40-yard roll off dumpster rental

The 40-yard roll off dumpster is a great choice for larger residential and commercial projects.

40-Yard Dumpster

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40-yard dumpster overview

If you're working on a large residential or commercial project, the 40-yard dumpster is a great choice. For homeowners remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, or contractors handling construction or roofing projects, the 40-yard dumpster can handle most materials.


8' H x 22' L x 7.5' W

*Actual dimensions may vary by location


The 40-yard dumpster can hold the equivalent of about 16 pickup truck loads or 10-12 tons of debris when full.

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What's included in a 40-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.

What does a 40-yard dumpster look like?

For comparison purposes, a 40-yard dumpster looks very similar to a storage pod or shipping container. They are rectangular and typically made of reinforced steel so they can handle a variety of debris and different types of waste. If you were to compare a 40-yard dumpster to a vehicle, it would most closely resemble a small bus. The typical dimensions of a 40-yard dumpster are 22' in length, 8' in height, and 7-8' in width. Keep in mind, the actual dimensions may vary by location, however the volume should always equal 40 cubic yards.

How much does it cost to rent a 40-yard dumpster?

The cost to rent a 40-yard dumpster will vary significantly on your location and the types of materials you are disposing of. Most 40-yard dumpsters will cost a base price between $350 and $750. You should expect to pay on the higher end of the price spectrum if you're renting a dumpster in a large city like Los Angeles. Also, keep in mind that the cost to rent a dumpster will entail dump fees which typically range between $35 - $150 per additional ton.

How many cubic feet are in a 40-yard dumpster?

There are 27 cubic feet in 1 cubic yard. To calculate the total cubic feet in a 40-yard dumpster you would simply multiply 40 * 27 which would equal 1,080 cubic feet.

What can you put in a 40-yard dumpster?

While the 40-yard dumpster is built to handle larger loads of debris from construction projects and home renovations, you can put in most debris types with exception of hazardous materials, inert materials like dirt or concrete, oils, paints, and tires. For additional information on what can and can't go in a 40-yard dumpster, you can visit our dumpster rental FAQ page.