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Dumpster Sizes & Dimensions

*actual dimensions may vary
man in front of 10 yard roll off dumpster rental


10 yard dumpsters can hold about 3 pickup truck loads. Great for a spring cleaning like emptying your garage or basement.

man in front of 15 yard roll off dumpster rental


15 yard dumpsters can hold about 4.5 pickup truck loads. Ideal for slightly larger garage or basement cleanouts.

man in front of 20 yard roll off dumpster rental


20 yard dumpsters can hold about 6 pickup truck loads. Great for those remodeling or re-shingling a roof.

man in front of 30 yard roll off dumpster rental


30 yard dumpsters can hold about 9 pickup truck loads. Equipped for medium construction projects.

man in front of 40 yard roll off dumpster rental


40 yard dumpsters can hold about 12 pickup truck loads. The largest Dumpster Great for larger construction projects.

When you’re searching for the right dumpster sizes, it’s good to have options. Whether you’re a contractor that takes on a variety of jobs or a DIYer that needs to rent a dumpster occasionally, you need the right size roll-off container.

At Waste Removal USA, we offer a variety of roll-off rental sizes to fit many different projects. We have the perfect small dumpster sizes for decluttering at home and the best large dumpster sizes for construction and commercial job sites. Let’s look a bit closer at what each dumpster size will fit best with.

Our Dumpster Sizes

We offer the following dumpster sizes:

Each dumpster size will fit best with specific types of projects. When you’re trying to choose the right size dumpster, we are here to help you. Start with the size and project recommendations below.

Dumpster Sizes & Project Recommendations

10-yard Dumpster Size Recommendations

When you need to declutter at home or clear out the garage, a 10-yard dumpster is a great option. This roll-off rental size gives you plenty of space for all kinds of trash and works best when you know your project will create more trash than your regular trash cans are capable of handling.

These smaller dumpsters are also used as concrete dumpster rentals and for heavier items, such as dirt and shingles. It’s common to rent a 10-yard dumpster for roofing projects or for small remodeling projects. too.

Most of the time, this size dumpster rental is used for residential projects, but it can also fit well for disposing of some construction materials. According to Moving.com, a 10-yard dumpster is a great choice for pre-moving junk removal, too.

15-yard Dumpster Size Recommendations

Basically, when you know your trash will take up more than a 10-yard dumpster can handle, you will want to upgrade to a 15-yard dumpster. This size dumpster is great for attic and garage clean-up projects, along with small decluttering jobs.

You might use this dumpster rental size for small landscaping projects or tree removal. It can work well as a dumpster for yard waste, when the project is smaller, such as cleaning up after a storm or getting rid of a small dead tree.

20-yard Dumpster Size Recommendations

As one of the most popular roll-off dumpster rental sizes, the 20-yard dumpster fits very well for a variety of projects. This dumpster can work well when you want to declutter the entire house or if you want to take on a home renovation project.

It’s common to use a 20-yard dumpster as a residential dumpster rental, but it can also work great for smaller construction projects. Many contractors will use this dumpster size for siding replacement projects, while landscapers might choose this size for removing dirt.

30-yard Dumpster Size Recommendations

When you upgrade to the 30-yard dumpster, you are now getting a large dumpster rental. This size dumpster is commonly used as a construction dumpster rental for office renovations, deck tear-down projects, and home additions.

You might rent this dumpster size for a large home decluttering project or even to dispose of pallets. There are many good reasons to use a 30-yard dumpster, but it’s commonly found on construction job sites.

40-yard Dumpster Size Recommendations

Our largest dumpster rental size, the 40-yard dumpster is used almost exclusively for construction projects and as a commercial dumpster rental. You can use this dumpster size if you are handling multiple additions to a home, tearing down a large deck, or a condo building project.

As the largest of the dumpster sizes, the 40-yard rental fits well for major office renovations and for building demolition projects, too.

No matter what size dumpster rental you need, our team is here to help you choose. We know how to match your specific project with the right dumpster size. Start by getting a free online dumpster rental quote today!