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Within the pages of our roll-off blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to trash and recycling service.

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What items should not be placed in a dumpster?

Dumpster rentals are ideal when cleaning out a home or garage. At the same time, there are certain items that should never be placed in a roll-off dumpster, including the following. Paint, pesticides, and other hazardous materials could contaminate the soil or groundwater. As such, they should be taken to a hazardous material collection site…
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Roll-off dumpster safety tips

When using a roll-off dumpster, there are a few things to keep in mind. Place the dumpster in an area away from powerlines, trees, buildings, cars, or equipment that might be damaged by loading and unloading the dumpster. When loading the dumpster, always fill from the bottom-up instead of from back to front. This prevents…
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Is renting a dumpster environmentally friendly?

Not many people stop to think about how dumpster hire actually benefits the environment, but here are a couple of ways it is environmentally-friendly… Instead of driving back and forth to a dump and wasting gas needlessly, dumpsters can be used to accumulate a large pile of trash and dispose of it in one journey,…
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Basic dumpster etiquette

There are two different kinds of dumpsters: public and private. Many areas will offer a public neighborhood cleanup dumpster and will place it in residential areas usually during spring. These dumpsters are for everyone’s use, but there are a few guidelines. These dumpsters are not for household hazardous waste such as pesticides, solvents, or tires.…
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Dumpster rental motivates garage clean-ups

A very messy garage can stir up a lot of problems in the household. It is no fun to walk out to your garage and see clutter and debris strewn about, as well as mystery boxes and broken items tucked between rows. It’s a stressful sight. It’s even more stressful when you’re looking for something…
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Why renting a dumpster is a safe decision

As you get to work on that home or garden project, you might not consider hiring a roll-off dumpster right at the beginning as an action to take. But it certainly is a safety-conscious decision. Having a dumpster already in place means that, as you work, you won’t be leaving piles of debris around and…
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Moving? Downsizing? De-cluttering?

We know that many people’s plans have been kept on hold due to the restrictions of the pandemic. However, as the situation eases, you might be getting ready to revisit your previous intentions. If you are getting set to move to another location, in Denver or far beyond, then you are likely to have much…
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Do you need a post lockdown residential cleanup?

As we hopefully move past the period of lockdown, it’s quite likely that many local residents have acquired a bundle of ‘stuff’ they haven’t been able to dispose of. This might be fittings that have broken or items that are now past their best use. So, you might have an accumulation of material that won’t…
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What size dumpster do I need?

How to determine what size dumpster for rent for your remodeling project can be relatively easy. Here is a tip that might help you estimate. Ten Cubic Yards is our smallest dumpster and is a popular size for small projects. The size equates to 4.5′ high x 7′ wide x 12′ long. If you have…
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As business premises reopen after lockdown…

…many different types of businesses are going to have to reconfigure their layout to make use of space that meets the requirements of social distancing. This will often be the case whether the premises are open for the public to use or simply to ensure the safety and well-being of all staff members. If you…
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Landscape debris removal is easy with a roll-off dumpster

When you’re ready to clean up the yard in the spring or fall, a roll-off dumpster solves all your debris removal needs. Rent the container size best suited to your project, then fill it up with clippings, branches and old yard furniture you can’t use anymore. An experienced driver drops off the roll-off dumpster for…
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Using roll-off dumpsters safely

If you are using a roll-off dumpster on your property, and especially if your kids are using much of the same area to play, the first key is to make sure they know to stay away. Roll-off dumpsters, when filled, can seem like interesting areas for youngsters to explore. This can lead to serious accidents…
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