Dumpster Rentals in Charlotte, NC

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Dumpster Services in Charlotte NC

No matter what part of Charlotte NC you live in, Sourgum Waste is waiting to serve you with the most accessible and affordable roll-off rentals in North Carolina's biggest city. We are happy to be a part of the growth and expansion of Queen City. Whether you need a dumpster for your next construction job, business, or home makeover, we're ready to handle your waste needs.

Renting a dumpster can be daunting, especially renting through a new company. That's why we've made ordering a dumpster easy for the roll-off pros and beginners. We also have the best customer support team ready to help you through the process from beginning to end. Don't waste any time and get your dumpster rental today.

How to Rent a Dumpster in Charlotte

Renting dumpsters is the safest, easiest, and fastest way to complete a big project. It's not hard to rent a dumpster when you order online. All you need to do is:

  1. Determine the type of materials you're discarding

  2. Select a dumpster size and weight limit

  3. Pick a rental period

  4. Place your order

  5. Get ready for the dumpster delivery

At Sourgum, we wanted to make it as easy for our customers as possible. That is why we provide both online ordering and over-the-phone ordering. Our customer service team is happy to answer any and all questions you may have about renting a dumpster in Charlotte. We also have a guide that explains the rental process easily in case that is something you need.

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Why Should I Rent a Dumpster?

There are several reasons people in Charlotte NC are renting dumpsters. Generally, roll off containers are the most convenient way to get rid of a lot of trash or debris at once. Whenever you have a project that will require throwing out a lot of waste, a dumpster is the smartest move. Some example projects that might require a dumpster are:

  1. A Major Cleaning Project

    Susan lives in Coventry Woods in East Charlotte, and she's cleaning out her garage over the weekend. Since she doesn't have a pickup truck, it's easier for her to rent a 10-yard dumpster. She doesn't even have to be home when it's delivered or picked up.

  2. Remodeling

    In Wesley Heights, Jonah is remodeling his living room. With five kids running around the house, he needs to make sure that his work area is safe, so he is renting a construction dumpster to keep all the debris out of the way.

  3. Estate Cleanout

    Mark's great-aunt passed away, and he inherited her property in Myer's Park. He's cleaning the house up so that he can rent it out. A thirty-yard dumpster is big enough to do the trick.

People in neighborhoods all over Charlotte use dumpsters to make their projects quicker and safer. You don't have to spend all weekend going back and forth to the waste facilities and recycling centers, saving you time and money on gas and dumping fees.

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How Is Dumpster Price Determined?

Many people think it's super expensive to rent a dumpster, but that's not the case. When you factor in how much it costs to transport your waste yourself and dump it at a facility, the price is very comparable. A dumpster rental also saves you a lot of time and hassle.

There's no way to tell what the price will be for your dumpster until you contact us with specific details about your project, or get a roll off quote. The cost depends on three factors:

Where you are located makes a difference because it costs more money to transport your waste if you're further away from a facility.

On top of that, every waste facility has a different fee structure, so your cost depends on where your waste goes. We make sure to only work with accredited facilities, so there are no gimmicks when it comes to the price you are charged for disposal.

There are different fees for each type of material at every facility. Some materials, like concrete or organic waste, need to be put in a dedicated dumpster to be recycled. Its important to pay attention to what is allowed in your specific dumpster, in order to avoid any contamination fees when your waste is taken to a facility.

Leaves, grass clippings, shrubs, and branches are lighter than most other waste - so why pay for more than what you need? We provide dedicated yard waste dumpsters with relevant weight limits. Not only will you save money when renting a dumpster for yard waste, but you'll help us divert organic waste from landfills.

On the other hand, bulkier and heavier materials cost more to transport than lighter ones, which is why we have special bins like concrete dumpsters which aren't charged by weight limit.

Ask us about weight limits if you're unsure which one to choose. We have the knowledge and expertise you need from working with thousands of projects.

Why Choose Sourgum?

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The commitment to modern waste management makes Sourgum Waste the best dumpster rental service in Charlotte. Every day people are working hard to reduce, reuse, and recycle, and your waste company should be doing the same.

When you partner with an eco-conscious company like us, you can rest assured that we will do everything we can to make sure your waste gets upcycled, recycled, or otherwise diverted from landfills.

We use new technology that makes it easier for us to deliver your dumpster and get your waste where it needs to go. We are changing the status quo of waste management by committing to eliminate waste from going to landfills, period.

