What is Zero Waste & How Do You Start Living a Zero Waste Life?

A zero waste lifestyle is a sustainable way of life that helps keep our planet clean. Find out why it’s important & how you can easily start with our top tips.

What is illegal dumping and what are its effects?

Illegal dumping is costing local councils a lot of money each year. Learn what classifies as illegal dumping and the toll its taking on our communities.

The 4 most common mistakes people make when they hire a skip

Just Skips helps make waste removal as easy as possible but there are 4 common mistakes that people make when hiring a skip that can affect the experience.

How to Prepare Your Home for Fire Danger Season

Preparing your home before fire danger season arrives is the best defence against bushfires. Learn how you can protect your family & home with our top tips.

How to Dispose of Broken Glass Safely

Steps to disposing of broken glass safely Protect yourself with appropriate footwear and gloves Seal glass in a box, plastic bags or wrap it in several sheets of newspaper Tape up any cracked glass such as mirrors, dinner plates, or drinking glasses to prevent it shattering Break down larger glass objects Clearly label the package, […]

How Do You Throw Away Batteries?

When cleaning up or decluttering your home, you are bound to come across a hoard of old batteries that no longer work, whether it’s a drawer full or scattered throughout toys and appliances. Many people frequently throw out their old batteries in their general waste bin. However, the composition of batteries contains heavy metals and […]

Where to Dispose of Dirt and Rocks

The new year is already well underway, and it’s time to get your hands dirty by starting to complete some of those projects that have been on the cards for a while. If you’re planning on getting some serious work done on your property like adding a fountain in the garden, installing a pool in […]

How to Dispose of a Mattress

How to safely & responsibly dispose of a mattress Here are some options you have to dispose of a mattress. Hire a skip bin Put out for hard rubbish collection Donate it to the community Take to a professional recycling plant Need more details? Read on! Once that brand new, extra comfortable, dream–inducing mattress arrives […]

4 Simple Options for Getting Rid of Old Furniture

If you are moving to a new house, have purchased some new and exciting furniture for your home, or are a student constantly recycling other people’s furniture or being given hand-me-downs to replace your current household items you will occasionally find yourself at odds when figuring out what to do with your old furniture. And […]

How to Declutter Your House in Just One Day

Are you in urgent need of a home decluttering? Do you need to make space or clean up for a special quickly or simply wish to declutter your home because you can’t stand how much stuff you have filling up you home anymore? Here at Just Skips we understand and we have you covered. No […]