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Dumpster Rentals in Pinellas County, FL

People and businesses in Pinellas County rent dumpsters all the time, whether for residential, commercial, or construction use.

Dumpsters are useful for many types of projects, from remodeling kitchens to cleaning out attics or landscaping a yard. No matter what your project is, renting a dumpster can make your job easier, safer, and faster.

It's not hard to rent a dumpster, but it helps if you know a few things before you order one.

What To Know Before You Rent a Dumpster

These are a few things you will need to know before getting a dumpster rental in Pinellas County. Some of the questions you need answered might include:

  • Does it matter what kinds of materials I am throwing away?

  • How big of a dumpster will I need?

  • How much is the dumpster rental going to cost me?

  • Can I dump hazardous materials in the dumpster?

  • Can I keep the dumpster for the whole duration of my project?

  • Do I need a permit to rent the dumpster?

Don't fret, you will have the answer to all of these questions and more by the time you scroll to the bottom of this article. Sourgum Waste is here to help.

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Find an Affordable Dumpster Rental in Your Area

The cost of renting a dumpster is usually the number one thing people want to know. However, it is not always easy to find the most affordable dumpster rental company. A lot of waste management companies will quote you a low starting price but tack on hidden fees and bogus overages so that by the time you pay your final bill, it is multiple times the initial cost.

That's why you should look for the best company, not the apparent cheapest. You don't want to get hit with outrageous hidden fees when you rent a dumpster, so it's best to look for a company with a transparent pricing structure and a track record of customer satisfaction.

Sourgum Waste provides Totally Transparent Pricing and no hidden fees - ever. Quickly and easily price out your dumpster rental on our website now.

How Much Does a Dumpster Cost to Rent?

Because there are so many variables in waste disposal, such as local laws and area-specific dumping fees, it's impossible to tell someone how much their dumpster rental will cost without specific details about their project. However, it is safe to say that the four factors below will always affect dumpster rental prices.

Different locations accept different types of waste, and they have different fee structures for disposal. How far your waste has to travel to get to the facility and how much it costs to dispose of it will be factored into the cost of your dumpster rental.

Some materials cost less than others to transport and process. Extremely heavy materials like concrete or dirt may even require a concrete dumpster. If you have materials like yard waste that can be recycled, you might also have to rent a dedicated dumpster.

Don't worry - you do not need to figure it out for yourself; our easy online ordering process will identify the best dumpster type for your materials and help you price it out.

Ordering the right size dumpster can be one of the most important parts to get right when you're renting a dumpster and trying to keep the cost down. If you order a dumpster that's too small, your large, bulky items might not fit and you'll have to get a second container. On the other hand, you might underestimate how much waste you want to throw away, and pay for more volume than you need.

Dumpsters come in various sizes which are measured in cubic yards. Here are the most common sizes and their uses:

  • 10 cubic yards: The 10-yard dumpster is best for small home projects and can hold about 4 pickup truck loads of debris.

  • 20 cubic yards: The 20-yard dumpster is best for larger home projects and small construction projects and can hold about 8 pickup truck loads of debris.

  • 30 cubic yards: The 30-yard dumpster is best for major home renovations, bulky furniture, and demolition projects and can hold about 12 pickup truck loads of debris.

  • 40 cubic yards: The 40-yard dumpster is best for large home projects, construction sites, and landscaping projects and can hold about 16 pickup truck loads of debris. Be sure to ask us about our 40-yard dumpsters as they have less availability and are only allowed on certain sites.

Heavier materials cost more to transport. When you order your dumpster, you can select a weight limit. If you go over that weight limit, don't worry you simply the pay overweight fee on a prorated basis. You are always made aware of the overweight fee before purchasing from Sourgum Waste so there is never a surprise on your bill.

Sourgum Waste offers a complimentary rental period. If your project is taking longer than you thought, you can ask for an extension, and you'll be able to extend for a simple daily flat rate.

If you need assistance with any of this decision-making, Sourgum Waste can help you. We have years of experience and completed thousands of projects. Contact us and we will be glad to help!

