Dumpster Rental Essex County NJ

We provide our customers in Essex County with affordable and sustainable dumpster rentals at the touch of a button.

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Need a Dumpster Rental in Essex County NJ?

If you need to rent a dumpster in Essex County, New Jersey, you have come to the right place! Whether you are in Newark, Irvington, Cedar Grove, Verona, Montclair, or any other town in Essex County, Sourgum Waste is your go-to source for roll-off dumpster rentals and waste management services. At Sourgum Waste, we specialize in providing a hassle-free dumpster rental experience and putting our customers at the heart of everything we do. We have a dedicated customer service team that you can contact seven days a week, and transparent pricing to give you peace of mind. You'll never see a hidden fee on your bill when you work with us!

Need a dumpster for a home cleanout project? We have you covered. Is trash overflowing at your business? Try a roll-off compactor dumpster. Dilapidated high rise in your way? Tear it down and we'll haul it away in our trash containers for construction projects. No matter the job or the material Sourgum Waste has a dumpster rental to control your trash flow. With online transparent pricing save time by ordering online today.

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FAQs About Dumpster Rental in Essex County

We get that renting a dumpster can be confusing, especially if it is your first time. We've put together some answers for the most frequently asked questions we receive about dumpster rentals.

Typically, any non-hazardous material can be put into a dumpster. Most household waste, bulky furniture, construction debris, yard waste and appliances are perfectly acceptable. However, there are certain debris that should never be thrown in a dumpster whether you’re in Essex county or anywhere else in the United States. This includes asbestos, wet paint, electronics, tires, batteries, fuel, oil, propane tanks, hot water tanks, and other hazardous waste. Our guide What Can You Throw in a Dumpster outlines these regulations in more detail and answers more of the specific questions we have received regarding this. If you are still unsure, don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions!

Essex County has a robust program for helping residents dispose of materials that are not allowed in a dumpster. Thanks to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, the County is able to provide two Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days, in May and October. These are both held at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility at 99 West Bradford Avenue in Cedar Grove. Refer to the Essex County Utility Authority’s Events page for specific dates. A comprehensive compilation of helpful links and FAQ answers can be found on their Solid Waste and Recycling Page as well.

All of our services are available to residents of Essex County! This includes roll-off dumpster rentals, construction dumpsters, commercial dumpsters, residential waste services, and junk removal. If you are not sure what you need exactly, feel free to visit our waste services page to learn more.

Dumpster Types and Sizes

There is no project, renovation, or cleanup that is too big or too small that Sourgum Waste can’t handle. That is why there are so many different dumpster types and sizes that we provide when you choose to work with our services. Below are the sizes we offer. Click on one to read more about how much it can hold and what dumpsters of that size are typically used for.

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

Base Package:

Delivery and Pickup. 2 Tons of Disposal.
Transparent Pricing No Hidden Fees.

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    How Do I Prepare for My Dumpster Rental?

    You’ll first want to find the right size, weight limit, and rental period for your project. Getting set up correctly from the beginning will save you time and money. If this is your first time renting a dumpster, check out our how to rent a dumpster guide for a full detailed walk-through. Once you have ordered your dumpster you are going to want to make sure that the delivery location is clear of obstacles so that the roll-off truck can reach the spot where you would like the dumpster to be placed.

    If you need help at all, or just want someone to talk over the process with you give us a call at (732) 366-9355.

    How to Rent a Dumpster

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      Check out our helpful guide

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      See our dumpster sizes

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      Most of our dumpsters come with a weight limit but you can choose to add more

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      Get a complimentary rental period with an option to add more time

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      Checkout online, call (732) 366-9355, or email

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      Call or email when you need us to pick up your dumpster.

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    Do I Need a Permit to Rent a Dumpster in Essex County?

    For Essex County NJ, permit requirements depend on where the dumpster rental will be placed. If you are planning to place the dumpster on your driveway or anywhere else on your personal property, you will generally not need a permit to rent a dumpster in Essex County. However, if you are placing the dumpster on public property, like a county road, you will need to apply and pay for a permit through the Essex County Department of Public Works. Dumpster permit requirements can change from town to town, to get a better idea of the specific regulations search for your town on our dumpster rental permits page.

    What Items Are Permitted for Disposal in Essex County?

    Generally, any most waste can be thrown in a dumpster. However, there are some items that cannot be thrown out into any dumpster. This list shows some of the forbidden and accepted materials:

    What you can throw in

    What you cannot throw in

    • Household waste
    • Bulky furniture
    • Construction Debris
    • Yard waste
    • Appliances
    • Roofing
    • Lumber
    • Plastics
    • Dirt
    • Brick
    • Asbestos
    • Wet paint
    • Electronics
    • Tires
    • Batteries
    • Fuel
    • Oil
    • Propane tanks
    • Hot water tanks

    Why Should I Choose Sourgum?

    Customer service, sustainability, and transparency are at the core of everything we do at Sourgum Waste. We believe the way waste management is currently being handled is obsolete and over-complicated. Waste flows and volumes have changed, and we believe it is time our industry evolved with it.

    The brutal truth is that 99% of waste management companies have arbitrary pricing, lack proper customer service teams, take advantage of their customers, and do nothing to offset the large carbon footprint this industry leaves behind. We are the 1% doing everything we can to fix these age-old problems. We have a dedicated customer service team to support our customers, transparent pricing on our website so that you know exactly what you are paying for, and even plant a tree for every single dumpster rental. The choice seems obvious to us! Experience the difference yourself, order online now!

    Sourgum Waste celebrates planting a tree for every dumpster rented

    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: 29,602

    Serving Newark, Verona, Maplewood, and More

    We provide dumpster rental services to every town in Essex County. While what can and cannot go into a dumpster is the same throughout all of Essex County, each town can issue their own ordinance which can affect your rental. Click on a town below to learn more about renting a dumpster in your town.

    Cedar Grove
    East Orange
    Essex Fells
    Glen Ridge
    North Caldwell
    South Orange
    West Caldwell
    West Orange

    Need Help?

    Our chat and phone lines are open between 7am and 7pm ET, and we respond to emails within 24 hours.