9: Acceptable Waste Types
General Rubbish Including- Furniture, Timer, Clothes, Household items, Office Materials & Electrical Goods.
Building Rubbish- Plaster, Timber, Carpet, Steel, Building Rubbish
Green Waste- Gardening Waste, Trees
10: Items that will incur an extra fee
Tires- Car, 4×4 & Motorcycle tires- $20 per tire
Truck Tires– $30 per Tire
Mattresses- $100 Per Mattress (Ute removal, no skip space used)
East Coast Skip Bins also offers a fortnightly large rubbish collection. Simply call and book in your items and we will let you know of our next collection date.
11: Prohibited Waste
Under no circumstances do we allow any dangerous materials to be discarded in our Skip Bins. These dangerous materials include but are not limited to materials like ASBESTOS, CHEMICALS, POISONS, BATTERIES, PAINT, FOOD & BIOLOGIACL WASTE, MEDICAL WASTE, LIQUIDS, RADIOACTIVE WASTE, GAS BOTTLES, SPRAY CANS. If any of these materials are found in our bins at the time of collection, they will be removed, and an extra charge will be applied to the customer. If these materials are found in the skip after they have been tipped the customer will face heavy decontamination charges payable immediately.
12. Skip Bin Load Limit
East Coast Skip Bins has 2 price options for different waste removal needs, these options are from 0 – 500 kg, and 500kg – 1,000 kg (1-tonne Maximum Capacity) and is specified at the time of booking. Once filled, all skip bins are weighed at the dump on a weighbridge. Overweight skips will result in a fine of $35.00 per 100 kgs. And a separate invoice will be sent.
13. Full List of Terms and Conditions
By placing an order with East Coast Skip Bin for the hire of one of our skip bins, the hirer agrees to the following terms and conditions as part of the Rental Agreement. It is crucial that hirers use East Coast Skip Bins carefully. If you have any queries, phone us at 1300 ECSKIP (1300 327 547) after carefully reading them.
14. To the Customer
The terms and conditions are part of this legally binding agreement, including hirer’s disclaimer from all liability for injury and damage.
14.1 The following are considered hazardous waste and are not acceptable for disposal in the East Coast Skip Bin:
- Radioactive waste
- Medical waste.
- Grease trap waste
- Contaminated soil
- Used oil filters
- Containers filled with oil
It should be noted that asbestos is a highly hazardous chemical. Incorrect asbestos disposal may result in criminal charges. The hirer is responsible for any asbestos discovered in the trailer skip. The expense of asbestos disposal is the hirer’s responsibility and might run into the hundreds of dollars.East Cast Skip Bin’s are designed to hold common rubbish. They are not designed to handle heavy debris such as concrete, mud, bricks, boulders, rubble, sand, soil, tiles, or anything else of the sort. This type of heavy rubbish must not exceed 5 wheelbarrow loads per bin.
14.2 East Coast Skip Bins has 2 price options for different waste removal needs, these options are from 0 – 500 kg, and 500kg – 1,000 kg (1-tonne Maximum Capacity) and is specified at the time of booking. Once filled, all skip bins are weighed at the dump on a weighbridge. Overweight skips will result in a fine of $35.00 per 100 kgs. And a separate invoice will be sent.
14.3 In extreme circumstances of excess weight, we may be unable to transport the trailer due to road authority restrictions, or the skip bin may be too heavy to empty. In this case, the hirer will be charged for an extra bin (or bins) and will be responsible for segregating the waste into various bins in order to meet the weight restriction.
14.4 The hirer is liable for any fines imposed on the trailer skip bin while it is in his or her possession. Fines for illegally parking the trailer bin or overloading the trailer are two examples.
14.5 The replacement value of the trailer hired is $8,500. The hirer agrees to this value in the signing of the hire agreement.
14.6 All risks as stipulated in the terms and conditions of hire pass to the hirer on the signing of the hire agreement and when the trailer leaves the physical possession and control of East Coast Skip Bins . The hirer indemnifies East Coast Skip Bins and shall keep it and its officers and employees indemnified in respect of:
- Any loss or damage (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis) from any act, omission, or breach of this agreement or any law or regulation by the hirer, its officers, or employees or any person permitted by the the hirer to use the trailer,
- Any claims by any person for injury to person or property, including consequential loss, arising from the use of the trailer.
14.7 The owner (East Coast Skip Bins) shall not be liable for any injuries caused to the hirer, their agents or any third parties arising out of the use of the trailer during the hire period.
14.8 The owner (East Coast Skip Bins) shall not be liable for any consequential losses arising out of the use of the trailer or inability to use the trailer.
14.9 The hirer is liable if the trailer is stolen, damaged or involved in an accident during the period of hire, whilst the trailer is both attached and detached from any vehicle. Any items carried or stored in the trailer are entirely the hirer’s responsibility, as are any accidents arising from the use of the trailer or any injury sustained to the hirer or any other third party.
14.10 The hirer agrees to pay East Coast Skip Bins in full the value of the trailer should it be stolen, lost, destroyed, confiscated and/or impounded. This amount shall become payable at the end of the hire period. East Coast Skip Bins reserves the right to charge the full daily hire rate to the hirer until such monies are paid in full.
14.11 The hirer shall notify East Coast Skip Bins if the equipment requires any repairs or adjustments, and shall not authorise any individual to carry out any repairs or adjustments without East Coast Skip Bins prior consent. The hirer uses the trailer at his or her own risk, and the manufacturer’s stated tolerances must not be exceeded
14.12 The hirer must inspect the trailer and agree that it is in functioning order. The hirer acknowledges that the rental equipment was received in excellent functioning order and that it will be returned in the same order, with normal wear and tear accepted.
14.13 The hirer further agrees that if the trailer is not returned to East Coast Skip Bins at the conclusion of the rental period, copies of the documents provided to East Coast Skip Bins for identification reasons may be forwarded to the Police to aid in their investigations. If the trailer is not returned at the conclusion of the hiring period, it will be reported to the police as stolen, and the hirer will be considered to be unlawfully in possession of the trailer from the time the signed hire agreement expires.
14.14 The hirer also agrees to pay solicitors fees and court costs involved on behalf of East Coast Skip Bins in their having to take any legal action to recover either the trailer, the value of the trailer or repair costs through the hirer not complying with the terms and conditions of hire.
14.15 If any payments are not made upon collection of the skip, the contents will be returned to the hirer on their property.
14.16 East Coast Skip Bins may serve notices at the address stated in the agreement.
15. Late Payment Fees
All hirers MUST pay by the agreed payment terms at the time of the booking.
East Coast Skip Bins reserves the right to charge a credit card previously used for any outstanding amounts without prior notice.
East Coast Skip Bins reserves the right to charge an interest fee and administration fee on any outstanding amounts.
The interest rate is 5% of the total amount outstanding charged weekly plus a $50 administration charge.
The hirer agrees that any costs incurred in the collection of outstanding amounts including the fees of a debt collection agency and all associated court and legal costs are at the expense of the hirer.