Business Waste

Office Bins

Offices produce all sorts of rubbish. This ranges from food scraps and wrappers left over in the kitchen after lunch to old printer paper and confidential waste. Having the right size and type of office bins in place across your premises helps encourage employees to recycle, which protects the environment and lowers your office’s waste disposal costs.

At Business Waste we can provide a wide range of office bins in various sizes and types. All office bins are delivered for free with no rental or hire charges – you only pay for their collection. Regular removals of any office bin are possible on a daily, weekly, or fortnightly frequency to suit your needs.

Explore all the office bins available anywhere in the UK that can help your company improve its waste management. For a free quote with no obligation for any office bin just contact us online or call 0800 211 8390 today.

Collection Frequency:
Daily, weekly, fortnightly, or one-off collections
Waste Type:
  • Cardboard Waste
  • Confidential Waste
  • Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
  • General Waste
  • Glass Waste
  • Paper Waste
  • Plastic Waste

Office bin sizes

Office bins are available in a wide range of sizes to suit all sorts of commercial spaces and volumes of waste produced. Some of the most common office bin sizes are 25, 50, 70, and 90 litres. These are the compact office bins used for general waste and recycling streams at the point of production.

Such small office bins are normally placed around the office and in the kitchen. This makes it convenient for employees to dispose of any leftover food, wrappers, bits of paper, and other rubbish quickly. When these office bins are full they need to be emptied into larger containers that are normally stored outside of the office.

Often larger office bins such as wheelie bins are used to store many bags of waste from the office floor before it’s collected. These are normally kept in a dedicated bay under shelter but outside the office. Popular sizes of bins to store office waste are:

  • 120 litre wheelie bins

    Small two-wheel bins that can store two to three full bags of waste. Dimensions (0.9m x 0.5m x 0.5m).

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  • 240 litre wheelie bins

    Like the standard-size wheelie bin you have at home that holds three to four bags of waste. Dimensions (1.1m x 0.6m x 0.7m).

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  • 360 litre wheelie bins

    This is the largest two-wheel bin available to store five or six waste bags. Dimensions (1.1m x 0.6m x 0.9m).

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  • 660 litre wheelie bins

    A four-wheel bin suitable for 10 to 12 bags of general waste and dry mixed recycling. Dimensions (1.3m x 0.7m x 1.3m).

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  • 1100 litre wheelie bins

    The 1100 litre bin is the largest wheelie bin available to store up to 18 bags of waste. Dimensions (1.4m x 1.0m x 1.3m).

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Types of office 
bins and bags

Various types of office bins and bags are available to store all sorts and volumes of waste produced in offices. You can use these to securely dispose of confidential waste, ensure you have enough space for all your office waste, and to separate waste types. Discover some common types of office bins and bags:

  • Confidential waste bags and bins

    Securely store any sensitive documents before they’re disposed of from your office.

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  • Commercial waste bags

    If space is limited then commercial waste bags provide a solution for shredded paper and some dry mixed recycling.

  • Wheelie bins

    Two and four-wheel bins in various sizes are easy to move around your office to store many waste types.

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Recycling bins for offices

Office recycling bins are essential to encourage employees to separate their waste and recycle it. Recycling your office waste reduces the amount of rubbish sent to landfill sites, which reduces pollution levels. It also lowers your costs of commercial waste disposal as you’ll pay less landfill tax when using recycling bins in your office.

Small recycling bins can be placed around your office to capture waste paper, cardboard, and mixed recyclable rubbish. These can then be emptied into a bigger wheelie bin for storage outside the office environment. Recycling bins for offices can be used to separate and store waste before it’s recycled, including:

  • Dry mixed recycling – mixed paper, cardboard, plastics, and metals.
  • Paper – waste printer, photocopier, and all other types of paper.
  • Cardboard – all grades of cardboard, like that used for delivery packaging and storage boxes.
  • Plastic – many types of plastic waste can be recycled, including some packaging.
  • Glass – clean and dry glass bottles and jars from the office kitchen or party.

Office bins are also available to store non-recyclable rubbish such as general waste.

Improve your office waste management

Arrange delivery and 
collection of office bins

Get in touch with us for a free no-obligation quote for delivery and collection of office bins anywhere in the UK. Simply tell us the sizes, types, and number of office bins you need, how often you want them collected, and where your office is for a free quote.

We provide free office bins with no delivery or hire charges – you only pay for collection. Licensed waste carriers will drop off the bins and collect them at an agreed time and date, whether you want daily, weekly, or fortnightly removals. You get a free duty of care certificate as well.

Contact us online or call 0800 211 8390 for your free quote for any office bins you need today. Speak to one of our friendly and expert team if you have any questions or want some advice about waste management for your office.

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Office bin FAQs

  • office waste How many litres is an office bin?

