General Waste

In a small office or medium sized business, the waste streams can include paper, carboard, food scraps, kitchen waste and 101 other types of waste. General waste as it the term implies covers a wide range of waste material, all of which goes to landfill.

General waste can be collected in a 240 litre wheelie bin, front lift skip bin or a hook lift bin.

Even though the waste collected under the ‘general waste’ tag is broad, there are still items which cannot be deposited in a general waste bin, including…


• Tyres

• Mattresses

• Oils

• Paint

• Flammable products

• Chemicals

• Bricks, concrete, tiles

• Batteries

• Asbestos

• Gas bottles

• TVs

• Dirt