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6 Yards Dumpster Rental

This oversized roll-off dumpster bin provides around 6 cubic yards of trash storage potential—meeting hefty volumes from sizable demolitions, office gut renovations, multi-room housing projects, and more. Contractors smartly rent 6-yard dumpsters when refuse piles exceed standard 4-yard bins yet don’t quite hit massive 8 to 12-yard container territory based on careful waste volume planning.

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What Is a 6 Yards Dumpster?

A 6-yard dumpster is an oversized roll-off debris bin containing approximately 6 cubic yards of waste volume, commonly used for larger-scale commercial builds and renovations.

When To Rent a 6 Yards Dumpster?

Here are some examples of when to rent a 6-yard dumpster:

Large-scale home renovations

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Completely gutting and rebuilding larger houses generates construction debris and tear-out waste filling a 6-yard container.

Full-floor office builds

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When constructing complete new floors for commercial spaces, drywall, wood, wiring, and other discarded materials accumulate to around 6 cubic yards.

Restaurant openings

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Fitting out kitchen equipment, and dining rooms, and finishing new eateries creates ample refuse for a 6-yard dumpster.

Multi-unit housing flips

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Simultaneously renovating several apartments with new floors, appliances, and fixtures piles up debris. A 6-yard capacity works well.

Store build-outs

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Constructing shopping center tenant spaces with dressing rooms, flooring, and fixtures produces waste needing a 6-yard dumpster’s roomy capacity.

Backyard resurfacing

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For properties with vast expanses to overhaul, old concrete/stone removal and fresh soil spreading fill a dumpster quickly, making 6 yards a fit.

How much does it cost to rent a 6-yard dumpster in New Jersey?

The typical cost of renting a 6-yard dumpster in New Jersey falls within the range of $200 to $275 per week. Pricing fluctuates based on factors such as the duration of the rental (with shorter durations being more cost-effective), location (urban areas may have higher rates), season (summer and construction seasons may result in increased costs), load type (overweight fees may apply for heavy materials), and additional services like same/next day delivery, appliance/tire disposal, and bin relocations.

How big is a 6 yard bin?

A 6-yard bin is approximately 6 feet high, 5.5 feet wide, and 10 feet long.

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What is the volume of a 6-yard dumpster?

The volume of a 6-yard dumpster is 6 cubic yards.

How many bags fit in a 6-yard dumpster?

A 6-yard dumpster can typically hold about 72 full-size garbage bags.

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How heavy is a 6-yard dumpster?

The weight of a 6-yard dumpster varies, but it can hold up to 2,000 to 3,000 pounds of debris.

6 Yards Dumpster Rental Period

You have the option to lease a 6-cubic-yard dumpster for a period ranging from 7 to 7 days, although rental terms can differ depending on your location and may be as brief as three to five days. If your project extends over a more extended period, it’s typically possible to extend the dumpster rental for a fixed daily fee. Feel free to contact us for additional details on rental durations in your specific area.

Types Of Materials Allowed In
6 yard dumpster

The types of materials allowed in a 6-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 waste such as paper and cardboard

Yard Waste

Grass clippings, leaves, branches, and other organic materials

Construction Debris

Moderate to large amounts of wood, drywall, etc


Old items such as sofas, chairs, tables, etc.

General Debris

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

Metal Items

Scrap metal or larger-sized metal items

Electronics (E-waste)

Some providers may accept moderate-sized electronic items

What To Look For In A 6-Yard Dumpster

  • Check local regulations and HOA rules for 6-yard dumpster size and weight restrictions
  • Verify if a dumpster permit is needed for a 6-yard dumpster in your city
  • Ensure the 6-yard dumpster is clean and well-kept for the rental duration

Choose a company that offers driveway-safe 6-yard dumpsters like Bin-Drop

  • Know the fees associated with your 6-yard dumpster rental and avoid hidden charges
  • Consider the type of project to ensure you can dispose of all materials safely in a 6-yard dumpster

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

Certain additional fees may apply for a 6-yard dumpster rental, including:


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

No, the rental agreement for the bin includes delivery, pickup, and disposal of a 6-yard dumpster for seven days. Additional charges will be incurred if the rental duration exceeds 7 days. Bin-Drop reserves the right to retrieve rental bins after 7 days, including weekends.

In most areas, 6-yard dumpsters are required to be situated on private property, such as a driveway or alley access, rather than directly on a public street. Exceptions may be made if you obtain the necessary permissions or licenses from your town to temporarily place the dumpster on the street during a project when no other viable options are available near your property.

Yes, the placement of 6-yard dumpsters must not obstruct traffic, and there should be a clear path for truck access on private land, including sufficient overhead clearance.

When your 6-yard dumpster is full and no longer needed, simply give us a call or schedule a pickup appointment online, and we'll promptly dispatch a truck to retrieve it.

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