How Can You Benefit from Roll-Off Dumpster Rental?

Your business may not require a permanent dumpster to operate, but there are times that you may benefit from the use of a less permanent solution to dispose of project wasted.

As a homeowner, you may find yourself in need of a roll-off dumpster rental to complete a major cleanout, take on a renovation, or get ambitious with an addition.

Roll-off dumpsters are versatile and flexible, making them a perfect choice for projects of all shapes, sizes and scopes – be it organizational cleanouts, disaster cleanups, landscaping, etc.

Perhaps the most convenient aspect of renting a roll-off dumpster is that you can select dumpster location to most efficiently and safely collect waste material, minimizing time wasted and risk of injury hauling waste to an inconvenient site.

Can You Use a Roll-Off Dumpster for Both Commercial and Residential Waste Disposal?

Although roll-off dumpsters are most commonly used for commercial waste disposal, they are an often overlooked potentially excellent tool for residential waste disposal.

If you are planning a home renovation, rent a roll-off dumpster to easily collect the disposal material that will not easily fit in small receptacles or truck beds, keeping your property clean and safe, as well as saving you countless trips to the dump for disposal.

Roll-off dumpsters also offer a rapid and efficient solution in case of flooding or other disaster cleanups, which can amass large amounts of cumbersome waste.

Can You Use Roll-Off Dumpsters for Landscaping Clean-Up?

Most people only think to rent roll-off dumpsters to gather interior waste materials.

But these temporary dumpsters can be a wonderful resource for landscaping companies and DIY landscapers. Maximize employee time (or your time, if you’re braving it yourself) actually on the job, not spending fruitless hours loading, transporting, and unloading landscape debris. Let us haul away the plant debris in one fell swoop, increasing your project efficiency.

Renting is often the cost-effective, low-hassle option to dispose of landscape waste for your business, as you will not have to worry about doing your own disposal work, hauling the dumpster, storage, or maintenance of both dumpster and vehicle to haul it.

These additional charges can add up to a notable amount that you could instead use to invest in your company. By renting a roll-off dumpster, you only need to book according to your project size and call for pick up to discard the waste materials. Let us handle your waste while freeing you to handle your area of expertise.

This process is simple, cost-effective and efficient for you landscaping business.

What is the Range of Sizes in which Roll-Off Dumpsters are Available?

Even when you think that you are taking on a relatively ‘small’ home cleanout task or remodeling project, the debris can amass quickly and can often cause a bottleneck in your project momentum. Our smallest roll-off dumpster offers excellent storage for those awkwardly-shaped items, clears your space rapidly for faster cleanup, and saves you time on many trips to dispose waste.

Roll-off dumpsters are available in a variety of sizes to fit any project need, from 10 yards, 20 yards, through 30 yards.

Call us today to discuss the scope of your project, so that we can offer you expert advice on the size you will require. We can offer specific cubic measurements to be sure to accommodate even your most oddly shaped debris. We will be sure to recommend the smallest size needed to meet your project specifications with utmost ease.

If you are curious about the specific projects that can most benefit from roll-off dumpster rental, click here for more examples and details.

What Waste Materials do not belong in a Roll-Off Dumpster?

There are some materials that you are not allowed to place in a roll-off dumpster, generally established by local regulations.

It is essential to be aware of the restrictions to ensure the safety of others and of the environment.

A few guidelines regarding prohibit materials:

1. Electronics

You should avoid dumping materials such as computers, DVDs, printers, hard drives, cell phones, etc., in the dumpster.

In some states, it is against the law to dispose of electronics in a landfill. The disposal company could face hefty fines if it unwittingly dumps these materials with other debris. These fines can get passed down to you.

However, local retailers can legally dispose of your electronics. A few municipalities also gather electronic equipment from the curb periodically.

There are also online services that offer you compensation for old computers and phones, as they can salvage their parts.

Call us for help with specific regulations in your area.

2. Tires

It is illegal to dump tires in a landfill in the state of Pennsylvania, thus you must be cautious not to dump tires in the roll-off dumpster.

The rationale behind this seemingly arbitrary restriction lies in the fact that tires collect rainwater and can become a breeding space for mosquitoes.

You can check with your local authorities in regard to the specific rules in your area. You can also find the instructions on how you can dispose of tires legally in your locale. Some municipalities will even dispose of your tires without charging you for it.

3. Lightbulbs

You should refrain from dumping both LED and fluorescent light bulbs.

One of the chief elements in light bulbs that makes them energy-efficient is mercury. Mercury is a hazardous substance, so you cannot casually throw it away with your regular garbage. Its toxins can seep into the ground water of the landfill and make their way to our drinking supply.

You can call your local recycling and waste collection offices to get instructions on how you can to safely dispose of them.

4. Batteries

You may not dispose of batteries with regular garbage. Batteries consist of cadmium, lead, and mercury. These substances can contaminate the environment by seeping into the ground over time.

This regulation includes rechargeable batteries, alkaline batteries, lithium batteries, and car batteries. You can dispose of these items at hazardous waste facilities, specific retail locations, and auto parts stores, where they often recycle materials or offer safe disposal options.

5. Chemicals

It is common knowledge that you should not discard chemicals in the dumpster or the landfills.

A few chemical waste products that can be particularly dangerous include oil, solvents, transmission fluid, paint, gasoline, lead-based cleaners, and pesticides.

You can discard these materials at specified drop-off locations through the municipal collection.

There are also some online services that will accept them through prepaid postage labels.

If you have any questions about potentially hazardous or banned waste products, please give us a call and rely on our local experience and expertise to help you navigate this tricky arena.


You can opt for roll-off dumpster rental for small to large-size projects, including renovation, remodeling, cleanups, etc.

Roll-off dumpsters can help you complete any commercial or residential project as quickly as possible by clearing your site of cumbersome, awkward and potentially hazardous waste products.

At Cobblestone Container Service, we take out the guesswork of waste management. Call us for size recommendations, advice on local regulations, and competitive pricing with expert service at 877-853-2922 today!

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