red-ebins hazardosu materialRED-e Bins is accredited by Port Macquarie Hastings Council and as such we advise all our customers about what is allowed in a skip bin and more importantly what is considered a hazardous material.  In our Terms & Conditions the Customer agrees that no asbestos-based materials or hazardous materials including tyres, liquids, chemicals or gas bottles will be placed in the skip bins provided by RED-e Bins. Additionally no mechanical means will be used to compact the contents being placed in the skip bins.

Materials considered hazardous include:

  • acids
  • alkalis
  • arsenic-based products
  • batteries, cyanide
  • fire extinguishers
  • flammable liquids
  • fluorescent tubes
  • gas cylinders
  • general household chemicals
  • heavy metal compounds
  • hydrocarbons and fuels
  • intractable chemicals
  • smoke detectors
  • organo peroxides
  • oxidising agents
  • paints and varnishes
  • PCB materials
  • pesticides
  • poisons
  • reactives
  • solvents
  • toxics
  • tyres
  • photographic chemicals

Asbestos waste: It must be properly prepared and double wrapped in plastic and put in a separate skip bin for safe disposal at an approved council site. For a full list of hazardous materials and further information click on this Port Macquarie Hastings website. RED-bins can also assist in providing skip bins solely for hazardous waste. Contact us today for more information.

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