Dumpster Rentals in Durham NC

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Dumpster Rental in Durham, NC

Our Sourgum dumpster rental service can cater to your waste disposal needs in Durham, NC. Whether you need a dumpster for a construction project, landscaping project, or something else, we have the dumpster you need. Anytime you need to discard a ton of waste all at once, our dumpsters are your best bet.

We know that navigating the rental process can be daunting, especially if it's your first time. That's why we've simplified the dumpster rental process in Durham, NC. All you need to do is place an order through our site or give us a call. With Sourgum Waste, all of your waste disposal efforts will be affordable, convenient, and fast.

Why Should I Rent a Dumpster?

Thinking of taking action and hiring a dumpster rental service for some extra waste you have sitting around? Here are some of the top reasons why you might need to rent a dumpster:

Landscaping Jobs

If you want to clear out your yard and redesign your outdoor space, you might need a dumpster to help you out. Dumpster rentals are perfect for small-scale garden clean-ups or large-scale commercial landscaping jobs.

For Moving

When moving out of your old space, there is probably a lot of junk to get rid of. You can get a dumpster delivered to your doorstep and clear out your space efficiently and quickly.

Likewise, if you are a property owner who needs to get rid of junk left by building contractors or old tenants, a dumpster service might be helpful. This is a good option to consider if you have tenants who've left a lot of trash in the space.

For Construction

We have construction dumpsters for construction debris that help to maintain a neat workspace and reduce workplace hazards. These dumpsters accept debris like wood, drywall, metal, and more.

Home Renovations

Replacing things like your garage door, picket fence, wallpapers, and even appliances is common for a homeowner. The amount of waste that comes with renovations can quickly pile up. Getting a dumpster helps to control this waste flow and keep your home clean and liveable.

How to Rent a Dumpster in Durham

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Although you do not have to be onsite for the dumpster delivery, you must prepare the dumpster drop-off location beforehand. Ensure that there are at least 60 feet of space available in front of the designated spot for the dumpster. Additionally, make sure that there are no overhead obstructions like tree branches or wires above it.

To ensure safety while filling a dumpster, it is important to follow certain guidelines:

  • Avoid exceeding the rim level when filling the dumpster. Overfilling can cause unsafe transportation and may result in additional fees if we are unable to pick up the dumpster.

  • Load the dumpster by placing heavier objects at the bottom and lighter ones on top. This ensures that the weight is evenly distributed, making it safe to transport the dumpster.

  • Avoid disposing of hard-to-remove materials like glue or paint in the dumpster as they can cause damage and incur extra fees.

Once you have completed your use of the dumpster, let us of your desired pickup date by contacting our customer service or accessing your account. Failure to schedule a pickup will result in an automatic pickup at the end of the 14-day rental period.

After we pick the dumpster up, we will transport it to a facility where it will be weighed. If the weight is within the specified limit that you have chosen, no additional fees will be charged. However, if the weight limit is exceeded, an excess weight fee will be incurred and we will loop you in on the additional charges via an email with receipts.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent A Dumpster in Durham?

The rental cost of a dumpster is influenced by several factors such as the size of the dumpster, the duration of the rental, and the type of waste materials to be disposed of. In Durham, the starting rental cost for dumpsters is $375, but the actual pricing may differ based on your specific project requirements.

To obtain a precise quote for your dumpster rental, contact our team, and we will assist you in selecting the suitable dumpster size for your project. We will also provide you with a detailed breakdown of all the cost factors involved in the rental process.

The rental cost of a dumpster from our company is influenced by location because of transportation fees. The distance between your location and the nearest waste disposal facility influences transportation fees. Additionally, dumping rates for different materials can vary across different waste facilities, which can impact your final bill. However, we ensure our transparent pricing policy by providing you with a copy of the invoice from the facility.

At Sourgum, we collaborate only with certified and authorized waste disposal facilities to ensure that there are no undisclosed charges added to your final invoice.

The cost of your dumpster rental can also be impacted by the type of materials you dispose of, as each material has a different disposal fee. Some materials like concrete or organic waste require special disposal methods and should be placed into specific dumpsters for proper recycling.

When disposing of your waste, it's important to ensure that only acceptable materials are placed in the dumpster. Dumpsters filled with unsuitable materials may be charged contamination fees from the dumping facility.

