Waste Removal Tips & Advice

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Cleaning Checklist for Renters Moving Out

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

When it comes time to move out of your rental property, it's important to make sure you're leaving the space in excellent condition to ensure your deposit is returned to you. That's why we've put together a cleaning checklist so you don't forget a thing. 

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Declutter Your Home to Boost Its Value

  • Junk Removal
  • Declutter

Did you know that decluttering your home has the power to maximize its value and make it stand out against the competition? Decluttering and staging your home can increase its selling value by 15-20% on average and get it sold faster, too.

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Hiring a Junk Removal Service for Tenant Cleanups

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal Costs

With summer being the busiest real estate season, landlords all over the country are oftentimes left with home cleanouts from belongings left over by previous tenants. The easiest way to clean out a full house is to hire a junk removal company to do the dirty work for you. 

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DIY Move Out Cleaning vs Hiring Professional Cleaning Services

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

When it comes time to move out, there's often a lot of cleaning involved. From decluttering the years' worth of items that have collected over the years, to downsizing, to just starting fresh, preparing for a move can be a difficult and dirty job.

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Move Out Cleaning Checklist for Homeowners

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

If you're a homeowner preparing to move out of your home, you're likely wondering where to start with the cleaning process. Our move out cleaning checklist for homeowners outlines the steps to ensuring your move-out process is as tidy and stress-free as possible.

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6 Home Projects to Tackle This Summer

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

There’s no better motivation to tackle the projects you’ve been putting off than gorgeous weather, especially when those projects are set outdoors. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 6 transformative projects to tackle this summer to completely freshen up your outdoor space. 

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How to Get the Cheapest Dumpster Rental Near You

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

When you need to rent a dumpster, Hometown understands that you want to get great service for the best price. Dumpster rentals range in pricing from one area and one contractor to the next, so understanding how to get the best price is key.

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7 Factors That Affect the Cost of a Dumpster Rental

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Even after you've agreed to a dumpster rental quote, there are still many things that could increase your final cost. Learn about the different factors that affect the cost of a dumpster rental and get tips on how to get the best price.

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Clean Load Your Dumpster to Save Money

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Recycling

Demolition and construction projects can produce quite a bit of debris, and disposing of it at your local landfill can be expensive. To save money in the debris disposal process, we recommend clean loading your dumpster.

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What Junk Removal Companies Will and Won't Take

  • Junk Removal

Junk removal services are a fantastic way to get rid of unwanted household items, but there are some items that junk removal companies won't take. Find out what items junk removal companies typically will and won't accept.

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The Health Benefits of Decluttering

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

A cluttered home comes with a myriad of safety and health risks. Decluttering your home not only rids your space of unsightly junk, but it can positively impact your health, too. This article will go over some of the best benefits of decluttering your space...

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Rent a Dumpster for a Garage Demolition Project

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster
  • DIY

Garage demolition projects produce quite a bit of debris, so it's important to have a plan of action in place for the disposal. A construction dumpster is an ideal option that offers a convenient and cost-efficient solution.

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Disposal Options for Flooring Removal Projects

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster
  • Junk Removal

New flooring can add function, good looks, and value to your home. If you're considering replacing your floors, start here. Find out how to remove and dispose of your old flooring, popular replacement options, and more.

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How to Demolish and Dispose of a Concrete or Paver Patio

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • Construction Dumpster

If your patio looks worse for wear, it may be time to remove it and/or replace it. Find out why disposing of an old concrete or paver patio is easy when utilizing a rented dumpster or junk removal service.

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Hiring a Junk Removal Company to Remove Your Old Mattress and Box Spring

  • Junk Removal
  • Junk Removal Costs

Getting rid of your old mattress and box spring doesn't have to be a chore when you hire a local junk removal company to the heavy lifting for you. Learn more about how to get rid of a mattress/box spring and the junk removal process.

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Debris Disposal Options for a Bathroom Remodeling Project

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • 10 Yard Dumpster
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

Renovating a bathroom is a great way to boost the value of your home. Bathroom remodels boast some of the best return on investment compared to most other home renovation projects. Discover the best ways to handle debris during your bathroom remodel project.

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How to Declutter an Attic Efficiently and Safely

  • Junk Removal
  • Declutter
  • Dumpster Rental

For the average homeowner, the attic is the least visited part of their house, which can lead to accumulated dirt and dust and other problems if left untreated. Learn the best way to maintain your attic to avoid future problems and save money in the long run.

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Junk Removal Checklist: Everything You Need to Know

  • Junk Removal

With so many health benefits of decluttering a home, more and more people are utilizing local junk removal services. If you’ve never hired a junk removal company, there are a few things you can do to prepare for their arrival. Start here to make the process as simple and easy as possible.

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Understanding Junk Removal Quotes

  • Junk Removal
  • Junk Removal Costs

Getting quotes from junk removal services is a fairly simple and straightforward process. If you’re curious about what to expect before you start cold calling junk removal companies in your area, this article will break down the process. 

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How to Choose the Best Junk Removal Company

  • Junk Removal

Hiring a junk removal company can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Regardless of your project size, it's important to know which questions to ask before hiring a junk removal service. Find out everything you need to know so you can hire with confidence.

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Understanding Dumpster Rental Quotes

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Before committing to a service provider, read this article to understand exactly what a dumpster rental quote entails so that you are not blindsided on the day your final bill arrives.

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Why You Should Hire a Junk Removal Company to Handle an Estate Cleanout

  • Junk Removal
  • Junk Removal Costs

Estate cleanouts can be a very stressful project, especially when dealing with grief. Learn about how hiring a junk removal company can significantly lift the burden so that you can focus on more important matters.

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Renting a Dumpster for Home Cleanouts

  • Declutter
  • DIY
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Costs

There are many circumstances that might call for a full home cleanout, like evictions, hoarding situations, estate cleanouts, and more. Find out why renting a dumpster is an easy and affordable tool to help you with your cleanup.

