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Dumpster Size Calculators

Calculate the Weight of Your Debris

Use the dumpster weight calculators below to estimate the weight of your debris and determine which size temporary dumpster is right for your project. You may also speak with one of our dumpster rental experts by calling 844-444-DUMP. They will help you identify the right dumpster based on the type and amount of debris you are disposing of.

Concrete and Asphalt Weight Calculator

How many square feet of debris need to be disposed of? sq ft
What is the approximate thickness? inches

How Much Does Concrete and Asphalt Weigh?

Concrete weighs approximately 150 pounds per cubic foot, calculated based on the length, width and thickness of the concrete. Use the concrete weight calculator below to estimate what size concrete dumpster you need. Concrete dumpsters can also be used to dispose of asphalt, brick, dirt and gravel.


Drywall Weight Calculator

How many square feet of debris need to be disposed of? sq ft
What is the thickness of the plaster? (Gypsum or plaster board)

How Much Does Drywall Weigh?

The weight of drywall is calculated by taking the square feet and thickness of the plaster itself. For instance, one square foot of ½-inch thick drywall approximately weighs 1.6 pounds. Use the drywall calculator below to determine the right dumpster for your construction job.


Shingles Weight Calculator

What type of shingles? Asphalt
Enter number of squares:
1000 sq ft= 10 sq
OR number of bundles:
How many layers?

How Much Do Shingles Weigh?

Shingles typically weigh about 230 pounds per square – or 100 square feet. Shingles are packed or wrapped in bundles, and one bundle of asphalt shingles typically weigh between 60 and 80 pounds. Cedar shingles, on the other hand, typically weigh between 40 and 80 pounds a bundle. Use the shingles weight calculator below to determine the right roofing dumpster for the job.


Calculate the Weight of Your Debris With Our Dumpster Weight Calculator

Dumpsters.com offers a variety of dumpster sizes that come with their own set of weight limits. When loading your dumpster, it’s important to keep it level and stay within the weight limit. One bundle of cedar shingles can weigh between 60 and 80 pounds, so be aware that the weight of your debris can add up fast. If you’re unsure which size dumpster is right for your project, use our dumpster size calculator or call 844-444-DUMP to speak with one of our knowledgeable customer service representatives.


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