- 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 Columbus?
There are some permit requirements in Columbus especially if the dumpster is to be placed on public property. It’s best to contact Building and Zoning Services in Columbus if you are planning to place the dumpster on the street or any other any other public space. The number is (614) 645-7433, which should help you find help concerning what permits are needed for your particular zone. You can also visit the website for additional information regarding permits that might be needed.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Columbus and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 614-980-0102, 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 Columbus
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Columbus 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 614-980-0102.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Columbus?
There are a number of recycling centers in Columbus that are available to help you get rid of waste and help the environment as well. The following are just a few programs that might be useful.
The Ohio Drop Off center is a popular option that recycles everything, from computers to electronic appliances.
The Recycling Drop-Off center offers help to those with recycling items like cans, paper items, cardboard, glass, and plastic bottles. The center is located at 5858 Sawmill Rd Columbus, OH 43017.
The Techused Asset Recovery center is for people who are finally updating their electronics. Technology moves fast, making certain electronic devices obsolete. The center recycles LCDs, old televisions, computers, broken electronics, and much more. The center also assist residents with getting rid of mercury, lead, and phosphorus. These items are usually considered hazardous, making this a multi-purpose recycling center. The business’ practices are eco-friendly, too.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Columbus?
Taking care of the earth is not always convenient, which explains why states or cities prevent certain materials from being thrown away like normal waste. For example, it is understandable why hazardous waste disposal in Columbus comes with its own set of regulations.
Dumping certain items is not allowed in rental dumpsters because it might damage the container or the items are prohibited. The following are a few things that cannot be disposed of in rolloffs:
- Paints and lacquers
- Oils, flammable items, and solvents
- Asbestos, pesticides, and other hazardous waste
- Computer monitors, laptops, and lithium batteries
Lithium batteries and other electronics can be recycled at any big-box retailer nearby. Oils and other flammable items may need to be disposed of by a local hazardous material collector or by a propane company nearby. The local fire department might also be able to help.
Municipal waste disposal usually accepts paints and lacquers as long as they are dried and placed in a plastic bag.
Hazardous material can be handled by SWACO or the Solid Waste Authority in Central Ohio.