We are also working to offset our vehicles' carbon emissions. For every dumpster that's rented, we donate money to plant a tree in a forest in need.

Dumpster Sizes in Charlotte, NC


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.

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    What Can I Throw Away in a Dumpster?

    You must be careful about what you throw away because not everything can or should go in a dumpster. If you have a question about any item not on this list, contact us and we will answer your questions.

    What you can throw in

    What you cannot throw in

    • Common household items
    • Furniture
    • Appliances (except for fridges and freezers)
    • Dishwashers
    • Ovens
    • Washers
    • Yard waste (in its own container)
    • Renovation/Construction debris
    • Concrete
    • Dirt
    • Roofing shingles
    • Hazardous materials
    • Paints
    • Flammables
    • Batteries
    • Electronic waste
    • Batteries
    • Contaminated soil
    • Asbestos
    • Propane tanks/Fuels
    • Hot water tanks

    What Should I Do With Hazardous Materials in Charlotte?

    Hazardous materials, like paints, flammables, and batteries, can't be put in a dumpster. These materials require special handling.

    For residents in Charlotte, there is a list of resources available on the Mecklenburg County Household Hazardous Waste webpage. This includes a complete list of acceptable items as well as how to discard your hazardous waste materials.

    To protect the environment and avoid hazardous waste penalties, you should always ask if there's something you aren't sure about. The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services, or your waste & recycling company can assist you.

    What Should I Do With Recycling in Charlotte NC?

    Mecklenburg County does not collect your household waste or recyclables. That service is provided by the municipality of Charlotte. Check the website to see recycling guidelines and collection schedules.

    It's important to note that Mecklenburg County does not follow the plastic numbering system, as many products are incorrectly numbered. Instead, refer to the acceptable list of what you can and can't recycle.

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    How Does the Dumpster Drop Off and Pick Up Work?

    With Sourgum Waste you can order your dumpster online. If you'd rather, you can call us at 732-366-9355 or send us an email at support@sourgum.com to order your dumpster. Once you place your order, your dumpster will be delivered on your preferred date, and you can call for pickup when you're done filling it up.

    Whether or not you need a dumpster permit depends on where the container is placed, what kind of dumpster you are renting, and where you are located.

    To find out if you need a dumpster permit for your rental, contact your waste disposal company or visit the City of Charlotte's Right-of-Way Management page.

    Your dumpster will be delivered on the day that you requested it. Make sure to be next to your phone so you receive the alerts about our drop-off ETA. You can even get same-day or next-day delivery if it is available.

    Make sure that there are sixty feet of space in front of where the dumpster is to be placed, and at least 23 feet of vertical space clear from wires or tree branches. Also, clear the area of obstructions and ensure that there are no vehicles in the area when the dumpster is delivered.

    You don't need to be home when your dumpster is delivered, but you can ask for a delivery window so you can be there when it arrives. You can also sign up for text alerts to get updates on your phone about when your dumpster is on its way or when it has been delivered.

    Once you have your dumpster, you can start filling it up! Make sure to never fill your dumpster above the rim, and load your dumpster evenly. Both of these are extremely important for transporting the dumpster safely.

    When you're done filling up your dumpster, you can simply call and have it picked up, or login to your customer account and request the pickup there. Otherwise, we will pick it up when your 14-day rental period expires.

    After your dumpster is picked up it goes to a transfer station where it is weighed. If you are within the weight limit that you ordered, you're done. If you went over the limit, you will be charged an excess weight fee and will receive an email with a detailed account of the charges.

    What Else Should I Know About Dumpster Rentals?

    Renting a dumpster through Sourgum Waste is easy, but here are a few pitfalls to avoid so you don't overpay:

    • Keep the material below the rim of the container. It's not safe to haul when it's overflowing.

    • Distribute the weight evenly when you load it to make it safer to haul, especially for heavy materials like construction waste or concrete.

    • Use dedicated dumpsters for materials that can be recycled or heavy materials like dirt.

    • Plan your project and dumpster rental so that you don't have to pay for an extension.

    • Keep your dumpster clean on the outside, and avoid spilling latex paints, glues, and other messy materials on the outside.

    • Don't put hazardous materials in a dumpster. Always call or ask questions if you aren't sure.

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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!
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    Rent Your Dumpster in Charlotte Today

    We are proud to serve the entire Queen City with waste services and dumpster rentals. If you want to know if we serve your neighborhood, give us a call or fill out a quote form and we will let you know.