Our guide explains the different skip sizes available, the sort of projects each size is best suited to and the restrictions that apply with larger skips.

All Ecohub skip sizes are measured in cubic yards, however these dimensions are approximate and may vary from supplier to supplier. We hope this information helps, however should you require any more detail on our range of skips, please get in touch with us and we will be happy to assist. 

4 cubic yards = 30-40 bin bags

The 4 yard skip is ideal for kitchen and bathroom refits. It holds the equivalent of 30-40 bin bags.

Height: 3'2"(0.97m)
Length: 6'0"(1.83m)
Width: 4'3"(1.29m)

6 cubic yards = 50-60 bin bags

One of the most popular skip sizes, the 6 yard Builder's Skip is perfect for bulkier wastes. It holds the equivalent of 50-60 bin bags.

Height: 4'0"(1.22m)
Length: 8'6"(2.6m)
Width: 5'0"(1.52m)

8 cubic yards = 60-80 bin bags

Ecohub's most popular skip size, the 8 yard is the largest skip available for heavy waste like builders rubble, soil and concrete. It is ideal for larger residential refurbishment works and office and shop refits. It holds the equivalent of 60-80 bin bags

Height: 4'(1.22m)
Length: 12'(3.66m)
Width: 5'6"(1.68m)

12 cubic yards = 100-120 bin bags

Ecohub's 12 yard skip is ideal for large house clearances or substantial refurbishment works. It holds the equivalent to 100-120 bin bags. It cannot be used for loads of heavy waste such as builders rubble, soil and concrete due to weight restrictions of skip lorries. Because of its size, the vast majority of councils won't allow you to place it on a public highway. This skip is suitable to be placed off the road.

Height: 5'6" (1.68m)
Length: 12'2"(3.7m)
Width: 5'10" (1.78m)

16 cubic yards = 120-140 bin bags

Ecohub's 16 yard skip is ideal for large house clearances, large shop fitter jobs and large amounts of light construction waste such as wood, metal or plastics. It holds the equivalent of 120-140 bin bags.

Height: 6'7"(2m)
Length: 14'1"(4.3m)
Width: 5'9"(1.75m)