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How Big Is a 30 Yard Dumpster?

The typical dimensions of a 30 yard dumpster are 20 feet long, 8 feet wide and 5.25 feet high. A container this size holds 30 cubic yards of debris, which is the equivalent of about 180 13-gallon trash bags.

What's the Weight Limit?

A 30 yard dumpster generally has a weight limit of 3.5-5 tons (7,000-10,000 pounds). Disposal costs for this amount of debris are included in our flat-rate price. For reference, an average couch weighs about 170 pounds, so keep in mind that the weight of your debris can add up fast.

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What Does a 30 Yard Dumpster Cost?

The average price of a 30 yard dumpster is between $310 and $713. Our rates are all-inclusive, covering delivery, pickup, taxes and disposal up to your container’s weight limit. But keep in mind that exact price of a 30 yard container will depend on your location and the type of debris you’re throwing out.

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Learn More About Our 30 Yard Dumpsters

One of our biggest sizes, a 30 yard bin suits all sorts of larger projects. Whether you’re flipping a property or planning an extensive remodel for your own home, a 30 yard roll off container is a simple waste removal solution for homeowners and contractors.

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Is a 30 Yard Dumpster Right for Your Project?

Remodeling & Construction

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Remodeling companies and homeowners alike use 30 yard dumpsters to remove debris from renovation projects like:

  • Remodeling a basement.
  • Handling debris from home construction and demolition.
  • Building a home addition.
  • Renovating a large kitchen and bathroom.

Roll off dumpsters typically accept a range of building materials including:

  • Drywall
  • Plaster
  • Flooring
  • Countertops
  • Carpet
  • Wood
  • Cabinetry

Typical Covered Weight Limit: 3.5 - 5 tons*

Cleanouts

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If you’re in charge of cleaning out a foreclosed home or decluttering for an estate sale, a 30 yard bin is great for:

  • Clearing out the garage.
  • Decluttering a basement and attic.
  • Cleaning out an entire home.

Our 30 yard containers can usually take a variety of items from a home cleanout including:

  • General Trash
  • Furniture
  • Electronics
  • Appliances
  • Mattresses

Typical Covered Weight Limit: 3.5 - 5 tons*

Special Use

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Whether you're a landscaper or homeowner, 30 yard containers can manage debris from outdoor jobs like:

  • Large-scale lawn cleanup.
  • Removing a lawn.
  • Cutting down trees.
  • Getting rid of brush and shrubs.

Please note that heavy debris is not accepted in a 30 yard dumpster rental.

Debris from outdoor projects can pile up quickly. Our 30 yard bins can generally accommodate the following materials:

  • Yard Waste
  • Tree Trimmings
  • Brush
  • Dirt
  • Sod

Typical Covered Weight Limit: 3.5 - 5 tons*

Please note that covered weight limits and accepted items may vary by location.

Not Sure a 30 Yard Dumpster Is Right for You?

While a 30 yard dumpster is a versatile waste removal option, a different size may fit your project even better. Estimate the appropriate size using our dumpster weight calculator or give us a call at 844-444-3867 to get advice from our team.

Size Information
10 Cubic YardsDimensions: 14 feet x 7.5 feet x 3.5 feet
Covered Weight Limit: 2 - 3 tons
15 Cubic YardsDimensions: 16 feet x 7.5 feet x 4.5 feet
Covered Weight Limit: 2 - 3 tons
20 Cubic YardsDimensions: 22 feet x 7.5 feet x 4.5 feet
Covered Weight Limit: 3 tons
40 Cubic YardsDimensions: 22 feet x 7.5 feet x 8 feet
Covered Weight Limit: 5 - 6 tons

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How to Prepare for Delivery and Pickup of a 30 Yard Container

When you order a 30 yard dumpster, you’ll provide our service specialist with placement instructions for the container. You won’t need to be onsite when the dumpster is delivered or serviced, but try to keep these general guidelines in mind:

Pick a Spot:

Remember that you’ll need 60 feet of space leading to the spot you want the dumpster dropped off. Keep in mind that you’ll need a permit for street placement.

Clear the Area:

The delivery truck needs about 23 feet of vertical space to raise and place the container. And make sure there are no obstacles blocking the drop spot.

Call for Removal:

Don't forget to call to schedule pickup on or before the last day of your rental period. Make sure no locked gates or vehicles are blocking the dumpster.

After your 30 yard dumpster order is placed, one of our team members will send you a detailed email with what to expect, a copy of your invoice and a list of prohibited items to avoid placing in your rental. If you have any questions along the way, just give our team a call.