Dumpster Sizes Explained

10 Yard Roll Off Dumpster

A 10 yard dumpster is the smallest size available, and is best if you do not have a lot of debris or the space to fit a larger dumpster. A 10 yard dumpster can hold 10 cubic yards of material, about 4 pickup truck loads, typically holds approximately 2 tons of debris.

A 20 yard dumpster's dimensions that is offered by Sourgum Waste's rent a dumpster division.

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    How to Find the Best Dumpster Rental Company in Pinellas County

    Whether you're in Palm Harbor or Oldsmar, you can find a reputable waste disposal company in Pinellas County. There are several dumpster rental companies to choose from, but you'll find that some have more to offer than others.

    Here are some qualities that you want to look out for when you are choosing a dumpster rental company:

    Your dumpster rental company should be upfront with you about the costs associated with renting a dumpster. Affordable dumpster rentals don't include outrageous fees that surprise you at the end of your rental period.

    A lot of dumpster rental companies are local and have a small fleet, so it may be days or weeks before they can deliver your dumpster. Sourgum Waste works with a large network of haulers, so there is a dumpster available every time and any place you need it.

    If you want to know if a company is reliable, read the Google reviews on their business page. It's easy to find out if a company is meeting the needs of its customers.

    A large company like Sourgum Waste has the expertise and credentials to manage waste disposal in a responsible manner. If you decide to use a smaller company, make sure they have the proper credentials and are dumping your waste in acceptable ways.

    Sourgum uses modern software systems to let you manage your waste disposal needs more easily, and help our haulers transport and dispose of the waste more efficiently and sustainably. You'll even gain access to your dedicated Customer Portal.

    How important is the environment to your waste management company? It is easy to find out by visiting their website. Sourgum Waste has pledged to plant a tree every time you rent a dumpster from them. We are focused on diverting waste from landfills and reducing the industry's carbon emissions. Learn more about our commitment to eliminating waste.

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    How to Order a Dumpster in Pinellas County

    For many people, online ordering is the easiest way to order a dumpster. You can also call in or email your order. Whatever works best for you is perfect for us.

    Order Your Dumpster Online

    Once you have the basic information on your dumpster rental needs, it only takes a few minutes. Fill out our quick quote form and be on your way to scheduling a dumpster in just a few clicks.

    Here's what you'll need to provide us:

    • Which day you want to have your dumpster delivered

    • The type of materials that you are discarding

    • The size of the dumpster that you want

    • The weight limit

    • The rental period

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    I've Ordered My Dumpster, Now What?

    Some cities require a dumpster permit if you want to place your dumpster on the street, and others require a permit even if you want to place it in your driveway. It's best to find out for sure on the Pinellas County permitting guide page. As always, Sourgum Waste can assist you.

    Dumpster delivery takes place on the day you scheduled it, and you don't have to be at home. If you want to be there when it's delivered, ask for a delivery window so that you don't have to wait all day.

    The delivery truck raises up and allows the roll-off dumpster container to roll off the truck. The process requires at least sixty feet of space in front of where you want your dumpster and about 23 feet of clear vertical space.

    You can take a picture of where you want the dumpster to go and email it to us, or you can mark the area clearly. Just make sure that the area is clear of vehicles and other obstructions on the day of delivery.

    This is the easiest part of all!

    When you're done filling up your dumpster, give us a call, send us an email, or use your dedicated Customer Portal to schedule your pickup. Once we've hauled your waste to the disposal facility, it will be weighed, and so long as your debris were within your weight limit you'll be all set.

    If you went over your weight limit, you will get notified, and we will charge you a pro-rated price for the extra weight. We will always give you a copy of your disposal ticket for full transparency and to justify the final price.

    Heavier materials cost more to transport. When you order your dumpster, you can select a weight limit. If you go over that weight limit, don't worry you simply the pay overweight fee on a prorated basis. You are always made aware of the overweight fee before purchasing from Sourgum Waste so there is never a surprise on your bill.

