Skip Bag Size Guide


At Kollect, we aim to create simple ways to have all waste collected and recycled globally. Skip bags are perfect for getting rid of small bits of waste caused by home renovations and clearances, garden tidy-ups and DIY projects. They are a great alternative to traditional skip hire, especially if there is minimal access and not enough space to put down a skip.

To help you decide the best size for your project, we have put together this skip bag sizes guide. It'll give have a much better idea of what size skip bag to order.

Skip Bag Sizes

Mini Skip Bag

Although our smallest size, this skip bag is deceptively large. It can hold about the same as two wheelie bins or up to 12 bin bags—ideal for small garden clearances.

Equivalent to: 2 wheelie bins or up to 12 bin bags

Maxi Skip Bag

Equivalent to: 1 mini skip or up to 20 bin bags

Our most popular skip bag size for a reason. It can hold about the same as a Mini Skip or up to 20 bin bags—ideal for garden clearances and most room clear-outs.

Mega Skip Bag

Our giant skip bag size is enormous. It can hold about the same as a Midi Skip or up to 45 bin bags—ideal for any big DIY projects or garage and shed clear-outs.

Equivalent to: 1 midi skip or up to 45 bin bags

While we do our best to collect everything waste, the following items are prohibited and we cannot take them in skip bags:

  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Clinical waste
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Commercial fridges & freezers
  • Gas bottles & cylinders
  • Liquids
  • Paint/paint tins
  • Plasterboard
  • Oil / petrol / diesel
  • Solvents
  • Toxic waste

Still have more questions? If you need any more help, why not request a call from one of our skip bag experts to help figure out the perfect size skip for you?