The weight limit and size of the dumpster also impact the rental cost. For instance, dumpsters designed for heavy materials like concrete do not have a weight limit, while those meant for lighter materials such as yard waste may have a lower weight limit to save you money.

Moreover, the size of the dumpster can also affect the rental cost. Typically, larger dumpsters are more expensive than smaller ones.

If you're unsure of the appropriate dumpster size or weight limit to choose, there's no need to worry! Our experienced team has assisted numerous customers with their dumpster rental requirements, and we're pleased to offer guidance to help you make the best decision for your project.

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Dumpster Sizes in Durham, NC

We provide dumpsters in four primary sizes, ranging from 10 to 40 yards, with each size suitable for specific project types. For instance, a 20-yard dumpster is an ideal choice for a two-room renovation project.

In case you're uncertain about the appropriate dumpster size for your project, our roll-off sizing guide offers additional details on the best uses for each size. This guide provides helpful information to help you choose the perfect dumpster size for your specific needs.

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 Put in a Dumpster?

    Not all items can be thrown away in a dumpster. If you're unsure if an item you have can be discarded in a dumpster, please contact us for assistance.

    What you can throw in

    What you cannot throw in

    • Common household items
    • Furniture
    • Appliances (except for fridges and freezers)
    • Dishwashers
    • Ovens
    • Washers
    • Grass and green waste
    • Construction debris
    • Concrete
    • Dirt
    • Roofing shingles
    • Hazardous materials
    • Paints
    • Flammables
    • Batteries
    • Electronic waste
    • Batteries
    • Contaminated soil
    • Asbestos
    • Propane tanks/Fuels
    • Hot water tanks
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    Recycling and Hazardous Waste in Durham

    Proper disposal of hazardous waste and recycling is important for keeping the environment safe. Various recyclable materials such as paper, plastic, glass, and metal can be dropped off at designated locations in Durham.

    Hazardous waste materials, such as chemicals, batteries, and electronics, require special handling and should not be placed in recycling bins. Residents can visit Household Hazardous Waste Center in Durham to dispose of hazardous waste materials, including paint, pesticides, and electronics.

    Hazardous materials such as paints, flammables, and batteries should not be disposed of in a dumpster as they require special handling. If you're unsure about how to dispose of these items, you can visit Durham's city website for household hazardous waste guidelines or contact us for assistance.

    Proper disposal of hazardous waste is essential for protecting the environment and avoiding fees from dumping facilities.

    Durham offers various recycling drop-off locations where residents can dispose of recyclable items such as paper, cardboard, plastic bottles, and glass. Additionally, the City of Durham hosts recycling events throughout the year for e-waste, hazardous waste, and other materials. It's important to follow the guidelines for proper recycling to avoid contamination and ensure that the materials are processed correctly. For instance, plastic bags and food waste are not accepted in regular recycling bins.

    Some places that accept different types of items for recycling are:

    1. Durham County Recycling Center: This facility accepts a wide range of materials, including paper, cardboard, glass, metal, and plastic bottles.

    2. Durham County Convenience Centers: These drop-off centers accept many of the same materials as the recycling center, as well as used motor oil, antifreeze, and car batteries.

    3. Scrap Exchange: This nonprofit organization accepts a variety of materials for reuse, including art and craft supplies, office supplies, and building materials.

    4. Best Buy: This electronics retailer accepts a range of electronics for recycling, including computers, phones, and TVs.

    5. Lowe's Home Improvement: This retailer offers a recycling program for used rechargeable batteries, cell phones, and CFL bulbs.

    What Else Should I Know About Dumpster Rentals?

    • Before renting a dumpster, check if you need a permit from the city. Our dumpster rental permit tool can help you determine if you need a permit for your area.

    • Choose a location for the dumpster that can support its weight and won't cause damage to the surrounding area.

    • Ask about any potential fees before renting the dumpster to help you avoid surprises later on. It's important to understand any overage or contamination fees that may apply to your rental.

      If you have any questions about fees or regulations, don't hesitate to reach out to our team for assistance.

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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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    The Best Dumpster Rental Service in Durham NC

    Sourgum Waste is proud to serve the great city of Durham with the most affordable dumpsters in the area. If you have any questions about our services or if we serve your area, please feel free to contact us!