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Here are the four most common dumpster sizes in Albert Lea and some of the most common projects that call for each one. Check it out, and if you still have questions, you can call us and we'll be happy to answer them.

10 Yard Dumpster


About four pick-up trucks' worth of trash can fit in a 10 yard roll-off container. They are often used for small projects like remodeling a bathroom or kitchen, cleaning out a garage or basement, replacing a small roof up to 1500 square feet, or taking down a small deck up to 500 square feet.

20 Yard Dumpster

About eight pick-up trucks' worth of trash can fit in a 20-yard roll-off container. They are often used to remove carpet or flooring from a large house, clean out a large garage or basement, replace a roof up to 3000 square feet, or take down a deck up to 400 square feet.

30 Yard Dumpster

About 12 pick-up trucks' worth of trash can fit in a 30 yard roll-off container. They are often used for big home additions, building a new house, tearing down a garage, replacing siding or windows on a small to medium-sized house, and so on.

40 Yard Dumpster

About 16 pick-up trucks' worth of trash can fit in a 40-yard roll-off container. They are often used for big projects like building or remodeling a big house, cleaning out a business, or replacing the siding or windows on a big house.

How much does it cost to rent a dumpster in Albert Lea?

There are a number of things that affect how much it costs to rent a dumpster in Albert Lea. including the size of the dumpster, what kind of trash you have, how much trash you have, how long you need it, and how much your county's landfill costs. Most of the time, though, the price will be between $300 and $750. Give us a call if you want to know the exact price for everything.

Here are some tips to make renting a dumpster a little bit easier.

If you're thinking about renting a dumpster but don't know what you could put in it, these tips should help. Renting a container is a great way to get rid of a lot of trash that can't be taken away by your regular trash service.

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If you need to do some spring cleaning at your home or business, or if you are remodeling or renovating your home, renting a can will make the job go more smoothly. But it's usually a good idea to get in touch with the city offices in Albert Lea before having a dumpster dropped off. Why? Because you might need a permit if you want to put the dumpster on the street or near a building.

If you are thinking about getting a roll off canister, the following tips should help.

1. Don't put any of these things in a roll-off container without first talking to the rental company:

  • Ovens, refrigerators, freezers
  • Mattresses
  • Any cans of motor oil or paint
  • Antifreeze or fuel
  • Gasoline or propane
  • Batteries
  • Grease or other food waste

2. Make sure you get a canister that is the right size for your job.

3. Don't put anything next to, behind, or on the trash can.

4. Put the unit somewhere that is easy to get to.

5. Don't fill the container too much. To do this, you would have to watch the "fill line."

6. Keep the area around the unit clean to keep rats from coming.

Choosing between the different sizes of trash cans

Before you rent a roll-off container, you should think about how big it needs to be based on your needs. Different sized roll off containers can be used for different things. For the job you have in mind, you will need a roll-off canister that is neither too small nor too big. There are four main sizes: ten yards, twenty yards, thirty yards, and forty yards. Each size is better for different-sized jobs.

Ten Yard Size

This is the smallest size you can get, and it can hold 10 cubic yards of trash. It will work well for many different tasks.

  • Garage of basement debris.
  • Removal of a deck that is as high as 250 square feet.
  • 1,500 square feet of roof shingles that need to be taken off.

Size Twenty Yards

This is the next size of container, and it is usually thought of for projects of a moderate size.

Larger cellar or garage debris removal.

Taking up the floors and carpeting in big homes.

Between 300 and 400 square feet of decking will be taken off.

Getting rid of between 3,000 and 4,000 square feet of roof shingles.

Size of thirty yards

This size is often used on renovation sites that are much bigger.

  • Putting in big changes to a house.
  • Razing a garage.

Size of Forty Yards

Here is the largest standard size, which is often used for projects that require a lot of strength.

  • Taking off the roofs of commercial buildings.
  • Cleaning up business buildings.
  • Adding really big additions to a bigger house.

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It can be hard to choose the right size, especially if you've never done it before. Don't be afraid to ask for help if you can't decide which size is best for your needs.

How to Choose Albert Lea Container Prices

Homeowners, construction companies, and businesses in MN need to be aware of the factors that affect how much a container costs. Because different people pay different amounts for rent. Here are some of the things that will be taken into account when making your price quotes.

How trash is made

There are many kinds of trash that need to be thrown away. Different kinds of trash are made by houses, building contractors, and businesses that make things. Most of the time, homeowners pay much less than building companies. When the trash is heavy and bulky, the company that takes it away will charge you more. Most businesses also charge less for rent if renters recycle their trash. This is because, compared to landfills, recycling companies usually charge less to get rid of trash.

Dumpster Size

Bigger containers hold more trash, so it makes sense that they cost more to buy. On the other hand, smaller containers are much cheaper to rent than bigger ones because they are easier to take to the dump.

Fees at the dump

Some landfills charge more than others for the same kind of trash disposal. Most of the time, these rates vary from state to state and city to city. Your prices may be higher or lower depending on how much it costs to take trash to the dump closest to your city.

The distance from the dump

Most of the time, the renter pays for the container provider's transportation costs. People who rent places that are far from landfills or recycling centers usually pay more than those who live closer.

Even though there may be more, these are the four most important things that change prices.


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