Skip Bins Plus Terms & Conditions
By placing an order you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions as “Skip Bins Plus” has provided below.
You should read through the Terms and Conditions carefully and if you have any questions please call 0434 286 307.
1. Supply, location & hire of bins
1.1. Skip Bins Plus will endeavour to deliver and collect the bin on the dates specified. But it may at its discretion deliver and/or collect the bin at such other times without providing notification to you.
1.2. The placement, filling and removal of the bin is under your control and you agree not to:
1.2.1. place or allow to remain in the bin any non-complying waste, including but not limited to any liquid waste, or any waste that may be explosive, toxic, dangerous, hazardous or noxious, including acids, solvents, minerals, greases, oils, liquid concrete or asbestos;
1.2.2. fill or allow the bin to be filled higher than the rim, or in any way which may result in spillage of waste.
2. Placement & collection of bins
2.1. You agree to have the bin ready for collection with suitable access to enable the driver to collect the bin within forty eight (48) hours of delivery or at such other time as specified in the quote as the Collection Date.
2.2. You will be responsible for the provision of free and suitable access to the delivery site including the removal and reinstatement of any obstructions and ensuring that suitable ground conditions exist for the delivery, placement and removal of the bin. No responsibility will be taken by Skip Bins Plus for any damage to any surface and you are required to take all steps necessary to protect such surfaces before delivery.
2.3. Skip Bins Plus may refuse to enter the site, if in its discretion the site is not acceptable from a safety perspective.
2.4. You will not permit the bin(s) to be removed from site by any person unless authorised in writing by Skip Bins Plus.
2.5. You shall be responsible to ensure the bin is sufficiently visible and appropriate warning signals are posted whilst the bin is in your possession.
2.6. If you require an extension of the collection date you must give Skip Bins Plus (1) business days’ notice of such extension and you agree to pay any additional fees charged by Skip Bins Plus including any requirement for the extension of any permits.
3. Rights & responsibilities
3.1. If you are in default of this Agreement Skip Bins Plus may immediately collect its bin without prior notice to you and deposit any waste in the bin on the site. It will be your responsibility to then have the waste removed and you agree to indemnify, and not hold Skip Bins Plus liable for any claims, penalties, fees or charges that a third party may make whatsoever in nature, and howsoever arising in relation to such collection of the bin and depositing of the waste on the site.
3.2. Any damage, loss, penalties or fines, including any extra tipping fees or any VicRoads overweight fines incurred by Skip Bins Plus in relation to the bin hire, caused by you or your employees, agents or contractors, acts, omissions or negligence shall be your responsibility and will be paid within seven (7) days of the date of invoice from Skip Bins Plus.
3.3. Upon the driver picking-up the bin, all rights to the contents of the bin shall be Skip Bins Plus, and you agree and acknowledge that you will have no claim to the contents from that time onwards.
3.4. You agree to indemnify Skip Bins Plus for any damage done to their bins and you will also be required to pay additional fees for any non-standard cleaning that is required due to the waste placed in the bin by you.
4.1. You agree to pay Skip Bins Plus either:
4.1.1. upon ordering the bin, by credit card and you irrevocably and unconditionally authorise Skip Bins Plus to charge your credit card with such costs and any additional fees which may become payable in accordance with this Agreement; OR
4.1.2. upon delivery of the bin to the job address, by cash or credit card.
5. Additional fees & charges
5.1. You acknowledge that there may be additional fees charged by Skip Bins Plus such as but not limited to permit costs, overloading charges, waiting time charges, return and collection charges and interest on overdue accounts. You agree to pay such additional fees within:
5.1.1. immediately if you have paid by credit card as you have irrevocably authorised Skip Bins Plus to charge any additional fees as a separate transaction on your card; OR
5.1.2. within seven (7) days of the date of invoice if you are paying by cash.
5.2. In the event for any reason whatsoever Skip Bins Plus drivers are required to wait beyond the normal fifteen (15) minutes to deliver or collect a bin a waiting time fee may be charged at the rate of $30.00 per quarter hour or part thereof after the first fifteen (15) minutes.
5.3. In the event for any reason whatsoever Skip Bins Plus drivers are required return at a later time an extra fee charged at the rate of $60.00 will be payable to Skip Bins Plus.
5.4. Skip Bins Plus may charge the rate specified in the Penalty Interest Rate Act 1983 (Victoria) on all overdue accounts until such time as payment is made in full.
5.5. You agree and acknowledge that in the event that you are in default of any payment pursuant to this Agreement to Skip Bins Plus Skip Hire that you will be liable for all costs that are incurred by Skip Bins Plus in obtaining payment.
6.1. All fees as set out in this Agreement are inclusive of GST and Skip Bins Plus Hire will provide you with a tax invoice upon request.
7. Cancellation of hire
7.1. You may cancel a bin order by providing no less than one (1) business days notice to Skip Bins Plus prior to the delivery date as specified on the quote. If less than one (1) business days notice is provided, a cancellation fee equivalent to 50% of the bin hire shall be due and payable to Skip Bins Plus.
7.2. If a bin has been delivered and placed on site in accordance with the order, the order is considered filled and full payment is required.
8. Warranties & limitation of liability
9.1. Notwithstanding anything else contained in this Agreement, Skip Bins Plus’ total liability to you or any third party concerning any claim relating to this Agreement or to the bin hire service will not exceed the total fees actually paid by you to Skip Bins Plus.
9.2. Skip Bins Plus will not be liable for any loss of profit or any other consequential or indirect special or punitive loss, damage or expense even if such loss, damage or expense is caused by an act, omission or negligence by Skip Bins Plus or its related entities.
9.3. Nothing in this Agreement will operate to exclude or modify the application of the provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Commonwealth) or the Fair Trading Act (1999) Victoria.
9.4. Where the law implies a condition or warranty which is not or could not be excluded Skip Bins Plus’ liability for breach of such condition or warranty is limited to:
9.4.1. the re-supply of the bin hire service to you; or
9.4.2. the payment of the cost of having the bin hire service re-supplied to you.