yard Skip Hire

The 40-yard skip is the largest skip size available. These skips are extremely large, and are useful for industrial sized amounts of waste. They are almost always hired by commercial clients who have high waste removal needs and require the convenience of having onsite rubbish disposal.

How much does a 40-yard skip cost to hire?

The average cost of hiring a 40-yard skip is between £400 to £500. There are a number of factors that can impact the cost of hiring a skip, including your geographic location within the UK, the number of local providers fighting for your business and even the type of waste you will be throwing away.

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How much waste can a 40-yard skip hold?

In simple terms, these skips can hold a lot of waste, and are more than large enough for most projects. A 40-yard skip can hold approximately 440 black bin bags worth of waste.

What are the dimensions of a 40-yard skip?

As they are the largest skips available, they also require the most space to be supplied at your location. The average dimensions of a 40-yard skip are 20ft (2.29m) Long x 8ft (1.52m) Wide x 8.5ft (1.07m) High. Remember that some skip providers have slightly differing skip dimensions, but the capacity will remain the same.

What can I put into a 40-yard skip?

Items that are permitted inside a skip include wood, organic waste, metal, furniture, rubble, domestic waste, plastic and much more. Items that are prohibited in most skips include asbestos, hazardous waste, fluorescent bulbs, chemicals, electrical items, tyres and paint.

What types of jobs are 40-yard skips useful for?

These large skips are suitable for large and bulky waste, and are most commonly used for large construction projects that produce a considerable amount of waste. These skips can be used by both commercial and domestic clients, but are most commonly used by commercial consumers due to their large capacity.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

If you will be placing the skip on council owned land, then you will require a skip permit. Skip permits can cost between £15 and £60 and are normally obtained by your skip provider. If you are able to put the skip on your own property, or privately owned land, you will not require a skip permit.

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