40 Yard Dumpster Rental Costs Near Me

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Updated September 2, 2022

The national average cost to rent a 40 yard dumpster is $550-$750.

In terms of cost per yard, a 40 yard dumpster costs $14-$19 per yard on average.

However, your specific dumpster rental pricing could be more or less depending on a number of factors.

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Here are some real-life examples of what people have paid for 40 yard dumpsters throughout the country.

Examples of 40 Yard Dumpster Costs by City

Location 40 Yard Dumpster Cost
Birmingham, AL $450-$600
Phoenix, AZ $450-$600
Palm Springs, CA $550-$650
Boulder, CO $500-$750
Tampa, FL $500-$700
Atlanta, GA $500-$625
Chicago, IL $525-$615
Kansas City, KS $500-$675
Louisville, KY $550-$700
New Orleans, LA $525-$650
Boston, MA $600-$825
Detroit, MI $525-$675
Minneapolis, MN $600-$800
Las Vegas, NV $475-$650
Cleveland, OH $500-$750
Seattle, WA $450-$850
Milwaukee, WI $600-$800


These are average dumpster rental costs for each city based on data collected in 2022. Your exact dumpster rental cost may vary.

Common Factors That Affect 40 Yard Dumpster Pricing

  • Included weight limit
  • Local disposal and permit fees
  • Overage fees or other surcharges
  • Who you rent from

Dumpster overage fees vary from one rental provider to the next but range from $75-$100+ per ton on average depending on where you're located.

To be sure you aren't caught off guard by any fees, make sure you understand what each dumpster rental quote includes.

Ask each provider you speak to about any potential fees you could incur for things like...

  • Exceeding your included weight limit
  • Keeping your dumpster beyond your included rental period
  • Including a certain type of debris that the company prohibits

Always factor in the estimated weight of the debris you plan to load into the dumpster, or explain your project in detail to the providers you speak to so they can recommend the best dumpster size for your project.

It can get expensive if you go over the weight limit, so choosing the right dumpster size is important.

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