Terms & Conditions

Skip to Tip

Terms & Conditions


Our mobile skips are designed for general waste and green waste and are not suitable for heavy or hazardous materials. The load limit of our standard skips rate is 500kg. If not paid for prior to delivery, loads over these limits will incur additional fees – at the rate of $50 per 500 kg (or part thereof) over the limit. Maximum load is 1000kg.

Standard booking includes 48 hours.

Those who hire our mobile skips must carefully read through the below terms and conditions. Upon booking, the Hirer agrees to abide by these terms and conditions as part of the Rental Agreement. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Skip To Tip.

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions are legally binding under the Rental Agreement, including the disclaimer from all liability for damage and/or injury.

  1. The following is a list detailing what is considered as a hazardous material and should not be disposed of in our mobile skips under any circumstances:

    • Radioactive Waste
    • Paint
    • Batteries
    • Tyres
    • Mattresses
    • Acids
    • Medical Waste
    • Liquids
    • Asbestos *

    *Asbestos: Asbestos is an extremely dangerous substance. Those who incorrectly dispose of asbestos may be criminally prosecuted. The Hirer will be held liable for any asbestos that is found in the skip, and the Hirer is responsible for covering any costs associated with proper disposal of the asbestos.

  2. Skips from Skip To Tip are designed for light materials. No more than a 5 – 6 heavy wheelbarrow loads of heavy materials may be placed in the skip (1000kg Maximum). These materials include:

    • Sand
    • Rocks
    • Soil
    • Dirt
    • Bricks
    • Tiles
    • Concrete

  3. If the standard ordered 4m3 skip is filled above a weight of 500kg additional fees will apply if not paid for upon ordering. The skip will be weighed before and after tipping, and the Hirer is liable for any Infringement Penalties incurred while in possession of the skip.

  4. In the event of the skip being involved in an accident, the Hirer must notify Skip to Tip as soon as possible.

  5. Full payment for skip hire is required prior to delivery of the skip.

  6. The Hirer must ensure the skip is not used for:

    • hire
    • any illegal purposes
    • or otherwise without prior consent will not lend, sell or otherwise part with the mobile skip trailer from their control.

  7. The Hirer acknowledges that the skip is the property of Skip To Tip. The Hirer acknowledges that they have no right, title or interest in the skip at any time, other than that it is hired by the Hirer.

  8. The Hirer must have the skip ready for retrieval on the date that is agreed as the end of the hire period as per the Rental Agreement.

  9. Skip To Tip reserves the right to extend the hire period by a maximum of 48 hours at their discretion. The Hirer must request an extension by telephone before the end of the existing hire period.

    The stipulated daily hire rate will be charged if the Hirer does not have the skip ready for retrieval at the end of the agreed hire period.

  10. Skip to Tip reserves the right to NOT refund any monies if the Hirer chooses to have the skip picked up prior to the end of the hire period. This is at the complete discretion of Skip To Tip. If a refund is approved, Skip To Tip can refund the Hirer through the same facility through with payment was made.

  11. Skip to Tip values the replacement of a mobile skip at $8000+ GST. The Hirer agrees to this value upon entering a Rental Agreement.

  12. Once the Hirer makes payment for the skip, the Rental Agreement commences and the skip leaves the physical possession of Skip to Tip, all the risks stipulated in the terms and conditions are passed onto the Hirer. The Hirer indemnifies Skip to Tip and will keep all employees indemnified with regards to:

    (a) damage or loss of any kind (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis) from any act, omission, or breach of this agreement or any law or regulation by the Hirer, its officers, or employees or any person permitted by the Hirer to use the mobile skip trailer,

    (b) any claims by any person for injury to property or person, including consequential loss, arising from the use of the mobile skip.

  13. Skip to Tip will not be held liable for any injuries suffered by the Hirer, their agents or any third parties as a result of using the skip during the Rental Agreement.

  14. Skip to Tip will not be held liable for any consequential losses arising out of the use of or inability to use the mobile skip.

  15. The Hirer is liable if the mobile skip is damaged, stolen or involved in any accident during the Rental Agreement, regardless of whether the mobile skip is attached or detached from any vehicle. The Hirer is responsible for any items carried or stored within the mobile skip along with any injury sustained by the Hirer or any third party.

  16. The Hirer agrees to pay Skip to Tip for the full value of the mobile skip in the event of the skip being damaged, stolen, lost, confiscated, impounded or destroyed. This amount is payable at the conclusion of the hire period. Skip to Tip reserves the right to charge a daily fee until the Hirer pays such monies in full.

  17. The Hirer agrees to pay Skip to Tip in full to cover any costs associated with repairs or replacement parts in the event of the mobile skip being stolen or damaged during the period of the Rental Agreement. Such parts and/or repairs will be supplied/undertaken by an authorised Skip to Tip agent and charged accordingly.

  18. The Hirer agrees to immediately inform Skip to Tip of any required repairs, replacements or adjustments and will not authorise any third party to carry out such repairs, replacements or adjustments without the prior consent of Skip to Tip. The Hirer uses the mobile skip at his or her own risk, and the manufacturer’s stated tolerances must not be exceeded.

  19. It is the Hirer’s responsibility to inspect the mobile skip at the commencement of the Rental Agreement and agrees that the trailer is received in good working condition. The Hirer agrees that the mobile skip will be returned in the same condition with ordinary wear and tear considered.

  20. Skip to Tip will report a mobile skip as stolen if it is not returned at the end of the agreed hire period. The Hirer will be deemed to be in unlawful possession of the mobile skip any time after the end of the hire period as stipulated in the signed Rental Agreement.

  21. The Hirer agrees to pay any court costs and solicitor fees on behalf of Skip to Tip if any legal action is required to recover the mobile skip, recover the value of a lost or stolen skip, or recover the cost of repairs or replacement parts for the skip due to the Hirer not complying with the terms and conditions of hire.

  22. Any overdue payments will be charged interest at a rate of 18% per annum.

  23. Skip to Tip is entitled to serve notices on the address specified on the front of the agreement.

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