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Dumpster Sizes to Fit Any Project

What Size Dumpster Do You Need?

Choosing the right roll off dumpster size for your cleanup will depend on how much debris you have, which is commonly measured by volume in cubic yards. We provide dumpster rentals in sizes ranging from 10 to 40 cubic yards to accommodate your needs for projects small and large.

Size Typical Dimensions Estimated Capacity*
10 cubic yards 14 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 3.5 ft high 50-70 trash bags
15 cubic yards 16 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 4.5 ft high 80-100 trash bags
20 cubic yards 22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 4.5 ft high 110-130 trash bags
30 cubic yards 22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 6 ft high 170-190 trash bags
40 cubic yards 22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 8 ft high 230-250 trash bags

*Estimated capacity measured in 33-gallon trash bags.

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Our Roll Off Dumpster Rental Sizes

Approximate Size:

14 ft long x 7.5 ft wide x 3.5 ft high

How Much Can a 10 Yard Dumpster Hold?

10 cubic yards of material, which is equivalent to about 50-70 33-gallon trash bags, or 3 pickup truck loads.

Approximate Size:

16 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 4.5 ft high

How Much Can a 15 Yard Dumpster Hold?

15 cubic yards of material, which is equivalent to about 80-100 33-gallon trash bags, or 4.5 pickup truck loads.

Approximate Size:

22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 4.5 ft high

How Much Can a 20 Yard Dumpster Hold?

20 cubic yards of material, which is equivalent to about 110-130 33-gallon trash bags, or 6 pickup truck loads.

Approximate Size:

22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 6 ft high

How Much Can a 30 Yard Dumpster Hold?

30 cubic yards of material, which is equivalent to about 170-190 33-gallon trash bags, or 9 pickup truck loads.

Approximate Size:

22 ft long by 7.5 ft wide by 8 ft high

How Much Can a 40 Yard Dumpster Hold?

40 cubic yards of material, which is equivalent to about 230-250 33-gallon trash bags, or 12 pickup truck loads.

10 Cubic Yard Dumpster

Looking for a smaller dumpster rental size? A 10 yard dumpster is typically used for short-term, small-scale home projects, such as garage cleanouts, junk removal, bathroom remodels and more. This size is often used for dirt and concrete disposal, as well.

15 Cubic Yard Dumpster

A 15 yard dumpster rental is great for home projects with bulkier materials, such as attic cleanouts, flooring removal, basement cleanups, full-room renovation projects and more. 

20 Cubic Yard Dumpster

A 20 yard dumpster rental is a popular option for medium-sized home improvement and construction projects, such as roof replacement, landscaping, home remodeling and small-scale construction jobs.

30 Cubic Yard Dumpster

A 30 yard dumpster rental is useful for larger projects with a lot of debris, such as office cleanouts, home additions, estate cleanouts and more.

40 Cubic Yard Dumpster

Looking for our largest dumpster rental size? A 40 yard dumpster is a great fit for large-scale or long-term projects, such as major home remodels, commercial renovations, demolitions and more.

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Please note: Exterior dimensions shown. Dimensions may vary but total volume is accurate.

Compare Roll Off Dumpster Dimensions

When choosing the right size roll off dumpster for your project, it can be tricky to estimate how all your debris will stack up in a container. It’s important to consider both the volume and weight of your materials. Check out our dumpster size chart to compare dumpster sizes, learn how much each one can hold and find the right fit for your job.  

How Are Dumpster Sizes Calculated?

A dumpster’s exterior is typically measured in feet, while its total volume is measured in cubic yards. To calculate the size of a dumpster, multiply its exterior dimensions in feet (length x width x height) together to get its volume in cubic feet. Then, divide that number in cubic feet by 27 to convert the measurement to cubic yards.

This image can help you visualize the size of a cubic yard in relation to a 10 yard dumpster’s total volume.

One Cubic Yard Object in Relation to 10 Cubic Yard Dumpster Example

Still not sure which dumpster size is right for your job, or have questions? Learn more about our residential dumpster sizes in the video below, or give our team a call at 1-844-556-4432. We’ll help you choose the right dumpster rental, big or small.

Everything You Need to Know When Comparing Dumpster Sizes