Going Green Blog

what will fit in a 10 yard dumpster

A 10 yard dumpster is a popular choice for small to medium size cleanups. It is a useful choice for a wide range of projects, such as remodeling, basement cleanouts, spring cleaning, roofing, and more.
Large dumpster rental costs

How is it possible that—in some cases—spending $300 to rent a 20 yard dumpster is a more cost-efficient option than renting a 10 yard dumpster for $250? That simple math doesn’t seem logical, but this scenario can, in fact, happen. The key is looking beyond the booking cost of the dumpster.
Rent a dumpster for dirt removal

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.
Dumpster sizes chart and what each size will hold

Choosing a dumpster that's too small for your project can end up costing you in overage fees, or worse, force you to rent a second dumpster to finish the job. Learn about dumpster sizes and how much they hold with the help of our infographic.
where to dump yard waste

There are several efficient ways to tackle a yard waste removal project, and we’ll touch on each of the most efficient ways to get rid of green waste, yard debris, trees, tree limbs, and other yard waste in this guide.
clean out my garage

It’s a part of homeownership we all encounter at some point—cleaning and organizing the garage. We’ve got some tips to show you how to organize a messy garage as painlessly as possible.
Guide to renting a small dumpster, or mini dumpster

For small cleanups—such as remodeling jobs, attic cleanouts, spring cleaning, and small deck or patio demo—small dumpsters less than 10 cubic yards offer the perfect balance between affordability and convenience.
Demolition site dumpster rental

There are several key things to consider before renting roll-off dumpsters for large construction or demolition projects. Some of the key considerations include the type of material(s), the volume of debris, duration of the project, availability of the rental provider’s container stock, and more. Proper planning can easily reduce dumpster rental costs during a large project by 20% or more.
How to get rid of old furniture

There comes a time when you have to part ways with your saggy sofa, three-legged chair, and non-reclining recliner. You can expect to pay $75 or more to get it hauled away by a junk removal company. The minimum fee for most junk removal companies in the U.S. ranges from $50 - $125. For jobs bigger than 1 - 3 small pieces of furniture, the costs will go up incrementally.
keys to success when renting a dumpster for demo debris

So you’re planning on doing some interior demolition, and you’re curious how to get rid of all the debris that will inevitably pile up. If you plan on doing a medium to large interior demolition project -- like remodeling a bathroom, kitchen, or other area of your home -- one of the best ways to get rid of the debris is by renting a roll-off container. Read on to learn the tips and tricks to having a successful, stress-free dumpster rental experience.
dumpster weight limits

When it comes to estimating how much debris you can fit into a 10, 20, 30, or 40-yard dumpster, the answer isn't black and white. Each dumpster provider has different weight limits, and the specific type of debris you have plays a huge role. Keep reading to find out how much "stuff" can fit into the most common dumpster sizes and weight limits.
Discounts for one day dumpster rentals

Dumpster rental rates are not written in stone. You can sometimes get a lower-than-advertised price on a single-day dumpster rental if you do a little negotiation upfront. Being that dumpsters cost several hundred dollars to rent, any bit of savings is welcomed by most customers.
Roof shingle tear off disposal weight and cost

When replacing a shingle roof, approximating the weight of the roof debris produced during the tear-off process is an essential part of minimizing the cost of disposal. Understanding the weight of your shingles makes it easier to select a dumpster service offering the right weight allowance and helps you avoid or minimize expensive overweight charges (up to $100 per ton in some areas).
The stress of moving

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 1 in 9 Americans change residences each year—that’s roughly 36 million people moving from one home in the U.S. to another every single year. Whether you’re moving out for the first time, downsizing, or moving to a bigger place, the entire process is just plain stressful. Lucky for you, we're here to simplify it and show you how a dumpster rental could be your secret weapon in getting it done. First and foremost: The best way to sell your home (and get the most money for it) is by making it look downright incredible. That means clean, free of clutter, and a blank canvas for potential buyers to envision their lives. 
How to dispose of debris

What’s the best way to get rid of _______? Not all wastes are destined for the trashcan. Situations where you have bulk amounts of debris, or you have items that are banned by your local waste hauler, require a different course of action. Below we’ll take a look at various types of wastes and the best ways to dispose of them.