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What Size Dumpster Is Right for Me?

Brackenbox 10 yard dumpster

A 10 yard dumpster is the only size offered for homeowners looking to have excavated soil or concrete slabs removed from their property. It is also perfect for single room demolitions and small area clean-outs.

Brackenbox 20 yard dumpster

A 20 yard dumpster is perfectly sized for on-site renovations that include the removal of kitchen cabinets, multi-room sheetrock or plaster removals or basement, attic or crawl space clean-outs or hoarder remediation jobs.

Brackenbox 30 yard dumpster

A 30 yard dumpster is suitable for whole-house clean-outs, large hoarder remediations or multiple room renovation jobs or large storm debris clean-ups. Each of our units have a 4 ton weight limit regardless of volume of debris .

Whether you are doing home renovations and need a dumpster for a bit of demo debris, cleaning out your garage, sorting through your basement or assessing your attic, renting a dumpster from Brackenbox is the perfect place to start. You know how fast waste can pile up, regardless of the season – Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, and you also have undoubtedly noticed how difficult it can be in many communities to dispose of your waste. Brackenbox to the rescue. We will provide you with the right dumpster, set in the right place and provide the greatest degree of flexibility as to how long you keep it and how it is disposed.

What Should I Know About My Waste Before I Order a Dumpster?

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Appliances

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Appliances

Here are some things you should know about appliances:

  • Dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, washers and driers are allowed in a dumpster; however, the doors MUST be removed ahead of disposal. If this is not done, we reserve the right to reject the item(s) or charge a fee for door removal. This in accordance with State Law.
  • Water heaters may be placed in your dumpster unit; but please ensure that it has first been thoroughly drained.
  • By State Law, microwaves must be recycled, which begins with returning them to the appliance store.
  • Should you have any further questions, please call us at 708.339.4100.
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Electronics

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Electronics

Here are some things you should know about electronics:

  • Illinois has an extremely strict E Waste Ban; hence, there are a number of items we are unable to accept in our dumpster units. These include: Televisions, Computer Consoles, Video players of all types; Cellphones, Smartphones, Gaming Consoles & Stereo Equipment.
  • Many such items are subject to recycling and any electronics store may be able to assist in such matters. .
  • Lithium batteries (rechargeable) and Fluorescent Light Bulbs are readily recyclable at most home centers and may not be placed in a rented waste container.
  • Any of these banned electronic items will be rejected if found in a rented container.
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Furnishings

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Furnishings

Here are some things you should know about old disposed bulk furnishings:

  • Bulk furnishings are acceptable in a rented waste container
  • Mattresses; however, are subject to a State-mandated $10 Fee.
  • Please remember that these items are called ‘BULK’ because they are BULKY and may take up valuable space in your container. If the items are still in good, serviceable condition, consider reaching out to organizations like Goodwill or The Salvation Army that may have just the use or place to rehome such items.
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Hazardous Waste

Hazardous items for dumpsters

Hazardous Waste

Here are some things you should know about disposing hazardous items:

  • Motor oil, gasoline, heating and diesel fuels are all BANNED disposal items.
  • Lithium batteries are considered hazardous and are banned from waste containers.
  • Spent car batteries, which contain lead and harmful acids are hazardous and banned from waste containers.
  • Asbestos waste is hazardous and is banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Propane tanks are considered hazardous and are banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Antifreeze of any type contains glycols that considered hazardous and are banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Pesticides and pool chemicals, especially chlorination tablets are hazardous and banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Pressurized fire extinguishers and aerosol cans of all types are hazardous and are banned from disposal in a waste container.
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Seasonal & Remodeling

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Seasonal & Remodeling

Here are some things you should know about disposing seasonal items:

  • Christmas trees and wreaths are fine, but please be certain to remove the lights.
  • Please see our details on yard waste for brush and leaves.
  • Old snow and other tires are subject to a collect fee.

Here are some things you should know about disposing remolding debris:

  • Most fixtures, removed during a renovation or remodeling project are accepted in a waste container; but please review our page on appliances before throwing it all together.
  • Light fixtures and other such items are acceptable, but please do not dispose of any bulbs at the same time. Also be sure to remove any batteries that may be in some items .
  • Kitchen cabinetry, doors, wallboard, trim and other demolition debris is completely acceptable as well.
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Yard Clean-Up Waste

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Yard Waste

Here are some things you should know about disposing yard waste:

  • Under Illinois Law, it is illegal to put yard waste in your weekly garbage can, so a rented waste container is the only option for most homeowners.
  • Yard waste includes organic materials like grass, leaves, dead plants, and branches. It does not include dirt, rocks, tree stumps, sod, and food scraps.
  • If you are attempting to dispose of excavated soil, you will need to submit a form LPC-662 to the Illinois Dept of Environmental Protection.
  • And if soil is your yard waste, please order a 10 yard dumpster.

