Our genuine cubic metre skip bin sizes range from 2m3 to 12m3.


We are regularly asked “What size skip bin should I order?“. We know it can be tough estimating the right size so we have provided a useful guide below showing the exact measurements of all of our bins. If you are unsure, go one size higher, it will save you money compared to needed to order an additional skip bin.

2m3 Skip Bin

1.8m Length
1.5m Width
0.9m Height

3m3 Skip Bin

2.6m Length
1.5m Width
1.0m Height

4m3 Skip Bin

3.3m Length
1.5m Width
1.0m Height

5m3 Skip Bin

3.4m Length
1.6m Width
1.2m Height

6m3 Skip Bin

3.7m Length
1.6m Width
1.4m Height

9m3 Skip Bin

4.2m Length
1.6m Width
1.5m Height

12m3 Skip Bin

4.6m Length
1.6m Width
1.8m Height

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2 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 2 cubic metre skip bin is an ideal size for various household purposes, such as spring cleaning, yard clean-up, and minor renovations. Spring cleaning can generate a considerable amount of waste, too much to fit into a council bin. A 2 cubic metre skip bin can accommodate this waste and make the cleaning process much more manageable. Cleaning up the yard can also produce a lot of green waste, such as grass clippings, branches, and leaves, which can be disposed of in a 2 cubic metre skip bin. Additionally, if you are planning on doing minor renovations, such as remodelling a small bathroom or kitchen, a 2 cubic metre skip bin can be used to dispose of old tiles, cabinets, and fixtures. Overall, a 2 cubic metre skip bin is a versatile and convenient option for managing waste generated from household projects.

3 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 3 cubic metre skip bin is a versatile waste disposal solution commonly utilised for small-scale projects and cleanouts. Its compact size makes it ideal for domestic jobs such as bathrooms, laundry, or other small room renovations, where the generated waste typically includes old fixtures, tiles, plaster, and other construction debris. Moreover, a 3 cubic metre skip bin is the perfect choice for garage and shed cleanouts, as it can easily accommodate discarded household items, garden waste, and old tools, while still fitting conveniently in most driveways or yards.

4 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 4 cubic metre skip bin offers a practical waste disposal solution for various medium-scale projects and decluttering endeavours. When moving out of an apartment or small home, it can efficiently accommodate old furniture, whitegoods, and other unwanted items, making the process of relocating significantly more manageable. In addition, a 4 cubic metre skip bin is well-suited for kitchen renovations, as it can hold a considerable amount of construction waste, such as old cabinetry, countertops, and appliances. Furthermore, for landscaping projects, this skip bin size provides ample space for green waste like shrubs, branches, and soil, as well as hardscaping materials such as bricks and pavers.

5 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 5 cubic metre skip bin is an excellent waste disposal option for larger-scale residential or small commercial projects. Its increased capacity is ideal for handling larger amounts of waste, such as construction debris from full-room renovations or home extensions, where materials like timber, plaster, and insulation need to be disposed of efficiently. Additionally, a 5 cubic metre skip bin is well-suited for extensive landscaping projects, as it can hold a significant volume of green waste, such as tree trunks, large branches, and soil, along with hardscaping materials like concrete or pavers.

6 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 6 cubic metre skip bin provides a robust waste disposal solution for a range of larger projects, both residential and commercial. When moving out of a medium-sized home, this bin size is well-equipped to handle the disposal of bulky items such as furniture, whitegoods, and other household belongings, streamlining the moving process. For mid-sized landscaping projects, a 6 cubic metre skip bin can efficiently accommodate a substantial volume of green waste, like trees, shrubs, and soil, as well as hardscaping materials such as bricks, stones, and concrete. Additionally, in the realm of carpentry, this skip bin is ideal for managing waste generated from tasks like deck construction, fencing, or large-scale woodworking projects, as it can hold significant amounts of timber offcuts, nails, and other related materials.

9 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 9 cubic metre skip bin is a great size for projects that produce significant volumes of waste. For multi-room renovations, this larger bin size can effectively handle the disposal of substantial amounts of debris, such as gyprock, flooring, and fixtures, facilitating a well-organised and efficient renovation process. When it comes to roof tile removal, a 9 cubic metre skip bin is perfectly suited for containing large quantities of discarded tiles, underlayment, and other roofing materials. Additionally, for tasks like large tree pruning or removal, this skip bin size can conveniently accommodate vast amounts of green waste, including branches, leaves, and trimmings, promoting an environmentally responsible waste management approach.

12 Cubic Metre Skip Bin

A 12 cubic metre skip bin is a perfect size for larger projects and cleanouts, where vast amounts of waste are generated. For large construction projects, such as home builds or major renovations, this sizeable skip bin can accommodate significant volumes of construction debris, including timber, bricks, and concrete, promoting a safe and organised work site. In the case of deceased estates, a 12 cubic metre skip bin is an invaluable resource for managing the disposal of a wide array of household items, furniture, and personal belongings, simplifying the overwhelming task of property clearance. Additionally, for shop fit-outs or commercial renovations, this skip bin size is ideally suited for handling the waste generated from dismantling old fixtures, partition walls, and flooring, as well as packaging materials from new installations.