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How to Tear Down and Dispose of a Wood Deck

  • Construction Dumpster
  • Junk Removal
  • DIY

Deck demolition can be a relatively simple DIY project with the right tools and a plan. The key is being prepared and knowing a few key factors when it comes to the prep, demo, and cleanup.

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How to Efficiently Clean Up a Foreclosure or Eviction Property

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

Cleaning up after a foreclosure or an eviction can be a lot of work in some cases. Every situation is different, but when residents leave behind junk, trash, or damage, a cleanup plan of attack is the key to success.

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The Process of Obtaining a Dumpster Rental Permit

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

If you're placing a dumpster rental on your private property, you likely won't need a permit. If your project requires you to place a dumpster in a public right of way, however, you will most likely need an appropriate permit. We'll go over how to get a dumpster permit in detail so you're prepared.

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Kitchen Demolition Debris Disposal Guide

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • 10 Yard Dumpster
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

A significant amount of debris can result from a kitchen renovation project. Renting a dumpster offers the most efficient way to dispose of this debris, and we’ll discuss some tips that go along with this process.

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What's the Smallest Dumpster You Can Rent?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 10 Yard Dumpster
  • Trailer Dumpster

Rentable dumpsters come in various sizes but most commonly in 10 yard, 20 yard, 30 yard, and 40 yard capacities. Learn all about the smallest of dumpsters—the kind that are ideal for small home projects and cleanups.

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Disposal Options for Interior Demolition Debris

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster

There are several options when it comes to removing debris generated during an interior demolition project. Learn all about the top four disposal options today.

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Rent a Dumpster for a Shed Demolition Project

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 10 Yard Dumpster
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

Determine the correct dumpster size for your shed demolition project and keep these important tips in mind when removing a shed and renting a dumpster to accommodate the debris.

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How to Dispose of Spent Fireworks and the Duds

  • Environment
  • Hazardous Materials

The proper way to dispose of consumer-grade fireworks includes saturating them in water followed by the proper bagging method. This quick guide will walk you through the five-step process.

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How to Estimate the Weight of a Dumpster Load to Avoid Overage Fees

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Overage fees can become expensive when it comes to renting a dumpster. That's why it's important to track what's disposed of in the container. Here's how to calculate a weight estimate for your dumpster load.

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Can a Dumpster Be Placed in the Street?

  • Dumpster Rental

A roll-off dumpster can be placed on the side of a city street or in the public right of way if the proper permitting procedure is followed. Rules and regulations vary by city. Here's a quick guide on the requirements.

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Do Trailer Dumpsters Require a Permit?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Trailer Dumpster

A permit may or may not be required when renting a trailer dumpster. Most cities have specific requirements that dicate when to obtain a permit and when one is not necessary. 

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Maintaining Social Distancing During Dumpster Drop-off and Pick-up

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Coronavirus

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of dumpster rental providers remain open for business. The dumpster rental transaction requires no face-to-face contact between customer and driver. Here are the details.

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Rent a Dumpster During Coronavirus Social Distancing to Declutter Your Home or Business

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter
  • Coronavirus

Despite much of the country being shutdown, dumpster rental businesses remain open in most locations. These are essential businesses that do not require physical contact between customer and dumpster provider, abiding by social distancing recommendations during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Rent a Dumpster for Remodeling During Coronavirus Social Distancing

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster
  • Coronavirus

With COVID-19 spreading quickly across the globe, many businesses are closed. As an essential business, waste removal companies are still open. So, if you're finding yourself with more free time at home, now might be a great time to tackle any remodeling projects you have been putting off.

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Rent a Dumpster for Spring Cleaning

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

Spring is the perfect time of year to clean out the clutter from your home or business. Dumpster rentals are available and priced to move, which makes springtime the right time to rent a dumpster.

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Rent a Recycling Dumpster: Sizes and Costs

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Recycling

Renting a dumpster for recyclable debris is a great idea that is environmentally friendly and may actually save you money when renting the dumpster. 

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Dumpster Rental Resource Guide

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Costs

Whether you need information pertaining to dumpster costs, dumpster sizing, junk removal service, commercial waste management, or related topics, this resource list will provide you with the information you need.

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What Can I Expect to Pay for Dumpster Service Costs?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

There are several key factors influencing dumpster service costs for both commercial trash service and temporary roll-off dumpster rentals. We'll cover the averages and how to maximize the value for your rental or ongoing dumpster service.

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5 Tips for Construction Debris Disposal

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster

Keep your construction, renovation, or demolition site running smoothly by understanding these five essential elements of renting a construction dumpster for a project.

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Top 6 Ways to Avoid Dumpster Overage Fees

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

As long as you understand and follow your dumpster rental agreement, your final bill should reflect the initial quote you were given. If you aren't careful, however, unexpected overage fees can accrue. Read our tips so that you aren't surprised on the day your final bill arrives.

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8 Yard Commercial Dumpster Guide for Large Businesses

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Commercial Waste Management

8 yard commercial dumpsters are ideal for large or highly-trafficked business. Learn all about this commercial dumpster size and whether or not it's the right container size for your company's needs.

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Yard Waste Dumpster Rental Guide

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Yard Waste

Renting a dumpster for yard waste offers convenience, speed, and a great value for cleaning up large landscaping projects. It’s a viable option for jobs like removing large amounts of dirt, tree debris removal, brush removal, and more.

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6 Yard Commercial Dumpsters for Medium-Sized Businesses

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Commercial Waste Management

A 6 yard dumpster is a great option for many types of retail businesses, commercial office buildings, multifamily properties, and more. We’ll cover all you need to know about 6 yard dumpsters, including common dimensions, costs, and other considerations.

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4 Yard Dumpsters: An Economical Midsize Commercial Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Commercial Waste Management

A 4 yard commercial dumpster is a great disposal solution for many small-to-medium sized businesses and commercial establishments. This quick guide will help you determine if it's the right dumpster size for your needs.

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2 Yard Dumpster: An Economical Commercial Dumpster Option

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Commercial Waste Management

2 yard commercial dumpsters are ideal for small businesses, gas stations and other small-to-medium size businesses and commercial establishments. This guide will discuss 2 yard dumpster costs, sizes and other important considerations.

