- 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 Marietta?
Many municipalities require permits for dumpsters placed on the street. To avoid applying for permits its easiest to just place the roll off on your driveway. If however, you will need to have your roll off container placed on the street or other public space a dumpster permit will be required. The Public Works Department handles the issuing of Marietta dumpster permit. In some cases, the homeowners associations get involved by issuing permissions whenever a container is placed on a residential street.
Local authorities place a number of restrictions as regards placement. Containers cannot be placed on any bridge or elevated structure, within fifty feet of a railroad crossing or stop sign. The same applies to within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant and twenty-five feet of a crosswalk. Dumpster rules also prohibit placement opposite any street excavation, within twenty-five feet of an intersection or on a crosswalk.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Marietta and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 770-545-6499, 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 Marietta
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Marietta 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 770-545-6499.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Marietta?
Recycling centers in Marietta receive a wide variety of recyclables dropped off by residents. The facilities only accept items that have been separated before delivery. The service is offered free of charge. Locals are required to put newspapers in the curbside recycling bin. Meanwhile, old red and green dumpsters labeled SP are no longer collected.
As of 1 June 2016, the city’s recycling program does not accept glass. This is due to changes at downstream recycling facilities. Therefore, residents of Marietta are expected to remove glass materials from the mixed recycling systems. The reason for the changes is lack of economic viability. The materials tend to damage equipment at the facilities. However, the centers still accept many other materials, including cardboard, aluminum, plastic, metal cans, paper and more.
Keeping tons of waste materials from reaching landfills is a sure-fire way to ensure that Marietta plays its part when it comes to protecting the environment. The effect of reckless disposal of garbage may not be visible immediately, but it shows over time. Many items pose a threat to landfills.
The state-wide program ‘Georgia Recycles‘ promotes awareness by highlighting key benefits. Recycling has the capacity to turn trash into valuable resources. Many manufacturing companies in the country take advantage of the raw materials derived from Marietta recycling programs. The initiatives also contribute towards the creation of jobs. Recycling facilities employ many employees.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Marietta?
Household hazardous waste (HHW) has the potential to pose considerable risk to public health and is there fore not allowed to be place in your roll off rental. This type of waste can also impact the environment negatively. Some of the common HHW items accepted by facilities in the city include pesticides, televisions, computers, solvents, radioactive materials, car parts and more.
Disposing the materials into sewers, dumpsters or storm drains is prohibited by law. Hence, the need to drop off the materials at various hazardous waste disposal centers in Marietta. The facilities are well-equipped to dispose the waste. Hazardous materials pollute the air, soil, and groundwater.
Meanwhile, residents should avoid disposing explosives and ammunition using regular trash bins or dumpsters. These items pose a serious threat to the public and refuse workers.