Dumpster Rental in Mecklenburg County, NC

Providing fast and affordable roll-off dumpster rentals to all of Mecklenburg County North Carolina. No matter where you are we have you covered.

Renting a dumpster is easy, but getting quality service while avoiding hidden fees can be challenging. That's why finding a reputable waste disposal company to do business with is essential, especially if you have reoccurring needs.

If you're concerned about the environment, you also want to rent a dumpster from a responsible and conscientious company. Renting from an environmentally friendly company won't cost you more. You need to find a company that won't charge you extra for taking your role in environmental solutions seriously.

If you're trying to find the best dumpster rental and hauling company in Mecklenburg County, start here.

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Qualities of an Excellent Dumpster Rental Company

Finding an excellent waste disposal company is essential for having the best dumpster rental experience.

A professional waste & recycling company will provide friendly and reliable service, have a transparent fee structure, and be committed to sustainable waste disposal.

Technology is changing every part of our lives, and businesses that use modern, intelligent systems are more reliable and can provide better services at a lower cost.

How far your waste has to travel, as well as using the right trucks and containers for each job, play a big part in the financial and environmental costs.

Using mobile apps and software systems, Sourgum Waste will find the best hauler and place to dispose of your debris. And with data-driven technology, we look for new upcycle streams and recycling facilities to divert more waste from landfills.

Partnering with a company that has a transparent fee structure will ensure that your rental experience doesn't end with an unpleasant surprise. Find a company that doesn't add on charges for every little thing, so you don't overpay for your dumpster rental.

Sourgum Waste has simple, transparent pricing on dumpster rentals, and there are never any surprises on your bill. The price you pay depends on five factors: service location, materials to dispose of, dumpster size, weight limit, and rental period. The price of your rental is displayed before you order your dumpster, and any potential overweight or overtime fees are disclosed before you commit.

Sourgum Waste is changing the status quo of waste management, and they do it at every stage of the process. Our goal is to eliminate waste and continually strive to find new ways to reuse materials. Old waste disposal practices are obsolete. The new era of waste disposal focuses on the future.

Sourgum is also partnering with One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization specializing in reforestation across the USA and the world. For every dumpster that is rented, we donate money to plant a tree. These reforestation efforts help offset the carbon emissions from our hauling vehicles.

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Everyday Reasons for Renting a Dumpster

People just like you are renting dumpsters all over Mecklenburg County for their home improvement or landscaping projects and cleanouts.

Here are some reasons why people rent dumpsters:

  • Moving

  • Cleaning the basement, garage, or attic

  • Remodeling

  • Cleaning up after a renter

  • Estate clean-outs

  • Yard projects

  • Demolitions

  • and more...

There are excellent benefits to renting a dumpster versus hauling trash in our own vehicle. Renting a dumpster can make your job easier, safer, and more environmentally friendly.

When you have a big cleanup job to do, renting a dumpster for the weekend can make your life so much easier. You rent the dumpster, fill it up, and still have time to watch a game on Sunday. Contrast that with hauling big, bulky items in your pickup truck and making several trips to dump your trash. Pretty soon, your weekend project turns into a month-long project. Not to mention the risk of banging up your vehicle.

Especially when you are remodeling, or cleaning up after a flood or a storm, renting a dumpster is safer. Any time that debris is left laying around, it can become a safety hazard, and there can be sharp edges and gross bacteria. Having a designated place to contain your construction or clean-out waste makes it safer to complete your project.

A dumpster rental dedicated to the type of material you are discarding makes it easier for your waste disposal company to recycle the contents of your dumpster. For instance, materials dumped into concrete dumpsters can be recycled at specialized facilities, so long as it is free of contaminants, and yard waste can be turned into mulch to be repurposed in someone else's yard.

When you choose a dumpster rental company, make sure they don't just haul away your ways, but that they do so in an eco-responsible way.

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What You Should Know Before Your Rent a Dumpster

Before you rent a dumpster, there are some things you need to know, like how much your dumpster will cost, what size you should get, and what can go in the dumpster.

The Cost to Rent a Dumpster

Dumpster rental prices vary according to three main factors. Your waste disposal company can't give you a quote without knowing specifics about these things.

  • Location: Your location determines how far your waste travels and where it gets delivered. Waste facilities don't accept all types of waste, and every location has a different fee structure.

  • Materials: The materials you are throwing away make a difference because they are varying levels of volume, weight, recyclability, and toxicity. Some can easily and readily be recycled, and others are more difficult and costly to process.