    Office bins are available in many sizes, with most holding between 25 and 90 litres of waste. The best size depends on the type of waste it’s for and how much space is in your office for a bin. Office bins can be emptied into larger 240, 660, and 1100 litre wheelie bins outside before they’re collected.

  • office waste What colour are office bins?

    Office bins come in a range of colours. They’re normally black, green, blue, yellow and red. Some office bins may all be black but with different coloured lids. Offices can use various colours of bins to separate recycling types and general waste easily and reduce the risk of contamination.

  • office waste Are office bins free?

    At Business Waste we deliver free office bins to offices anywhere in the UK. There are no hire, rental, or delivery charges and you don’t need to buy the office bins. Your business only needs to pay for the collection of the office bins. Prices depend on the type, size, and number of bins, as well as your location and the collection frequency.

  • office waste Who do I contact if my office bins aren’t emptied?

    We’re sorry if your office bins aren’t collected and emptied on time. Contact our customer care team by calling 01904 207 120 or email [email protected]. One of our friendly and expert customer care team will find out why your office bins weren’t emptied and provide a fast and effective solution.

  • office waste Do office bins come with a lid?

    Some office bins come with a lid, while others don’t. A lid is best on any general waste office bins and those used for bits of food waste that can start to smell. Any paper, plastic, cardboard, and dry mixed recycling should be fine in an office bin without a lid.

    All wheelie bins we provide where your office bins may be emptied into come with a lid. Some of these wheelie bins are lockable too, for extra security. Speak to our team if you want office bins with lids and they’ll find a solution.

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Find the right bin for 
your business waste

All waste types
  • All waste types
  • Cardboard Waste
  • Clinical Waste
  • Confidential Waste
  • Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
  • Food Waste
  • Garden Waste
  • General Waste
  • Glass Waste
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Liquid Waste
  • Oil Waste
  • Paper Waste
  • Plastic Waste
  • Sanitary Waste
  • WEEE Waste
  • 1100 litre wheelie bins

    The 1100 litre bin is the largest wheelie bin available to store up to 18 bags of waste.

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  • 240 litre wheelie bins

    The standard size wheelie bin you have at home that holds three to four bags of waste.

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  • 360 litre wheelie bins

    This is the largest two-wheel bin available to store five or six waste bags.

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  • 660 litre wheelie bins

    A four-wheel bin suitable for larger volumes of general waste and dry mixed recycling.

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  • Anatomical waste bags

    Red clinical waste bags for organs, body parts, materials contaminated with bodily fluids.

  • Balers

    Static balers compress recyclable waste into solid bales to save space.

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  • Clinical infectious waste bags

    Orange clinical waste bags are for materials contaminated with infectious waste.

  • Clinical waste bags

    Clinical waste bags to store medical waste safely before collection and disposal.

  • Clinical Waste Bins

    Clinical waste bins are suitable containers to store all sorts of medical waste safely.

  • Commercial Bin Sizes

    Read our helpful guide to commercial bin sizes, dimensions, and measurements

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  • Commercial waste bags

    Commercial waste bags are ideal for various waste types when you can’t use a bin.

  • Compactors

    Choose from mobile and static compactors for general waste or recyclable rubbish.

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  • Confidential Waste Bags and Bins

    Confidential waste bags provide a secure and flexible way to store sensitive documents before disposal.

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  • Cytotoxic and cytostatic waste bags

    Purple waste bags for waste contaminated with cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines.

  • Dental (amalgam) waste bins

    White clinical waste bins for dental waste including unwanted and excess amalgam.

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  • Front end loaders

    Large static containers ideal for businesses generating high volumes of waste.

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  • Highly infectious hazardous waste bags

    Yellow clinical waste bags for waste contaminated with infectious bodily fluids.

  • IBC containers

    Store high volumes of liquid waste including chemicals, solvents, and hazardous waste.

  • Large Commercial Waste Bins

    A large bin offers a cost-effective way to store and dispose of commercial waste.

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  • Non-infectious clinical waste bags

    Yellow and black waste bags for non-infectious and non-hazardous waste.

  • Office Bins

    Different types of general waste and recycling bins for offices in various sizes.

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  • Rear end loaders

    A big commercial waste skip in sizes that can hold up to 160 bags of waste.

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  • Roll on roll offs

    One of the largest containers for business waste that can store up to 440 bags of waste.

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  • Sanitary waste bins

    Safely store feminine hygiene products and other sanitary waste with various bin sizes.

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  • Sharps bins

    Use sharps bins with different coloured lids for needles, syringes, scalpels, and knives.

  • Skip sizes

    Sizes vary from 2 to 12-yard skips that can easily store various waste types and amounts.

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  • Small wheelie bins

    Small two-wheel bins for businesses producing low volumes of waste or with limited space.

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  • Waste drums

    Drums and barrels are ideal to safely store liquid, oil, and hazardous waste for collection.

  • Wheelie Bins

    Explore a range of two and four-wheel bins for many waste types.

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