6 Yard Dumpsters

6 yard dumpster

6 Yard Dumpster Dimensions and Capacity

Ideal for medium to large organizations, 6 yard bins have a variety of commercial uses. Warehouses, office buildings, restaurants and more rely on them for their trash disposal needs. This container size has plenty of space for general refuse, plus extra room for bulky items. The flexibility to fit a variety of waste disposal needs makes a 6 yard dumpster ideal for any organization that produces a significant amount of trash. 

How Big is a 6 Yard Dumpster?

  • Dimensions - 5 feet x 6 feet x 6 feet.*
  • Capacity - Holds 6 cubic yards of material, or roughly 72 regular trash bags.
  • Weight Limit - Typically holds up to 1,200 pounds.

*Exterior dumpster dimensions may vary by manufacturer but total volume is accurate.

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6 Yard Dumpster Dimensions

Is A 6 Yard Container Right for My Business?

Renting a 6 yard dumpster is a perfect solution if you regularly throw out a large amount of trash or bulky items. This container size allows medium-to large-sized businesses to operate more efficiently by ensuring waste removal is never a headache. 

We Find 6 Yard Dumpsters Are Perfect for These Organizations:

  • Warehouses.
  • Restaurants and grocery stores.
  • Retail shops.
  • Hotels and apartment buildings.
  • Office parks and complexes.

Still not sure whether this size fits your needs? Give us a call at 877-880-5286. Our experienced team will be able to determine the right size for your business, as well as how often to schedule pickups. We want to make trash disposal as easy as possible for you. 

How Does Renting a Dumpster Work?

Renting a dumpster is a simple process. Once you call, one of our team members will help you determine if a 6 yard container is the right size for your business. Here's what you'll discuss to set up your rental:

  • Price: We'll discuss our rates and what they cover.
  • Pickup Schedule: We'll help you decide how often to schedule pickups. 
  • Delivery Instructions: Let us know where you'd like the dumpster placed. Make sure the area, whether it's a parking lot, alley or driveway, is clear and easily accessible. 
  • Contract Details: We'll go over every detail in your contract so you are familiar with all terms and conditions. 

How Much Does a 6 Yard Dumpster Cost?

Commercial dumpster prices depend on several variables, including your location and local disposal fees. Wherever you're located, the monthly bill for your front load dumpster will be a consistent flat rate, so you'll never find surprises on your bill

If you ever need to change the size of your dumpster, there will be a one-time removal and setup fee for switching them out. 

How Often Will My Dumpster Be Picked Up?

When you set up your 6 yard dumpster rental, you'll choose from weekly, bi-weekly or monthly pickup schedules. A team member will help you select how often your dumpster will be emptied based on how much trash your business produces. 

If you ever need to change your pickup schedule, simply call our office to update your contract.

Are There Additional Features I Can Add to My Rental?

You can order a lock bar for your dumpster to prevent anyone else from using it. Wheels are also available for 2 and 4 yard sizes so you can easily move them. 

What Contract Lengths Are Available?

We offer 12-month contracts which give you more flexibility compared to traditional 3-5 year options. With these shorter commitments, it's easier to plan for moving locations or other shifts in your business. 

What Can I Throw in My Dumpster?

6 yard bins can handle a wide range of debris, including general trash, boxes and packaging materials, food waste, and business supplies. You'll want to avoid tossing out prohibited items like toxic chemicals and construction materials. If you have any questions, one of our representatives would be happy to discuss what we can and cannot take in your dumpster rental. 

Prohibited Items:

  • Oil 
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Car batteries
  • Liquid chemicals
  • Air conditioners
  • Bio-hazardous waste
  • Roofing debris
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • Brick
  • Construction materials

Not Enough Room in a 6 Yard Dumpster?

We have other commercial dumpster sizes that may be a better fit for your business. An 8 yard dumpster is the largest front load container that we offer, but if you are looking for something a little smaller we also offer 2 yard and 4 yard dumpsters. This also gives you the flexibility to rent multiple sizes to accommodate your unique needs. 

Size Information
2 Cubic Yards Dimensions: 6 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet.
Weight Limit: Up to 400 pounds.
4 Cubic Yards Dimensions: 6 feet x 4.5 feet x 4 feet.
Weight Limit: Up to 800 pounds.
8 Cubic Yards Dimensions: 6 feet x 6 feet x 7 feet.
Weight Limit: Up to 1,600 pounds.

*Please note: weight limits can vary by location.
**Exterior dumpster dimensions may vary by manufacturer, but the total volume is accurate.


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