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Commercial Dumpster Service Guide for Business Owners

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Commercial Waste Management

This guide will provide the information you need to get started in choosing the right commercial dumpster service provider that suits the needs of your business. We discuss commercial dumpster sizes, costs, and more.

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How to Prepare for Dumpster Drop-off

  • Dumpster Rental

A small amount of planning can go a long way in ensuring the dumpster rental process goes smoothly. Learn how to properly plan for dumpster delivery and how to save time, money, and headaches with these tips.

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Dumpster Trailers Are Useful Alternatives to Roll-off Containers

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Trailer Dumpster

Rubber-tired dumpsters provide a more cushioned impact on concrete and asphalt, making these dumpsters an excellent choice for many jobs. Before renting a trailer dumpster, compare the advantages and limitations of trailer dumpsters before renting one.

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Rent a Dumpster From a Prescreened Local Dumpster Service

  • Dumpster Rental

If you need to rent a dumpster from a local dumpster service, you've come to the right place. Hometown Dumpster Rental screens local dumpster services to help you find the best company in your area to rent a dumpster.

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Dumpster Rental Terms to Know

  • Dumpster Rental

If you've never had to rent a dumpster and are unfamiliar with some of the industry terms you've been seeing, this article is for you.

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How to Rent a Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Roll Off Dumpster

Learn how to rent a dumpster and be free of your debris. Get information about costs to rent a dumpster, choosing container sizes, and expert tips. Save on your dumpster rental wtih Hometown!

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Junk Removal 101: A Guide to Junk Removal Services

  • Junk Removal

If you've never used a junk removal service before, you may be a little unsure of where to start or what to expect. This junk removal guide will go over everything you need to know to ensure your junk removal project is as stress-free as possible.

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Real Dumpster Rental and Junk Removal Reviews

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

Knowing that an average 39% of all online reviews are fake, it's important to earn what to look for when reading online reviews to make sure your purchasing decisions aren't being influenced by a less than honest source less than honest source.

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Hiring the Right Dumpster Service: Everything You Need to Know

  • Dumpster Rental

If you need to rent a dumpster, there's more to consider than just pricing when hiring the right company for the job. Quality of service is just as, or even more, important. Generally speaking, that means hiring a local dumpster rental company, but keep reading to learn more about hiring the right dumpster service for you.

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Dumpster Rental Terms and Conditions: A Closer Look at the Fine Print

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Save time and hassle before renting a dumpster by learning how rental agreements typically work. Avoid being surprised by fees, weight allowances, repercussions for overfilling the container, and more. 

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Lower Your Cost to Rent a Dumpster in 2021

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Looking to rent a dumpster? Don't get stuck paying too much! Our comprehensive cost guide has all the insider tips to help you avoid overpaying for your roll-off dumpster rental.

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The Ultimate Guide to Dumpster Sizes

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes

Understanding the various dumpster size options available to you will help you determine which size container is best for your project. Learn all about what typically fits in 10 yard, 20 yard, 30 yard, and 40 yard dumpsters.

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Dumpster Rental 101: How to Rent a Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental

Learn everything there is to know about renting a dumpster and how to get the best price. Explore tips on getting the right dumpster size, understanding rental terms, and what affects cost.

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How to Get the Best Deal on a Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Get the lowest rate possible on your next dumpster rental by following these simple tips. You can save $20, $50 or more. 

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Why 15 Yard Dumpsters Are the Right Size for the Right Cost

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 15 Yard Dumpsters

Medium size dumpsters, like 15 cubic yard roll-off containers, work well for many types of cleanups. Because of its compact size, it’s an ideal choice for residential use, including small demolition projects, roofing, garage cleanouts, whole-home flooring removal, renovation, additions, and more.

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How Much Does a 20 Yard Dumpster Hold?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

20 yard dumpsters are considered 'medium-sized' dumpsters and are ideal for a wide range of cleanups. Will it work for your project? This guide will help you decide.

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Rent a Dumpster to Make the Moving Process Easier

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Costs

Our homes tend to accumulate trash and junk without us realizing it. That is, until moving day rolls around. It’s amazing how much unwanted junk gets uncovered during a move, but renting a dumpster is a convenient way to lighten the load.

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Best Dumpster Sizes for Small Demolition Projects

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • 10 Yard Dumpster
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

A dumpster is an ideal disposal solution for residential demolition because it is quick and convenient, but choosing the right size can be tricky. Find out which dumpster size is best for your small demo project.

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How to Ensure You're Paying a Competitive Dumpster Rental Price

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Hiring the first dumpster rental company you speak with might seem like the easiest thing to do, but shopping around for pricing could end up saving you money. Learn how to find reputable dumpster rental companies with competative pricing.

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How Much Does It Cost to Haul Away Junk?

  • Junk Removal
  • Junk Removal Costs

It's easy to accumulate clutter, but getting rid of it can be a whole other story. Hiring a junk removal company to clean out your home or office is a great way to free up space. Learn how much junk removal services cost on average and how to find a reputable company in your area.

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Best Dumpster Sizes for Shingle Roof Replacements

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes

Choosing a dumpster for roofing shingle debris can be tricky. It's a low-volume, high-density material, so it's important to accurately estimate the weight of the shingle debris you're dealing with before renting the dumpster. This guide will show you how.

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Mattress Disposal Options

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental

With the average lifespan of a mattress being 6-8 years, it's likely that there will be several times in your life when mattress disposal is at the top of your to-do list. Avoid fines and penalties by learning about the different types of disposal methods.

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How to Get a Dumpster Rental Permit

  • Dumpster Rental

In some situations, a dumpster permit is required for a dumpster rental. With this guide, we'll walk you through the simple process of obtaining a dumpster permit, as well as the information related to permitting costs, how to get one, whether or not you even need one, and more.

