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South Carolina Dumpster Rental Info

What is the average cost to rent a roll-off container in South Carolina?

Costs of renting a dumpster in South Carolina can vary based upon the location (city), dumpster availability, container size, type of waste, rental duration, and several other factors.

Get an accurate idea of local dumpster rental prices by contacting two or more rental providers and getting free quotes. Why at least two? This ensures you’re getting fair market value for your rental.

Based on several years of data collected by Hometown Dumpster Rental, we have determined the national average cost to rent a dumpster are as follows:

  • 10 yards - $300
  • 20 yards - $380
  • 30 yards - $440
  • 40 yards - $490

(Updated in 2018)


Learn more: What’s included in the dumpster rental price?


In South Carolina, dumpster costs are influenced by several factors, as described above. For your reference, here are some examples of pricing in the city of Portland:

  • 12 yard dumpster rental in Fort Mill, SC - $310
  • 20 yard dumpster rental in Lexington, SC - $325
  • 30 yard dumpster rental in Ridgeway, SC  - $395
  • 30 yard dumpster rental in Hilton Head Island, SC - $450

Prices are based on information from local waste hauling companies in the stated city. Prices subject to change.

Find dumpster rental providers in these, and other, cities in the state of South Carolina:

Composting saves you money and reduces waste

Up to 30% of the waste landfilled in the U.S. could be composted. This includes yard debris, food waste and paper products. The State of South Carolina encourages residents to compost.

Benefits:

  • It’s free organic fertilizer and soil additive
  • Reducing waste output by up to 30% could reduce the cost of your waste hauling bill

Learn more about South Carolina’s solid waste rules and regulations

Be aware of the laws regarding solid waste disposal during your next home cleanout, renovation, re-roofing job or new construction project.

For example, white goods (e.g., refrigerators, AC units, stoves, dishwashers, other appliances) cannot be sent to municipal landfills in South Carolina. Violators can be fined $200 for each offense.

Most widely-available roll-off dumpster sizes

Although dumpster sizes vary, these are the most common:

  • 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 dumpster sizes available in your area may vary. If you can’t find the container size you’re looking for, check with a different rental company near you.

Other relatively common dumpster 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.

Tips for renting a roll-off dumpster in South Carolina

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.