20-yard roll off dumpster rental

The 20-yard roll off dumpster is a great mid-size container built for durability and versatility.

20-Yard Dumpster

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20-yard dumpster overview

20-Yard dumpsters are versatile and durable and can handle both residential and commercial project types. This dumpster will easily fit in most driveways and still hold twenty cubic yards of waste. If you're doing a light renovation, or simply cleaning out household junk before a move, this is the perfect dumpster choice.


4.5' H x 22' L x 7.5' W

*Actual dimensions may vary by location


The 20-yard dumpster can hold the equivalent of about 8 pickup truck loads or 8-10 tons of debris.

Project types

  • Small renovations like a kitchen or bathroom
  • Garage cleanout
  • Home cleanout
  • Small office cleanout
  • General junk removal

What's included in a 20-yard dumpster rental?

We include 7-days in our standard rentals, drop off and pick up of the dumpster. For additional pricing information please request a quote or call to speak with one of our representatives 1-800-674-8227.

How big is a 20-yard dumpster?

The 20-yard dumpster is a mid-sized roll-off that holds about half the capacity of a standard 40-yard dumpster. 20-yard dumpsters typically measure 22' in length, 4.5' in height, and 7.5' in width. If you were to compare how big a 20-yard dumpster is to a standard vehicle, it would be about the size of a Suburban SUV.

How much does it cost to rent a 20-yard dumpster?

As with most roll-off dumpsters, the cost to rent a 20-yard dumpster will depend on your location, the materials you're disposing of, and the length of your rental. Most 20-yard dumpsters will start at a rate between $350 to $650 and include 1-3 tons of disposal. Since most customers use 20-yard dumpsters for smaller projects, the cost to rent usually does not exceed $1,000.

How many tons does a 20-yard dumpster hold?

At max capacity, a 20-yard dumpster can hold about 10 tons of debris. Keep in mind that when you're renting a 20-yard dumpster you should always consult your rental company about max weight capacity and restrictions. Some companies will allow a maximum per rental even if the dumpster can hold additional weight.

What is a 20-yard dumpster good for?

As a mid-sized roll off, the 20-yard dumpster is a popular choice for homeowners doing light renovations and junk cleanouts. For example, the 20-yard dumpster can accommodate most bathroom renovations, kitchen remodels, and general junk cleanouts from garages and average-sized homes. If you're doing larger projects like remodeling multiple rooms in your house, you may want to opt for a 30 or 40-yard dumpster.