The Basics of Clean Fill
Posted in Bin Rental, on May 14, 2021
Disposal bin rentals facilitate the managment, clean up, and disposal of waste for any type of contstruction project from professional construction to do-it-yourself home renovations, or anything in between. Understanding how to properly manage waste materials can improve organization, completion, and save the costs of disposal, however clean fill waste can be difficult to understand especially if you are new to using a bin rental service.
What is Clean Fill?
Clean fill is waste material that consists of dirt, soil, gravel, brick, rubble, cement, or sometimes asphalt. Clean fill dirt is called “clean” because it is considered environmentally friendly because the categorized materials can be easily recycled and reused for future construction projects.
What Clean Fill is Not
Clean fill cannot include contaminants such as chemical solutions, household wastes like rubber, batteries or electronic devices, or biological waste including paper, metals, or fiberglass. Disposal bin rentals for clean fill should not contain any materials toxic to humans or other animals.
Asphalt may be accepted as clean fill depending only if it has not been mixed with contaminants. If you’re not sure what to put in your bin rental, the Binworks team is happy to help and explain the best way to sort or dispose of your waste.
How to Dispose of Clean Fill
Depending on the amount of clean fill waste you’ve accumulated over the duration of your construction project, different types of clean fill should be isolated by individual material. Concrete and asphalt can typically be put in the same bin and the same goes for dirt and sod.
In terms of dumping, at Binworks we are happy to drop off and pick up our disposal rental bins right from location so you can easily and safely take care of clean fill waste without any hassle.
What Happens to Clean Fill?
Clean fill is used for a whole host of reasons following disposal. Construction is the most common use of clean fill. Once these materials are removed in a clean fill disposal bin rental, they can also be used for landscaping, engineering companies, and even small home projects.
Oftentimes clean fill is used for construction purposes to fill in holes, level ground for landscaping projects like pool installations or outdoor renovations, or it can be repurposed for many other building purposes. Dirt and soil can be used for gardens. Essentially, clean fill is a sustainable and easy way to pass around building materials from one project to another.
Benefits of Disposal Bin Rental for Clean Fill
By ridding your site of clean fill with a disposal bin rental, you are helping the environment. Because clean fill is repurposed, proper disposal helps to reduce the amount of waste being directed to landfills and supporting reuse instead of the unnecessary production of construction materials.
Using clean fill materials helps to reduce construction costs. When you dispose of your clean fill in a bin rental, others are able to leverage more affordable bin rental pricing to complete their construction projects with the materials they need.