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How Much Does A Dumpster Rental Cost?

Want to dispose of your trash? Rent the best dumpsters in town! We at Fairfield County Dumpster Rental offer various types and sizes to suit your needs. Our team also made this guide to give you an idea of dumpster rental prices.

The key components of the cost of renting a dumpster are the size of the dumpster, what you are putting in the dumpster, the weight of the material in the dumpster, the location of the dumpster, and how long you need the dumpster for.

The average dumpster rental cost in Connecticut typically starts at a minimum of $300 to $490 or higher, averaging at $380 or more. The weekly dumpster rental fee starts at a minimum of $200 to $800 or more, and long-term lease (monthly) cost starts at a low $1,000 to $3,000 or higher. Dumpster leasing price usually includes dump fees that average a minimum of $20 to $100 or more per ton.

You can count on us to help you dispose of waste from poor weather, landscaping, or moving at an affordable price yet quality service! In the meantime, below are the average dumpster rental costs.

Small Dumpster Rental Prices

Small dumpsters are perfect for residential trash and food waste. So if you are disposing of floor tiles or a few construction materials, consider renting a small dumpster. They have small openings which make them perfect for the job. Usual rental rates start at $100 to $300 or more per week.

According to HomeAdvisor.com, the average small dumpster rental rate by size follows:

Size in Cubic YardsWeekly Rate
2From $75 to $125 or more
3From $100 to $175 or more
4From $125 to $200 or more
5From $150 to $225 or more
6From $200 to $275 or more
8From $225 to $300 or more
10From $250 to $325 or more

Pro Tip: The cheapest small dumpster rental costs a minimum of $100 to $300 or higher. Save money by negotiating the rental fee for two days instead of an entire week. You can usually do this during the spring and summer months.

Roll-off Dumpster Rental Prices

Renting a roll-off dumpster usually costs as low as $300 to $550 and above. The size you need depends on the size of the renovation project, which may range from a single room remodel to a packed house gut. Wide roll-off dumpsters are used for commercial construction projects. They come straight off a big truck, have shorter walls and a top opening, so they are perfect for holding construction debris.

Here’s the average roll-off dumpster rate per yard reported by HomeAdvisor.com:

Size in CubicWeekly Rate
10From $200 to $575 or higher
15From $250 to $650 or higher
20From $275 to $700 or higher
30From $300 to $725 or higher
40From $350 to $800 or higher

Temporary Residential Dumpster Rental Price

Are you throwing away residential demo projects, landscaping, and construction wastes? Rent a temporary or roll-off dumpster! They are suitable for such materials, coming in sizes from 10 to 40 cubic yards. Temporary residential dumpsters’ average rental fee starts at $200 to $800 or higher.

You can use small dumpsters for trash. The most requested sizes and their corresponding average national prices are: 

YardWeekly AverageMeasurementBest Suited For
10~ $300L 16’ x W 8’ x H 2’Light projects
20~ $425L 20’ x W 8’ x H 3.5’Light to medium projects
30~ 500L 22’ x W 8’ x H 5’Interior, remodeling, and de-cluttering projects

Construction Dumpster Rental Price

Leased dumpsters that carry normal demolition/construction trash average at least $50 to $100 less than a local landfill’s dumpster. Construction dumpsters hold yard waste, flooring, wood, roofing materials, drywall, small appliances, foam, carpeting, and wire.

Other Factors That Affect Rental Price

Other elements can increase the leasing cost. A few of them with their corresponding prices are dumpster fees: 

Dump FeeBetween $20 to $70 or more per ton
Late FeeBetween $5 to $10 or more per day
Overload FeeBetween $40 to $100 or more per ton
PermitsBetween $10 to $100 or more per ton

You may pay for weight differences in dumpsters since they are often rated by weight. For reference, a 30-yard dumpster can carry about 8,000 pounds or 4 tons of material.

Length of Rental Price and Permits

Permits for dumpsters average from $10 to $100 or higher. Moreover, the first weekly dumpster rental starts at $200 to $800 or more, and at least $5 to $10 or higher per day after that. Daily rental is ~$25-$80, weekly at ~$350-550, and monthly at ~$500-1,200.

Get your free quote today at Fairfield County Dumpster Rental. We tell you everything you need to know about the cost of the dumpster you rent from us including what is and is not included in the price. We are here to answer all your questions. We will wait for your call!

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