Top 4 Questions About Junk Removal, Answered

Top 4 Questions About Junk Removal, Answered

As one of Brisbane’s leading junk removal companies, many of our customers choose 4 Waste Walk-In Skip Bins because of our unique walk-in junk skip bins. True, they offer one of, if not the easiest, solutions for junk removal in Brisbane, but there are many things about junk removal itself that many customers do not know but should know.

If you’re looking for a company to offer you junk removal services in Brisbane, you have come to the right place. However, before you hire our walk-in junk skip bins, please take a quick moment to skim through this article.

Below, I tackle the top four most asked questions about junk removal. By knowing the answers to these questions ahead of your hire, you’re sure to save time and possibly even money.

What is junk removal?

The first thing you should know about junk removal is what junk removal actually is! Junk removal is the process of removing junk from one location and taking it to a legal dumping site such as a Waste Recycling Centre or an Op Shop.

It should be known that there are many types of junk removal services available. However, the main two are hands-on junk removal and junk skip bins, which we both provide here at 4 Waste Walk-In Skip Bins.

How do you price a junk removal job?

The cost of junk removal will depend on various factors. Cost factors include the size and weight of the junk you are removing, the junk service you choose (hands-on junk removal or junk skip bins), your location in relation to the closest legal dumping site, whether a permit is required, and the junk removal company that you choose.

Most junk removal companies will price a job based on a set fee; either a per-hour rate or a per-hire rate, but you may find that some also base their pricing on a per-item basis. If you’re after better value for money, it’s best to avoid these.

How much does junk removal cost?

You can expect to pay around $60 per hour for hands-on junk removal in Brisbane and onwards of $275 for a junk skip bin. Junk skip bins are based on a 7-day hire period and can cost up to $600 for a 12m3 skip. To give you an idea of size, that’s around 48 wheelie bins or the equivalent of 12 standard trailers, so 12m3 is rather large!

What junk will a junk removal service take?

This is possibly the most crucial question of the lot and one that you must know the answer to ahead of hiring a junk removal service in Brisbane.

Each junk removal service will accept different types of waste, so you need to check with the individual provider to be sure. Generally, junk items that are prohibited include all hazardous materials (paint, chemicals, gas ), tyres, and asbestos. At 4 Waste Walk-In Skip Bins, fluorescent tubes, carpet, tiles, bricks, soil, concrete, mulch, and stacks of paper are also prohibited.

All junk removal companies in Brisbane accept junk such as appliances, electronics, furniture, appliances, gym equipment, bathroom and kitchen fittings, mattresses, and BBQs.


Junk removal is a popular service because it offers Brisbane residents an affordable and efficient way to remove junk from a premise. However, before you hire the services of a junk removal company, it’s a good idea to know the basics of the service.

Junk removal is the process of removing unwanted items from one location and taking them to a legal dumping location. Junk removal jobs are priced based on the service; hands-on junk removal costs around $60 per hour, and a junk skip bin costs onwards of $275 for a 7-day hire. Junk removal companies will take most junk items, but it will vary. All hazardous materials are generally prohibited.

Now that you know the basics of junk removal in Brisbane, you’re all set to hire your junk removal service. To do that, call our office on 0413 333 330.



*Please Note: Prices mentioned in this article may not be accurite at the time of publishing or viewing and will not be honoured. For current pricing, always refer to the prices quoted when ordering.


Green Waste Rules: No logs, stumps, palm Logs, whole trees, mulched trees, golden cane trunks, soil, or turf. Branches must be under 13cm in diameter. All green waste must stay under the top rail of the Skip Bin, with nothing poking up.

General Waste Rules: No rocks, bricks, tiles, concrete, pavers, hard wood, paint, chemicals, tyres, carpet,mattress, soil, dirt, sand or hard fill. All general waste must stay under the top rail of the skip bin, with nothing poking up.