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Dumpster Rental Services in Schenectady, NY

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7 Lock One Rd, Waterford, NY 12188

We are a family owned and operated dumpster rental company that strives for excellent customer service. Our rates are lower than our competitors and we pass that savings on to you. There is not a job too small, or a job too big, we can handle it all!

(518) 417-2565
68 Weibel Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Stone Container Rentals offers the simple concept of "it's as easy as 1 - 2 - 3". We provide the drop off, you fill up the containers and we haul it away. We provide convenient dumpster sizes to accommodate any size project you may have.

(518) 893-1166
3984 Lewis Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Upstate Dumpsters provides professional and reliable dumpster rental. Our roll off containers are driveway-friendly, and they come in all sizes to accommodate any size project you may have. We look forward to helping in your next cleanup project.

(518) 203-3632
Serving Schenectady, NY

AAA Rubbish Man Inc is located in Rennselaer County and serves the Capital District. We have been a leader in the trash removal and hauling business for over 25 years and provide 10 - 30 yard roll off container rental.

(518) 328-4362

Permits for Dumpster Rental in Schenectady, NY

Do I need a permit to place a dumpster at my home in Schenectady, NY?

In short, no, you do not need a permit to place a dumpster in your driveway or on your property. However, a dumpster permit is needed when placing the roll-off container on the side of a city street or in the public right-of-way. You can obtain a permit by contacting the Department of Engineering, Room 205, City Hall.

"Recyclution" helping to save on the increasing costs associated with landfilling

The recycling initiative in Schenectady, referred to as "Recyclution", aims to reduce landfilling, save costs and preserve the environment.

Did you know that diverting one ton of waste from the landfill and recycling it saves the City $68.42? Collectively, this savings can add up to a substantial amount.

Learn more about "Recyclution" and other waste-related information by visiting the Schenectady website.

More tips for renting a dumpster in Schenectady, NY

How much does it cost to rent a dumpster?

Factors that influence roll-off container rental rates include your location, dumpster size, weight of the load, type of debris, and duration of the rental. So, your rates may vary significantly over the pricing listed below.

To get a ballpark figure, here are some national averages for a standard 7-day rental:

  • 10 yard roll-off container: $250+
  • 20 yard roll-off container: $350+
  • 30 yard roll-off container: $400+
  • 40 yard roll-off container: $450+

You can get the best rates by getting quotes from at least two local dumpster rental companies. Often times you can use one quote as leverage to get a better deal at that company’s competitor.

Common wastes not allowed in dumpsters

Dumpster rental companies abide by local, state and federal regulations regarding the types of waste it dumps at local landfills and recycling facilities. It’s an environmental issue that is rooted in maintaining public health and keeping the environment clean.

Here are some -- not all -- of the items commonly not allowed in roll-off containers:

  • Flammable liquids of any kind
  • Automobile fluids – motor oil, transmission fluid, coolant, etc.
  • Car batteries
  • Automobile tires (some companies allow if the tire is shredded first)
  • Asbestos debris
  • Appliances that contain Freon or other toxic chemicals – refrigerators, air conditioners, thermostats, etc.
  • Household hazardous wastes, or HHW – cleaners, aerosols, paint, oils/stains, etc.

Be sure to ask your dumpster rental provider about its policies regarding prohibited wastes. You can learn more here.

Most popular roll-off container sizes

The most commonly available dumpster sizes are:

  • 10 cubic yard dumpsters – 12 ft. x 8 ft. x 4 ft. -- Residential cleanouts, small cleanups, etc.
  • 20 cubic yard bins – 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 4.5 ft. – Most versatile container size
  • 30 cubic yard containers – 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 6 ft. – Whole house cleanouts, shed demolition, roofing
  • 40 cubic yard roll-offs – 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. – Total demolition jobs, construction projects, large re-roofs

Sizes and dimensions vary by company. For reference, 1 cubic yard is equivalent to a 3 ft. x 3 ft. x 3 ft. object, such as a standard kitchen stove.