  • Size: The size of the container that you need determines the price of your dumpster rental. Each dumpster size comes with an included weight limit and rental period, and you can choose to add extra weight limits or rental days if you already know you may be going over.

You should also note that it's cheaper to pay for extra weight limits or extra days when you order than it is to pay for them later if you go over your weight limit or rental period. If you have any questions about the weight of common materials or the duration of common projects, your dumpster rental company can help you pick out the right options.

How to Recycle Items That Can't Go In a Dumpster

Depending on where you live, here are several resources for you to use to dispose of items that can't go in the dumpster. As always, you can ask us for assistance if you can't figure out what to do with your debris.

Mecklenburg County has Full-Service Drop Off Centers for common items that can be recycled, like refrigerators, televisions, and tires, as well as more uncommon items like hazardous waste.

Dumpster Permits

Some areas require permits if you want your dumpster to be placed on the street or in any public area. In Charlotte, for instance, you will need a right-of-way use permit. Other municipalities don't require a dumpster permit at all.

If you need more information about permits for your dumpster rental, contact Mecklenburg County's permitting department for assistance.

Dumpster Sizes

It's important to get the right size dumpster to avoid overpaying. If you rent a dumpster that's too small, you might have to get another one, costing you even more, if it's too big, you are paying for space you don't need.

If you're new to renting dumpsters, it can be hard to tell what size to get. Don't hesitate to contact your waste disposal company. They've seen thousands of projects just like yours, and have the expertise to assist you.

Here are the most common dumpster sizes, their uses, and the number of pickup truck loads their volume corresponds to.

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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How to Rent a Dumpster

Renting a dumpster is the easy part! You can order a dumpster online, and you can also call Sourgum Waste at (732) 366-9355.

Order a Dumpster Online

You'll have to answer a few questions about your project, such as your location, what materials you are disposing of, and what size dumpster you need. Then you will get to customize your weight limit and rental duration before checking out. Other than that, you simply need to choose a date for drop off and let us know any special dumpster placement instructions. The price you are quoted at checkout is the final price you will pay. No surprise or bogus fees!

Delivery and Pickup Options

After you order, you can email us a photo of where you want your dumpster to be placed, or you can mark the area where it will go on your property.

Dumpsters are rolled off the back of delivery trucks, which need at least sixty feet in front and 23 feet of vertical space for delivery. Make sure there aren't any vehicles or other obstructions in the way.

You can be home if you want to be, though that isn't required. If you do want to be there, ask for a delivery window so you don't have to wait around all day.

When you're done filling up your dumpster, call and we will come and pick it up to be disposed of properly.

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Avoid These Common Dumpster Rental Mistakes

When you work with a reputable dumpster rental company, you are partnering with professionals who care about waste disposal and best practices. Whether you are working on remodeling your bathroom in Davidson or you're cleaning up after a hoarder in Charlotte, you can partner with professionals that have the expertise to help you with your project.

Every waste & recycling company will incur unavoidable fees for excess weight, and improper disposal. If you want to avoid overpaying for your dumpster, avoid these common mistakes.

When you fill your dumpster, keep everything well within the rims of the dumpster. It should never be overflowing. It's impossible to safely haul a dumpster that has garbage flowing over the sides.

Some people think that the way to load a dumpster is to put the heavy stuff on top so that it compacts the lighter garbage at the bottom. This causes an unsafe hauling condition. The best way to load a dumpster is to put the large, bulky items on the bottom and then fill in the gaps with smaller items.

You could be charged a trip fee if your dumpster rental company can't pick up or drop off your dumpster at the location you indicated. Make sure that there are no obstructions, or vehicles in the way.

When you rent your dumpster, you get a complimentary rental period. Most companies are flexible enough to let you keep the container longer, but they will charge a flat daily rate.

Caution should be taken not to spill hard-to-remove substances like latex paint for instance.

In very small amounts, you can dispose of concrete and dirt with the rest of your garbage. However, if you have a significant amount that needs to be disposed of, you must rent a special concrete dumpster.

Hazardous waste needs to be handled properly. It can't go in a dumpster. Review the section on what can and can't go in a dumpster, and if you have questions, contact your waste disposal company.

It's Easy to Avoid Overpaying For a Dumpster Rental

When you work with the best disposal company in Mecklenburg County, it's easy to avoid overpaying for a dumpster rental. Sourgum Waste wants you to have a successful dumpster rental experience, and we will be there every step of the way to ensure that your project goes smoothly. Our North Carolina offices are located at 525 North Tryon St. Suite 1600, Charlotte, NC 28202.

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