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 Yard waste dumpsters, how do you know what size you need?

Dumpsters are an efficient and convenient way to dispose of yard waste and landscaping debris.

These large, sturdy containers can be rented from reputable dumpster companies, allowing homeowners to quickly and easily clear out their yards with minimal effort.

When deciding what size dumpster you need for your project, consider the amount of material that needs to be disposed of and the space available for the dumpster.

If you’re planning a small landscaping project, a 10-20 yard dumpster may be sufficient. However, larger projects will likely require a larger dumpster, such as 30-40 yards or even more if needed.

Be sure to communicate your needs to your chosen dumpster company.


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The right size of dumpster for landscaping and yard waste: 


How to choose the right size dumpster for a yard waste cleanup or landscaping project?

Here are some quick pointers on how to pick the right size dumpster for a job.


20 Yard Dumpster are excellent for: 

  • Tree removal and shrub cleanup
  • Large yard cleanup 
  • Excess dirt*, redesigning garden beds, or planting a garden


40 Yard Dumpsters are great for: 

  • Extreme storm damage and yard debris caused by winds
  • Large areas of a yard that need clearing
  • Large trees or stumps that need to be removed from the premises 


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

Benefits of renting a Dumpster for Yard Waste Removal: 

Disposing of landscaping debris and garden waste can sometimes be the most time-consuming and most challenging part of your landscape job. 

Renting a dumpster for yard debris makes a job more manageable and affordable. 

Some benefits of renting a dumpster for green waste removal are: 


  1. It saves time in the long run. At first, you may be tempted to haul it away, but yard projects are usually larger than anticipated, and a dumpster helps make the cleanup much easier. 
  2. We believe, as a company to be completely transparent with our pricing. Therefore we are committed to having transparent upfront pricing of how much your dumpster will cost. 
  3. We know how important it is that the dumpster is placed precisely where you would like it. So when you call to order the dumpster, the dispatcher will put in the driver notes to place the yard waste container exactly where you would like it. 
  4. Finally, Crown dumpster believes a crucial aspect of our business is delivering on time and picking up when the customer requests. This is usually determined when the order is placed, but this can be altered with a quick phone call to our company if your plans change or the project takes longer than anticipated. 

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Yard Waste Cost of Disposal: 


When you start a landscape project, you have a couple of choices for disposal. 

You can rent a dumpster or take each load to the local landfill yourself. 

Both will cost you money; however, if you choose to take the loads yourself, there will be a few negative aspects.

 You will need to pay every time you show up with your load, and there will be your time for driving to the dump and hand unloading the yard materials and gas money to drive your vehicle to and from. 

Why you should rent a dumpster for a yard waste removal project:

However, if you rent a yard waste container from us, you just have to pay a flat rate when you order the dumpster, and we take care of the rest. 

It makes your experience hassle-free and maintains peace of mind so you can focus on the task. 

Call us today to get a free quote! 


What do people put into a Yard Waste Dumpster? 

Our dumpsters can generally take all forms of yard waste that are common. These are as follows: 

  • Leaves, grass clippings, etc
  • Shrubs 
  • Small longs 
  • Branches 
  • Dirt (call your dumpster company, most have special instructions for dirt disposal.) 

Need a dumpster for yard waste removal in Kansas City?

Need a dumpster for yard waste removal in Kansas City?

Crown dumpster offers quick delivery for yard waste removal projects in Kansas City.

Click here to get a dumpster delivered in Kansas City. 


Suppose you have any other questions about green waste disposal.

We are here to help and answer any questions you might have! 

John Zuiker

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