Prohibited Items

The following items cannot be placed in skips without prior arrangements and will incur extra costs if found. Standard Reload fee is $250.00+GST

  • Asbestos and fibro
  • Polystyrene
  • Chemicals and other liquids including paints and oils
  • Tyres (Car and Truck), and rubber
  • Carpet, and mattresses
  • Batteries
  • Food waste
  • Large Stumps 
  • Noxious weeds and any other contaminated waste


Asbestos Bins

Asbestos bins are available in all sizes. Asbestos MUST be wet & wrapped in plastic and meet local government and WHS requirements. Minimum tip charge is 1 tonne. Please call for quote.  


Site Bins

All fork/crane site bins will be charged a rental fee of $50+GST per week unless other arrangement has been agreed on.

Damage to bins including broken wheels and castors may incur additional costs.


Plastic Wheeled Bins

240 litre wheelie bins, 660 and 1100 litre 4 wheel plastic bins are available for purchase or rental. 


Overweight Surcharge

Skips exceeding the maximum allowed tonnage will incur a surcharge of $150+GST per tonne. 


Skip Tarps

Tarps are available for purchase on request. 


Skip Damage

Skip damage from misuse or abuse on-site will incur additional charges for full cost of repair.


Waiting time

Wait to load allowance is twenty (20) minutes maximum. Additional waiting time will be charged at $150+GST per hour.


Food/Office Waste /Recycling Bins

These are available in a range of sizes and serviced by our own trucks. POA.



Loading of skips should conform to all relevant industry standards.

Driver have the right to refuse to load a skip they consider unsafe, overloaded, not able to be safely restrained or not conforming to relevant WHS, RMS standards and relevant legislation.  


Waste Data Reports

We offer a range of reporting depending on project requirements including Green Star, LEED, ISCA and NGERS.  Contact us for further information or sample reports.


Futile Service/Dry Run 

Inability to collect a skip or bin due to overloading, blocked access or late cancellation will result in a transport fee being charged.


Hours of Operation

Services are provided to suit your requirements and we offer a full 6 day service. The Allocations Team can be contacted on 1300 147 277 or  

The Allocations office is open Monday to Friday from 6.30am – 5.30pm and Saturday from 7.00am – 12.00pm.


The operating hours of our Arndell Park Materials Recovery Centre (MRF) are:

- Monday to Friday: 5:30am to 5:00pm

- Saturday: 5:30am to 12 noon

- Sunday: Closed


Delivery Notes:

Permits for bins to stand on public places and thoroughfares may need to be obtained from local authorities. 

Grasshopper is not responsible for any damage arising from, caused to or contributed by the placement or weight of the bins except where we have been negligent.


Grasshopper will not place bins where traffic and road signs are blocked or violated; or in locations where the placement of bins is not permitted.



Pricing rates exclude GST and are subject to change with any rise in the Consumer Price Index each June and December and by any increase in tipping charges, drop in the value of recyclable materials, or by any variations in government levies and regulations.


Extra charges may apply to demolition/excavation material, special wastes, transport of site equipment and/or overweight material.


Further Notes

Bins remaining on site for more than 21 days will incur a rental charge. 


A 2% monthly interest will be payable on overdue accounts. Requests for credit will not be accepted if received after 30 days from date of invoice.


Further conditions may apply as per other documents provided by Grasshopper. 



Revision Date: 17 August 2016