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What Can I Legally Put into a Dumpster?

What Can I Legally Put into a Dumpster?

Are you moving, remodeling your home, or just cleaning out a very cluttered space? If yes, look into hiring a dumpster rental company in the Tampa Bay area. You can throw nearly anything in a dumpster, but there are few things to consider due to safety hazards and local restrictions. 

Here are guidelines:

What can’t go in a dumpster?

  • Hazardous Waste – Asbestos
  • Electronics – TVs, Monitors, Fridges, etc.
  • Pesticides
  • Powerful Cleaning Agents
  • Batteries
  • Paint and Solvents
  • Automotive Fluids
  • Other Chemicals

Contact your local county office to find out how to dispose of any of these items that can’t go into your dumpster. They will be able to provide you with a plan or contact.

What can I put in a dumpster?

Dumpsters can be used for general waste (nonhazardous waste, junk or debris) which is typically anything involved with a general cleanup around the house or office and property that is neither liquid nor of a hazardous nature. This includes items like: trash, wood, furniture, roofing shingles, siding, construction & demolition debris, yard wastes, appliances (some exceptions), and flooring.

3 things that will cost extra?

  • Tires
  • Mattresses
  • Appliances

What do I do with hazardous chemicals?

You cannot put any hazardous waste into a dumpster. Contact your local county office. They will be able to provide you with a plan or contact.

How high can I fill a dumpster?

Dumpsters can be filled level to the top.

How much weight can I put in the dumpster?

It depends on the size of the dumpster. When you place your order, you will be told the weight limit for each dumpster size.

Ready to order your dumpster to clear out that space quickly? Hit the easy button and call a Junk Removal Service today.

Junk Buddy serves Pinellas County, Tampa and New Port Richey and we will provide a free, no-obligation on-site estimate. When you call us, our friendly customer service can give you a rough estimate of prices based on your information you provide, but it’s our truck team who will provide an accurate quote when they arrive. You can book online or call us at 1-877-910-JUNK. Sit back and relax while our truck team handles the hard work and hauls your junk away.

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