Introducing Easyquip's Crane Drop Bottom Bins – a robust solution for seamless transport, storage and handling of waste and bulk materials.

Designed, manufactured and rigorously tested in Australia, these heavy-duty drop bottom bins are engineered to perfection, suitable for cranes and forklift operations.

The drop floor empty function is activated by a lever, strategically designed to stay within the bin's footprint. Ideal for space-restricted environments and working at heights, the compact drop bottom design enables compliance to Safe Work Australia.

Additionally, the lever release can be conveniently operated with a control rope or extended lever mechanism, allowing you to empty the bin from the comfort of your forklift seat.

Engineered in accordance with Australian Standard AS4991-2004 for lifting gear, these bins boast a robust design with a 3mm wall sheet steel. This construction enhances durability, providing superior resistance to damage. The smooth side profile not only ensures an attractive appearance but also offers a substantial flat area for signage.

Choose from three size options – 0.5m³, 1.0m³, and 1.5m³ – all with a maximum load capacity of 1000kg. Easyquip's Crane Drop Bottom Bins are an are trusted by commercial and industrial operators for unmatched quality, reliability and safety.


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  • 3mm wall sheets steel
  • LEVER release
  • enamel painted finish
  • complies with AS4991-2004 Lifting gear


  • Australian made
  • easy to use
  • empties within its own footprint
  • compatible with a standard forklift
  • stores and transports a wide range of materials
  • supplied with design and ndt certificates


  • Castor wheels
  • hot dip galvanizing
  • metal/plastic lid
  • paint in customer colour


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Drop Bottom Bin Applications

Drop-bottom bins can be used in various industries and businesses where efficient waste disposal or transportation of materials is crucial. Some specific industries and businesses that might use drop-bottom bins include:


  • Manufacturing and Industrial Facilities
  • Commercial Construction Sites
  • Civil Construction
  • Local Government – Councils
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Warehouses
  • Waste Management Companies
  • Crane Operators
  • Government Departments


Australian Designed & Made Drop Bottom Bins

Proudly Australian-made and owned, Easyquip embodies the values of excellence, innovation, loyalty, and a genuine passion for customer satisfaction. Our state-of-the-art factories located in Morwell, VIC, and Brisbane, QLD, are hubs of ingenuity and craftsmanship. By choosing our Drop Bottom Bins, you support local industry while benefiting from the precision and quality synonymous with Australian manufacturing.

Our commitment to quality and safety is paramount. Each Australian Designed & Made Drop Bottom Bin is supplied with comprehensive design and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) certificates, ensuring that every unit meets the highest standards of engineering excellence. These certificates provide peace of mind, assuring our customers that our bins are not only innovative but also rigorously tested for performance and reliability.




What Drop Bottom Bin Capacities are Available?

Easyquip Drop Bottom Bins are available in the following sizes with optional extras, including castor wheels, hot dip galvanised,  custom 2-pak paint, metal or plastic lids.

0.5 Cubic Meters (0.5m3): Typically used for smaller and more dense applications for higher density materials and waste.

1 Cubic Meters (1m3): A popular choice for medium-sized operators, offering a regular cubed capacity that suits various waste management and/or operational needs.

1.5 Cubic Meters (1.5m3): Designed to accommodate larger waste and material volumes up to 1000kg weight.

What is a Drop Bottom Waste Bin?

A drop-bottom waste bin is a type of waste container designed with a bottom that can be easily opened or dropped down to facilitate the removal of trash or waste materials. This design allows for convenient and efficient disposal of waste without the need to lift the entire bin or touch the contents directly.

The drop-bottom feature is particularly useful in situations where the waste may be heavy or bulky, as it simplifies the process of emptying the bin and reduces the strain on individuals tasked with waste removal.

The specific design and mechanism for opening the bottom of the bin can vary. Designed to be compatible with forklifts or cranes, drop bottom bins offer a convenient solution for quick and hassle-free unloading. Some drop-bottom waste bins may have a hinged door or flap that can be easily opened for waste removal, while others may use a more complex mechanism. Overall, the primary goal is to make the disposal of waste more convenient and sanitary.

Why Choose Easyquip?

Easyquip is a proudly Australian-owned and operated company, stands out as a top choice designer and manufacturer of industrial waste bins. Opting for Easyquip means supporting local manufacturing and contributing to the continued growth of the Australian economy.

Quality Assurance: Our front lift bins adhere to the highest industry standards. Rigorous quality control measures ensure that each bin meets our stringent criteria before it is delivered to your doorstep.

