• Christy

    Thank you for such great fast service. Customer service associate was very nice and explained everything no hidden charges. You Have a great business

    • Mark Dominguez

    great service

    • Denice Smith

    The company was very professional, Randy made the experience very pleasant. The dumpter was delivered early on a Friday, and was picked up the following Tuesday afternoon. Many thanks!

    • Sonia Rodriguez-Hernandez

    The dumpsters always show up as scheduled. While the Friendly and professional staff make ordering quick and easy.
    - Palatine, US

    • Celisa Hoskins

    We have been using Dumpsters.com for the last 3 years. The representatives are always knowledgeable and friendly and go out of their way to help. The delivery is always timely and the pick up as well. We starting using them in Cincinnati then in Columbus and Indianapolis. It is wonderful to just contact one company to take care of all our cities. We typically order 2 to 3 dumpsters a week. I would recommend them to anyone.

    • Andrea Santiago

    Always able to fill my order quickly and with no delay.

    • Nikki Boyd

    Great service people with prompt responses and follow up. Happy to have them servicing our projects.

40 Yard Dumpster Rental

Dimensions and Capacity of a 40 Yard Dumpster

Dumpsters.com offers a variety of dumpster sizes, a 40 yard dumpster being the biggest. Use a 40 yard container for large-scale projects of all kinds. Call today to schedule your dumpster rental.

40 yard dumpster dimensions

  • Dimensions - 22 feet X 8 feet X 8 feet.
    40 yard dumpsters are one of the largest sizes available and are ideal for major construction and demolition projects.
  • Volume - Holds 40 cubic yards of material.
    Dumpster sizes get their name by the cubic yards they can hold.
  • Weight Limit - Generally holds between 5-6 tons (10,000-12,000 pounds).
    For reference, a box of books weighs about 50 pounds.
    Please note weight limits vary by location. Call 844-444-DUMP for details. 
  • Other Notes - An exceptionally large size that is well suited for long-term projects. 

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Common Projects and Uses for a 40 Yard Dumpster

You can be confident renting a 40 yard dumpster. Its capacity allows you the flexibility to throw in a large amount debris without a worry. Homeowners and business owners rely on the services of Dumpsters.com to provide an efficient 40 yard dumpster rental. Some of their typical projects include:

  • Cleaning out a home or business.
  • Remodeling a large part of a home.
  • Moving homes or estate sales.
  • Removing various construction materials.
  • General contracting jobs.

Choosing a Dumpster Size

If you’re not sure if your project will require a 40 yard dumpster, Dumpsters.com provides several other dumpster size options. Take a look at our 10 yard, 15 yard, 20 yard and 40 yard dumpster sizes or give us a call today.

Dumpsters.com makes the dumpster rental process simple, yet comprehensive. We’ll talk through your project with you and make sure we deliver a dumpster that works for your project. The right size dumpster maximizes efficiency and allows you to get the most out of your rental. 

How to Prepare for a Dumpster Delivery

Keep in mind the following items so your 40 yard dumpster rental can be delivered without any complications:

  • Clearing the Area - About 50 feet of space is needed to drop off a roll off dumpster.
  • Move all Items - Please remove anything in the way of the delivery area. This includes cars, household items and anything in the nearby area.
  • Clearance Space - Approximately 18 feet of clearance space is needed for a dumpster truck to ensure placement.
  • Clear the Air - Check to see there aren’t any trees or hanging wires in the way of placement. 
  • Delivery Area - Determine where you’d like a dumpster to be a placed. This will be discussed when you set up your rental and can be assured by marking the spot with a cone.


Need help? Talk to a Dumpsters.com Service Specialist.

Call 844-444-3867