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Illegal Dumping and How To Avoid It With A Rental

When you start a large project or begin that bathroom renovation you have had your eye on for a while, it’s one thing to plan what materials you need to put into it. It’s another altogether to know what will end up coming out of it. When you have to dispose of waste of any kind, you have to keep in mind what can and can’t go into your run of the mill dumpster. 

Luckily, if you talk to your rental company, they will be more than happy to walk you through the list of prohibited items. Not only does it save you money, but it saves either you or the company the time and aggravation of having to remove these items from the dumpster in question.

The Normal Prohibited Items:

  • Refrigerators
  • Hot Water Tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint Cans and Lacquers
  • Adhesives
  • Car Batteries
  • Medical Infectious Waste
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Ink and Resins
  • Asbestos
  • Railroad Ties
  • Household Cleaners
  • Oils, Fuels, and Propane tanks
  • Industrial Drums

Possible Prohibited Items:

  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Yard Waste or dirt
  • Appliances
  • Mattresses or Box Springs
  • Aerosol Cans

This second list of items simply depends on your local dumping guidelines and what is allowed. Don’t worry, you will get a detailed list with any rental service worth their weight in salt. 

But what about the thing you can’t really control? 

There is something known as “Fly-Tipping”, where someone sees an opportunity to get rid of their own waste in your dumpster without your permission. This is common with commercial and private residences. 

The first thing you can do is post a sign to notify strangers that illegal dumping will be prosecuted. You would be amazed at how well a simple sign works. You can also have the dumpster placed next to a fence or other out of the way place. Though it may not be exactly where you want it, the further away from the main road it is, the more hassle any illegal dumper would have to go through. If it’s a long term dumpster, having it placed in a well list area with a camera will almost certainly discourage any Fly-Tippers. The easiest and most manageable solution is to tarp your rental dumpster when not in use. 

Remember, Illegal dumping is usually done by people looking for a free and easy way to get rid of their waste. If you make it take more than a minute or two, they will most likely move on. You will likely be using the dumpster for hours each day, where they want a drive by and be done. 

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You could need a dumpster rental for many different reasons, but it doesn’t have to be a difficult experience. If you want a clean dumpster with a customer centered experience and on time deliveries we here at Sweet Dumps would be proud to serve you. We will work with you to find you the right dumpster for the right price. The customer is always our priority and we strive to educate each customer so their renting experience exceeds their expectations. Give us a call today for a free quote.