SKIP SIZES

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A range of skip sizes to suit every project


Looking to hire a skip in Exeter or Devon but not sure what size best suits your needs? Give the friendly and experienced team here at EMS Waste Services a call today! We can give you expert advice on the right skip size for your particular project. Just let us know the volume and type of waste involved and we’ll take it from there.

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What size skip are you looking for?


3 yard skip

HEIGHT:  Mtrs = 0.85  |  Ft = 2’8″
LENGTH:  Mtrs = 1.68  |  Ft = 5’5″
WIDTH:  Mtrs = 1.10  |  Ft = 3’6

6 yard skip

HEIGHT:  Mtrs = 1.22  |  Ft = 4’
LENGTH:  Mtrs = 2.6  |  Ft = 8.6’
WIDTH:  Mtrs = 1.52  |  Ft = 5′

8 yard skip

HEIGHT:  Mtrs = 1.22  |  Ft = 4’
LENGTH:  Mtrs = 3.66  |  Ft = 12′
WIDTH:  Mtrs = 1.68  |  Ft = 5’6″

12 yard skip

HEIGHT: Mtrs = 1.68 Ft = 5’6”
LENGTH: Mtrs = 3.7 Ft = 2’2″
WIDTH: Mtrs = 1.78 Ft = 5’10”

20 CUBIC YARD HOOK LIFT CONTAINER

HEIGHT: Mtrs = 1.3 Ft = 4’3″
LENGTH: Mtrs = 6.1 Ft = 20′
WIDTH: Mtrs = 2.4 Ft = 7’9″

40 CUBIC YARD HOOK LIFT CONTAINER

HEIGHT: Mtrs = 2.51 Ft = 8’2″
LENGTH: Mtrs = 6.1 Ft = 20′
WIDTH: Mtrs = 2.4 Ft = 7’9″

NB. These are approximate sizes only. Some skips may be of variable size and shape.

Which skip is right for you?


3 yard skip (2 Tonnes)
These handy skips are ideal for small projects such as kitchen and bathroom refits (depending on the size of the room).

6 yard skip (8 Tonnes)
Also known as builders skips, these are for bulky waste and heavy / inert loads (e.g. soil or concrete).

8 / 12 yard skips (10 Tonnes)
These larger skips are suitable for house clearances and light mixed wastes (not soil or concrete).

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