What Can It Hold?
The 5 yard bin is good for everything from small 1 room renovations, to small and medium construction jobs where you need to get rid of dirt, soil, rock, concrete, asphalt and brick. The low sides make it the best choice for wheelbarrow loading.
How to Prepare for a 5 Yard Dumpster Delivery
Keep the following items in mind so your 5 yard dumpster rental can be delivered without any complications.
Clear the Area:
About 50 feet of space is needed to drop off a roll off dumpster.
Remove anything in the way of the delivery area. This includes cars, household items and anything in the nearby area.
Ensure Clearance Space:
Approximately 18 feet of clearance space is needed for a dumpster truck to ensure placement. Check to make sure there aren’t any trees or hanging wires that obstruct the placement area.
Designate Delivery Area:
Determine where you’d like a dumpster to be a placed. This will be discussed when you set up your rental and can be assured by marking the spot with a cone.
Avoid Hazardous Items:
Avoid throwing any prohibited items in your dumpster, which can result in additional fees.
- Mixed waste from household clean up, construction, or renovation debris
- Asphalt from construction and renovation projects
- Concrete from construction and renovation projects
- Clean Fill – non-contaminated waste material (ie. soil, concrete, interlock, grass, etc.)
- Appliances – Fridges, freezers, washers & dryers
- Garage, shed & attic junk – Boxes, books, old tools, tires
- Construction materials – Debris, tiling
- Garden refuse – Branches, tree and bush clippings
- Furniture – Couches/sofas, sofa beds, mattresses
- Roofing items – Tiles and corrugated iron
- Renovation refuse – Walls, windows, floorboards, drywall, plasterboard & frames, etc.
Sorry, but we don’t accept hazardous waste including:
- Oil drums
- Oil tanks
- Junk cars
- Chemicals, solvents, oils
- How do I change or cancel an order?
- What if I need to keep my container longer/have it removed sooner?
- Will it damage my new driveway?
- Can I put the container on the street?
- How large of a space do I need for the container/for delivery?
- What are the unacceptable materials items for roll-off containers?
- What if I need a larger container?
- How far in advance do I need to order?
- Is service available 24 hours?
- What if the driver comes for delivery or removal and I am not ready for the container to be dropped or removed?
- Is it necessary for someone to be there when they deliver or remove my container?
- Will I be billed for extra weight?
- How do the online transactions work?
How do I change or cancel an order?
Log in to your account, navigate to the Orders page, find the order that you’d like to change or cancel and click the “Request cancellation” or “Request order change” button. We will contact you for the details of this request. If you did not create an account prior to placing your order, please contact our Billing Department at [email protected].
*All changes must occur one business day in advance to allow for processing.
What if I need to keep my container longer/have it removed sooner?
Please note all changes to your order must occur at least one business day in advance to allow for processing, as terms and conditions apply. There is an additional charge for keeping the container longer than designated in your order. To request a change to your order, please email [email protected] with your order number and the details of your request.
Will it damage my new driveway?
The contractor highly recommends that the customer protect any surface where the roll-off is going to be placed with a 4’ x 8’ sheet of plywood. Customer affirms that any right-of-way provided by customer (disclosed in delivery questions) for the roll-off container is sufficient to bear the weight of all contractors’ equipment and vehicles required to perform the contracted service. The customer assumes all liabilities for damages to private driving surfaces, pavement or road surfaces and entire container placement site. The contractor shall not be responsible for any damages to any private driving surface, pavement or accompanying subsurface of any route associated to perform the service that was contracted.
Can I put the container on the street?
Please check with your local municipality. Permits may be required.
How large of a space do I need for the container/for delivery?
Please refer to the container dimensions listed below. It is recommended to provide space to accommodate double the amount of the width and height of the container to assure adequate height and space clearance.
What are the unacceptable materials items for roll-off containers?
Aerosol cans, animals, antifreeze, appliances, asbestos, barrels, batteries, chemical products, computers, contaminated oils (mixed with solvents, gasoline, etc.), dirt, fluorescent tubes, food waste, fuel/oil contaminated soil, hazardous waste, herbicides & pesticides, industrial waste, lead paint chips, liquids (all), lubricating/hydraulic oil, medical waste, microwaves, monitors, motor oil, oil filters, other flammable liquids, paint (completely dried latex paint cans are acceptable), propane tanks, radioactive material, railroad ties, solvents, televisions, tires, transmission oil. Material must be level at the top of the container; nothing can be sticking out of the top. Additional requirements may apply based upon locality. Liability for appropriate waste remains with the customer as agreed to in the terms and conditions.
What if I need a larger container?
Please review container sizes for assistance in confirming the best-sized container to fit your needs
How far in advance do I need to order?
When ordering online you will see available dates displayed on the calendar.
Is service available 24 hours?
You can order online 24 hours a day.
What if the driver comes for delivery or removal and I am not ready for the container to be dropped or removed?
Please note trip charges will incur a supplementary cost of $200 per visit from the initial quote.
Is it necessary for someone to be there when they deliver or remove my container?
It is not necessary to have someone onsite for delivery or removal of the container. However, please be as specific as possible when answering the delivery questions, as the driver will use their best judgment and place the container in the safest accessible area when delivering the container. If an onsite contact is not available for delivery, you will be responsible for all charges involved with relocation of the dumpster should it be necessary. For removal; customer agrees to provide unobstructed access to the equipment on the scheduled pick-up day; if equipment is inaccessible customer is subject to additional pick-up charges, as terms and conditions apply.
Will I be billed for extra weight?
Yes, if your tonnage goes over the included tons quoted in your order you will be charged additional costs.
How do the online transactions work?
Once an order has been placed, we will preauthorize the credit card that was provided at checkout. The transaction will be completed 1-4 business days after the bin has been removed from the site.