Columbus OH dumpster rentals

Columbus Ohio Dumpster Rental

Dumpster Rentals in Columbus OH

Columbus, Ohio has never had an easier, more efficient way to get rid of unwanted waste until now. Sourgum Waste has got you covered for all your hassle-free dumpster rental needs. With our customer service available seven days a week, transparent pricing, and much more, we ensure the best possible experience when you choose us for your dumpster rental needs. We also seek to reduce waste by planting trees and finding new ways to lessen the amount of recyclable items that go into landfills. This is your one-stop destination for Columbus, Ohio dumpster rentals and waste removal.

When You Need a Dumpster Rental Permit

Within the city of Columbus, Ohio, an occupancy permit is required for all dumpsters or containers placed within public right-of-way. The only exception being the containers placed by the Refuse Collection Division. The permit fee for the city is $80. If you need a permit for the dumpster to be placed in the right-of-way and it is not part of a larger construction project, it may only be placed there for seven days. If you need it there for longer, you need to get approval in advance when you apply for the permit.

The permit must be submitted at least:

  • Three working days in advanced
  • Ten working days in advanced for a full street closure
  • Twenty working days in advanced if the full street closure is for a major planned event

Obtaining a permit can be done online through the Division of Infrastructure Management. They are located at 111 North Front Street, 1st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The office telephone number is (614) 645-7497. You may also reach them through email at More information can be found on the Right-Of-Way Management and Permitting page. The permit may be done online through the Citizen Access Portal.

No permit is needed for renting a dumpster on private property in the city of Columbus, Ohio. A permit is only needed when a dumpster is in public right-of-way.

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What is Recyclable in Columbus, Ohio?

Whenever possible you should recycle items through the appropriate systems rather than throwing them into your dumpster, unless your dumpster is for only recyclable items. Recyclable items include:

  • Aluminum and Steel
  • Flattened cardboard
  • Paper, Newspapers, magazines and catalogs etc…
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Cartons
  • Juice boxes

Recyclable items are required to be cleaned prior to being placed in bins for curbside pickup by the city recycling service. The city does not require residents to sort recycled items within the blue recycle bins.

Things not recyclable in Columbus, Ohio are:

  • Trash or yard waste (leaves, tree branches, etc…). You can rent a yard waste dumpster from Sourgum Waste and we will bring it to the appropriate yard waste recycling facility.
  • Plastic bags
  • Hazardous materials (oil, paint, pesticides etc..)
  • Syringes/needles
  • Styrofoam
  • Electronics
  • Light bulbs
  • Food waste
  • Glass, mirrors, dinnerware, pots and pans
  • Foil juice pouches
  • Butter tubs or buckets

Recycling and trash are collected in the same location, within one foot of the curb or alley, arrow facing outward and three feet from trash or recycling carts. For containers placed in alleys, they must be three feet away from any other obstructions. On collection days, recycling must be placed out before 6:00 a.m. Collection dates can be found by searching your address or by calling the Department of Public Service Office at (614) 645-3111. Containers must be moved from curb or alley and stored within 24 hours after collection.

Every Dumpster Rental Makes A Difference

When you rent a dumpster from Sourgum Waste, you not only get great customer service and pricing, you make a positive impact on the world. For every dumpster rented, we make a donation to One Tree Planted, an organization that specializes in reforestation efforts. Every rental is the equivalent to one tree planted in a reviving forest around the world. Help us heal the planet one tree at a time and order your roll-off dumpster rental today!

Types of Dumpster Rentals Available in Columbus Ohio

Roll-off dumpsters for clean outs

Roll off dumpsters are the most simple and cost-effective solution for home and business clean outs or any project that produces large amounts of debris. Here at Sourgum Waste, we take away the headache of having to figure out a price for roll-off dumpster services by offering simple transparent pricing. Unlike other waste management companies, we provide pricing directly on our website. The only time our price changes from what is shown is if the weight of your debris goes over the limit included with your dumpster. If it does go over you will simply pay the overage fee prorated to your exact overage weight, all of which will be disclosed to you before you place your order. Click below to see typical usage, and pricing for our various sizes we offer for the Columbus, Ohio area.

Construction dumpsters

When it comes to tearing down a building or putting one up, construction and demolition dumpster’s are perfect for keeping your job site clear of debris. Sourgum Waste has a wide selection of materials and sizes. We make your job easy by offering same day delivery and pickup for construction dumpster rentals. Get the right dumpster for your waste flow. Find pricing for a construction dumpster with Sourgum Waste.

Commercial dumpsters and compactors

Sourgum Waste can help lower your business’s waste and recycling bill; saving you anywhere from 5% to 50% a month. Dumpsters can be customizable with a selection of wheels, locks, or even a lightweight durable plastic makeup. You can choose from our wide selection of 2 to 8 cubic yard dumpsters. Sourgum Waste also offers small compactors and larger roll-off compactors if you are tight on space. They can reduce haul frequency by up to 75% and are fully sealed which is ideal for high liquid content waste. Get a free quote for a commercial dumpster or roll off compactor today.

Renting a dumpster for concrete

Concrete and other aggregates are heavy and can easily push your dumpster rental over the weight limit and increase the price. In order to help you save money we have special dumpsters for concrete and other aggregates that have flat rate pricing. These special dumpsters are for only concrete or an aggregate, trash and other debris cannot be mixed into these containers. The concrete debris is brought to special recycling facilities so that it may be crushed and reused, diverting waste from the landfills.

Why Sourgum Waste?

Sourgum Waste has several things that sets it apart from other waste management companies. One, we are dedicated to providing the best customer experience possible by being more accessible. This means our customer service team is available seven days a week for twelve hours a day for any questions or comments customers might have. We also have same day delivery and pickup options as well as order tracking through our website. We make ordering less of a headache by having flat pricing so you won’t see any hidden fees and we have the long complementary rental periods. Last, we seek to create a positive impact on the environment through innovation, improved efficiency, and planting trees. We are changing industry norms by reducing waste that goes to landfills and equipping haulers with powerful technology to improve efficiency. Be a part of the change.

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