Renting a dumpster for your DeWitt, Ia home or business? Her are three questions your local waste collection company will ask you.
When you decide to rid your life of clutter by renting a dumpster in DeWitt, Ia for your home or business, your garbage company will most likely want to know three things. First, you’ll be asked what you intend to toss into your rented container. Local Iowa and Federal regulations prohibit the disposal of tires, e waste, liquids, yard waste, hazardous waste, petroleum products, etc from entering a sanitary landfill, so your waste hauling company can not haul these items from your location. Additionally, some dense materials can overload dumpsters and collection vehicles, so asphalt shingles, concrete, brick, block, dirt, can not be disposed of in huge quantities in the same dumpster. As a general rule of thumb, you’ll need to rent a 10 cubic yard dumpster to dispose of these dense materials in large quantities or the dumpster truck will no0t be able to load and transport your waste. In sharp contrast, bulky items such as couches or chairs can take up a huge amount of container space without overloading(by weight) a rented bin. If you’re needing to dispose a large quantities of furniture, cardboard, wood or other bulky waste, we would recommend renting a 30 yard dumpster.
The second question you’re certain to be asked is where you want your dumpster located once it arrives at your DeWitt, Ia location. Sturdy driveways, gravel areas, city streets(where allowed by municipality), parking lots all make good places to set dumpsters. You will most likely want to locate your bin near the waste that needs to be disposed of to limit your efforts and travel distance when loading your metal container. It’s also important to note that Landrum Disposal delivery trucks are 35 feet long and need another 15 feet or so to maneuver the bin into place, so the area needs to be somewhat open and be truck accessible. Overhead obstructions, such as tree limbs, wires, building overhangs, etc also need to be considered. Our roll off trucks need to raise their hoists about 20 feet into the air to unload dumpsters onto the ground, so overhead obstructions must be considered carefully.
And finally, when will you be needing the rented bin? This seems like a simple question, but you should consider several factors before making a final decision. Daily rental fees are charged for dumpsters sitting at a customers location for extended periods of time, so you don’t want the expensive equipment on site linger than needed. On the flip side of the equation, you don’t want to double handle waste so the dumpster needs to be on site prior to a crew showing up to load it. Also, we can promise a particular day for delivery, but we don’t promise an exact time. So you might want to get your DeWitt, Iowa dumpster delivered a day in advance if your crew plans to start filling it in the morning.
So when you’re ready to rent a dumpster in DeWitt, Ia, call us at (563) 332-2555 and we’ll gladly discuss these issues with you.