A 30 yard dumpster holds 30 cubic yards of waste. Common dumpster dimensions for a 30 yard dumpster are: 22 ft. long by 8 ft. wide by 5 ft. high. Common dumpster dimensions for a 40 yard dumpster are: 22 ft. long by 8 ft. wide by 7 ft. high (remember, dumpster sizes can vary, so ask your local roll off dumpster service).

A 30 yard dumpster may be the right dumpster size for a major home addition; construction of a new home; demolition of a garage; or entire house window or siding replacement for a small to medium size home.

Common uses for a 30 Yard Roll Off Dumpster include:

  • New construction or major reconstruction
  • Large scale demolition
  • Whole house and commercial cleanouts
  • Commercial roof tear offs
  • Landscape clearing

Capacity: 12 – 14 pick up truck loads


A 40 yard dumpster holds 40 cubic yards of waste. Again, dumpster sizes and dumpster dimensions are not standardized, but common dumpster dimensions for a 40 yard dumpster are: 22 ft. long by 8 ft. wide by 8 ft. high.

Common uses for a 40 Yard Roll Off Dumpster include:

  • Window or siding replacement for a large home
  • Commercial roof tear off
  • Commercial cleanout
  • New construction or major addition
  • Large amount of trash, paper, or cardboard

Capacity: 16 – 19 pick up truck loads

30 Cubic Yard Roll Off Dumpster