Answers to Your Dumpster Rental Questions
- 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 Columbia?
Columbia requires dumpster permits if the container is to be placed on public property or on private property for more than 5 days if you have any questions you should get in touch with the City Clerk’s Office. If a permit is required you will be required to complete and submit some information to the office of the City Clerk at the Columbian City Hall.
You will get a notification on the permit status from the City Clerk’s Office within two to three days of submitting the application. If the license is improved, the you will be required to pay a fee of $32 to the City Clerk’s Office if the license is for a street dumpster. A fee of $16 will need to be paid if the permit is for a dumpster on an private property for a period greater than five consecutive days.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Columbia and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 803-339-1225, 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 Columbia
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Columbia 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 803-339-1225.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Columbia?
The more we recycle, the more we can save cash and contribute to a viable environment. In recent years, communities across South Carolina have recycled tons of cardboard and mixed paper, 45 tons of lamps, metal and plastics, tons of electronics, tons of batteries, and much more. You can participate in this great course by checking out what substances are recyclable, and where and how to recycle them. The information below will give you some insights on what to do. We highly appreciate your collaboration as the recycling program relies upon your participation.
Many household items can easily be recycled. The Public Works Department of Columbia issues convenient curbside pickup as well as drop-off locations for objects such as aluminum, cardboard, paper, glass, tin cans, and plastics. You should, however, note that some plastics, for instance, the plastic newspaper sleeves, grocery store bags, and foam packaging like egg cartons, meat trays, and takeout containers are not accepted. Visit the City of Columbia Public Works Department and click on the item you want to recycle in order to be directed to the right recycling centers in Columbia. Some of the City’s important recycling programs include Residential Pick-Up, Commercial Recycling, and Apartment Recycling among others.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Columbia?
The Public Works Department of Columbia also provides prohibited items and hazardous waste collections for items such as cameras/cell phones/pagers, needles and syringes, televisions, medical equipment, appliances, tires, paints and solvents, computer monitors, motor oil, Cell Phones, batteries among others.
The facility that provides hazardous waste disposal in Columbia only operates on the first & third Saturdays of April through November, from 8.a.m to 12 pm. Here is a complete list of the hazardous products collected by the Department of Public Works.
Don’t throw away insulated wire, lead acid batteries or metals. Just recycle them at a recycling center and help make the world a better place. Even though many items cannot be recycled, they should not find their way into a landfill. The Department of Public Works is continuously increasing their list of what they recycle. And even if they can’t accept it, some businesses or organizations can recycle or reuse the item. Visit the Waste Wizard and search for the proper disposal instructions of those tricky objects.