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What materials are not allowed in Roll-Off Dumpsters?

Updated: May 19, 2023


What materials are not allowed in  Roll-Off Dumpsters? | D & M RollOff

When renting a RollOff Dumpster for your project, it is crucial to be aware of the materials that are not allowed in the dumpster. Depending on where you're located and what size dumpster you need, there may be different restrictions on what items can and cannot be disposed of in the dumpster. Knowing the terms and conditions and what materials are not allowed in your dumpster will help ensure that your project runs smoothly and efficiently without any unexpected delays or issues.


It's essential to keep in mind that when renting a RollOff Dumpster, you should know what materials are prohibited. The restrictions can vary depending on where you're located and what size dumpster you need. In general, hazardous materials such as paint, oil, asbestos, or any other flammable items are not allowed in dumpsters. Additionally, some jurisdictions may prohibit the disposal of certain electronic items such as computers or televisions. It's best to check with your local Dumpster rental company before renting a dumpster to ensure that you're following all applicable regulations and ordinances.


The following items are subject to additional fees

It is important to note that these fees vary from state to state and from municipality to municipality. The vendor will inform you at the time of rental whether these materials are accepted. They will provide exact costs for any items not usually accepted.


  • Mattresses and Box Springs - The EPA requires mattresses and box springs to be specially recycled. A fee of about $75 will be assessed for each mattress or box spring placed in a dumpster.


  • Televisions - Not all vendors will allow these. If a vendor does not accept them, it will be stated at the time of booking. A fee of about $55 will be assessed for each.


  • Tires - Tires have an additional charge of $ 75 ea; due to the difficulty of disposal in the landfills.


  • Appliances - Some vendors will accept these without an extra fee. Check the terms and conditions with your service provider at the time of ordering, to avoid additional fees.


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