How do I open my dumpster’s door?

Handle Style Door Lock

  • Unhook any safety chains from the dumpsterĀ 
  • Remove any safety latches, hooks, or pins from their holders
  • Pull “up” on the door handle / lever to release the door

Ratchet Style Door Lock

  • Unhook any safety chains from the dumpsterĀ 
  • Remove any safety latches, hooks, or pins from their holders
  • Push the ratch switch “in” such that the ratchet catches the gear
  • Turn the ratchet repeatedly until the dumpster latches release and the door opens