What Is The Smallest Size Dumpster You Can Rent?

The smallest dumpster size you can rent commercially is a 2 yard container.

small dumpster in front of an office

2 yard containers are typically the smallest commercial option when it comes to renting.  If you’re looking for something smaller, it’s typically easier and more cost effective to explore other options such as hiring a junk removal company.

If you’re looking to rent the smallest size dumpster for your next project, it’s important to know that not every dumpster company offers them this small.  They are typically offered on a contract basis to restaurants and offices, and not typically best suited for a one-off rental.  Make sure you understand your needs before choosing to rent a dumpster this small.  If you’d like assistance, please give us a call!

How much is the smallest dumpster to rent?

The smallest dumpster to rent has an average cost of $75 a week.  The price will vary depending on your location and length of contract.

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What are the specifications for the smallest dumpster you can rent?

Take a look below to see the specifications of the smallest dumpster you can rent and see if it would accommodate your needs.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out!  We’d love to help.

How many bags fit?

About a dozen 33-gallon bags will fit into this size container.

How much does it weight?

On average, these containers weight 260 pounds and can accommodate 400 pounds of waste.

What are the dimensions of the smallest dumpster you can rent?

The dimensions of these dumpsters are 3 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 3 feet tall.  They are on wheels and have a flap covering the bin or are open.

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Renting a small dumpster for your commercial or residential needs can be a great economic solution.  Not that you know the specifications, the capacity, and how much to expect paying, feel free to reach out and check availability.

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About the Author: Nicholas Krygier

Nick is the co-founder / owner of American River Hauling and Junk Removal llc. We take pride in doing what's best for our community, answering the phone, and delivering on promises.