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What Belongs In A Roll-Off Dumpster


When disposing items or debris into a roll-off dumpster, there are items that should or shouldn’t be disposed of in a roll-off dumpster. With that being said, there are guidelines and laws implemented for environmental reasons. There are local regulations in specific areas concerning the disposal of waste. You may be wondering, what can or can you not put in a dumpster?


What can not be disposed of in a roll-off dumpster?


In general, any type of hazardous materials or liquid-based items should not be disposed of in your dumpster. These items may include oils, sealed tanks, sealed drums, wet paint, asbestos, certain electronics, tires, chemicals, all liquids, and specific appliances. With that being said, local regulations and laws will determine what can be disposed of.

Do not dispose of:

  • Oils

  • Sealed Tanks

  • Sealed Drums

  • Wet Paint

  • Chemicals

  • Asbestos

  • Select Electronics

  • Tires

  • Liquids

  • Specific Appliances

What can be disposed of in a roll-off dumpster?

Most non-hazardous waste is allowed to be disposed of as well as construction & demolition junk/debris. Read more about the items that can be disposed of.

Items that can be disposed of:


  • Boxes

  • Dried paint cans

  • Mattresses

  • Toys

  • Rags and cloths

  • Clothing

  • Tables

  • Documents

  • Fire and water damaged items

  • Select rebar

  • Metal

  • Sinks

  • PVC

  • Cabinets

  • Wood

  • Trash

  • Furniture

  • Roofing shingle

  • Siding

  • Screens

  • Wood

  • All types of flooring

Construction and Demolition Waste


What is considered construction & demolition junk?

Construction and demolition waste also referred to as C&D waste, is brought about from renovation, construction, repair, and demolition. Common construction & demolition junk consist of wood, concrete, steel, plaster, metal, asphalt, masonry materials, or sulfate minerals such as Gypsum.


What is the best dumpster for Construction and Demolition?

The easiest and most reliable way to dispose of C&D debris is by renting a roll-off dumpster. Renting a Roll-Off Dumpster from Spotless Dumpster Rental can allow for a seamless rental process.


Can construction debris be recycled?

Construction debris such as rubble, earth, and concrete is suitable for recycling. These materials can be used as filling material for site formation. Materials such as concrete and asphalt can be recycled for construction use.

Before construction or demolition disposal, Spotless Dumpster advises you to contact us to determine what is allowed to be disposed of in the area. Please contact us today for more information about what can and can’t be disposed of in our dumpsters.


Household Waste


What is considered household waste?

Household Waste is also referred to as domestic waste or residential waste. Household waste is defined as disposable materials created by households. Household waste can be generated by everyday use or a seasonal home cleaning.

Non-hazardous residential waste includes paper, food scraps, and bottles. Non-hazardous residential waste can be recycled or composted.


Non-Hazardous Household Waste

  • Paper

  • Furniture

  • Food

  • Bottles

Hazardous Household Waste

Examples of hazardous household waste can include batteries, lacquers, chemicals, and household cleaners. To prevent harm, ensure that hazardous waste is handled in a safe manner.

  • Batteries

  • Lacquers

  • Chemicals

  • Cleaners



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