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The usual dimensions of a 40 yard dumpster are 22 feet long, 8 feet wide and 8 feet high. It can hold up to 40 cubic yards of debris in volume, which is about 240 13-gallon trash bags.
A 40 yard dumpster typically has a 5-6 ton (10,000-12,000 pounds) weight limit. Disposal costs for this amount of debris are included in our flat-rate price. As a reference point, a toilet can weigh up to 120 pounds and granite countertops average 18 pounds per square foot, so keep in mind that weight can add up fast.
A 40 yard roll off dumpster costs between $350 and $783 on average. Our flat rates include delivery, pickup, taxes and disposal up to your container’s weight limit. But keep in mind that exact pricing for a 40 yard container will depend on your location and the type of debris you’re throwing out.
Our biggest dumpster size, a 40 yard bin suits a variety of large-scale jobs. Whether you’re planning a building demolition or a major home remodel, a 40 yard roll off dumpster is a simple waste management solution for contractors and property owners alike. Check out the video for more information or talk to a real person to get a quick quote.
A 40 yard dumpster is our largest size, designed to handle the biggest jobs. But certain debris types, including yard waste and heavy debris like concrete or shingles cannot be disposed of in a 40 yard container. If you need to get rid of materials like these, give our team a call at 844-444-3867 to ask about special use dumpster options in your area.
Contractors and DIY-ers use 40 yard dumpsters to remove debris from remodeling projects like:
A 40 yard roll off dumpster can haul a range of building materials including:
If you’re tasked with clearing out a foreclosed property or decluttering for an estate sale, a 40 yard bin is perfect for:
40 yard containers accept a variety of items from home cleanouts including:
Please note that covered weight limits and accepted items may vary by location.
If you don't think a 40 yard roll off dumpster is the best fit for your project, we have other size options. Use our weight calculator to estimate how much debris you have, or just give us a call at 844-444-DUMP.
We rent dumpsters to DIYers and contractors working on a huge range of projects. Your team member will ask the right questions to help you make the best choice for your specific needs. And if your needs change as the work progresses, you can schedule a swap-out or rent additional containers with just a quick call to their direct extension.
Dimensions: 14 feet x 7.5 feet x 3.5 feet
Dimensions: 16 feet x 7.5 feet x 4.5 feet
Dimensions: 22 feet x 7.5 feet x 4.5 feet
Dimensions: 22 feet x 7.5 feet x 6 feet
Please note: weight limits and dimensions can vary by location.
Keep the following guidelines in mind so your delivery and pickup go off without a hitch.
Decide where you’d like to place the dumpster. You’ll talk this over with a team member when you set up your rental.
For a 40 yard dumpster, about 60 feet of space is needed leading up to the drop off area and an overhead clearance of 23 feet.
During delivery and pickup, make sure your container isn’t blocked by parked cars, locked gates and other obstacles.
After you order your 40 yard dumpster, one of our team members will send you a follow-up email with what to expect, a copy of your invoice and a list of prohibited items to avoid placing in the rental. If you have any questions along the way, just give our team a call.