Dumpster Types & Sizes

Roll Off Dumpster Sizes

Needing a roll off dumpster for a cleanup project, construction job, or demolition work? Discount Dumpster Shop is the place to find your roll off dumpster. Find Preferred Vendors in your local area that provide roll off dumpster service by clicking on the city nearest to you in the red box.

Our Preferred Vendors offer many dumpster types so you can get the right size for your project. Roll off dumpster sizes are measured in cubic yards. Typical roll off dumpster sizes are 10-15, 20, 30 & 40 yard dumpsters. We’ve included the dumpster dimensions for each of these roll off dumpster sizes below.

* Actual dumpster sizes may vary per market area.

10-15 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for small construction, renovation or landscaping project
  • 15′-20′ long x 8′ wide x 3′ tall*
  • Open top holds about 5-6 pickup truck loads

20 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for small to medium construction projects or garage clean outs
  • 20′ long x 8′ wide x 4′ tall*
  • Open top holds about 10 pickup truck loads

30 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for commercial construction, large residential renovations or large cleanouts.
  • 20′ long x 8′ wide x 6′ tall*
  • Open top holds about 15 pickup truck loads

40 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for large construction jobs, new home construction or large clean out project
  • 20′ long x 8″ wide x 8″ tall*
  • Open top holds about 20 pickup truck loads

Commercial Dumpster Sizes

When selecting a dumpster service for long term use, you have several things to consider – recycling options, reuse methods, contract terms, equipment needed and pricing. Dumpster sizes and dimensions will vary according to manufacturer.

You need a waste provider in your local area who will work with you to ensure you are getting exactly what you need. Our Preferred Vendors will provide a complete waste analysis on your waste stream and make a solid recommendation based on experience from waste haulers in your local area.

* Actual dumpster sizes may vary per market area.

2 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for small to medium businesses or for areas with tight spaces
  • 6′ wide x 3′ deep x 3′ tall*
  • Holds roughly 30 kitchen sized (13 gallon) trash bags

3 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for small to medium businesses or for areas with tight spaces
  • 6′ wide x 4′ deep x 4′ tall*
  • Holds roughly 45 kitchen sized (13 gallon) trash bags

4 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for medium sized business or high volume small businesses such as gas stations, convenient stores or stores in a shopping mall
  • 6′ wide x 5.5′ deep x 4′ tall in the front slanting to 5′ tall in the back*
  • Holds roughly 60 kitchen sized (13 gallon) trash bags

6 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for large businesses, shopping malls or high volume medium businesses like restaurants
  • 6′ wide x 6′ Deep x 4′ tall in the front slanting to 5′ tall in the back*
  • Holds roughly 90 kitchen sized (13 gallon) trash bags

8 Cubic Yard

  • Ideal for large businesses, shopping malls, or high volume medium businesses like restaurants
  • 6′ wide x 6.5′ deep x 4′ tall in the front slanting to 6.5′ tall in the back*
  • Holds roughly 120 kitchen sized (13 gallon) trash bags

Garbage & Recycle Compactors

Self contained or break-away compactors are used for massive garbage collection at the following sites: grocery stores, apartment complexes, shopping malls and factories. They can be purchased or leased, depending on your specific needs.