Southwest Waste & Recycling Dumpster Rental FAQ’s

Our roll-off dumpsters are metal containers used to throw away large amounts of household, construction, and/or demolition debris. After we deliver the dumpster to your home, business or job-site, you fill the dumpster and we return at an agreed upon time to haul your unwanted items away.

What are the sizes of the roll-off dumpsters and what size do I need?

12, 20, 30 and 40 cubic yard dumpsters.​ See Dumpster Size page for Sizes

How much will the roll-off containers hold?

You can put as much material (excluding dirt, masonry, and concrete) as desired in your dumpster as long as the material does not exceed the rim of the dumpster. Each dumpster rental will have an agreed upon tonnage limit. Any weight exceeding the tonnage agreement will be charged to you after pick-up.

What is a ton?

A ton is 2000 pounds (Ex. a small car weighs about 2500 pounds).

What are your hours of operation?

We are open Monday-Friday, 6 AM -5 PM and Saturday, 6 AM -12 PM We are closed on Sunday. You can call after business hours and leave a message and we will promptly respond during normal business hours.

What materials are not allowed in the dumpsters?

We can not accept the following: Paint, Oil, Gasoline, Propane (or other highly flammable chemicals), Tires, Batteries, Hazardous Waste, Dead Animals, Toxic Materials, Bio-hazard Materials, Asbestos and Freon.

How soon can I get my dumpster?

Your dumpster will be delivered the same day if you place an order before 10 a.m. We will deliver dumpsters ordered after 10 a.m. the following business day.

Do you give an exact delivery time for a dumpster?

Due to factors that are out of our control (i.e. traffic, weather, disposal facilities) we cannot give an exact time for delivery or pick-up of a dumpster. Southwest Waste & Recycling will always do their best to service your dumpster at the agreed upon time +/- 30 minutes.

Do I need to be present when my dumpster arrives?

Not at all. Just inform dispatch where you would like your container to be placed and one our highly experienced drivers will place the container for you.

How long can I keep my roll-off dumpster?

There will be an agreed upon rental duration upon scheduling. typically the rental duration is up to 14 days.

Do I need to schedule a removal for my dumpster?

We do not automatically pick up a dumpster. To make sure that we do not pick up a dumpster that’s still in use, we ask that you give us a 24-hour notice to have your dumpster picked up the next business day. Although in most cases we can pick it up the same day.

Where do you take the material in my roll-off dumpster after its picked up?

Your container will be taken to a Arizona state approved transfer station, recycling facility or landfill. Once it arrives, your material will be sorted and all recyclable material (i.e. metal, cardboard, wood, concrete, bricks etc.) will be shipped to the proper recycling facility. Material that can’t be reused will be disposed of in landfills.

What does my flat rate dumpster quote include?

Everything. That means delivery, haul, and disposal up to an agreed upon tonnage limit.

How can I make a payment?

We offer a variety of payment options for your roll-off dumpster rental. They include cash, check, money order, debit, or credit card. All dumpster order payments are due upon delivery, so you can pay by credit card over the phone, or cash or check upon delivery.

Do you deliver roll-off dumpsters to my area?

We deliver dumpsters to the following areas:

  • Phoenix
  • Mesa
  • Chandler
  • Scottsdale
  • Apache Junction
  • Queen Creek
  • San Tan Valley
  • Gold Canyon
  • Gilbert County Island
  • Glendale County Island
  • Tempe
  • Paradise Valley
  • Fountain Hills
  • Sun City
  • Sun City West
  • Sun Lakes
  • Avondale
  • Buckeye
  • Laveen
  • Cave Creek
  • Carefree
  • Tolleson
  • Goodyear
  • Litchfield Park
  • El Mirage
  • Surprise