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gbsdumpsters@gmail.com 116 Mountain Rd Hampden, MA 01036

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When do I pay for my dumpster rental?

A: Payment is due upon delivery (cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).

Q: How long do I get to keep the rental dumpster?

A: Initial payment is for a 2 week rental of the dumpster. Each additional day is an additional $5 charge.

Q: Do you automatically pick up the dumpster after three weeks?

A: No, you must call when finished to schedule a pick up. We do not automatically pick it up. 

Q: Will it damage my driveway?

A: We put down planks to help protect your driveway however, Ground Breakers Services is not responsible should any damage occur.

Q: Does it come with a cover?

A: We do not provide a cover for the dumpster.

Q: What are the dimensions of your dumpsters?

A: These are listed on our dumpster page. These are approximate; we do have a few with slightly different dimensions.

Q: How high can I pile the trash?

A:  By law our dumpsters must be level with the sides and covered when they are put on the truck.

Q: How much can I throw away?

A:  The amount of trash you can throw away varies, depending on dumpster size:

  • 10 yard dumpsters include 1/2 ton of waste
  • 15 yard dumpsters include 2 1/2 tons of waste
  • 20 yard dumpsters include 3 1/2 tons of waste

Any additional waste will cost $90 per ton.

Note: Some items have additional fees — see the list here.

Q: Does the dumpster have a door?

A:  Yes, there is a door on the back of the dumpster.

Q: Can I throw away metal?

A:  Yes, but it must be placed at the back of the dumpster, by the door, so it can be easily separated.

Q: Can I throw away concrete, sand, dirt, or asphalt?

A:  These are all extremely heavy, so if you are planning on putting any amount of these into the the dumpster, please call (413) 566-2250 for more information.

Q: Is there anything I CANNOT throw away?

A:  The followings items are unacceptable:

  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Hazardous waste
  • Asbestos
  • Liquids of any type
  • Cans of paint (dried out paint cans ARE acceptable)