ACCEPTABLE & UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

MATERIAL GUIDELINES

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ACCEPTABLE & UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

MATERIAL GUIDELINES

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What Can I Put in a Roll Off Container?

Our bins can take a lot, but not all materials can be accepted for safety & enviornmental reasons. Look over our lists of both acceptable and unacceptable materials before booking a rental with Bargain Bins in Colorado Springs.

If unacceptable material is found on site, it will be removed from the bin. If the material is found upon dumping the bin, it will be returned and you will be assessed an $85 fee per item and any fines administered, plus 10%.

Acceptable & Unacceptable Materials

Use this list to see if Bargain Bins is right for your project. If unacceptable material is found on site, it will be removed. If it is found upon dumping the bin, it will be returned and customer will be assessed an $85 fee per item and any fines administered, plus 10%.

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Acceptable Materials

These are the materials that Bargain Bins will accept in our roll-off containers.

  • Appliances*

  • Bathtubs

  • Bikes

  • Broken Toys

  • Brush

  • Cabinets

  • Cardboard

  • Carpet

  • Construction Debris

  • Demolition Debris

  • Doors

  • Drywall

  • Flooring

  • Glass

  • Grill (without gas tank)

  • Household Junk

  • Insulation

  • Lawn Furniture

  • Leaves

  • Mattresses**

  • Metal Furniture

  • Metals

  • Mulch

  • Old Luggage

  • Packaging Materials

  • Paneling

  • Paper

  • Plastics

  • Plywood

  • Rugs

  • Sand

  • Screens

  • Shrubs

  • Siding

  • Sinks

  • Sod

  • Toilets

  • Tree Clippings

  • Trim Materials

  • Windows

  • Wooden Furniture

  • Yard Waste

*Appliances do not include refrigerators or freezers
**Additional $48 charge per mattress or box spring

Unacceptable Materials

None of these materials are accepted in our roll-off containers. If found on site or upon dumping the bin, the material will be returned, and you will be fined.

  • Toxic or Hazardous Waste

  • Electronics

  • Medical Waste

  • Asbestos

  • Batteries

  • Carcasses

  • Chemicals

  • Fluorescent Bulbs

  • Food Waste

  • Freezers

  • Fuel

  • Hot Tar

  • Liquids

  • Oil

  • Paint

  • Propane Tanks

  • Railroad Ties

  • Refrigerators

  • Tires

  • Wet Concrete

  • Adherent Substances

  • Wet Glue

  • Wet Paint

  • Wet Plaster

*Any other “sticky substance” that would require removal from bin walls.

Weight Restrictions

Clutter Buster – 3 Cubic Yards

Bulky items may be within 1 foot over the front top line of the bin.

General Waste – 1,000 lb Limit

Heavy Materials – 300 lb Limit

  • Approximately 70 Bricks
  • Approximately  8 Cinder Blocks
  • Approximately  1 Square* of Roofing Shingles
  • Approximately 75, 12”x12” Tiles
  • 6” of Sod
  • 3” of Concrete
  • 3” of Dirt
  • 3” of Dry Plaster
  • 3” of Rock

*A “square” is a roofing term for enough shingles to cover 100 square feet.

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Bargain Bin Max – 12, 15, and 20 Cubic Yard Bins

Bins may only be filled to the top line so material can be safely covered with tarp and transported. Excess material will be removed and left on the customer’s property.

If the bin is over included weight, but able to be hauled legally, the customer will be charged an extra 4¢ per lbs over the included weight: 12 yd- 3,000 lbs, 15 yd- 4,000 lbs, 20 yd- 5,000 lbs. If the bin is too overweight to be hauled legally, the customer will be required to offload material. A $15 per day charge will be assessed to the customer until the bin can be safely and legally removed.

Total Weight – 7,000 lbs Limit

Heavy Materials – 2,000 lbs Limit

  • Approximately 475 Bricks
  • Approximately 55 Cinder Blocks
  • Approximately 7 Squares* of Roofing Shingles
  • Approximately 500, 12”x12” Tiles
  • 12” of Sod
  • 5” of Concrete
  • 5” of Dirt
  • 5” of Dry Plaster
  • 5” of Rock

Our Service Area

Bargain Bins proudly serves residents, businesses and contractors within 25 miles of Colorado Springs. Contact us today to rent a bin or roll off container today!

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