re4 Yard Skip Hire

Here at Clearaway one of our most popular skip sizes which is available for hire is our 4 Yard or Midi Skip. These are ideal for home owners undertaking a DIY or home renovation project and are great for small commercial building projects. This versatility makes them one of our most in demand skips and makes up a huge proportion of our skip hire services.

The most common uses for these skips are for bathroom refits, kitchen refits, garden waste / projects and builders waste. An idea of the types of waste that a 4 Yard (Midi Skip) is used for is as follows:

  • Rubble & Soil
  • Old Turf, Trees & Bushes
  • Concrete, slabs and brick
  • Old Carpet & flooring
  • Slabs & Paving
  • Waste from redecorating your property

There are of course many more uses for these 4 Yard Skips, an idea of the volume of waste you can fit into these Midi Skips is roughly 13 wheelie bins full of waste.

As a company Clearaway aims to recycle waste as much as we can from these skips and as a business we try to process 100% of the waste products placed within them.

There are however certain things you cannot place in these Midi Skips, hazardous waste materials should be handled in a different way to ensure they cause no harm to the environment, we are dedicated to working with local authorities to help to recycle this type of waste responsibly and efficiently.

The types of waste which isn’t allowed in a skip are:

  • Chemicals
  • Electrical Items
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Oils (you should use a Motor Oils & Cooking Oils recycling company instead.)
  • Asbestos
  • Other hazardous materials

A full list of these materials can be seen at the bottom of this page.

If you are looking for a “4 yard skip near me?” Then please contact Clearway, our team is happy to help and can provide the right advice on the correct size of skip you need and provide information about the types of waste you’re allowed and not allowed to place within a skip.

We also operate an online booking system to make ordering your skip extremely easy and straightforward please click here to place your online 4 Yard skip order today.


6 + 13 =

4 Yard Skips



This skip is perfect for small domestic jobs, minor renovation projects, garden tidy ups or small amounts of concrete and soil. Use if your site has limited space with their small footprint.

  • Length: 4ft
  • Width: 3ft
  • Height: 2ft 6”
  • Holds: 20 bin bags / 6.5 Wheelie Bins / 2 Tonnes

Book Online or Call 01268 833076


Holding approximately 13 wheelie bins of waste these midi sized skips can be used for kitchen & bathroom refits and garden & builders waste such as rubble, sand, cement, soil & slabs.

  • Length: 6ft
  • Width: 4ft 3″
  • Height: 3ft 2”
  • Holds: 40 bin bags / 13 Wheelie Bins / 4 Tonnes

Book Online or Call 01268 833076

6 CUBIC YARD SKIP (Small Builders)

Whether you’re working on a home extension, conservatory build, house clearance or simply removing garden & builders waste these skips offer great value for money.

  • Length: 8ft 6″
  • Width: 5ft
  • Height: 4ft
  • Holds: 60 bin bags / 19 Wheelie Bins / 6 Tonnes

Book Online or Call 01268 833076

8 CUBIC YARD SKIP (Large Builders)

These skips are popular with large renovation jobs, heavy waste such as rubble, sand, cement, soil & slabs or removing builders, garden and household waste. Being able to to hold up to 8 tonnes of waste means you can remove more from your job quicker.

  • Length: 12ft
  • Width: 4ft
  • Height: 5ft 6”
  • Holds: 80 bin bags / 25 Wheelie Bins / 8 Tonnes

Book Online or Call 01268 833076

Permits Applied

If you don’t have a driveway, garden or other private land at your home to place the skip on to you will need to apply for a council permit to have the skip placed on the roadside.

The council charge for these permits and we are able to apply for your permit on your behalf.
It normally takes between 24 and 48 hours to receive the permit so please allow for this time when placing an order.

Skip Contents

There are legal restrictions about what can be put into a skip and below is a list of what you can and can’t put into your skip.

Acceptable Waste

● Brick
● Soil
● Rubble
● Concrete
● Timber
● Glass
● Metal
● Green Waste
● Plastic
● Paper
● Cardboard
● Non­electrical fittings
● Furniture

Non-Acceptable Waste

● Fridges & Freezers
● Plasterboard
● Gas Bottles & Cylinders (full or empty)
● Clinical Waste & Syringes
● Hazardous & Toxic Waste
● Oils & Filters (engine, hydraulic & cooking)
● Petrol & Diesel
● Fluorescent Tubes
● Asbestos
● Paint, Paint Tins & Solvents(unless empty)
● Resins
● Tyres
● Computer Towers, Monitors & Electrical Goods

If you are unsure about something then please feel free to give us a call our Basildon Depot on 01268 833076 or email us and we will be able to advise you.