Eastern Skip Hire Terms & Conditions

General

These terms and conditions form the basis upon which : -

  1. we supply our skip bins and waste disposal services to you;
  2. you hire our bins; and
  3. you hire our services.
In these terms and conditions, expressions such as "we", "us" and "our" are all references to 
Eastern Skip Hire Pty Ltd ACN 600 156 474.
We may amend these terms and conditions as necessary. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification of this website following this notification will represent an agreement by toy to be bound by these terms and conditions as amended.

What services do we provide?
We provide in the state of Victoria and within the greater Melbourne metropolitan area: - delivery and hire services for 2 m3, 3 m3, 4 m3 & 6 m3 (m3 = cubic metre) skip bins and the disposal of the waste contained within the hired skip bins.
Terms of Hire and Supply of Skip Bins
Are there any restrictions on the use of the skip bins?
While the skip bin is in your care, possession and control, you agree not to: -
  1. place or allow anyone else to place any non conforming Waste into the skip bin
  2. light fires, burn or allow anyone else to waste in the skip bin
  3. excessively fill the skip bin causing waste to protrude above the sides of the bin, or otherwise, not fit within the confines of the skip bin;
  4. relocate, remove or otherwise move the skip bin from the delivery address or the placement site, unless we consent and put it in writing.
  5. Use the skip bin for any illegal purpose which contravenes  these terms and conditions or any law; and
  6. Use the skip bin for any other purpose other than to deposit waste

What is Non - Complying Waste?
Non - complying waste or prohibited waste that cannot be disposed of in the skip bin are: -
1. Chemicals           2. Noxious materials             3. Acids             4. Explosives           5. Needles and Syringes 
6. Asbestos            7. Hazardous Materials           8. Solvents         9. Oil                    10. Liquid Paint and Fluids
11. Fluorescent light bulbs        12. Gas Bottles         13. Heavy vehicle tyres and         14. Insulation batts, fluff, lagging etc
If you are unsure of whether your waste is Non - Complying Waste, please contact us on 0417 514 763

What happens if there is Non - Compliant Waste in the skip bin?
If you place Non - Complying Waste or excessive waste in the skip bin, we may, at our discretion do either the following: -
We will not collect the bin until all non - complying waste and excessive waste has been removed by you. We will charge you an additional fee at our usual hire rates for the extended hire of the skip bin: or
We will return the Non - Conforming Waste or excessive waste and collect the skip bin at any time.
Upon collection of the loaded skip bin our drivers will check for any Non - Complying Waste on the surface of the skip bins load and will return there and then items which may not conform. However, if when emptying the skip bin Non - Conforming Waste is found on the bottom of the load, the offensive items or materials will be loaded back into the skip bin and returned to you. There will also be a return fee of $120.00, due to the additional travel.

What additional fees do we charge?
We may charge you the following additional fees after collection, if:
  1. we are required to wait more than 15 minutes at delivery or collection to fulfil our obligations under these terms, an additional fee of $30 for every 15 minutes after the first 15 minutes;
  2. we don't have access to your delivery address and / or placement site at the delivery or collection, and we and we are required to attend the delivery address at a later time, an additional fee of $70.00 per subsequent attendance.
  3. You order a Bricks, Concrete or Soil recycling skip bin and subsequently deposit waste that is not considered recyclable waste and / or deposit more than one type of recyclable waste material, an additional fee being the difference between the hire fees for a  builders waste skip bin and a Bricks, Concrete and Soil recycling skip bin;
  4. You dispose of Non - Complying waste in the skip bin or if the bin appears to be soiled in a state and a condition beyond normal use, an additional fee of $100 will be charged for the cleaning of the skip bin to a satisfactory condition;
  5. Your bin weighs more than than the specified weight limit for the skip bin as indicated in the Book a Skip Bin shop. All Skip Bins are weighed at a public weighbridge prior to tipping after collection, the additional fee being the difference between the skip bin and the additional fees incurred for the weight above the skip bin weight allowance charged at $20 per 100 kg or part thereof; or
  6. If we incur any extra tipping fees or overweight fines in relation to the skip bin, the additional fee being the amount incurred by us for these reasons.
  7. You book a skip bin for delivery on a Sunday or public holiday, an additional fee of 10% of the purchase price will be applied.

It is your responsibility to supply us with correct information
 It is also your responsibility to select the suitable skip bin weight and size for your purpose.
You authorise us to charge your nominated credit card the amount of the additional fees applicable, as a separate transaction if payment of hire fees was initially made by credit card.
If you didn't pay by credit card, we will issue you with an invoice for the additional fees payable within 7 days of the invoice date. If payment is not made by the due date, a late payment fee will apply as per the pricing schedule.

How much access do you require for your truck?
You must ensure we have clear, safe and reasonable access to the delivery address and the site that the skip bin is to be placed. This included removing any obstructions at the delivery address and placement site. 
You need to obtain any consent for access and placement of the skip bin prior to the confirmed delivery address, date and time.
You indemnify us for any claim or liability for trespass to land, public or private nuisance, penalties or fines in order for us to fulfil our obligations under these terms.

