At Wheelie Bin Solutions, our wheelie bins come in several shapes, sizes, and colours. Knowing the dimensions of a wheelie bin enables you to determine if the bins will fit where they need to (such as in an outdoor storage area or down an access alleyway) and how much waste you can fit inside them.
From the standard wheelie bin dimensions of a 240-litre council-issued bin to the large wheelie bin dimensions and capacity of a 1100-litre wheelie bin, you can shop our range confidently by referring to this handy guide.
We recommend conducting a waste audit to ensure you choose the correct wheelie bin size for your residential or commercial waste disposal. A waste audit provides answers to the following questions:
This information will give you a firm idea of what wheelie bin best suits your waste management needs. Some businesses may need secondary bins in addition to a general waste bin. For example, hotels and restaurants in the hospitality industry often require additional wheelie bins for food waste and glass.
In the following table you’ll find key wheelie bin measurements, including each wheelie bin's nominal loading capacity, height, width, and depth. This information will help you choose the right receptacle for your domestic, commercial, and industrial requirements.
|Wheelie Bin Type||Total Height (mm)||Total Width (mm)||Total Depth (mm)||Number of Bin Bags||Nominal Loading Capacity (kg)|
|60 Litre Wheelie Bins||935||450||516||1||40|
|80 Litre Wheelie Bins||939||449||520||1.5||40|
|120 Litre Wheelie Bins||930||475||545||2||48|
|140 Litre Wheelie Bins||1050||475||545||2||56|
|180 Litre Wheelie Bins||1070||483||716||4||72|
|240 Litre Wheelie Bins||1063||575||713||4||96|
|360 Litre Wheelie Bins||1098||596||878||6||144|
|660 Litre Wheelie Bins||1222||1371||778||10||270|
|660 Litre Metal Wheelie Bins||1310||1250||720||10||270|
|770 Litre Wheelie Bins||1360||1371||767||13||310|
|1100 Litre Wheelie Bins||1315||1372||1085||19||440|
|1100 Litre Metal Wheelie Bins||1355||1250||980||19||440|
|1280 Litre Wheelie Bins||1430||1260||985||24||750|
NB: Please note that dimensions can vary slightly after manufacture.
Once you’ve selected the best wheelie bin for your household or business, all that’s left to do is place your order. If you need further assistance with our wheelie bin dimensions and sizes, contact a member of our helpful team —they will be happy to guide you through the selection process.