Whilst skip bins are measured using cubic metres, we understand this can be hard to visualise so we have provided a comparison table which shows cubic metre sizes against the approx. equivalent number of wheelie bins and 6′ x 4′ box trailers.

Size Approx. Wheelie Bins Approx. Trailers
2 Cubic Metres 8 Wheelie Bins 2 Trailers
3 Cubic Metres 12 Wheelie Bins 3 Trailers
4 Cubic Metres 16 Wheelie Bins 4 Trailers
5 Cubic Metres 20 Wheelie Bins 5 Trailers
6 Cubic Metres 24 Wheelie Bins 6 Trailers
9 Cubic Metres 36 Wheelie Bins 9 Trailers
12 Cubic Metres 48 Wheelie Bins 12 Trailers


Firstly, we guarantee genuine cubic metre sized skip bins. Our huge range includes everything from 2m3 to 12m3, some with wheel barrow and walk in access to make filling up as easy as possible.

Browse our table below which include measurements of all of our skip bin sizes and if you would like some assistance in choosing the best skip bin size for your needs please contact our friendly staff today.

Please note that our skip bins can’t be overloaded, that is, they can’t be filled above the rim. If you manage to fill your bin and have extra rubbish you need to dispose of we can arrange for a changeover of your existing full skip with an empty bin of a size of your choosing.

Skip Bin Sizes

What Our Customers Are Saying…

Oliver Bock
Oliver Bock
Helpful and skilled drivers, nice people on the phone, and bins are the size ordered. What more could I want?
Rod Coan
Rod Coan
10/10 for price10/10 for serviceWill definitely use them again
Garry McDonald
Garry McDonald
Easy to deal with. On time for pickup and delivery.
Antonio Crecca
Antonio Crecca
If you are looking for a great skip bin company these guys are it, fast delivery and great value and nothing ever is a problem.Highly rated
bill hasapis
bill hasapis
Freddy's skips efficient easy to deal with and on time
Mei Li
Mei Li
The whole skip bin hiring process was very easy. Good phone operator and friendly/helpful skip delivery driver. The bin was priced reasonably as well, I'll definitely hire from Freddy's again if I need another skip bin.
Maria Xu
Maria Xu
Great Services!
denis e
denis e
Excellent service. Everything clearly explained on website. Phone booking easy and helpful manner. Driver friendly and cooperative. Pickup was prompt. Definitely use Freddy’s again.
Infinity Dipak
Infinity Dipak
very good service
peter feltham
peter feltham
Celestine in the office is sensational personable switched on returns call organising brilliantlyRonald the driver confident we’ll spoken on time great driver nice attitude
Upasana Ramesh
Upasana Ramesh
Excellent service, professional and on time. Thank you so much!A very happy customer :)
I would definitely recommend Freddy’s to everyone, skip came in on time and was also picked up on time. Using them for now on.Cheers guys
Jim Harding
Jim Harding
Always easy and a pleasure to deal with from office staff to drivers
I was happy with the professionalism and timeliness of the service as they were able to accommodate my last minute timeline without any issue.Furthermore, the driver was personable and navigated the skip into a steep and tight driveway while avoiding even the potential of damage to the property during unloading/loading.Very happy with the service provided.
Mark Leask
Mark Leask
The two drivers I met were great and very helpful
Sally was so helpful on the phone, great communication, great service, fair price
Chris Gorgioski
Chris Gorgioski
Job done on time as agreed. If I need to, I would definitely use them again. And yes I would be more than happy to recommend this company. Unlike a previous mob I used, they took forever to remove the bin. My lawn was destroyed because of that.Thanks Chris
Daniel Ferrett
Daniel Ferrett
I 100% recommend Freddy's. I have used them for many years with no problems.
Tony Dimovski
Tony Dimovski
Sandro Da Silva
Sandro Da Silva
We sincerely appreciate Freddy's Skip bins team for their exceptional professionalism and going above and beyond to remove our bin urgently, even on a late Friday afternoon. Within just an hour of the Team being contacted, they arrived and efficiently took care of the task. Such outstanding customer service is truly rare and commendable. I would only ever recommend Freddy's Bin Hire service.Thank you!Sandro
Racheal Boyd
Racheal Boyd
We have used Freddy's Skip Bin Hire on 3 occasions. Extremely helpful, flexible, responsive and economical. All Drivers (delivery and collection) have been friendly and personable. Good customer service is a rarity and for this reason, we will continue to use Freddy's Skip Bin.
Very good.
michael mourad
michael mourad
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  • General Household Waste

  • Garden Waste

  • Construction Waste

  • Dirt and Soil Waste

  • Metal / Steel Waste
  • Office Waste

  • Appliances and White Goods

  • Rubble, Bricks, Concrete etc.

  • Furniture Waste


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