Skip bags are perfect for large and bulky items that you don’t want to take the time to lug around. This is why skip bags are often used in conjunction with waste management services – the bag is filled with unwanted materials, and the skip service takes care of transporting it away. You can also use skip bags as a way to dispose of bulky or dangerous items, such as old furniture or appliances. Thanks to their strong construction and waterproofing, skip bags are an ideal option for disposing of hazardous materials in a safe and reliable way. In this article, we’ll explain what a skip bag is, how to use it effectively, and some tips for packing your skip bag. Let’s get started!

What is a Skip Bag?

A Skip Bag is a slang term for a large open-topped waste container. It’s often used when someone needs to dispose of something large and bulky quickly and without having to go through the hassle of taking it to a dumpster or landfill.

How do Skip Bags Work?

Skip bags are a great way to reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfills.

Skip bags work by picking up on the side of our trucks with a crane. When a customer orders a skip bag, our team places a bag at the bottom of the truck and covers it with a blanket. We then lift the truck up so that the bag is positioned over the recycling bin, and then drop it back down onto the truck. This process automatically collects all of the recycling from inside the skip bag and moves it to our sorting facility for further processing.

Not only does this system reduce waste disposal costs, but it also helps to prevent recyclable materials from ending up in landfills. This is because we’re able to collect and process recyclables right where they’re being used – in cities and towns.

What can be put in a Skip Bag?


Cardboard waste can be put in a Skip Bag because it is recyclable.

Construction waste

Construction waste can be put in a Skip Bag because it is recyclable and has many uses other than just construction. Construction clearance can be done easily with the help of the professionals.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers can be put in a Skip Bag because they are recyclable and have many uses other than just being thrown away.


Plastic waste can be put in a Skip Bag because it is recyclable and there are many ways to reduce plastic waste.

Wood Products

Wood waste can be put in a Skip Bag because it is renewable and has many uses other than just being burned.

What can you not put in a skip bag?

Items that are dangerous or harmful cannot be placed in a skip. This includes things like fireworks, matches, hazardous chemicals, and other dangerous materials. Skips are meant for transporting trash and rubbish away from your home, and anything that isn’t suitable for disposal should be left at home.

How to Use Skip Bags Effectively

Here are six ways to use skip bags effectively:

  1. When first opening your skip bag, take care to avoid any injury.
  2. Position the Skip Bag so that it is stable and does not move during use.
  3. Filling the Skip Bag with materials will depend on the purpose of using a skip bag; for example, if you are storing rubbish or recycling then fill it to its maximum capacity.
  4. Materials accepted in a skip bag include litter, waste material, food scraps etc., but please note that combustible material should preferably be avoided as this can cause an unsafe fire situation!
  5. Finally, call us to arrange a collection – .


Skip bags, when used effectively, can help you manage your work efficiently. You don’t have to worry about any of the trash or broken products that may happen while moving a big cartful of items and supplies. By using a skip bag right before packing up, you will be able to ensure that all your materials are safe and secure.