Whether you rent dumpsters on a regular basis or plan to rent your first one soon, you should be aware of the most common problems people and businesses face when renting dumpsters.
Read on to learn about three common dumpster rental problems and how to avoid or solve them.
- Illegal Dumping
You likely carefully calculate the size of the dumpster you need for a certain job to ensure you have enough space to dispose of your items without exceeding the dumpster’s weight limit. However, you may feel like all of these calculations are futile when you arrive at your job site to find that others have deposited their trash in your dumpster without your permission.
Water wings, beach balls, lounge chairs, floating pool toys. What do all of these things have in common? They CAN NOT be recycled.
Almost all of them are made of polyvinyl chloride (also known as PVC, or by the recycling number 3), which is one of the hardest plastics to recycle. It is also one of the most dangerous plastics to use, as it is full of chlorine and heavy metals and is a known human carcinogen.