Wondering what size skip you need?

Skip size guide

We have a selection of skips sizes for different jobs

Whatever the scale of the project, our large range of skips means we have the ideal way to get rid of your waste.

Our skips come in a variety of shapes and sizes, open or enclosed skips, with optional drop down doors.

The range is aimed at easing the disposal process for you. Whether you are looking for small skip or larger skip, you can find what you need at Greenacre Recycling Ltd.

Not sure you have enough waste to fill a skip? Why not order a man with a van.

Browse the different sizes of skips in our range below and find the perfect option for your needs.

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Mini skip - 3 yard skip

For small trade jobs and residential use, ideal for kitchen and bathroom refits, small gardening jobs or similar projects. Fill to a level load, equates to 7 wheelie bin loads, around 30 bin bags of waste.

  • Height: 2ft 9in (900mm)
  • Length: 7ft 5in (2300mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 5ft 2in (1600mm)

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Midi skip - 4 yard skip

For larger trade jobs and residential use, ideal for furniture removal, kitchen and bathroom refits and small landscaping jobs. Fill to a level load, equates to 9 wheelie bin loads, around 40 bin bags of waste.

  • Height: 3ft 1in (940mm)
  • Length: 8ft 5in (2600mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 5ft 2in (1600mm)

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Builders skip - 6 yard skip

For trade or residential use. Often referred to as an eight yard skip, or builders skip, but also ideal for anyone undergoing a general house clearance or getting rid of bulky furniture. Fill to a level load, equates to 14 wheelie bin loads, around 60 bin bags of waste.

  • Height: 3ft 6in (1120mm)
  • Length: 10ft 6in (3250mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 5ft 9in (1800mm)

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Large builders skip - 8 yard skip

For trade or residential use. The largest builders skip for heavy waste e.g. brick and soil waste. Also ideal for house clearances and specialised construction projects. Fill to a level load, equates to 16 wheelie bin loads, around 80 bin bags of waste.

  • Height: 4ft (1240mm)
  • Length: 11ft 8 in (3600mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 5ft 9in (1800mm)

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Extra large builders skip - 12 yard skip

For commercial use. Great for construction work, highways, property development projects and large site clearances. Ideal for larger projects like shop fitting/light construction waste including wood, metal and plastics. Suitable for soil or hardcore. Fill to level load, equates to 32 wheelie bin loads, around 120 bin bags of waste.

  • Height: 6ft 1in (1860mm)
  • Length: 12ft 2in (3730mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 5ft 9in (1800mm)

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Roll on roll off skips - 20 yard skip

Our 20 yard roll on roll off containers and are designed for large-scale projects for companies in which have high-volumes of waste to dispose of. Roll on roll off skips have large doors at the rear so bulky or heavy items can be disposed of easily. Once full, the container is hooked up to our lorries to be sustainably removed. 

  • Height: 3ft 9 in (1200mm)
  • Length: 19ft 7in (6000mm) - from the longest point
  • Width: 7ft 8in (2400mm)

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