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Disposal and Dumpster Rental Info in Connecticut

Most widely-available roll-off dumpster sizes

Roll-off dumpster sizes vary, but the most common are:

  • 10 yard: 12 ft. x 8 ft. x 3.5 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 20 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 4 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 30 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 6 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 40 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. (LxWxH)

The container sizes in your area may vary based on what the dumpster rental company carries, as well as the availability of specific containers. If you can’t find the container size you’re looking for, check with a different rental company near you.

Other relatively common container sizes include 8, 12 and 15 yarders. Still other container sizes are also sometimes available. Trailer dumpsters are a roll-off dumpster alternative that work great for a wide range of situations.

Average cost to rent a dumpster in Connecticut

For a complete overview of roll-off dumpster pricing, here here:

Prices vary based on location, type of debris, and other factors. To get a general idea of dumpster costs, see below for examples of recent dumpster rentals in Connecticut:


Learn more: What’s included in dumpster rental pricing?


How’s construction and demolition (C&D) debris disposed of in CT?

The State categorizes C&D debris as a distinct type of bulky waste that has value when recycled. Thus, it promotes proper recycling of C&D whenever possible.

The types of C&D materials that should be recycled include asphalt shingles, gypsum board, concrete, wood and more.

You can contact your local recycling coordinator to find the nearest C&D recycling facility.

“Special wastes” require special rules

Disposing of items, such as tires or asbestos, requires that you obtain a Special Waste Disposal Authorization. This permit costs $660, or $300 for asbestos debris only.

***This fee is waived for homeowners if the waste originated from their house.

Tips for renting a roll-off dumpster in Connecticut

5 most common dumpster styles

Commercial dumpsters – Businesses use these dumpsters for weekly or monthly garbage hauling service. They are not for temporary use.

Roll-off dumpsters – These are the containers you rent for temporary uses, such as household cleanouts, roofing projects or commercial construction.

Trailer dumpsters – Used by some dumpster rental companies, these trailers are used similarly to roll-off dumpsters but are different in that they are on wheels – this offers the benefit of being easier on your driveway.

Bag-style containers – These small bins are made from durable fabrics and plastics and range in size from 1 to 3 cubic yards and hold less than 2 tons of debris. The “Bagster” container is one such dumpster.

Lowboy dumpsters – Similar to traditional roll-off dumpsters but with low sides, making it ideal for loading heavier debris, such as dirt, roofing material, concrete, tiles and masonry.

Information about dumpster rental weight limits and overage charges

Dumpster rental providers typically put a cap on the amount of weight you can load into a dumpster due to the fact it costs them more money to dump heavier loads at local landfills. This weight limit can range from 1 ton (2,000 lbs.) to 8 tons (16,000 lbs.) or more.

Overage fees typically range between $50 per ton and $100 per ton. For example, if the weight allowance is 2,000 lbs. and your load weighs in at 2,500 lbs., you’d owe an additional 1 ton of overage charges at the $50 to $100 rate, or whatever rate your dumpster rental agreement specifies.

TIP: Be particularly careful of going over the allotted weight limit when dealing with heavier debris, such as concrete, roofing shingles, dirt or masonry.