Our skip bin truck measurements are:

7.0 m long x 2.2 m wide x 2.8 m high

The loading and unloading of skip bins may damage your concrete driveway, pavement, pathway, grass or surface, including underground watering systems and underground pipes. We do not accept responsibility for any damage caused as a result of loading or unloading of the skip bin.

At Eastern Skip Hire our skip bin truck has a hydraulic lifting arm system, therefore, any damage caused to the grounds surface should be minimal. However, we reserve the right to refuse to enter a site or deliver the skip bin if we feel the delivery address and / or the placement site are unsafe, driveways or access roads are to narrow, or damage to our truck and equipment.

What are my obligations?
You must:
  • make sure to protect the ground surface and to take any precautions to prevent surface damage at the placement site;
  • to use the skip bin in a sensible and reasonable manner;
  • ensure the skip bin is reasonably visible and appropriate warning signs are posted in its proximity, while the skip bin is in your care, possession and control;
  • not to dispose of any Non - Complying Waste into the skip bins;
  • ensure the skip bin is returned in the same state & condition as when it was delivered to the placement site (subject to fair wear and tear).
  • obtain all necessary permits and approvals for the delivery and placement of the skip bin at the delivery address and in its proximity (if applicable) for the duration of the hire period; and
  • Assume all responsibility and liability for the contents deposited into the skip bin, whether or not it was deposited by you.  

You are fully responsible and liable for
  • Any claims, liability, loss or cost incurred by you as a result of a late delivery of the skip bin;
  • subject to fair wear and tear, all loss, damage or destruction of the skip bin whilst the skip bin is in your care, possession and control; and
  • Any damages to your concrete driveway, pavement, pathway, grass or surface including any other underground watering systems or pipes, as a result of delivering or collection of the skip bin.

Are there any restrictions on the use of the skip bin?
While the skip bin is in your care, possession and control, you agree not to:
  1. place of allow anyone else to place any Non - Conforming Waste into the skip bin;
  2. light fires, burn or allow anyone else to burn waste in the skip bin;
  3. excessively fill the skip bin causing the waste to protrude above the sides of the skip bin, or otherwise, not fit within the confines      of the skip bin;
  4. relocate, remove or otherwise move the skip bin from the delivery address or the placement site, unless we consent and put it in      writing.
  5. Use the skip bin for any illegal purpose which contravenes these terms and conditions or any law; and
  6. Use the skip bin for any other purposes other than to deposit waste.

 Same Day Skip Bin Delivery
Eastern Skip Hire will honour all skip bin hire orders if : -                                                                                                           a. the order is placed by 11.45 am on that same day;                                                                                                               b.  the skip bin hire is paid in full by 11.45 am                                                                                                                           c.  providing Eastern Skip Hire have the same sized skip bin in stock and ready for hire on that same day 
Eastern Skip Hire may deliver Skip Bins ordered that same day, until 10 pm that same evening, if proven to be busy on that same day as the skip bin was ordered.

If by chance of mechanical failure of Eastern Skip Hire's delivery equipment may fail, causing all skip bin hire deliveries to cease, or if an employee falls ill unexpectedly. Eastern Skip Hire will offer the Customer a full refund of all moneys paid to Eastern Skip Hire.

Eastern Skip Hire will not be liable for any loss of profit, savings or revenue or interest or any other consequential, indirect, incidental, special or punitive loss, damage or expenses even if Eastern Skip Hire has been advised of their possible existence and even if such loss, damage or expense is caused by the negligence of Eastern Mini Skips or its Associates.



 Limitation of Liabilities and Indemnities
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude and condition and warranty which would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions.
We exclude all liability to you for costs, expenses, loss or damage suffered or incurred by you in connection with your use of this website and / or our provision of services, whether that liability arises in contract, tort (including by negligence) or under statute.
In the event  of any impairs warranty or condition that cannot be excluded or breached, our liability is restricted, a our discretion, to:
  • The re-supply of our services;
  • The supply of equivalent goods or service; or
  • The payment to you for the cost of re-supplying our services.

Without limitation, we will not, in any circumstance, be liable for any direct or indirect losses, including loss of profits, loss of revenues and loss of business opportunity relating to your use of this website and / or provision of services.

You are fully responsible for and indemnify us against any claim, liability, loss, cost, damages or expenses suffered or incurred by us (including all legal costs on a solicitor / client basis), arising directly or indirectly due to your use, possession and control of the skip bin, our provision of junk collection services to you,  and / or your breach or a breach by your employees, sub-contractors, agents and unauthorised third parties of these terms and conditions. Notwithstanding the indemnity, you will indemnify us of any claim or liability for trespass to land, public, or private nuisance, injury, death, penalties or fines in the event the skip bin is delivered on a footpath, road, lane, private property or public property not owned by you.