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Skip Size Guide

Skips for all projects of all sizes

2 Yard – Mini Skip
Skip Size

A 2-yard skip can hold approximately 20 bags of material, these smaller skips are most frequently used for home projects such as DIY, gardening, and clearing out your house.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

4 Yard – Mini Skip
Skip Size

This size is big enough to use for larger domestic projects as it can hold 40 bags of waste. A 4-yard skip is useful for house renovations, newly built houses, and greater garden projects.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

6 Yard – Midi Builders Skip
Skip Size

The ‘builders’ skip is, as the name suggests, designed for builder’s waste on construction or demolition sites. This includes inert waste such as sand, concrete or soil. It can hold 60 bin bags worth of waste.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

8 Yard – Midi Builders Skip
Skip Size

The 8-yard skip can handle bulky items from building sites or large domestic projects, such as landscaping and renovations. This skip has a capacity of about 80 bags.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

12 Yard – Large Skip
Skip Size

In our 12-yard skip you can easily fit items of a greater size such as paving slabs, which is ideal for household clearances, construction projects, and landscaping waste. It can cater for up to 120 bags.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

12 Yard – Enclosed Skip
Skip Size

This type has all the benefits of a normal large skip, such as its capacity for bigger loads, but it also has the advantage of being enclosed. This means it prevents unauthorised access and  you can remove hazardous materials safely. It can also hold up to 140 bags of waste.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

14 Yard – Large Skip
Skip Size

Our 14-yard skips are frequently used for demolition and construction waste, and other large loads of bulky items. A skip like this can handle up to 140 bin bags.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

20 Yard – Roll-on/roll-off Container
Skip Size

A roll-on/roll-off container is designed for trade use, and removal of heavy construction waste. This skip can hold an impressive 200 bags of waste, which is why it requires removal by a truck.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

35 Yard – Roll-on/roll-off Enclosed Container
Skip Size

A roll-on/roll-off enclosed container can hold even more than the open one, with a capacity of 350 bags. It is perfect for confidential materials, or waste which must be kept dry, and it prevents theft.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

40 Yard – Roll-on/roll-off Container
Skip Size

This is the largest skip we offer, and can hold up to 400 bags of waste. It is capable of waste removal for the biggest clearance projects, and can hold impressive quantities of bricks, soil, timber, or even concrete.

Skip content must not exceed the height of the skip

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Why Choose Smith Recycling?

  • Cost effective, compliant disposal & recycling service
  • Fully licensed waste carriers with years of industry experience
  • We offer a broad range of skip sizes to suit all projects
  • Domestic & trade welcome

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