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Cost of Hauling Waste Yourself vs Renting a Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental
  • DIY
  • Dumpster Costs

Hauling debris or junk to your local landfill or recycling facility may not save you as much money as you think. Compare costs and learn what to consider before deciding on the right waste disposal method for you.

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Solutions to Stop Others from Illegally Dumping Trash in Your Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental

Unfortunately, people tossing their trash in dumpsters they didn't pay for is a pretty common issue. When you rent a roll-off dumpster, these tips will help significantly minimize the risk of illegal dumping.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Dumpster for a Week?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

A 7-day rental period is very common in the dumpster rental industry. We'll discuss the cost of renting a 10, 20, 30, 40, or larger dumpster for a 1-week rental. Also, get tips on how to choose the best dumpster rental provider and how to get the best deal.

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The Beginner's Guide to Renting a Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental

Don't be intimidated when it comes to renting a dumpster! It's an easy process once you understand a few basics. Follow this simple guide to ensure your dumpster rental experience doesn't leave you in the dumps.

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Hoarding Cleanups: Costs, Considerations, and Disposal Options

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • Hoarding

Hoarding cleanups are big projects that often require a team in order to get it all cleaned up efficiently. There are several ways to address a hoarding situation. Learn the various strategies, costs involved, and other considerations.

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What's Included In My Dumpster Rental Cost?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

What are you getting for the price of a dumpster rental? We will discuss everything that's included in the cost of renting a dumpster, including dump fees, fuel charges, rental costs, and more.

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How Long Can I Rent a Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental

A standard dumpster rental period is one week, but rental periods can vary depending on the dumpster provider's policies. Learn all about dumpster rental periods and how long you can likely keep your dumpster.

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Why You Should Share a Dumpster With Your Neighbor This Season

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Dumpster rental rates can run $400-$600 depending on the size of the bin and the location of the rental. Save on dumpster rental costs by sharing the container with your neighbor, but make sure you do it the right way. Here's how...

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Why Big Box Store Dumpster Rental Isn't Always the Best Option

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Dumpster Comparison

When renting a dumpster for a small home project, it’s tempting to run to your local home improvement store, but you should know that options are very limited in these cases, and you could end up paying quite a bit more.

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How to Prevent (and Address) Driveway Dumpster Damage

  • Dumpster Rental

While driveway damage is extremely rare when renting a dumpster, it does happen from time to time. Learn how to prevent it and how you should handle cases where property damage does occur.

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Residential Dumpster Rental Options

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Comparison
  • Dumpster Sizes

There is a dumpster option available for just about any type of clean-up, including renovations, spring cleaning, remodeling projects, flooring removal, yard waste disposal, and much more. We’ll briefly cover each option to help you choose the ideal option for your situation.

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Why You Shouldn't Necessarily Rent the Cheapest Dumpster

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Dumpster Comparison

Before opting for the cheapest dumpster rental price you find, it's important to thoroughly vet the dumpster rental company itself. Not doing so could cost you big in the end. Here's the best way to to go about it.

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How Much Weight Can a 20 Yard Dumpster Hold?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

Keeping an eye on the loaded weight in a 20 yard dumpster becomes exceedingly important when filling it with heavy debris, such as concrete, dirt, roofing shingles, or asphalt. Avoid incurring overage fees by understanding and abiding by your 20 yard dumpster’s weight limit.

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How to Declutter Your Home and Downsize

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

Decluttering and downsizing your home offers many benefits. Follow this guide to learn not only why you should declutter your home, but how to come up with a successful plan of attack.

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What Fits In a 10 Yard Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 10 Yard Dumpster

Use this 10 yard dumpster chart to determine if a 10 yard roll-off dumpster can accommodate your project. We'll also discuss sizing and pricing, as well as how to avoid getting hit with additional overage fees.

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Why Large Dumpsters Sometimes Cost Less Than Small Dumpsters

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Dumpster Comparison

Renting the smallest and cheapest dumpster rental may seem like the best way to save on costs, but making a few detrimental mistakes can have the opposite effect on your final bill. Read this article to understand how to avoid the pitfalls of renting a dumpster that's too small.

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Rent a Dumpster for Dirt

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Yard Waste

Although it’s organic and comes from nature, dirt can't be dumped just anywhere. Renting a dumpster for bulk dirt removal is an effective strategy. Learn all about this and other dirt removal strategies that will work for your project.

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Dumpster Sizes Chart: Dumpster Sizes and How Much They Hold

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes

Determine which dumpster size is right for your project with the help of our infographic. By using visualizations and real-world examples, we'll help you save on dumpster costs by ensuring you choose the right roll off dumpster size for your project needs.

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6 of the Best Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • Yard Waste

Learn the best yard waste disposal methods, as well as how to rent a dumpster for yard waste, yard debris recycling, green waste handling, yard waste pickup service, and much more.

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Garage Cleanout Strategies and Organization Ideas

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental

Our comprehensive garage cleanout and organization guide offers strategies, tips, and tricks for achieving a clean and organized garage. Finally, achieve a clean, well-kept and organized garage using this guide to help get you started.

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Small Dumpster Rental: Guide to Renting “Mini Dumpsters”

  • Dumpster Rental

For small cleanups, like remodeling jobs, attic cleanouts, and spring cleaning, small dumpsters less than 10 cubic yards offer the perfect balance between affordability and convenience. Find out if a mini dumpster is right for your project.

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A Contractor’s Guide to Renting a Dumpster for Large Demolition and Construction Jobs

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster

Planning ahead can save contractors thousands of dollars in disposal costs while improving efficiency and increasing workplace safety. Read this article to learn more about renting a dumpster for a work site.

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All You Need to Know About Furniture Removal Costs

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal Costs
  • Dumpster Costs

Wondering how to get rid of old furniture? It's pretty simple when utilizing a junk removal service or renting a dumpster. This guide will cover everything you need to know, including junk hauling services, dumpster rental, and donation, as well as the costs associated with each option.

