Roll Off Rental Mistakes To Avoid

Getting a roll off rental isn’t something most homeowners do regularly, so it is understandable that many make mistakes. Determining the right dumpster and placement for your project can be tricky. Sunshine Disposal is here to ease your mind and help you avoid these four common mistakes.

Going Too Small 

Whether due to price or underestimating the amount of waste their project will generate, getting a roll off rental that is too small is the error we see most frequently. It is always better to err on the side of more dumpster than you think you’ll need. It is less expensive to get a larger roll off rental in the first place than to rent a second when you run out of room.

Bad Placement

It is critical to have a professional operator like those at Sunshine Disposal place your dumpster. Poor placement can result in something as dramatic and expensive as a runaway dumpster taking out your car or garage. A dumpster requires a flat area free of obstacles and objects that is fully accessible to the delivery truck. Our skilled staff can help you place your dumpster safely.


Filling the dumpster beyond its maximum capacity makes it difficult or impossible to load onto the truck at pickup, and may result in littering the roadway. Overfilling may result in additional fees or fines. This again is a good point in favor of getting a larger container to begin with.

Hazardous Materials

There are strict rules about what can and can not be placed in a dumpster. It is crucial for the safety of your family and the environment to properly dispose of hazardous materials. If you are unsure about the specific laws and regulations in your area, our staff will be happy to answer your questions.

Restricted items that should never be placed in a dumpster include:

  • Aerosol
  • Old Paint
  • Gasoline
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Batteries
  • Household cleaning chemicals
  • Tires 
  • Propane tanks, etc.

Roll Off Rental From Sunshine Disposal

Sunshine Disposal has been keeping the neighborhoods and businesses of Cass and Jackson counties in MO and Johnson and Miami counties in KS cleaner and safer with our convenient roll off dumpster rental services for more than 20 years. Our friendly, professional customer service and prompt, reliable delivery and pickup have ensured our position as a leading roll off rental resource.

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Getting a roll off rental isn’t something most homeowners do regularly, so it is understandable that many make mistakes.

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