Dumpster Sizing Guide

What size dumpster is right for your project? It depends on the size of the project you are working on and the footprint you have available to place the dumpster. We’ve broken down each roll-off dumpster size by dimensions, common uses, and their capacity equivalent in full-size pick-up trucks to help you decide which one is right for you.

6 Cubic Yard Roll-off Dumpster

10' long, 5.5 wide, 3' deep

  • Construction/Landscaping Debris
  • Topsoil/Gravel
  • Heavy items like bricks or concrete
  • Small home cleanout jobs
  • Projects where space matters
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10 Cubic Yard Roll-off Dumpster

10 ft long, 7 ft wide, 4 ft high

  • Construction
  • Household Debris
  • Furniture
  • Medium to large home cleanout jobs
  • Flood Restoration
  • Fire Restoration
15-yarders can accommodate a good amount of debris

15 Cubic Yard Roll-off Dumpster

12' long, 8' wide, 4.5' high

  •  New Construction
  •  Household Debris/Furniture
  •  Remodel Projects
  •  Medium to large home cleanout jobs
  •  Flood Restoration
  •  Fire Restoration
10-yard dumpsters are great for smaller projects like a room cleanout

20 Cubic Yard Roll-off Dumpster

11' long, 8' wide, 6' high

  •  New Construction
  •  Remodel Projects
  •  Household Debris/Furniture
  •  Medium to large home cleanout jobs
  •  Flood Restoration
  •  Fire Restoration
20-yarders can tackle renovation debris, garage cleanouts, yard updates, and more