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Top Tips for Construction Waste Removal


Construction sites should always be as sanitary as possible. However, no matter the project, waste is bound to build up and needs removal.

Construction zone waste amounts are always much bigger than something that can fit in the trash can, and sometimes construction waste requires specialty removal.

At Texas Johns, we take pride in helping construction sites stay cleaner with our porta-potties, portable fences, and roll-away dumpsters.

Here’s a look at some things your construction team can do to practice effective and legal waste removal.

Plan Your Dumpster Rental Ahead of Schedule

The last situation you want to be in is having a large amount of waste at your site and nowhere to properly dispose of it. Plan ahead and consider the type of debris you’ll create and how much you’ll accumulate throughout your project.

Planning ahead can help you communicate your needs with a dumpster rental company and ensure you get the right dumpster size for the job.

Roll-off dumpsters from Texas Johns come in three sizes, 20, 30 and 40 yards. No matter what size dumpster you rent, we guarantee we’ll deliver enough receptacles to your site and help you keep it safe and sanitary.

Don’t Mix Your Site’s Waste

If you know that your site will accumulate construction waste as well as regular garbage, it’s in your best interest to rent more than one dumpster for each type of waste.

Most municipalities won’t accept mixed waste and the rejection could leave your site’s project in the lurch until you resolve the problem.

Always Outsource for Hazardous Waste

Sometimes a construction site uncovers hazardous waste on the job. Some examples of hazardous waste at a construction site are:

  • Adhesives
  • Formaldehyde
  • Asbestos
  • Paint
  • Paint Thinners
  • Plasterboard

When hazardous waste is involved, it’s dangerous for your team members to handle it, and it’s illegal to dump it in your roll-out dumpster.

Many hazardous waste removal companies can help your construction site remove waste while remaining in compliance with local and state regulations.

Your roll-off dumpster rental team can help you connect with the right entity for the job.

Never Burn Waste

It can be tempting to save money on a dumpster rental and burn waste to maximize the use of your dumpster’s square footage.

Burning construction zone waste, even wood and plastic, is illegal in Texas. So, unless you’re ready to put your team’s reputation and finances on the line after some hefty fines, renting more dumpsters than you think you’ll need or scheduling regular pick-ups with your rental company is always best.

Ensure Your Dumpster Rental Company Will Haul Away Your Waste

Remove Construction Waste the Right Way with Texas Johns’s Roll-Off Dumpsters
If you manage a construction team and know you have a larger project on the horizon, Texas Johns is ready to help you keep your site cleaner.

We have the capability to help you rent a roll-off dumpster, portable restroom, or temporary fencing. We can even street sweep around your site to ensure it keeps its community clean.

No matter your needs, Texas Johns has your back.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and product availability in your area.



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