Customisation Options: We recognise the uniqueness of every waste management requirement. Easyquip offers customisation options for front lift bins, allowing you to tailor the bins according to your specific needs.

Exceptional Customer Service: Customer satisfaction is our priority at Easyquip. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is always ready to assist you with any inquiries or concerns you may have.

Fast Turnarounds with Rapid, Reliable Australia-Wide Delivery: Our in-house fleet ensures swift and dependable Australia-wide delivery, providing peace of mind for your operations and meeting tight delivery timeframes. Choose Easyquip for quality, customisation, excellent customer service, and efficient nationwide delivery.

Does Easyquip offer Nationwide Delivery of Drop Bottom Bins?

Yes. Easyquip provides Australia-wide delivery services for all waste bins. Our in-house truck delivery fleet and an expansive freight network ensures the efficient transportation of our waste-handling equipment to destinations throughout Australia. Regardless of your location, whether in New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia, or any other state or territory, you can trust in our commitment to punctual and dependable delivery of our front lift bins.

What materials are suitable for transport, storage and handling in the Drop Bottom Bins?

The Drop Bottom Bins by Easyquip are designed to accommodate a wide range of materials, ensuring versatility and efficiency in material handling. These bins are suitable for transporting, storing and handling various heavy-duty materials commonly found in industrial settings. Some examples of materials suitable for storage in the Drop Bottom Bins include:


Scrap Metal: Easyquip’s drop bottom bins are robust and durable, making them ideal for the storage of scrap metal in manufacturing and recycling facilities.

Construction Debris: Whether it’s concrete rubble, bricks, or other construction waste, drop bottom bins provide a reliable solution for transporting and storing construction debris.

Bulk Powders and Granules: The secure design of the bins makes them suitable for transporting and storing bulk powders, granules, or other loose materials commonly used in manufacturing processes.

Raw Materials: From raw materials like steel and aluminum to plastic and wood, the bins offer a versatile solution for the storage of various materials used in production.

Industrial Waste: The Drop Bottom Bins are well-suited for the containment and transport of industrial waste, promoting efficient waste management practices.

General Manufacturing Materials: The bins are adaptable to a wide array of manufacturing materials, including components, parts, and finished products.

Heavy Equipment Parts: Easyquip’s drop bottom bins are engineered to handle the weight and size of heavy equipment parts, making them a reliable choice for storage and transportation.

Bulk Packaging Materials: Whether it’s cardboard, plastic packaging, or other bulk packaging materials, the bins are designed to handle large volumes with ease.

Bulk Aggregates: For industries dealing with aggregates such as sand, gravel, or crushed stone, the bins provide a durable solution for transportation and storage.

Metal Shavings and Chips: The robust construction of the bins makes them suitable for the storage of metal shavings and chips generated in machining and metalworking processes.

Can the Drop Bottom Bins be used with both forklifts and cranes?

Easyquip’s Drop Bottom Bins offer unparalleled flexibility, seamlessly compatible with both forklifts and cranes.

Whether you need crane bins for transporting materials, forklift waste bins for ground-level handling, or crane waste bins for effective waste management during lifting operations, our bins provide versatile solutions.

Engineered with a ‘drop floor empty’ feature, they streamline material transport, making them ideal for various industries that use cranes and forklifts for operations.

How do Drop Bottom Bins compare to Crane Certified Hooklift Bins and Standard Crane Bins?

Drop Bottom Bins stand out with their unique “Drop Floor Empty” feature, enabling efficient unloading within the bin’s footprint and versatility for both forklifts and cranes.. Crane Certified Hooklift Bins, specialised for hooklift systems, excel in applications requiring frequent container changes, ensuring quick and secure attachment/detachment. Standard Crane Bins offer a conventional waste collection solution for traditional crane operations. Each type caters to specific needs, from operational adaptability to efficient waste management, providing diverse options for material handling scenarios.

Does Easyquip offer Australia-wide Delivery?

Yes, Easyquip is proud to offer Australia-wide delivery. With our in-house truck delivery fleet and extensive freight network, we can efficiently ship our waste handling equipment to locations across Australia. Whether you are in New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia, or any other state or territory, we ensure prompt and reliable delivery of our front lift bins.

Does Easyquip offer Nationwide Rollouts in Australia?

Yes, Easyquip is proud to offer nationwide rollouts for our drop bottom bins across Australia. Whether you need a single bin or a large-scale deployment, our efficient distribution network ensures that we can fulfill your requirements no matter where you are located. With our nationwide rollout capabilities, we make it easy for businesses and organisations throughout Australia to access our top-quality front lift bins.



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