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Serving Hood River County, Oregon for more than 20 years

Drop Box

Hood River Garbage drop box services are available to residents, businesses and contractors in Hood River County, Oregon on a permanent or temporary basis. Having a drop box on site can help keep a cleaner and safer work environment for the duration of your construction, demolition or cleanup projects.

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Hood River Garbage Drop Box

Open Top Container Sizes

Hood River Garbage offers two sizes of open top containers. The measurements below are approximate and can vary depending on the container manufacturer.

Width Height Length
20 Yard 7.5 ft 3.6 ft 20 ft
30 Yard 7.5 ft 5.4 ft 20 ft

Helpful tips for renting and using a drop box container:

  1. Assess the type and quantity of materials that need to be removed.
    • Construction & Demolition Debris (structural building materials)
    • Interior building waste (items placed in building after it was built: furniture, carpet, etc.)
    • Heavy materials (high density materials like concrete, stone, logs, etc.)
    • Make sure all materials are acceptable. Check materials list in this section.
  2. Estimate container size you’ll need.
  3. Walk the area where you want the container placed.
    • Is there space for the truck to unload the container on a driveway or concrete slab?
    • Make sure there are no overhead hazards like powerlines or tree branches.
    • Does your community require permits?
  4. What date would you want the container delivered?
  5. Call Hood River Garbage at 541-386-2272 with questions regarding container sizes, rates, payment terms, delivery date and pickup schedule.
  6. Load container.
    • Only place acceptable materials in the container.
    • Load evenly, and do not overfill (anything beyond top of sides)
  7. Call Hood River Garbage at 541-386-2272 when it’s time to remove the container

What factors determine the cost of drop box container services?

  • Type and quantity of material to be disposed
  • Container size
  • Distance
  • Number of days container is on site

Drop Box Acceptable Materials

  • Construction materials (non-hazardous)
  • Demolition debris (non-hazardous)
  • Furniture
  • Steel products
  • Trash
  • Tree limbs

Materials Not Allowed in Drop Box

  • Appliances
  • Asbestos-containing materials
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Dead animals
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Medical waste
  • Pressurized containers (fire extinguishers, propane tanks)
  • Tires
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