- 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 Buffalo?
If the dumpster will be placed on public property, including streets, the City of Buffalo requires property owners and construction companies to obtain a permit from the Office of Licenses and Permits. To get this permit, there are a number of requirements that you must meet. There is also a fee, so you should be prepared when filing the paperwork. To learn more about these requirements, be sure to contact the city of Buffalo Department of Permit and Inspection Services. Once you obtain the permit, you can rent a suitable dumpster and place it on the authorized location.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Buffalo and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 716-402-5898, 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 Buffalo
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Buffalo 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 716-402-5898.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Buffalo?
Recycling of waste is highly recommended in all parts of the world. The key to an efficient recycling program is proper sorting of waste. For instance, recyclable waste should not be disposed of in regular trash; they should be kept in recycle bins. These wastes should not be placed in plastic bags before being thrown into the trash. Examples of recyclable wastes include; paper waste, such as cartons, cardboard, catalogs, phone books and junk mail, glass waste, such as soda and wine bottles, metallic waste, such as aluminum cans and foils, and plastics. Recyclable waste in bins are normally picked up once a week and taken to recycling centers. The following are recycling programs in Buffalo, NY:
– Great Lakes Recycling: This is a leading recycling company with a recycling center and scrap yard in Buffalo. They accept all kinds of recyclable wastes, including paper wastes, plastics, metals and electronic wastes. The beauty of dropping off your recyclable waste at the Great Lakes Recycling Center is that you will get paid top dollar for your recyclable waste. The center even buys old cars for recycling. However, they do not accept any hazardous waste material, such as fluorescent bulbs and tubes, flammable liquids, toxic substances or asbestos waste, among others.
– 34 and More Buffalo Recycles: This is a public initiative aimed at improving the city’s recycling rate to over 34%. The program aims to improve awareness as well as collection schedules to improve recycling in the city. Through the program’s website, New York residents can search for an item to see if it is recyclable. They can also check recycling events and collection schedules in the city.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Buffalo?
There are many types of hazardous wastes that are produced by the average household. In fact, did you know that households are the largest generators of hazardous wastes? If these wastes are not properly disposed of, they can be a major source of environmental pollution. Hazardous wastes are not recyclable, and they come with warning signs, such as corrosive, irritant, toxic, flammable or do not inhale. They include oil-based paints, thinners, automotive oil, asbestos, cleaning solutions and fluorescent light bulbs. These wastes can be disposed of through Hazman USA and Hazardous Waste Experts. Electronic wastes, on the other hand, can be disposed of through the city’s eWaste recycling program. Be sure to visit their website to learn more about pick up dates or drop-off centers.