Business Waste

Wheelie Bin Hire – What are Your Options?

Wheelie bin hire is a common choice for many businesses to ensure their waste management runs smoothly. It could be renting extra bins to cover busy periods when your company produces more waste or to simply store daily rubbish before it’s collected. Some households also use wheelie bins for hire to take care of extra waste at certain times.

Wheelie bin rental often sounds like an affordable option. However, before you hire wheelie bins for your business or home it’s important you think about why you need these bins, how much and what types of waste you produce, and if it’s cost-effective to rent a wheelie bin or to consider another option.

Work out whether commercial wheelie bin hire is right for your business and what other options are available for cost-effective and efficient waste management.

Work out whether wheelie bin rental is right for your business
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Why hire wheelie bins?

Hiring wheelie bins often seems like a more affordable and sensible option compared to buying them. This may especially be the case if you only need some extra wheelie bins for a busy period – such as to store excess waste created around Christmas. If you hire a couple of wheelie bins it may soon get your waste management back on track.

Businesses that find their bins constantly overflowing or overweight, leading to overweight charges, might also consider hiring wheelie bins as a longer-term solution. Some households may turn to wheelie bin rental if they experience reduced bin collections by their local authority to ensure they have enough capacity to store waste safely.

Often wheelie bin hire provides a flexible and cost-effective option for homes and businesses that only need a few extra bins for a set period. Collections can normally be tailored to your needs, and it can improve your recycling by diversifying the types of bins you have available.

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Sizes of wheelie 
bins for hire

Two and four-wheel bins are available for hire in a range of sizes to meet all sorts of waste management needs. Most households will only want to hire two-wheel bins like the ones you already have, while businesses can benefit from large wheelie bin hire with four-wheel options. Explore the range of sizes of wheelie bins for hire.

Small wheelie bin hire

Small wheelie bin hire options cover three types of two-wheel bins. This includes those that are the same size as your household wheelie bins provided by your local authority, as well as ones slightly smaller and larger. They’re easy to move and require limited storage space. Discover the main options for small wheelie bin hire:

  • 120 litre wheelie bin hire – these are slightly smaller than regular domestic wheelie bins and can hold two or three bags of waste. Dimensions – 0.9m x 0.5m x 0.5m.
  • 240 litre wheelie bin hire – the same size as most household wheelie bins with room for three or four full waste bags. Dimensions – 1.1m x 0.6m x 0.7m.
  • 360 litre wheelie bin hire – a little larger than the standard wheelie bin you have at home with space for five or six bags of waste. Dimensions – 1.1m x 0.6m x 0.9m.

Large wheelie bin hire

Large wheelie bin hire options include a range of four-wheel bins. These are the type you’ll see outside the back of supermarkets, takeaways, and other businesses. They’re easy to manoeuvre and offer a cost-effective choice as they can store more waste at once, requiring fewer collections. Discover the main options for large wheelie bin hire:

  • 660 litre wheelie bin hire – a large wheelie bin that can store between ten to 12 bags of waste for all sorts of businesses. Dimensions – 1.3m x 0.7m x 1.3m.
  • 1100 litre wheelie bin hire – this is the largest wheelie bin for hire that can hold up to 18 full bags of waste. Dimensions – 1.4m x 1.0m x 1.3m.
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Wheelie bin hire prices

The costs for commercial wheelie bin hire depend on the size and number of bins you need, how often you want them collected, your location, and where you rent the bins. For example, hiring a few small wheelie bins that are only emptied once a week will often be cheaper than renting large wheelie bins with daily collections.

Other costs that can affect wheelie bin hire prices include if there are any delivery fees or admin charges applied. Some organisations will require a fixed-term contract, while others are more flexible. Prices vary between companies that offer wheelie bin hire, so it’s worth comparing the options available in your area.

At Business Waste, for example, we provide free wheelie bins with no delivery or hire charges for organisations anywhere in the UK – you only pay for the collection. This is more cost-effective than hiring or buying wheelie bins for your business.

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What waste types can you 
put in rented wheelie bins?

The size of the wheelie bin you hire affects what types of waste you can put in it. General waste, dry mixed recycling, and most individual recycling streams can go in most two and four-wheel bins. Glass and food waste can only be put in a 120 or 240 litre wheelie bin.

Weight restrictions apply and are based on the specific waste type and bin size you use. Check these and adhere to them to avoid facing any overweight charges. Common waste types you can put in rented wheelie bins include:

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with no hire costs

Arrange commercial wheelie bin hire with Business Waste with no rental or delivery fees. We offer a wide range of wheelie bins to businesses across the UK in various sizes and you only pay for collection – there are zero hire or hidden fees. Enjoy affordable and effective waste management.

120 to 1100 litre wheelie bins are available to use to store your general waste and recycling. Book collections on a daily, weekly, or fortnightly schedule and tailor them to your needs for a cost-effective solution. We can provide a free no obligation quote for the wheelie bins and collection service you need.

Costs are based on the number and size of wheelie bins you need, what waste types they’re used for, how often you want them collected, and where your business is based in the UK. Contact us online or call 0800 211 8390 today for a free quote.

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