Why You Should Rent a Dumpster

April 3, 2020

40 ft dumpster Long Beach CA

Written by The Long Beach Dumpster Company Team 

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Waste disposal and management are important responsibilities for pretty much everyone. From domestic to professional activities, people need to learn how and where to effectively dispose of their trash. 

Whether you’re a business undergoing demolition or construction; or a homeowner planning to move to a new house with the family, you will need proper waste management strategies, and one of these strategies is to rent a dumpster when necessary. A dumpster rental is when a waste management company drops off a large dumpster near your home or project site and carries it off again once it is full or your project is completed. 

But why should you rent a dumpster instead of other waste management alternatives? Below are the reasons why you should rent a dumpster.

Reasons to Rent a Dumpster

  1. A Dumpster Can Help When Moving Out

Moving from one place to another is a great opportunity to get rid of unwanted items in the house but depending on the number of things you plan to throw out this can feel very overwhelming. Having a dumpster ready just outside your house on the driveway can save a lot of time and headache when getting rid of things you don’t need anymore. 

Decluttering is also vital when moving not only because of convenience but also it lowers the cost of hiring movers and in turn, saves money. The more items you have, the more expensive your total costs when hiring movers will be. A dumpster is also important if you’re planning to sell your house on the market, as having a dumpster will allow you to clear out unwanted items that don’t show your home at its best faster and easier.

  • A Dumpster Can Boost Your Project’s Productivity

Projects such as construction or demolition create sites that are inherently dangerous and have multiple possibilities of sustaining injuries. Debris such as glass shards, wires, splintered wood, etc. will create liability not only for the workers but also for the clients as well. 

Having a dumpster at the job site will significantly reduce the risks of injuries and potential lawsuits because all the dangerous waste will be in one safe place instead of cluttering the surrounding work area. By making the job site safer and easier to navigate this, in turn, will boost the productivity of the workers. 

They won’t have to worry about their safety and what to do to manage the waste production. They can dedicate their full focus on the tasks at hand, especially during crunch time when the job is needed to be done quickly and effectively.

  • A Dumpster Can Assist with Remodels/Renovations

Planning and executing a house or room remodel can be a stressful challenge on its own, on top of that you need to consider how to manage and dispose of a large amount of waste you create during the project. While remodeling or renovating there will be items that need to be discarded, a dumpster will help smooth out the process of waste management and save you a lot of stress. 

Dumpster rentals will collect all manner of materials from old clothes, toys, unwanted furniture to excess construction materials like wood, metal, etc. You can save a lot of money if you rent a dumpster because the company that provides the dumpster will haul away the waste only once the project is finished. Saving you time and money from looking for companies that will haul away your waste.


Renting a dumpster has numerous advantages that come with it. It can help with making the process of waste management smoother and less stressful especially for large projects such as construction or demolition. It can also save you lots of time and money, which are two of the most important aspects of a project.

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