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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 two 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 $110.00 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)

Renting a dumpster can be confusing especially if you’ve never done it before. There’s a lot of reading in between the lines when it comes to what materials you can and can’t throw away, as well as how much of it can get tossed. Our list of frequently asked questions was put together by the team at Ground Breakers Services specifically with our customers in mind. We encourage you to ask as many questions as you please to give you ease of mind when using our services, before and after. Contact us today with any questions that you do not see listed below.