Top Help & Advice Questions

1. What Size Are The Waste Bins ?

Wybone Waste Bins come in three sizes for use in different in locations and situations.

Bin Size Width Height Depth Weight
28 Litres 250mm 675mm 355mm 6Kg
42 Litres 466mm 570mm 390mm 8Kg
80 Litres 466mm 847mm 390mm 10Kg

2. What Do The Waste Bin Colours Mean?

Wybone Waste Bins come in various colours for use in different in locations and situations. Obviously any bin colour can be used as you wish and represent any kind of waste – or just chosen to match a colour theme – but these are the medical waste segregation colour meanings.

Colour What’s It For ?
Black General or Domestic Waste
Orange Infectious Waste
Yellow Hazardous Waste
Tiger Stripe Offensive Waste
Green Recycled Waste (A)

3. Are These Waste Bins Suitable For Use In The Home Or Just Clinical Environments?

All our waste bins are suitable for use in any room around the home, as well as being safe enough for even medical and clinical use! They will look fantastic in your kitchen, and you can choose from a range of great colours to suit your home décor!

4. How Do I Know That This Is An Easy To Clean Waste Bin?

There are a number of design features on our bins that mean they are extremely easy and convenient when it comes to cleaning. The leak proof tray will catch any excess or spilled liquid if your bin bag should break, and the wipe down plastisol surface means any marks, scuffs or potential germs can simply be wiped away. The removable body simply lifts out allowing quick and easy cleaning, plus the added antibacterial coating provides extra protection for anyone using the bin!

5. Why Can’t I Have My Bin The Next Day?

Because all our bins are made to order when you contact us, this means that it takes a little longer. We would rather you have a top quality bin that is bespoke for you than rush something out of our factory that you are not completely happy with. We hope you’ll agree that the end result is worth the (short!) wait.

6. What Happens If  My Bin Liner Bursts?

We’ve all had that awful moment when you come to empty your bin and realise that there’s a hole in the bottom of your bin liner and it’s leaked everywhere. At Wybone, we have incorporated a leak proof tray on the bottom of all our waste bins that will catch any leaking liquid to prevent it making an even worse mess on your floor. The leak proof tray, like the rest of the bin is very easy to wipe clean using a standard household surface cleaner and cloth.

7. How Do I Know If I’ve Chosen The Right Waste Bin For My Room?

Choosing the right bin for your room is easy with our great range of bins for every room in the home, office or workplace. All our bins are made with the same goal in mind; safe and efficient waste disposal – so you can be sure that what ever bin you pick you will get maximum performance and value for money. Our bins are available in a range of handy sizes, so there’s sure to be a bin that will fit your space no matter how big or small. If you’re in doubt, you can also contact us to discuss your requirements.

8. How Do I Know I’m Buying A Quality Product?

You can be sure of the highest standards of quality and manufacturing when you buy your waste bin from Wybone. All our bins and materials used in manufacture meet strict ISO Quality standards, and as each of our bins is individually made to order, you be can sure there is no bulk manufacturing and the highest attention to detail is paid when making your bin.

9. What Is Plastisol?

Plastisol is a suspension of PVC particles in a plasticiser; it flows as a liquid and can be poured into a heated mold. When heated to around 177 degrees Celsius, the plastic and plasticiser mutually dissolve each other. On cooling the mold below 60 degrees C, a flexible, permanently plasticized product results. Aside from molding, plastisol is commonly used as a textile ink for screen-printing and as a coating, particularly in outdoor applications (roofs, furniture) and dip-coating.

10. What Is ABS Plastic?

ABS stands for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene. ABS plastic is 30 times more durable than regular plastic, holds its shape when molded by heat, is chemical resistant and unaffected by temperature. This all means a very long life for your high quality bin!

11. What Are the Sanitary Waste Legal Requirements ?

There are strict regulations in place when it comes to the disposal of sanitary waste in the workplace. Regulation 21 of the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulation 1992 states: “In the case of water closets used by Women, suitable means should be provided for the disposal of sanitary dressings.” To meet this requirement, all female workplace toilets should contain a sanitary waste bin or unit suitable for sanitary waste disposal.

12. What are the Food Waste Regulations?

From 1st January 2014, any food business in an urban area that produces more than 50kg per week of food waste will legally have to implement food recycling schemes using dedicated food waste bins.

13. What is the First Aid Room Waste Legislation ?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Policy for First Aid/Offensive waste states that producers of offensive waste, including First Aid waste should practice robust segregation of any materials. A safe system of work should include bag/receptacle collection procedures.

For anything else, please feel free to Contact Us.