Terms and Conditions

Please read through these, as it protects you and us!

Terms of Conditions when renting a skip bin:

  • Upon delivery you must provide our staff member with a copy of the proof of payment of the balance of the invoice either via EFT or you can pay in cash. Additional drop-offs and collections must be paid upon delivery of the empty skip unless otherwise agreed upon.
  • By accepting delivery of GreenPeas skips or services, the hirer, or representative thereof, is fully accepting the terms and conditions set out for skip hire and services provided by GreenPeas.
  • You will be entitled to cancel or vary an order provided that GreenPeas receives notice of variation or cancellation no less than 1 day before the delivery date under the order. Any variation to the order will be granted at GreenPeas sole discretion and subject to payment of reasonable costs.
  • In the event an order is cancelled by GreenPeas the customer will receive a full refund of any monies paid in advance for the cancelled order.
  • The price of the service is as stated by GreenPeas at the time of acceptance of your purchase order, unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing by GreenPeas.
  • All prices include the cost of delivery and the removal of skips. Prices quoted are based on the information which you submit to GreenPeas, and GreenPeas reserves the right to vary prices if that information is incorrect.
  • You must ensure that there is a contact person that can meet us on arrival and also ensure that we have access to the drop-off point. We need sufficient space for the drop and collection, approximately 1.5m clearance around the skip when we collect.
  • In the event of an overloaded skip, GreenPeas reserves the right, under the Road Traffic Act and Workplace Health and Safety Act, to refuse to left the skip and a daily hire charge, wasted journey charges and labour fees are applicable and duly paid by the customer, charged at the current rate at that time until such time as the skip is safe to transport. Additional collections are charged per load including the relevant travel. The price of the skip bin is inclusive of a portion of the dumping fees. The portion of inclusive dumping fees varies based on the size of the skip. The balance of dumping fees will be invoiced once the skip has been collected/dumped.
  • Placement of the skip is at the drivers discretion, this is due to our Public Liability requirements via our Insurance Company. GreenPeas will endeavour to place a skip at the customers direction but will not be held responsible or liable for damage to property or surrounds caused by following these directions.
  • We will place the skip at the agreed relevant area and under no circumstances may the skip be moved for this will affect the collection procedure
  • The hirer’s agree to fully indemnify GreenPeas against any liability for personal injury or property damage when instructed verbally at the point of order, in person on site, or otherwise, by the customer or their representative(s), for any damages caused when directed off public roads, to a place not constructed or generally rated for heavy weights in terms of kerbs, pavements, driveways, footings, pipes, manholes, pits or other obstacles(s) in width, height or however such injury or damage may be caused.
  • In the event of a skip not being available for collection on its designated pick up day, and unless previous arrangements have been made for extended hire, additional transport charges and hire charges will be applied for wasted journey(s).
  • When any number of the days prescribed in this agreement, they shall be reckoned exclusively of the first and inclusively of the last day unless that last day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, in which case the last day shall be the next succeeding day which in not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.
  • The hirer is responsible for ensuring the position for hire item(s) delivery has a clear access. Blocked access due to abandoned vehicles or materials resulting in failed delivery/collection will incur standing time and/or an aborted delivery charged (know generally as wasted journey fee).
  • We need a minimum of 2 hours notice for collecting skips other than our standard collection days. This must be pre-arranged.
  • Following any verbal instruction, at the point of order, or on site, be it in the event that a signature is not gained on delivery, and/or in the event of the customer or representative thereof not being on site for signatory purposes, it will be deemed that the terms and conditions are accepted once payment has been made or delivery has taken place, and in filling the skip provided, all terms and conditions fully apply therein.
  • Skips will not be filled above the top rim, and there will be no items or waste protruding above or from any direction whatsoever of the skip, and all waste will be confined within the skips capacity. Building ruble / sand / stone will only be filled to the indicated markings inside the bin.
  • Skips will not contain any prohibited items (click here for the list of items). No fires are lit in, and no corrosive acid or noxious substance, liquid cement or concrete placed in the hire item(s).
  • Should any of the above prohibited items be found in the hired skip, the customer is solely liable for all separation, environmental clean-up, administration and disposal/transport/hygiene costs arising from that contamination.
  • The hirer’s agree to pay GreenPeas for any damages, repairs or replacement thereof incurred to skips, plant or equipment that may be damaged or defaced whilst on hire or on site and being in the possession of the customer.
  • The hirer’s agree to pay GreenPeas for any additional costs incurred as a result of being ordered to re-position or remove any skips(s) by a statutory or other authority whilst under contract with the customer.
  • The hirer’s agree to ensure that any skip(s) that may be sited in a public area are to be adequately covered to prevent wastes being dislodged, removed, or any escape of wastes thereof, and to fully indemnify GreenPeas against any legal actions, damages or costs which may occur or be granted against GreenPeas or subsidiary thereof.
  • Force Majeure: Subject to the provisions of this clause 23, neither party shall be responsible to the other for its failure to perform or any delay in performing any obligation under this agreement in the event and to the extent that such failure or delay is caused by force majeure.
  • For the purposes of this agreement, force majeure shall mean any circumstance which is beyond the reasonable control of the party giving notice of force majeure (“the affected party”), including, but not limited to, war (whether declared or not), revolution, invasion, insurrection, riot, civil commotion, mob violence, sabotage, blockade, embargo, boycott, the exercise of military or usurped power, fire, explosion, theft, storm, flood, drought, wind, lightning or other unusually intense adverse weather condition (where the usual precautions to prevent damage could prevent it), epidemic, quarantine, accident, breakdown of machinery or facilities, strikes, lock-out or labour dispute, acts or restraints of government imposition, or restrictions of or embargoes on imports or exports.
  • Notwithstanding the above: A labour dispute, strike or lock-out which could not be resolved by the affected party acceding to the demands made of its shall not constitute force majeure; and inability to meet payment because of a lack of funds shall in no circumstances be treated as an event of force majeure.
  • The affected party shall give notice thereof to the other immediately upon the occurrence of the event of force majeure.