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What is a roll-off dumpster?

A roll off dumpster is an efficient way to handle large amounts of demolition and trash from commercial, industrial and residential projects.

What are the sizes of redbox+ roll-off dumpsters?

10 yard

20 yard

30 yard

How much will the roll-off containers hold?

A 10-yard roll-off container can hold up to ten cubic yards of material. This is approximately the same as filling up the bed of three pick-up trucks with debris.  Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 10 ft. x 3.5 ft.

A 20-yard roll-off container can hold up to twenty cubic yards of material. This is approximately the same as filling up the bed of six pick-up trucks with debris Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 20 ft. x 3.5 ft.

A 30-yard roll-off container can hold thirty cubic yards of material. This is approximately the same as filling up the bed of nine pick-up trucks with debris.  Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 20 ft. x 5.25 ft.

What materials are not allowed in the redbox+ roll-off dumpsters?

Tires, Appliances, Motor Oil, Computers, Flourescent Bulbs or anything that could cause fire risk or damage to the environment.  Any of these found in a load will have an additional hazardous waste fee added.

Prohibited Items

Roll-off containers make for a quick and easy way to dispose of unwanted trash, construction and demolition materials. But don’t be so quick to throw waste over the top of the dumpster on your job site, without knowing the rules.
General guidelines to help identify prohibited items vary somewhat, but as a rule of thumb any waste item that is considered flammable, toxic, hazardous and corrosive are strictly prohibited from being placed in any type of waste container.

Following is a breakdown of categories outlining materials prohibited from being disposed of in waste containers and roll-off dumpsters.
Tires

More than 250 million scrap tires are generated annually in the U.S. All tires need to go through a special recycling process instead of being thrown in a landfill.

Paints

Paints, lacquers and even their cans sometimes contain harmful elements. Mercury and lead are the most common culprits.

Motor Oils

Oils that are used in vehicles and industrial equipment are generally considered to be hazardous.

Asbestos

Asbestos is a highly dangerous mineral fiber that was used to make construction materials more flame resistant. It was used for ceilings, roofing, flooring, insulation and more primarily in structures built before the late 1970s.

Batteries

The chemicals, metals and corrosive materials in batteries can pose a serious threat. This is particularly true for car batteries, which have lead-acid composition.

Fuels

Petroleum and gasoline are highly flammable and for that reason alone they are banned at landfills. Unusable fuels can be disposed of at a local hazardous waste center.

Promoting environmental stewardship, especially in today’s “green” society is appreciated by all. Making sure you have a clear understanding of what it is you can dispose of beforehand is sure to eliminate serious issues after the fact.

Weight Limits

How soon can I get my dumpster?

Within 24 hour of typical work day.

Do you give an exact delivery time for a dumpster?

We provide specific time and will be within hour of that.

Do I need to be present when my dumpster arrives?

No.  As long as we have clear directions as to where you want us to place it.

How long can I keep my roll-off dumpster?

This can be discussed at the time of your rental.

Do I need to schedule a removal for my dumpster?

Yes.

Where do you take the material in my roll-off dumpster and my portable toilet after its picked up?

To an approved waste facility.

How can I make a payment?

Credit card, debit card is an acceptable payment method.

Will the porta potties be clean for my event?

Yes.  They will be set up and prepped for use before the driver leaves the job site.

Am I required to have a portable toilet on my job site?

It is a best practice and actually provides more efficiency for you as well as an environmental and reputational benefit.  See table below.

Does a portable restroom on my construction job site really cut down on expenses and time?

By providing a portable restroom on your job site you can reduce the distance employees must travel to use a restroom as well as the time employees must spend searching for an alternative facility because no close restroom has been provided. The following chart was developed in a study conducted by the Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI).

The annual cost of 10 minutes of wasted toilet time per employee, per day:

Hourly Rate 5 Employees 10 Employees
$7.00 $1,487.50 $2,975.00
$8.00 $1,670.00 $3,400.00
$10.00 $2,125.00 $4,250.00
$13.00 $2,762.50 $5,525.00
$15.00 $3,187.50 $6,375.00

Formula: Hourly Rate divided by 60 Minutes Per Hour x 10 Minutes x Number of Employees
x 255 Days Per Year.

For more information regarding this study, please contact the Portable Sanitation Association International at 1-800-822-3020.

Can the portable restrooms be serviced without the container leaving the job site?

Yes. Our trucks are outfitted with a pump and vac system to service restrooms on-site. Simply call us when there is a need for waste containment to be removed. We’ll service the restroom within 24 hours.

When removing the container what precautions are taken to avoid spillage from the restroom?

Waste is completely vacuumed before the box is mounted on the truck and seal tight splash caps are place in the toilet openings to prevent any secondary spillage.

If I need the waste container on site for extended period of time how often are the restrooms serviced?

As often as necessary. If the box isn’t full but the toilets are we’re happy to service just the restroom. A nominal service fee may apply.