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5 Common Items You Can and Can’t Throw Away in a Leavcor Dumpster

Dumpsters are a convenient and cost-effective solution for managing large volumes of waste, but not everything can be thrown away in a dumpster. As a responsible renter, it’s important to know what items are allowed and prohibited in your dumpster rental to avoid any additional fees or penalties. In this blog post, we’ll discuss 5 common items you can and can’t throw away in a Leavcor dumpster.

1. Allowed: Household and Construction Debris

Leavcor dumpsters are perfect for managing both household and construction debris. This includes items like wood, drywall, furniture, appliances, and other household items. Construction debris such as bricks, concrete, and asphalt can also be thrown away in a dumpster.

2. Prohibited: Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste such as batteries, chemicals, paints, and electronics cannot be thrown away in a dumpster. These items require special disposal methods to prevent harm to people and the environment. Check with your local waste management facility for proper disposal methods of hazardous waste.

3. Allowed: Yard Waste

Yard waste like tree branches, grass clippings, and leaves can be thrown away in a dumpster. If you have a large yard or are planning on landscaping projects, a dumpster rental can be an efficient way to manage the waste.

4. Prohibited: Medical Waste

Medical waste like needles and sharps cannot be thrown away in a dumpster. These items can pose a serious health risk and must be disposed of properly. Contact your local health department for proper disposal methods of medical waste.

5. Allowed: Metal

Metal items like appliances, bikes, and other scrap metal can be thrown away in a dumpster. Recycling metal items can also be a way to help reduce waste and promote sustainability.

In conclusion, renting a dumpster can be an efficient and cost-effective solution to manage large volumes of waste. However, it’s important to know what items are allowed and prohibited in your dumpster rental to avoid additional fees and penalties. Remember to follow local laws and regulations when it comes to waste disposal and always check with your local waste management facility for proper disposal methods of hazardous waste and medical waste. If you have any questions about what you can and cannot throw away in a Leavcor dumpster, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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