Dumpster Rental FAQs

Before Ordering Your Dumpster Rental

Dumpster Specifications

Will my dumpster have a door that swings open?

What is the weight of an empty dumpster?

Does the dumpster have a cover or lid?

What are the dumpster dimensions?

Materials – Weight, Extra Costs and Prohibited Items

How is the weight of my debris determined?

What materials may incur extra costs?

What materials are prohibited?


What does the price include?

How many tons can I put in my roll off dumpster?

Will I be billed for extra weight?

Property Considerations

Will the dumpster cause driveway damage?

Do I need a dumpster permit?

Can I put the roll off dumpster on the street?

How large of a space do I need for delivery of the roll off dumpster?

Ordering / Scheduling Your Dumpster Rental

Is emergency dumpster delivery available?

How far in advance do I need to order a dumpster rental?

What are my payment options?

Is it necessary for someone to be there at the time of delivery/removal?

What if I need to change or cancel my roll off dumpster rental order?

Once You’ve Ordered Your Dumpster Rental

How do I open my dumpster’s door?

What if I schedule service but it turns out I am not ready upon the driver’s arrival?

What if my dumpster is full and I need another dumpster?

How long may I keep the roll off dumpster?

Do I need to schedule removal of my dumpster?

What if I need to keep my roll off dumpster longer or have it removed sooner?