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Renting a Dumpster for Interior Demolition Debris: Keys to Success

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster

If you’re planning on doing some interior demolition, and you’re curious how you should get rid of all the debris that will inevitably pile up, read our dumpster rental keys to success.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Dumpster Weight Limits

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • Dumpster Comparison

Estimating how much debris can fit into a dumpster requires an understanding of the different weight limits of 10 yard, 20 yard, 30 yard, and 40 yard dumpsters as well as the type(s) of debris you have. Find out everything you need to know...

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3 Easy Ways to Get a Lower Price for a Single-Day Dumpster Rental

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Save on the cost of a single-day dumpster rental using these three simple strategies. One example involves renting midweek rather than on the weekend. Read on for more details and tips.

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How to Estimate Shingle Weight and Save on the Cost of Roof Disposal

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Determine the weight of shingle debris from a roof tear-off quickly and get insider tips on how to save big money on the cost of roof shingle disposal.

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Overpaying for a dumpster - A cautionary story

Overpaying for a Dumpster: A Cautionary Tale [Part II]

  • Dumpster Rental

Misunderstanding the dumpster rental agreement, specifically the length of the rental period, can lead to hefty additional fees when your final bill shows up. A woman in Michigan recently found that out as her invoice ballooned to nearly 4x the original quoted price due to late fees incurred by keeping the dumpster for extra days.

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Overpaying for a Dumpster: A Cautionary Tale [Part I]

  • Dumpster Rental

If there were ever an example of why you should get quotes from multiple dumpster rental companies, this is it. This is a real example of how a roofing contractor nearly paid $155 more than he should've by unknowingly booking a roll-off container from a dumpster broker.

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Moving Is Easier With a Dumpster and a Plan

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 36 million people move from one place in America to another every single year. Whether you’re moving out for the first time, downsizing, or moving to a bigger place, the entire process can be stressful, but we're here to help.

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Debris Removal: The Complete Guide to Getting Rid of Anything

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal

There are a number of ways to dispose of various wastes, debris, and junk, but how do you know the best way to get rid of your items? Learn the most cost-efficient and eco-friendly disposal options for nearly every type of debris.

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Large Dumpster Rental: When Is a 30 Yard or 40 Yard Dumpster the Best Choice?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 30 Yard Dumpster
  • 40 Yard Dumpster

Large 30 and 40 cubic yard roll-off containers offer maximum loading capacity. Learn more about how to choose between the two, save money, and other key tips when renting a large construction dumpster.

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7 Easy Ways to Get a Discount on Your Dumpster Rental

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Renting a dumpster is a convenient and affordable way to get rid of large amounts of junk, but why pay more than you have to? If you're a first-time renter (or even if you're not), we have simple tips and tricks to help you save money and get discounts when renting a dumpster.

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Bagster vs Dumpster: Buy a Dumpster Bag or Rent a Small Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Comparison

Our head-to-head comparison of buying a 3 yard dumpster bag and renting a standard 10 yard dumpster provides the definitive answer on which is the best deal. It depends.

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8 Simple Tips for Decluttering Your House and Maintaining Your Sanity

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

Discover simple but profound tips for heavy duty decluttering of your house. We help you get organized, get motivated, and get the clutter-free home you deserve. Prepare to make your Facebook friends a bit jealous.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Concrete Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

There are several factors that affect the cost of renting a dumpster for concrete debris disposal. Container size, debris weight, your location, and landfill/recycling fees all play a role in the quote you get.

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Waste Management's Dumpster Rental Prices Are Costly Compared to Local Haulers

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Dumpster Comparison

Waste Management's average price for a 20 yard dumpster is $525. In our survey of 48 US metro areas, renting from a locally owned dumpster rental service saves over $155 on average.

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How Big Is a 10 Cubic Yard Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 10 Yard Dumpster

The average 10 cubic yard dumpster measures about 12 ft. L x 8 ft. W x 3.5 ft. H. We provide images and dimensions of different container styles and show how much debris you can expect to fit inside a 10 yard bin.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Dumpster for a Day?

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Are you looking to rent a dumpster for just a day or two? Learn what you can expect to pay for a short-term dumpster rental and whether dumpster rental services offer a discounted price for short term rentals.

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The Big List of Dumpster Rental Costs in All 50 States

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

See how much it costs to rent a 10 yard or 20 yard dumpster in your hometown. We surveyed hundreds of dumpster companies to gather pricing information. The difference in prices from city to city and state to state are a bit surprising to everyone but industry insiders.

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Detroit’s curbside recycling plan off to a shaky start

  • Recycling

Detroit launched curbside recycling in 2014, but participation rates are low at just 10% one year later.

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Illegal dumping sites in the U.S.

Consequences of Illegal Dumping in America

  • Environment
  • Recycling

Illegal dumping is a global problem that is prominent in most rural areas and big cities in the United States. The problem causes environmental issues, increases taxes, and poses a public health risk. The solution lies in informing the public about the problem and putting waste in its proper place.

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Why You Should Avoid Dumpster Brokers When Possible

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

Dumpster brokers tend to drive up the price of renting a dumpster, so it's best to simply avoid these operations. It's better to deal directly with the dumpster rental company—it will save you money and offers additional benefits as well.

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What Can I Put in a Dumpster?: A Quick Guide to What's Allowed in Roll-off Containers

  • Dumpster Rental

Toxic and hazardous materials are not allowed in dumpsters, but the list of other prohibited items can vary slightly depending on local and state waste laws and regulations. Here's what you need to know...

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Renting Construction Dumpsters: A DIY Guide to Construction Debris Removal

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster
  • DIY

Renting a construction dumpster to speed up the debris removal process following a construction, renovation, or demolition project is a cost-effective solution that makes disposal easy. This guide will show you everything you need to know about renting a construction dumpster.

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Guide to Renting a Dumpster for Roofing Shingles

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster
  • Recycling

If you need to get rid of old roofing shingles, you've come to the right place. Our guide to roofing shingles disposal will make it easy for you to manage your roof debris and choose the right size dumpster for your project.

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Comparing the Cost of Junk Removal to Dumpster Rental

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Junk Removal Costs

The two best ways to remove bulk waste are to either rent a dumpster or hire a junk removal company, but which option is the most cost-effective? Learn about the average costs associated with each service to determine which is the best option for your project.

