Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Common Dumpster Rental Questions

How and when do we take payment?

Acceptable payment methods are:

  • Cash or check (collected at the time of delivery) Returned check will have a $25.00 charge
  • Major credit cards, including VISA, Master Card, AMEX or Discover (credit/debit cards are processed on the delivery date and not before).  There will be a 3% processing fee when you use your credit card

What can I put in my dumpster?

You can put a lot stuff in our dumpsters, but there are some restrictions.  See our DO's and DON'Ts page.

How long will my dumpster rental be?

Our standard dumpster rental period is 14 days. Need more time? No problem! It's a flat $15 per day charge.

Where will my dumpster be placed?

Dumpsters can be placed wherever the customer requests, provided it does not create a safety hazard.  Street placement must comply with local regulations and may require a permit from city or township. Lawn placements will require a waiver.

Will my dumpster damage my driveway?

We use specially made "Driveway Boots" designed to protect your driveway or lawn from scuffs, scrapes and divots caused by dumpster weight.

Will my dumpster have a door that swings open?

Yup! Our dumpsters have a hinged back door that swings open.

What's included in the cost of a rental?

The price includes a one time delivery and removal, the weight allowance and the 14 day rental. All contents will be disposed of in an approved and licensed disposal facility.

Can I put my dumpster in the street?

Permits are usually required when placing on public property, streets easements or on a sidewalk.  Please check with your local municipality.

Will I be charged for extra weight? 

If the weight exceeds the tonnage specified in your order, then yes.  We are charged by weight at the facility and we pass the charge along accordingly.  The charge is $85  a ton pro rated charge. 

What if my dumpster is full? Can I get another one?

Yup! Just call us at 484-350-1990 and we will pick the full dumpster up and return with another dumpster at the same charge as the first dumpster and tonnage.

Do I need to call Dumpin' Donations  to pick up the dumpster?

Nope! The day before scheduled pick up date we will call or text you with a reminder that you are due to have your dumpster removed. 

Need more time to fill your dumpster?

No problem.  Just call us and let us know at least one day before your scheduled  pick up date. Yup, it's that easy.

If we didn't answer all your questions here, please feel free to give us a call at 484-350-1990. We are always happy to help and  answer any question!