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20 Yard Dumpster Rental in Denver

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20 Yard Dumpster Rental in Denver: Dimensions & Pricing

Dimensions of a 20 Yard Dumpster Rental

(20 feet long x 8 feet wide x 4 feet tall) – 8 pickup trucks

Our popular 20-yard dumpster stands 4 feet tall and is 20 feet long by 8 feet wide. This size dumpster will fit nicely on a typical residential driveway. With its low profile, it’s easy to load and toss all your trash. Some of our 20-yard containers feature a door in the back that swings open, allowing you to walk in bulky or heavy waste.  The 20 cubic yard capacity holds about 120 33-gallon trash bags full of trash, the equivalent of 8 pickup truck loads. It has a generous weight limit of 3 to 4 tons (6,000 to 8,000 pounds).

How Much Does a 20 Yard Dumpster Rental in Denver Cost?

The average cost for a 20-yard dumpster rental in Denver is $500 to $650. The rate depends on availability and your delivery location. Your quote starts with our flat rate for our 20-yard container. This includes all dump fees, taxes, and the delivery and pickup of your dumpster. We can customize your quote if you need accommodations for very heavy debris and waste. Be sure to mention the type of waste you have so we can ensure you get the right size dumpster. If the load is overweight at the landfill, there is an additional charge that will be added on.

20 Yard Dumpster Product Overview

  • 3 ton weight allowance
  • Great medium dumpster size
  • Holds up to 8 pickup truck loads of debris
  • Can fit on most standard driveways

10 Yard Dumpster

(12 feet long x 6 feet wide x 4 feet tall)
This small dumpster size is best for small remodel jobs, minor landscaping, spring clean, and junk removal. The shorter sides allow for easy dumping over the top.
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15 Yard Dumpster

(16 feet long x 8 feet wide x 4 feet high)
Good for full room remodels at your home and larger home and garage cleanings. The uses for this size container are for minor roofing projects, DIY renovations, landscaping debris, and more.
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20 Yard Dumpster

(20 feet long x 8 feet wide x 4 feet high)
Useful for larger jobs around the house, both interior and exterior. This size dumpster rental is typically used for kitchen and/or bathroom remodels, roofing jobs, garage clean outs, attic clean outs, and large landscaping projects.
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What Can I Use a 20 Yard Dumpster for in Denver?

A 20-yard dumpster is the best choice for your larger home improvement or small construction jobs. When you have a lots of broken tree limbs to discard after one of Denver’s spring snow storms, this size dumpster is just what you need to handle that bulky waste. It’s also a great choice for an office renovation in the Tech Center or finishing your basement in your new home in the Gateway Park Development near DIA.

How to Order a 20 Yard Dumpster Rental in Denver

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Step 1: Call Our Staff

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Step 2: Free Delivery

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Step 3: Load Up Your Junk

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Step 4: Free Pickup

How Long Can I Rent a 20 Yard Dumpster in Denver?

When you call to order your dumpster, tell us about your job and how long you will need your dumpster. Our standard rental period is 7 to 14 days. Most of our customers find that this is ample time to fill up their dumpster with project waste and trash. However, some jobs do take more time. If you need your dumpster container for a longer period of time, just let us know. Depending on availability, we can often extend your rental period for a prorated extra charge.

Prohibited Items




Roof shingles


Kitchen counters





Not Accepted


Household cleaners

Medical Waste




Air conditioning units



Frequently Asked Questions

Do I Need a Permit for My 20 Yard Dumpster Rental in Denver?

Permits are only needed from the City of Denver if you need to place your dumpster on a street or other right-of-way. If your dumpster can rest neatly on your property, you do not need approval from the city. However, if your property is under the jurisdiction of an HOA, you will need to ensure placing a dumpster on your property won't violate any of their bylaws. 

Can I Schedule My 20 Yard Dumpster for Delivery at a Certain Time?

Discount Dumpster cannot guarantee any specific delivery times. Our windows for delivery and pickup are 6 AM - 6 PM, Monday through Friday.

Can I Put Electronics in My 20 Yard Dumpster?

Electronics are strictly prohibited for disposal in your dumpster. This is due to the fact that electronics and batteries are classified as hazardous waste. Electronic components will not break down naturally in a landfill, and can often leak hazardous substances like battery acid into the ground. All electronics must be take to specialized e-recycling plants for disposal. 

Can I Fill the 20 Yard Dumpster Rental Over the Top?

It may look tempting to fill up a dumpster the size of a 20 yard. However, you should never fill a dumpster past its designated fill line. Doing so will result in a pickup rejection by our hauler. This, in turn, will add a costly trip fee to your final bill. 

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