Is Ordering a Dumpster from Brackenbox Difficult?

Absolutely not! Here are a few facts that allow us to stand out as the best place in Northeastern Illinois to rent a dumpster…

Highest Weight

Allowance

Where other companies will charge you by the ton, the Brackenbox price includes your first 4 tons.

Longest Standard

Rental Period

Where many of our competitors offer only a 3 day rental period, Brackenbox provides you an entire week!

Greatest Degree of Contract Flexibility

Finished early and need a pick-up, or want to extend your rental over the phone? No problem with Brackenbox.

Most Convenient

Ordering System

Need to secure a dumpster while our competitors are sleeping? Our pricing and order system works 24/7.

Best Overall
Value

When you take everything into consideration, Brackenbox consistently delivers top value.

Ready to secure a quote or place an order? We are ready to be of service.

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In addition to Chicago, we also service these areas daily…

  • Alsip
  • Bedford Park
  • Blue Island
  • Bridgeview
  • Burbank
  • Burnham
  • Calumet City
  • Calumet Heights
  • Chicago Heights
  • Chicago Ridge
  • Country Club Hills
  • Crestwood
  • Crete
  • Dixmoor
  • Dolton
  • East Hazel Crest
  • Evergreen Park
  • Flossmoor
  • Ford Heights
  • Frankfort Square
  • Gilletts
  • Glenwood
  • Goodenow
  • Harvey
  • Hazel Crest
  • Hickory Hills
  • Homer Glen
  • Justice
  • Lansing
  • Lynwood
  • Markham
  • Matteson
  • Merrionette Park
  • Midlothian
  • Mokena
  • Monee
  • Oak Forest
  • Oaklawn
  • Olympia Fields
  • Oakland Hills
  • Orland Park
  • Palos Heights
  • Park Forest
  • Posen
  • Richton Park
  • Riverdale
  • Robbins
  • Sauk Village
  • South Holland
  • Steger
  • Thornton
  • Tinley Park
  • University Park
  • Willowbrook
  • Worth
  • E. Chicago, IN
  • Munster, IN
  • Highland, IN
  • Whiting, IN

At Brackenbox, we are committed to offering dumpsters and recycling services at competitive prices while striving to exceed your expectations. If you are unsure about the type of dumpster you need, please feel free to get in touch with us so we may assist you. We have a wide range of sizes and are happy to provide you with our expert advice.

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Yard Waste

Here are some things you should know about disposing yard waste:

  • Under Illinois Law, it is illegal to put yard waste in your weekly garbage can, so a rented waste container is the only option for most homeowners.
  • Yard waste includes organic materials like grass, leaves, dead plants, and branches. It does not include dirt, rocks, tree stumps, sod, and food scraps.
  • If you are attempting to dispose of excavated soil, you will need to submit a form LPC-662 to the Illinois Dept of Environmental Protection.
  • And if soil is your yard waste, please order a 10 yard dumpster.
Seasonal items for dumpsters

Seasonal & Remodeling

Here are some things you should know about disposing seasonal items:

  • Christmas trees and wreaths are fine, but please be certain to remove the lights.
  • Please see our details on yard waste for brush and leaves.
  • Old snow and other tires are subject to a collect fee.

Here are some things you should know about disposing remolding debris:

  • Most fixtures, removed during a renovation or remodeling project are accepted in a waste container; but please review our page on appliances before throwing it all together.
  • Light fixtures and other such items are acceptable, but please do not dispose of any bulbs at the same time. Also be sure to remove any batteries that may be in some items .
  • Kitchen cabinetry, doors, wallboard, trim and other demolition debris is completely acceptable as well.
Hazardous items for dumpsters

Hazardous Waste

Here are some things you should know about disposing hazardous items:

  • Motor oil, gasoline, heating and diesel fuels are all BANNED disposal items.
  • Lithium batteries are considered hazardous and are banned from waste containers.
  • Spent car batteries, which contain lead and harmful acids are hazardous and banned from waste containers.
  • Asbestos waste is hazardous and is banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Propane tanks are considered hazardous and are banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Antifreeze of any type contains glycols that considered hazardous and are banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Pesticides and pool chemicals, especially chlorination tablets are hazardous and banned from disposal in a waste container.
  • Pressurized fire extinguishers and