3 Questions to Consider Before Renting a Roll-off Dumpster

Roll-off Dumpster Delivery

If you’ve clicked on this article, you’ve already done most of the work in preparing for your upcoming house improvement project, your weekend yard clean up and landscaping, or your moving date. Last on your list of to-dos is figuring out where all the debris, junk, used furniture and garbage is going. That’s where companies like ours Titan National come in.  We help you clean up all the debris and unwanted garbage.  Keeping your work site clean is important for safety.  Renting a Roll-off dumpster can keep you and your family safe.

How involved do I need to be in the process of renting a roll-off dumpster?

You have options for whether you plan on doing most of the heavy lifting or want the environmental service company to do it for you.

A roll-off rental dumpster can be left for several days giving you the freedom to review and load the dumpster as your project progresses.  Or you may have everything all piled up and ready to be loaded.  You can also consider a provider that provides staff to help load the container for you.

What do I need a dumpster or roll-off dumpster for?

The simple difference between a dumpster and a roll-off dumpster is that a dumpster is typically used as a permanent garbage receptacle. We most often notice these in the back of small businesses. Roll-off dumpsters are used by homeowners for small to medium projects or by the contractors hired to complete junk removal, renovations or other construction/demolition work.

What size dumpster will I need?

Our Team can direct you to rent the right size roll-off dumpster for a one time delivery and pick-up, or, determine that several pick-ups may be needed in a smaller roll-off dumpster. We will assist you in finding the best cost and service for your project.

One way to think about it is to estimate how many garbage bags you think you will need to fill in order to complete your debris clean-up, your landscaping project, your weekend renovation project or whatever your goal is. Below is a guide to help you find the right size roll-off dumpster:

6 Yard Dumpster

60 Large Bags

8 Yard Dumpster

80 Large Bags

10 Yard Dumpster

100 Large Bags

12 Yard Dumpster

120 Large Bags

15 Yard Dumpster

150 Large Bags

20 Yard Dumpster

200 Large Bags

30 Yard Dumpster

300 Large Bags

40 Yard Dumpster

400 Large Bags


Finally, know what you can and cannot dispose of. Waste such as untreated wood, toys, roofing materials, plaster, masonry debris, and vegetation are acceptable. Oil, spray paints, propane tanks, electronic waste, and any hazardous waste or materials cannot and should not be disposed in a dumpster.

One size dumpster does not fit all. Titan National will find what’s right size dumpster for your project.