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40 Yard Dumpster Guide: Average Costs, Best Uses, and More

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • 40 Yard Dumpster

This guide will help you determine whether a 40 yard roll off dumpster is the right size container for your project or if a more economical option is the better way to go. Learn about sizes, capacities, pricing, and rules/regulations that go along with renting a 40 yard dumpster.

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The future of worldwide waste output is horrifying

  • Environment
  • Waste Removal

Researchers estimate the worldwide waste output in 2100 to be three times that of today. If things don't change this century, we could all be literally living in a pool of trash decades from now.

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30 Yard Dumpster Guide: Average Costs, Weight Limits, and More

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • 30 Yard Dumpster

This guide will help you determine whether a 30 yard roll-off dumpster is the right size container for your project. Learn about dimensions, weight capacities, average pricing, and more.

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20 Yard Dumpster Guide: Versatility and Affordability

  • Dumpster Rental
  • 20 Yard Dumpster

This guide will help you determine whether a 20 yard roll-off dumpster is the right size container for your project or if a more economical option is the better way to go. Learn about sizes, capacities, pricing, and rules/regulations that go along with renting a 20 yard dumpster.

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10 yard dumpster rental

10 Yard Dumpster Guide: Convenient Size, Great Price

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Sizes
  • 10 Yard Dumpster

10 yard dumpsters are economical and feature a small footprint, making them the ideal choice for small home cleanout projects, roof tear-offs, and light demolition projects. This guide will explain when a 10 yard container is right for the job and when it's not.

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42 Ways to Go Green This Year

  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Environment

If you're looking for a way to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, you've come to the right place. We've compiled a large list of 42 ways to go green so that you can start living a more sustainable lifestyle today.

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Big List of Recycling Organizations Helping America Go Green

  • Recycling
  • Environment

Find out what nonprofit organizations are doing in your state regarding recycling and waste diversion. This is a state-by-state listing of recycling organizations helping to make your state a greener place to live. Be sure to do your part and join one of them today.

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LEED Certification by the Numbers

  • Sustainability
  • Recycling

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its first comprehensive report in late-2013 detailing the economic and environmental benefits of LEED certification. Here are some of the key findings.

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HometownRep Helps Great Companies Build a Strong Online Reputation

  • HometownLocal

It's critically important for businesses to manage their online reputation in the Internet age. Studies show more than 80% of customers research online before choosing a product or service. HometownRep takes the guesswork out of managing your online reputation. Here's a quick primer.

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Rent a Dumpster or Hire a Junk Removal Company?

  • Junk Removal
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Junk Removal Costs

Renting a dumpster or hiring a junk removal service are two of the top ways to declutter or clear out bulk amounts of waste. We compare the cost of each disposal solution, so you can be a more informed customer.

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Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Launches Recycling at Work initiative

“Recycling at Work” Aims to Boost Recycling at Your Workplace by 10%+

  • Recycling
  • Environment

The nonprofit foundation Keep America Beautiful (KAB) recently launched its newest initiative called 'Recycling at Work' to help boost recycling rates in the workplace.

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Cities Going Green: Dallas, TX [Infographic]

  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Infographic
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Cities Going Green: Charlotte, NC [Infographic]

  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Infographic
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Cities Going Green: Indianapolis, IN [Infographic]

  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Infographic

The state of Indiana hasn't had the best of reputations when it comes to maintaining an eco-friendly profile. In fact, a 2007 report published by Forbes ranked Indiana second to last -- 49th out of 50 -- in terms of overall air/water quality, waste management, green policy, energy efficiency, and other factors. As the state capital and second largest city in the Midwest, Indianapolis has taken the bull by the horns in trying to turn things around.

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Trex turns plastic into composite decking

Eco-Friendly Company Saves 2.5 Billion lbs. of Wood and Plastic Scrap from Landfills

  • Environment
  • Recycling

One eco-friendly manufacturer of composite decking/railing materials saved over 2.5 billion lbs. of wood/plastic scrap from landfills. Turning a profit from recyclables, now that's a green idea!

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What Goes In a Dumpster and What Doesn't [Infographic]

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Infographic

Certain items are prohibited from being tossed in roll-off dumpster containers by most dumpster rental companies. This infographic gives you a visual depiction of this information.

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Top 10 Cities for Green Homes in America

  • Environment
  • Sustainability

A list of the 10 cities in America for green homes has been released. A green home is one with eco-friendly features, such as Energy Star appliances, low-flow faucets and more.

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Survey Says...Americans Love to Recycle! [Infographic]

  • Environment
  • Infographic
  • Sustainability

Is this the 'Green Generations'? It would seem so according to a new survey that finds a vast majority of Americans care about recycling and living an eco-friendly lifestyle.

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Trash incineration process graphic

Burning Trash is no Stink

  • Environment
  • Waste to Energy

14% of the trash generated in the U.S. is burned at trash incineration facilities, generating 19 billion kWh of electricity and keeping millions of tons of garbage from entering landfills.

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Paving the street with recycled plastic mixed in asphalt

City’s Quest toward Green Dominance has it Putting Trash into the Roads

  • Environment
  • Waste Removal
  • Recycling

Vancouver is taking plastic waste and putting it into its streets, literally. A new plastic/asphalt mixture is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional asphalt.

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Turning trash into construction materials for building

Trashed Homes: 13 Houses Constructed from Junk

  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling

Not all junk is bound for landfills. Check out these awesomely creative houses constructed out of trash and recyclables.

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How to Save Money on Your Dumpster Rental

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs

There are several effective ways to save money when renting a dumpster. Learn the tips to saving as much as a few hundred dollars next you time you rent a roll-off container for a clean-out or construction project.

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iRecycle app from Earth911

Mobile App Makes it Easier to Recycle Holiday Junk

  • Environment
  • Declutter
  • Recycling

Recycling made easier. The newest version of the iRecycle app from Earth911.com makes it simple to find recycling and disposal sites near you.

