Rent a Dumpster in Berks County PA

Professional and affordable dumpster rental services available to all of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Renting a Dumpster in Berks County

Make your next home cleanout, construction, or renovation project easier with a dumpster rental from Sourgum Waste. We serve all of Berks County with affordable, reliable, and sustainable dumpster services. We also provide additional waste services, such as recurring trash pickups for residents and commercial compactors for businesses.

Whatever your waste removal needs are, Sourgum Waste is here to help. We are available to support you by phone or email 7 days a week. You can also go ahead and order from us online. 

Why Would I Rent a Dumpster?

If this is your first time renting a dumpster, you may be unsure about the rental process or why you would even need a roll-off container. Typically, any project that requires you to discard a ton of waste could benefit from a roll-off rental. This could be a bathroom remodel, kitchen renovation, estate clean-out, or a contractor project.

Sourgum Waste dumpster rentals are more efficient and cost-effective than other waste removal methods. They allow you to focus on simply disposing of your waste rather than transporting it and paying excessive gas and dumping fees. We also provide upfront pricing so you know how much you're expected to pay when you order your dumpster. We are partnered with trusted haulers and only take your waste to regulated waste facilities. This means no shady fees or surprise charges.

Having a dumpster on-site during a job or project will help you keep the area clean and avoid any injuries. It will also help to increase your efficiency and speed up the timeline of your project.

What is the Dumpster Rental Process?

We wanted to simplify the dumpster rental process so that all of our customers felt comfortable ordering a rental. And that's what we did! There are 5 main steps to consider when it comes to the rental process:

The first step is to consider whether or not your project needs a roll off bin. Not all projects require a roll-off container, so it's important to consider how much waste you think you'll be discarding. If you know you'll be discarding more waste than you can fit on your curb for pickup, a dumpster is most likely what you need.

Once you have assessed your project, it's time to consider what types of material you'll be placing into your bin, as well as what type of material(s). Lastly, you must pick your weight limit, unless you are ordering a concrete & heavy debris dumpster, which has no weight limits and is flat-rate priced.

This step is important because material contamination, or mixing the wrong materials in the container, can result in contamination fees which are extra charges for improperly disposed of items. Additionally, you want to choose a weight that is most accurate in order to avoid overfilling and weight limit fees.

Once you've got all your logistics sorted out, you can go ahead and order the bin online, or through your preferred contact method. Once you've ordered the container, refer back to the date you chose for delivery and make sure everything is in order. Make sure to keep your phone on you so that you receive the delivery alerts.

Roll-off dumpsters are delivered by roll-off trucks, which are huge. In order to lower the dumpster safely, they need at least 60 feet of space in front of the dumpster drop-off location. Make sure that this area is free from any obstacles or items that would get in the truck's way.

Once you've received your delivery, you are free to start filling it with your trash. There are just a couple of things to keep in mind. First, it's important to evenly load the dumpster for safety reasons. Additionally, don't fill the dumpster over the rim as this makes hauling it unsafe.

When you are done with filling up the dumpster, give us a call and let us know so we can come to get it. Otherwise, we will come on the last day of your 2-week rental period. If you need an extension on the other hand, contact us and we will be happy to give you an extension for a low daily rate.

How to Rent a Dumpster

  • 1

    IDENTIFY THE TYPE OF MATERIAL YOU NEED TO DISPOSE OF

    Check out our helpful guide

  • 2

    PICK A DUMPSTER SIZE

    See our dumpster sizes

  • 3

    PICK A WEIGHT LIMIT

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

  • 4

    PICK A RENTAL PERIOD

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

  • 5

    ORDER BY PHONE, EMAIL OR ONLINE

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

  • 6

    WE DELIVER & PICK UP

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

Dumpster Sizes Available in Berks County

We provide dumpster sizes for all waste removal needs. Our most popular dumpster rentals range from 10 yards to 40 yards and have options for taking in different types of materials. If you are not sure what size dumpster type you need, check out the guide below and the example projects beneath each size. If you are still unsure, please give us a call at (732) 366-9355.

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.
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    Why Choose Sourgum?

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    Recycling in Berks County

    Berks County has an established recycling program that includes disposal sites, composting sites, recycling centers, and hazardous waste disposal. We always encourage our customers to check in with their county or city to make sure their disposal plan follows the local guidelines. While Sourgum Waste accepts recycling, we typically can only accept recycling on its own, not mixed in with other trash.

    Berks County Recycling Center at 1316 Hilltop Road is open for residents of the county. Recently, there have been issues with unaccepted materials and material contamination, so make sure to review the guides and resources for proper recycling for Berks County.

    There are also a ton of recycling events, including electronic recycling and pharmaceutical waste.

    Household Hazardous Waste in Berks County

    Berks County Solid Waste Authority provides household hazardous waste disposal events that are free to all residents of Berks County. Whether you are in Birdsboro, Fleetwood, Kutztown, or one of the other many towns in Berks County, the county will accept your hazardous waste materials. Some of the items that are considered hazardous household waste in Berks County are:

    • Oil Paints

    • Wood preservatives

    • Pesticides

    • Pool chemicals

    • Gasoline

    • Motor oil

    • Disinfectants

    • Furniture polish

    For a full list of the items considered hazardous waste as well as guidelines for dropping off these materials, review the Solid Waste Authority website.

    Do I Need a Dumpster Rental Permit in Berks County?

    Some towns in Berks County require dumpster renters to have a permit for the rental, even if it is placed on their property. For example, the borough of Kenhorst requires a permit for all dumpsters brought into the borough. To find out if you need a permit for your area, you can use our dumpster permit finder tool. Just type in your city and we'll let you know if you need a permit to rent in your area.

    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

    Roll Off Rentals in Shillington, Reading, Wyomissing

    Sourgum Waste serves all of Berks County, PA. If you do not see your town below, contact us and we will let you know if we provide rentals in your area.

    Birdsboro
    Blandon
    Boyertown
    Fleetwood
    Hamburg
    Kutztown
    Laureldale
    Lorane
    Pennside
    Reiffton
    Shillington
    Sinking Spring
    Whitfield West Reading
    Wyomissing