Simply Dumpster Frequently Asked Questions

At Simply Dumpsters, we field a lot of questions. Here are some of those we hear most often. If you have any questions we haven’t answered, contact us! We’re happy to help!


Why should I choose Simply Dumpsters?

Simply Dumpsters offers affordable dumpsters in a variety of sizes to homeowners and contractors across the country. We offer courteous services, low prices, and fast delivery and pickup.

How do I rent a dumpster?

Contact us to speak with a representative. We will assist you in choosing the right dumpster for your job and place your order.

What does it cost to rent a dumpster?

The cost depends on the size of the dumpster, the weight of the debris, the length of the rental period, and local taxes and fees. Call us at 888-404-2202 for more information.

What size dumpster do I need?

The right dumpster size depends on a number of factors. Contact us, describe your project, and we will help you determine what dumpster is best for your job.

How much space do you need to drop off my dumpster?

We need a space that is at least 10.5 feet wide. We also need 23 feet of overhead clearance to roll off the dumpster.

What happens if I need to keep my dumpster longer?

You can keep your dumpster as long as you like. Extra days will incur additional fees. Call us to find out more.

How should I load my dumpster?

Do not leave anything hanging over the edges or sticking out of the top. All debris must be placed within the container. Load larger items first, and fill in the gaps with smaller items to get the most out of the dumpster space.

What payment methods do you accept?

Simply Dumpsters accepts all major credit cards.

Will my dumpster be picked up automatically?

Give us a call when you’re finished filling your roll-off dumpster, and we will come get it. If you find that your dumpster is full, but your job is not finished, let us know and we’ll come empty it and bring it back to you.

Do I need to be present for delivery or pickup?

No, it is not necessary for you to be home for delivery or pickup. Just be sure the area where you want the dumpster is clear.

Do you offer military discounts?

Yes. We offer discounts for both active military and veterans. Ask us about the military discount when you reserve your dumpster.

Can I Throw This In My Dumpster? (Allowed)

Most types of household waste and construction debris are allowed in our roll-off dumpsters.

  • Household Junk
  • Remodeling Debris
  • Yard Waste
  • Shingles
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Brick
  • Carpet
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Cardboard
  • Bottles

Can I Throw This In My Dumpster? (Sometimes Allowed)

Sometimes Allowed
Depending upon your location, some items may not be allowed in dumpsters due to the types of landfills in the area, local recycling capabilities, and regional environmental regulations. In some areas, we can accept these items, but they will incur an additional charge. Ask us about the following items for your location:

  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Televisions
  • Dirt
  • Electronics
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
  • Appliances
  • Propane Tanks
  • Freon Bottles
  • Computer Monitors

Can I Throw This In My Dumpster? (Not Allowed)

Not Allowed
You can dispose of many things in our dumpsters, but we cannot accept flammable, toxic, and hazardous materials. There are also items that may damage our containers or that landfills will not accept. Please check the warning labels on any questionable items to determine if they are toxic or hazardous. The following is a list of items that are not allowed in your dumpster.

  • Tires
  • Paints & Lacquers
  • Railroad Ties
  • Car Batteries
  • Refrigerants
  • Asbestos
  • Oils
  • Hot Water Tanks
  • Infectious Waste
  • Fuels
  • Ink & Resins
  • Industrial Drums
  • Contaminated Soil
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Adhesives
Our experts are available to help you
with any questions you may have. Call 888-404-2202 now.