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2 Yards Dumpster Rental Rental

When your residential or commercial project calls for efficient waste disposal without overpaying for unused capacity, renting a 2-yard dumpster allows proper rightsizing. This standard “starter” roll-off dumpster provides 2 cubic yards of trash storage potential, excellent for smaller-scale cleanouts, home renovations, office clear-outs, and more.

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What Is a 2-Yard Dumpster?

A 2-yard dumpster is a small roll-off open-top waste container holding roughly 2 cubic yards of debris, often used for small shop cleanouts or studio apartment removals.

When To Rent a 2-Yard Dumpster?

Here are some examples of when to rent a 2-yard dumpster:

Small home renovations

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A bathroom remodel or kitchen floor replacement generates waste that fits perfectly into a 2-yard dumpster.

Finishings and additions

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Small home expansion projects like finishing basements, attics, or garages create debris a 2-yard container can easily handle.

Apartment/condo moves

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A 2-yard dumpster allows efficient move-out and move-in waste disposal during tenant turnovers in smaller apartment units or condos.

Retail shop refreshers

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When updating stores or restaurants, minor tear-outs and replacements fill around 2 yards for cost-effective waste management.

Landscaping trimmings

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Large garden bed mulch replenishments or old plant removal creates compostable waste filling about 2 cubic yards for landscapers.

Office clear-outs

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Outdated equipment and document disposal from small offices generate media and e-waste debris to effectively fill a 2-yard dumpster.

How much does it cost to rent a 2-yard dumpster in New Jersey?

The cost of renting a 2-yard dumpster in New Jersey generally falls within the range of $75 to $125 per week. Pricing fluctuates depending on several factors, including the rental duration (with shorter rentals typically being more cost-effective), location (urban areas may incur higher rates), season (costs may rise during summer and construction seasons), load type (overweight fees may apply for heavy materials), and optional services such as same/next day delivery, appliance/tire disposal, and bin relocations.

How big is a 2 yard bin?

A 2-yard bin is approximately 3 feet high, 6 feet wide, and 3 feet long.

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What is the volume of a 2-yard dumpster?

The volume of a 2-yard dumpster is 2 cubic yards.

How many bags fit in a 2-yard dumpster?

A 2-yard dumpster can typically hold about 24 full-size garbage bags.

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How heavy is a 2-yard dumpster?

The weight of a 2-yard dumpster varies, but it can hold up to 500 to 1,000 pounds of debris.

2 Yards Dumpster Rental Period

You have the option to lease a 2-cubic-yard dumpster for a duration ranging from 7 to 7 days. Rental terms can differ based on the location, sometimes as brief as three to five days. If you are engaged in a prolonged project, it’s often possible to extend your dumpster rental, usually at a fixed daily rate. Feel free to contact us for more details on rental periods in your specific area.

Types Of Materials Allowed In
2 yard dumpster

The types of materials allowed in a 2-yard dumpster can vary based on local regulations and the policies of the waste disposal service provider. However, generally accepted materials may include:

Material Type


Household Debris

Common everyday household waste (paper, cardboard, plastic)

Yard Waste

Grass clippings, leaves, branches, and other organic materials

Construction Debris

Small amounts of construction and demolition debris (wood, drywall)


Old furniture items (sofas, chairs, tables, etc.)


Small household appliances (non-hazardous)

General Debris

Miscellaneous items (toys, clothing, small non-metal items)

What To Look For In A 2-Yard Dumpster

  • Check local regulations and HOA rules for 2-yard dumpster size and weight restrictions
  • Verify if a dumpster permit is needed for a 2-yard dumpster in your city
  • Ensure the 2-yard dumpster is clean and well-kept for the rental duration

Choose a company that offers driveway-safe 2-yard dumpsters like Bin-Drop

  • Know the fees associated with your 2-yard dumpster rental and avoid hidden charges
  • Consider the type of project to ensure you can dispose of all materials safely in a 2-yard dumpster

Yes, it is prohibited to discard propane tanks, fuel, oils, and other hazardous substances. Incorrect disposal is illegal in most areas due to the highly flammable nature of these chemicals.

Some common extra charges for a 2-yard dumpster rental include:

  • Hazardous waste handling fees: $350+
  • Fuel surcharges
  • Long-term rental fees
  • Overweight load adjustments: $250/hr
  • Last-minute delivery/pickup changes: $150
  • Expedited service fees: $150
  • Overweight tonnage fees: $120/ton
  • Unauthorized dumpster move: $125

No, the rental agreement covers delivery, pickup, and disposal of a 2-yard dumpster for seven days. Additional charges apply for rentals exceeding 7 days. Bin-Drop reserves the right to collect rental bins after 7 days, including weekends.

Generally, local regulations require placing 2-yard dumpsters on private property, like a driveway or alley access, rather than on public streets. Permission or licenses from your town are necessary if temporary street placement is unavoidable.

Yes, 2-yard dumpsters must not obstruct traffic and should have a clear path for truck access on private land, including sufficient clearance.

When your 2-yard dumpster is full and no longer needed, simply give us a call or book a pickup appointment online. We'll promptly dispatch a truck for the retrieval.

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