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The Grinch loves cluttered homes during Christmas

Out with the Old, In with the New this Christmas Season

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Declutter

Christmas is the season of giving, but somehow you always end up with more than you started with. Before your home gets overrun with more 'stuff," create a decluttering plan of action.

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Eco-Friendly Junk Removal Companies Sweeping the Nation

  • Environment
  • Junk Removal

Junk removal companies have been around for decades, but today's clutter-haulers are going green. Eco-friendly junk removal services are popping up around the country, and they will donate and recycle much of the clutter you're getting rid of.

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'Trash Stats' - Waste in America [Infographic]

  • Infographic

What's going on these days with America's municipal waste system? 'Trash Stats' is an infographic that will visually show you how much 'stuff' is thrown out each year, as well as what's being done to turn waste into energy.

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Renting a Dumpster: A Step-by-Step Guide

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Dumpster Costs
  • Dumpster Sizes

Need to rent a dumpster but you've never done it before? We'll walk you through the process step by step and show you how to get the best deal and have a stress-free dumpster rental experience.

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Bond certificates found in the trash

Junk Removal Company Shows It’s better to Give Than to Receive

  • Junk Removal

Honesty is the best policy. Leo Guarente, owner of Junk Depot in Saugus, MA, proved just that when he returned $114k worth of bond certificates to the rightful owner after finding them in the trash.

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Masdar City sustainable design

What Does the World's Most Sustainable City Look Like?

  • Environment
  • Sustainability

Smack dab in the middle of the desert is the location of one of the world’s greenest cities. Masdar City is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The city is actually still in the early stages of being developed, but several buildings are fully operational, including the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

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E-waste recycling from the USPS and MaxBack

USPS Expands Free E-Waste Recycling Solution for Consumers

  • Environment
  • Recycling

The United States Postal Service (USPS) just announced a new partnership with MaxBack that will make it easier than ever for consumers to get rid of old electronic devices in an eco-friendly way. Not only is the USPS offering to ship the e-waste free of charge, but MaxBack will pay you for sending them your working or non-working electronic devices.

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Roll-off dumpster truck

Do I Need a Permit to Rent a Dumpster?

  • Dumpster Rental

If you’ve never rented a dumpster before and need one for a cleanout or home renovation, it’s important to know the legalities involved. In some cases, this means obtaining a permit from your local building permit office. Read this article for more information regarding situations that require a permit for dumpster rentals.

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Zen Robotics Recycling Robot System

The World's First Robotic Recycling System

  • Environment
  • Recycling

Baetsen Recycling is set to install the world's first robotic recycling system at its Netherlands-based recycling facility. ZenRobotics' ZRR system is revolutionary.

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A Story about Decluttering (Spoiler Alert: Teamwork Helps!)

  • Declutter

An 80-year-old woman with a home filled with 40-years of clutter managed to remove nearly 50 bags of junk in a single weekend. How? Teamwork.

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Messy house in need of decluttering

Labor Day Weekend is the Perfect Time to Declutter

  • Junk Removal
  • Declutter

Labor Day weekend is a great time to do a full-house clean out. It's easy to accumulate clutter during the busy summer months -- getting rid of it is another story.

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How to Teach Kids About Responsible Waste Removal

  • Environment
  • Recycling

Kids may not fully understand the ramifications of tossing recyclables in the trash instead of the recycle bin. It's important for parents to teach kids about responsible waste removal in order to help secure our children's future and the planet they live in.

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$165 billion dollars worth of food is wasted in the U.S. each year

Let’s Talk About Food Waste

  • Environment
  • Composting

Food waste is a bigger problem than most Americans think. Consider the fact that $165 billion worth of food is thrown away each year in the U.S.

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Trashout app for reporting illegal dump sites in your neighborhood

Neighborhood Trashed? There’s an App for that

  • Environment
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability

Are you sick and tired of stumbling upon illegal dumping sites in your community? Most responsible citizens are. A cool new app available on iPhone and Android devices lets you report these illegal garbage dumps quickly and easily.

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How to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

  • Environment
  • Recycling

Proper disposal of household hazardous waste is so important to the health of our environment, but this fact is often overlooked. Learn the proper procedure for responsibly disposing of hazardous household waste.

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4 Tips You Should Know Before Starting Your Bathroom Remodel

  • Dumpster Rental
  • Construction Dumpster

Remodeling the bathroom is a great investment. Studies show a very high ROI when renovating a bathroom, but the key is following the correct steps to ensure everything is handled properly.

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Funny pics of people hauling trash and other junk

14 Examples of How NOT to Haul Trash

  • Waste Removal

Hauling trash is best done by the pros. Here are 14 perfect examples of why hauling your own trash may not always be a good idea...

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10 Benefits of a Clean Home

  • Declutter
  • Junk Removal

Keeping a home clutter-free increases safety in the home, boosts overall productivity, and keeps money in your pocket. Once you get a glimpse of the many benefits of decluttering, you'll want to get started right away.

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Waste-to-Energy plant in Germany

Waste-to-Energy Efforts Expected to Expand Big Time Over the Next Decade

  • Environment
  • Waste to Energy

Your home may soon be powered by garbage! Research conducted by Pike Research suggests waste-to-energy plants will process 260 million tons of trash by 2022.

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Recycling 101: Learn How to Recycle More and Throw Out Less

  • Junk Removal
  • Recycling

Reports show that approximately $11.4 billion worth of recyclables enter U.S. landfills every year. While there are no national mandates requiring individuals to recycle, the EPA announced in November 2020 its ambitious plan to increase American recycling efforts to 50% by 2030.

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Deck Renovation Project for a Fresh, New Outdoor Space

    Renovating an old, worn deck is relatively easy and inexpensive compared to total deck replacement. With a little help from friends or family, you can have a brand new looking deck in as little as 1-2 days.

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    The Hidden Risks of a Cluttered Home

    • Junk Removal
    • Declutter

    A cluttered home is not only unsightly, it can also be dangerous. Decluttering your home can help keep you and your family safer, healthier, more organized, and happier.

