- Do you need a permit?
- How much will it cost?
- What size do you need?
- What about recycling?
Do You Need a Dumpster Permit in Baton Rouge?
If you place the dumpster on private property, no permit is required. However, if you will be placing the dumpster on the street or other public property its likely you be required to get a permit from the city. Check with the City of Baton Rouge Parish for answers on whether you will be required to hold a permit.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Baton Rouge and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 225-228-4835, we’ll gladly answer them.
10 Yard Dumpster
20 Yard Dumpster
30 Yard Dumpster
40 Yard Dumpster
How Much Does it Cost To Rent a Rolloff in Baton Rouge
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Baton Rouge including dumpster size, debris type, debris weight, rental period, and landfill charges in your county. But, typically you can expect the price to be somewhere between $300 and $750. To get a quote on an exact all-inclusive price, give us a call at 225-228-4835.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Baton Rouge?
In Baton Rouge Louisiana, you can recycle plastics this includes personal care product bottles, household cleaner bottles, food containers, buckets, and flower pots. A wide variety of paper types are accepted including coupons, cardboard, gift wrap, envelopes, newspapers, paperback books, shredded paper, and more. Glass is growing increasingly less accepted, so you may want to call a facility and check to make sure they accept glass. There are items that cannot be recycled such as; plastic bags, hangers, toys, bubble wrap, hardcover books, styrofoam, aerosol cans, pizza boxes, and foil. No yard trimmings can be recycled.
Recycling drop-off is available 24/7 for homes, apartments, and businesses at Waste Connections Inc. according to the Baton Rouge Recycling Office. You can call 311 for a replacement or new recycling cart. Carts should be placed on the curb for pickup at 5:00 am and left until 8:00 pm. Note that flood contaminated materials cannot be recycled. Louisiana Scrap Metal will offer you a competitive price to recycle your scrap metals. Recycle electronics at The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council. They recycle laptops, computer hardware, accessories, telephones, flat screens, circuit boards, inkjet cartridges, and more. No CRT TVs, fluorescent lighting or batteries are accepted.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Baton Rouge?
Please note that all of the following hazardous or prohibited materials are not allowed in dumpsters. Household Hazardous Material Disposal Day is being held on April 29th, 2017. This event is applicable to East Baton Rouge residents only. It’s going to be held in the Memorial Stadium parking lot. Accepted hazardous materials include; aerosol cans, acids, cooking oil, batteries, bleach, wood preservatives, corrosives, solvents, and many other items. A few of the unacceptable materials are; ammunition, fireworks, latex paint, styrofoam, school lab waste, power tools, and any liquids more than 5 gallons.
You can view the full list on the City of Baton Rouge website. Looking at the list is advised, as it is a very detailed and specific list regarding which hazardous materials will be accepted. In order to dispose of latex paint, it just needs to be dried up. You can mix remaining latex paint with kitty litter, and once it is dry, you can place it outside for pickup. If you have a full latex paint can, you can drop it off at Habitat for Humanity on 4301 Airline Hwy. Recycle hazardous materials such as motor oil, auto batteries, antifreeze, fluorescent bulbs, propane tanks, and more by viewing the City of Baton Rouge’s website.