How to Dispose of Construction Debris in New Jersey

If you’re planning a home renovation project, or planning to make some big changes at your business, you will need to know how to dispose of construction debris in New Jersey. There are a lot of rules and regulations that control how you are able to dispose of construction debris and what debris you’re allowed to dispose of, and where you’re allowed to dispose of them. The most common construction debris that home and business owners end up disposing of are: plaster and drywall, insulation, materials from roofing, windows, wood scraps, concrete, brick, and asphalt, linoleum and tile flooring, and kitchen and bath fixtures such as tubs, toilets, sinks, cabinets and counter-tops. Most green waste, such as trees, limbs, stumps and dirt, count as construction debris too.

Construction Debris have different rules and regulations for disposal than regular garbage and recycling!


Many of the items that people throw away as part of a remodel are actually recyclable and can be reused in other housing – items such as wood, excess materials, and kitchen and bath fixtures are all very much appreciated donations for places like Habitat for Humanity and their ReStore facilities that turn around and sell these items to help fund their houses, or may even use the items in their houses! Appliances that work, as well as functional pipes and re-usable flooring are also highly sought after donations. Even carpeting that is in good condition can be useful for someone!

Are some of the things you’re throwing out metal? Consider looking into scrap metal yards – these places will pay for your metals, with some exceptions for items like air conditioners and refrigerators where the Freon will need to be disposed of. You can visit the Earth911 website or the RecyclingNJ website for more information! construction waste construction debris new jersey dump construction debris

Does recycling your construction debris seem like an idea you’d be interested in? Consider hiring a deconstruction company to help with your remodel! These folks are trained to help you pull out the materials and to keep them in good shape as much as possible so that they can be recycled!

If none of these options will work for the construction waste you have left, then you’ll have to find out how to dispose of construction debris in New Jersey landfills, dumps and other waste management facilities. There are generally three ways of managing this: do it yourself, hire a company to do it for you, or hire a dumpster that you fill, but someone else hauls away. The easiest option is to hire a company to do all the work for you, but that’s not necessarily the most cost-effective option and many folks may struggled to afford the cost of having someone come in to do all the work. Likewise, the cheapest option may be throwing everything in the bed of your truck, but after the second, third or fourth trip back and forth to the dump or landfill you’ve wasted more time than is worth it to save a few dollars. In most cases, the best option is to hire a roll-off dumpster. dispose construction debris new jersey debris nj

Renting a dumpster is a great way to solve the problem of how to dispose of construction debris in New Jersey. Firstly, a good dumpster company will bring the dumpster right to your house and leave it for as long as you need it (about ten days unless otherwise negotiated). These dumpsters come in many different sizes – from as small as 10 cubic yards to as large as 40 cubic yards and most can fit right in your driveway. If you have them dropped off on the street, however, you may need a permit. Secondly, because the dumpsters come in so many different sizes, chances are you’ll only need to pay once for the dumpster to be hauled to the dump after you fill it up. Stick with a company that has customer service staff that can help you pick the right size dumpster to avoid extra trips and overweight charges. Thirdly, the dumpster company, not you, is responsible for hauling the dumpster away and dumping the debris. This means that you can focus your time and attention on getting to the real work, rather than shuttling back and forth to the dump!


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    The cost of a dumpster is made up of several factors: the size of the dumpster, the weight of the debris, the length of the rental period and local taxes and fees. This means that the exact price of a dumpster varies according to location and the specifics of your order.

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