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    Kitchen remodeling tips

    Time to Renovate the Kitchen: 10 Tips

      The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms in the house to take on a renovation project, and rightly so. It can really boost the value of your home. The key is doing it the right way. Here's how...

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      Firework Fail! How to Dispose of the Duds

      • Waste Removal

      Firework safety is crucial during the fourth of July holiday. Properly disposing of damaged or faulty fireworks greatly reduces the risk of fires and injuries.

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      Moving abroad - airplane

      16 Tips for a Smooth Move Abroad

      • Junk Removal
      • Declutter

      Planning to move abroad requires quite a big planning and organization. Here are some tips to get you to your destination without the hassle and stress.

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      Eco-friendly home cartoon

      “Eco-Flippers” Turning Old Homes into Energy Efficient Investments

      • Environment

      House flipping is the concept of buying a rundown house, fixing it up, and selling it for a profit. Flipping houses has been around for quite some time, but a new trend in house flipping, called eco-flipping, aims to make the process a bit greener.

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      10 Tips to Take the Stress out of Moving

      • Declutter

      Moving is one of the top 5 most stressful events you'll ever encounter, but you can reduce this stress by employing the right strategy leading up to moving day.

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      diy home staging

      DIY Home Staging: Sell Your Home Faster for Less

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Junk Removal
      • Declutter
      • DIY

      Properly staged homes sell within less than a month 94% of the time, according to the staging experts at StagedHomes.com. If you know what you're doing, you can easily stage your home yourself with these staging tips.

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      When Is It a Good Idea to Hire a Junk Removal Company?

      • Junk Removal
      • Dumpster Rental
      • Junk Removal Costs
      • Dumpster Costs

      There are two options available when it comes to removing large amounts of trash: dumpster rental or junk removal services. We've compiled all the information you need to know to make the best decision for your project.

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      Decluttering: A Guide for Success

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Junk Removal
      • Declutter
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      Do's and Don'ts of Renting a Dumpster

      • Dumpster Rental

      Although it’s a relatively simple process to rent a dumpster, there are several important things to consider before and after renting a roll-off container. This guide will help ensure you’re getting the right dumpster for your needs and the best possible deal

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      clean basement clutter

      Useful Tips for Conquering Clutter in the Basement

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Junk Removal
      • Declutter

      Basements seem to be magnets for clutter. It’s the one place where you can stockpile junk and not think twice about it. But this way of doing things can lead to mountains of junk relatively quickly, so it’s important to keep your basement clean and organized. These tips can help.

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      Dumpster Rental Frequently Asked Questions

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Dumpster Sizes
      • Dumpster Costs

      If you have questions about dumpster rentals, Hometown has answers. In this article, we answer some of the most common questions people ask when renting a dumpster so you get the best bang for your buck and know what to expect.

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      Mold remediation on interior wall of home

      How to Safely Remove Mold from the Home

      • Hazardous Materials

      When disposing of moldy building materials, it’s not a good idea to just throw them in the dumpster. In fact, some dumpster rental companies require that they be handled a special way to avoid spreading the mold spores. Here’s a quick overview of mold and how to dispose of it safely.

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      Turning Trash Gas into a Sustainable Energy Source

      • Environment
      • Waste to Energy

      More and more landfills across the country are turning to new technologies designed to convert a potentially harmful byproduct of landfills, methane gas, into a usable source of energy.

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      Composting 101 - What's In, What's Out? [Infographic]

      • Environment
      • Composting

      Composting is an excellent way to reduce the amount of waste that reaches the trash bin and is a free way to fertilize your lawn and garden. The key is composting the right way, which means knowing what is compostable and what is not.

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      Declutter Your Home to Sell It Faster

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Declutter

      Decluttering a home has the power to maximize a home's value in a competitive real estate marketplace, and it makes your home standout against the competition.

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      Talking Trash Infographic

      • Environment
      • Waste Removal

      Trash removal, sorting and recycling is big business, we're talking in the billions of dollars per year in the U.S. alone. This infographic will give you a little bit of an idea how much trash is processed in the U.S. each year, as well as the trend toward recycling initiatives across the country.

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      Tiny Homes Built from 99% Salvaged Materials

      • Environment
      • Recycling
      • Upcycling

      A Texas-based building company may have a solution to the problem of scarce building materials: Tiny homes made from up to 99% salvaged building materials right down to the nails.

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      Complete Guide to Composting Your Trash

      • Junk Removal
      • Composting
      • Environment

      Composting is a great way to start living a greener lifestyle. It doesn’t take much extra work and offers a long list of benefits. Discover everything you need to know to get started composting your trash and yard waste.

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      Find Out if You're a Hoarder [Infographic]

      • Waste Removal

      Hoarding is an all-to-common problem that is today recognized as a mental disorder. Despite the fact hoarding can be harmful to your mental and physical health, it's good to know that it's a very treatable problem. If you're 'collecting' is bordering on out-of-control, use the infographic created by MyMove.com titled Are You a Hoarder to take a more light-hearted approach to diagnosing the problem.

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      Don't Throw That Away! Guide to Eco-Friendly Waste Disposal

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Junk Removal
      • Hazardous Materials
      • Recycling
      • Environment

      State laws vary regarding the types of material that can enter local landfills as do the list of prohibited items local dumpster rental companies accept. Here’s a quick rundown of several of the most common items prohibited by dumpster rental companies and how to properly dispose of them.

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      5 Essential Tips When Renting a Roll-Off Dumpster

      • Dumpster Rental

      Whether it’s for a spring cleanout or a major remodeling job, renting a dumpster can help get the job done more efficiently. However, it’s important to keep a few things in mind to help minimize the overall cost and to move the process along smoothly.

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      Which Dumpster Size Do I Need?

      • Dumpster Rental
      • Dumpster Sizes

      Determining which size dumpster is right for your particular cleanup job is critically important and can help you make an expensive mistake. Learn what project types work best with common dumpster rental sizes in this article.

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