Skip bins were invented a century ago

The first modern day skip bin made its appearance in the 1920’s.  The bins which resembled the coal mine skips were used in Southport, England to transport waste which eventually led to the invention of the modern skip bin business model. Skip bins took off in the property boom of the 1960s. They were incorporated into the waste management systems to cope with the growing populations. Skip bin hire companies are now very much part of modern day waste removal systems and play an important role in transporting the waste we generate to landfills, incinerators, and recycling plants. Without skip bins we would have no efficient method to remove the ever increasing waste modern society produces.

Skip Bin Rental industry is worth $2.5bn

The market size, measured by revenue, is $2.5bn  in 2022. The market size of the Skip Bin Rental industry in Australia has declined 1.0% per year on average between 2017 and 2022 and is expected to increase 2.5% in 2022.

Interesting Facts about Skip bins

There are more than 1000 skip bin companies in Australia

There are currently 1,110 businesses in Australia’s Skip Bin Rental Industry, which employs 8,240 people!

There is more than one type of skip bin

It may appear as though all skip bins are the same but that is not the case. Here are the different types of skip bins: Marrel skip bin, hook lift skip bin, mobile skip bin and skip bags.

Skip bins can vary in sizes

At Pro Skips Australia, we’re committed to making your rubbish removal as simple as possible with our 8 different skip bin sizes.

We understand that waste comes in all shapes and sizes, so we offer a flexible range of skip sizes to ensure your needs are met. With 8 bin sizes, we’re sure you’ll find the right choice to get your home, office or work site clean and clear again.

Skip bins are very heavy

The average small skip bin weighs around 250 kg when empty. Assuming this is a 2 cubic metre skip, you can imagine the weight of a 12 cubic metre skip!

At Pro Skips, we have skip bins in different sizes ranging from 2 cubic metre to 12 cubic metre. Get a free skip bin quote!



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Outstanding service. Notice was given when there was a change to the drop off time and the courtesy call to inform me my bin was on it's way.
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