    Sourgum Waste offers a complimentary rental period. If your project is taking longer than you thought, you can ask for an extension, and you'll be able to extend for a simple daily flat rate.

    If you need assistance with any of this decision-making, Sourgum Waste can help you. We have years of experience and completed thousands of projects. Contact us and we will be glad to help!

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    What You Can Put In a Dumpster Rental

    You can't put everything in a dumpster. Some waste materials have to be processed separately, and some materials require special handling. The most common items that people ask about are things like tires, television, mattresses, and refrigerators. Before you put any of those items in a dumpster, make sure that they can go in. Basically, anything that isn't hazardous can technically go in any dumpster. Although depending on your area disposal facilities may charge extra for mattresses, tires, or large appliances.

    The local government is working hard to make the Tampa Bay area the top recycling region in Florida with a program called Tampa Bay Recycles. Most cities and towns including St. Peterburg, but also smaller places in Pinellas county offer curbside recycling. We recommend that you do not put any recyclables in your dumpster, but recycle them through your town instead.

    If you have too many recyclable items for the curb, please rent a second dumpster so that your waste disposal company can take them to a recycling center, rather than have to dispose of them improperly. If you want to know more about where recycled items go, check out Pinellas County's Where Does it Go? Search Tool to find out where hundreds of materials end up when properly recycled.

    How to Fill a Dumpster to Get Your Money's Worth

    It's not rocket science, but there are best practices when filling up a dumpster. You need to ensure that all the waste is well below the rim of the dumpster and that the weight is evenly distributed so it's safe to haul. Otherwise, hauling your waste can put people's lives at risk.

    • Large Items on Bottom: Many people think that if they put big, heavy items on top, it will squish everything, and you'll be able to fit more in the dumpster. Unfortunately, this isn't true, and what usually happens is that the large bulky item ends up sticking out above the rim. Start by putting your large items on the bottom and distributing their weight evenly.

    • Fill in the Gaps: Once the big items are in, you can fill in the gaps with smaller waste, like old toys, curtains, and rugs. Try not to create air gaps with flat materials like drywall to maximize the space in the dumpster.

    • Break it Down: Speaking of drywall, it's much easier to fit more in if you break it down, especially for items like kitchen cabinets.

    • Don't Overload Your Dumpster: This is a common mistake. You might be asked to take some of your waste out if you load it over the rim because it has to be safe to travel.

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    How to Help Keep Your Community Clean

    There are many volunteer opportunities in your area if you're interested in helping keep Florida green. Volunteer for community cleanups in Cross Bayou Canal and Joe's Creek (you can volunteer for a day, either individually or as a group). Or, participate in an annual cleanup in Pinellas County, like the Great American Cleanup or the International Coastal Cleanup. Both of these are sponsored by the Keep Pinellas Beautiful organization.

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    With Sourgum Waste You Make a Difference

    When you rent a dumpster from us, you not only get great service and pricing, but you also make a positive impact on the planet. For every dumpster rented through Sourgum, we make a donation to One Tree Planted , an organization that specializes in reforestation efforts. Every order = one tree planted. Help us heal the planet one tree at a time and order your roll-off dumpster rental today!
    Trees planted so far: 16,362

    Dumpster Rentals in St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs and more

    In Pinellas County, we work with you to make sure you have a successful dumpster rental experience wherever you are. Select your town or city below to find out specific considerations of renting a dumpster there.

    Bardmoor
    Bay Pines
    Bear Creek
    Belleair
    Belleair Beach
    Belleair Bluffs
    Dunedin
    East Lake
    Feather Sound
    Greenbriar
    Gulfport
    Harbor Bluffs
    Indian Rocks Beach
    Indian Shores
    Kenneth City
    Lealman
    Madeira Beach
    North Redington Beach
    Oldsmar
    Palm Harbor
    Pinellas Park
    Redington Beach
    Redington Shores
    Ridgecrest
    Safety Harbor
    Seminole
    South Highpoint
    South Pasadena
    St. Pete Beach
    St. Petersburg
    Tarpon Springs
    Tierra Verde
    Treasure Island
    West Lealman

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