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This blog goes over everything to know when renting a 30 yard dumpsters in Kansas City.

What projects are used for a 30 Yard Dumpsters? 

Construction or renovation projects: Building materials that take up space. 30 Yard dumpsters can be perfect for:

  1. lots of debris that need to be removed
  2. Garage or basement projects
  3. Cleaning out your whole house or business
  4. Construction projects or roofing projects.

What are 30 Yard Dimensions? 

The 30 Yard Dimensions vary slightly but most are 22 feet long, 8 feet wide and 6 feet tall.

No matter slight variations in size, all are guaranteed to hold 30 cubic yards.



Click here for a weight calculator to see what size dumpster you will need.


Everything to know when Renting 30 yard dumpster


How Much does a 30 Yard Dumpster Cost? 

The cost of a 30 Yard dumpster can vary depending on a few factors.

The average price is $586 dollars but this can vary.

The main factors are location, type of materials thrown out and the weight of the dumpster.


How much will a 30 Dumpster Hold? 

A 30 yard dumpster can hold around 170-190 33-gallon trash bags.

Another way to visualize how big a 30 yard dumpster is by thinking of 9 pickup truck loads.

The weight capacity of a 30 yard dumpster is 2-4 tons.


Related: Read “How do dumpster rentals work in Kansas City.”


Weight of what you are throwing away.

This weight can be higher depending on what you are throwing away.

The legal limit for the roads is 10 tons, but overage prices might follow if not discussed with our staff!

Also, the weight capacity of your dumpster rental will depend on the size of your job and the materials you’re getting rid of.

Volume Space of your dumpster.

Volume, or space, of your dumpster is expressed in cubic yards (e.g., 20 cubic yards). “Cubic yard” refers to volume rather than weight.

The weight of a 20 yard dumpster that is fully loaded might vary significantly depending on what you’re throwing away.

For example concrete weighs around 4,000 pounds per cubic yard, mulch weighs about 1,000 pounds per yard. Local landfills charge by the ton, and exceeding the weight limit on your dumpster will result in additional costs. Use our weight estimator

How long can I have my 30 Yard Dumpster? 

The average rental is 7-10 days. If you need a faster turn-around then we will be able to accommodate if informed when the dumpster is ordered. This will ensure a timely pickup or swap if needed. If your project ends up taking longer, Crown Dumpster will need to collect a flat daily rental rate.

everything to know about 30 yard dumpsters

Frequently Asked Questions of a 30 Yard Dumpster: 

What is not allowed in a 30 Yard Dumpster

Paint, asbestos, home chemicals, and other dangerous garbage are never allowed to be thrown in dumpsters.

These substances are hazardous to handle and a safety risk in landfills.

We usually will take mattresses and appliances but be sure to mention them when placing an order as this could change.


Give us a call if you have any inquiries concerning our 30 yard dumpster rentals.


Where should I place my 30 Yard Dumpster? 

You should pick a location that is both accessible and open for your 30 yard dumpster.

Typically, your driveway is the most practical site for household projects.

Keep the dumpster in a designated construction or recycling area if you are working on a building site.

We can also set up your container on the street in front of or close to your house, but you might need to get a permission in advance from the city.

For further assistance placing your roll-off dumpster, contact our experts.


Related: Read: “Expert’s guide to 40 yard dumpsters.


Need a dumpster rental in Kansas City?

If you need a dumpster rental in Kansas City, Crown dumpster offers fast roll off dumpster delivery.

Click here to get a dumpster rental or check out our dumpster sizes.

John Zuiker

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