Answer: Bin sizes are measured in cubic yards, which means measuring the length, width and height of the container and multiplying the three numbers together. For example, a bin that is 2 yards long, 2 yards wide and 1 yard tall is 4 cubic yards. In Canada, bins come in 4-, 9-, 12-, 14-, and 20-yard sizes. In the United States, sizes include 4-, 10, 14, and 20 yards.
Choose the right bin size for your next project.
Will the dumpster fit in my driveway?
Answer: in There Dump That's bins come in a variety of sizes and have a footprint about the size of - if not smaller than - a minivan. Most driveways are at least 10 feet wide, providing plenty of room for the bin.
More about our bin sizes.
Can I rent a dumpster when there's snow on the ground?
Answer: Definitely. Dumpster bin availability is very good in the snowiest, blowiest season. We do ask that you grab a shovel and clear a space for the bin to ensure traction on wet, slippery driveways. Spreading a little de-icer is a great idea, too.
More about dumpster delivery in winter weather.
Paying For Your Dumpster Rental
When will I be expected to pay for my dumpster rental?
Answer: Each Bin There Dump That operator handles his or her transactions differently. Generally, you'll need a credit card that will be preauthorized - you won't be charged until the bin is picked up. Another common approach to payment is paying when the agreement is made, upfront.
Check with your local Bin There Dump That operator.
Answer: If you want to put the dumpster on your yard or driveway, you won't need a permit. However, if you want the operator to leave it on the sidewalk, street or a public alley, you will need to apply for a permit with your city's Public Works Department.
What you'll need to know about acquiring a permit.
Using The Dumpster
What materials can I not put in the dumpster?
Answer: here are a number of materials, some of them hazardous, that shouldn't be thrown into a rental dumpster, from asbestos and old tires to ammunition and leftover paint. If you're not sure about something, always ask your local operator.
Our list of hazardous materials.
Answer: Sometimes, you have a huge load of one material that you need to get rid of. That's called a straight load. Bin There Dump That operators are happy to take your straight loads of material.
Our top four reasons to share your bin.
Answer: Answer: The dumpster should be there in your driveway for as long as you need it - but not longer than you want it! Bin There Dump That franchisees usually charge on a 7-day basis and then on a per-day basis if you need the bin longer.
Returning The Dumpster
Where do you take the dumpster after I'm done using it?
How much notice does a dumpster company need to pick up my bin?
Answer: The average stay of a dumpster in a residential driveway is just over three days. It is reasonable to expect that you may need to give 24-hour notice for the pickup, but it is also reasonable to expect that in some cases your local operator may be able to come quickly if they are not too busy.