How To Fill It

How to Fill A Dumpsters On Demand Hawaii Dumpster Bag:

  1. Be sure to read Place It for instructions on where to place your dumpster bag BEFORE filling it.
  2. Lay the bag flat in a convenient location according to the placement instructions, with the straps on the outside.
  3. Step inside the bag and beginning in one corner, fold the sides down and out from the top to give the bag its initial shape.
  4. With the sides folded down, begin filling with larger, flat items or heavier debris first and as evenly as possible. Roll the sides up as the bag fills.
  5. Once you have started filling your dumpster bag, do not move it. Dragging the dumpster bag can cause damage and weaken the bag.
  6. Stop filling when you’ve reached the top of the bag. The straps must be able to connect above the dumpster bag.

Note: An overloaded bag, damaged bag, or a bag with exceptionally poor weight distribution may result in additional fees or a refused pick up.

What Can Go Into The Dumpster Bag:

  • A maximum of 3300 pounds/3 cubic yards (bag dimensions are 4’ X 8’ X 2’6”). Some weight and size examples include:
    • Approximately one cubic yard of heavy materials such as dirt, brick, rock, and concrete, or
    • 47 sheets of drywall, or
    • 180 wall studs, or
    • 8 to 10 squares of roofing shingles, or
    • 900 square feet of carpet, or
    • 900 square feet of tile, or
    • 1280 square feet of hardwood flooring
  • Construction and demolition debris such as bathtubs, cabinets, carpet, doors, drywall, insulation, flooring, packaging materials, paneling, plaster, plywood, roofing, screens, siding, sinks, tile, toilets, trim materials, and windows.
  • Household junk such as broken toys, bikes, rugs, clothing, lawn furniture, old luggage, mattresses, furniture, and surfboards.
  • Yard debris such as brush, shrubs, tree clippings, leaves, and mulch.


What Cannot Go Into The Dumpster Bag:

  • Anything toxic or hazardous, including, but not limited to, glass cleaner, rug shampoo, insecticides, flea collar, flea bomb, furniture polish, rubber cement, mothballs, oven cleaner, ammonia, drain cleaner, floor stripper, metal polish, insect spray/repellant, rodent killer, roach poison, toilet bowl cleaner, disinfectant, mildew remover, home permanent, acetone, nail polish remover, lice/flea shampoo, bleach, asbestos, oil based paint, paint thinner, lacquer/varnish, epoxies, paint stripper, photographic chemicals, herbicides, pesticide, oil, batteries, fuel, fluorescent light bulbs or ballasts, appliances, electronics, food waste, tires, medical waste, pesticides, chemicals, motor oils, antifreeze, brake/transmission fluid, engine degreasers, carburetor cleaners, gasoline, propane, compressed gas, cleaning solvents of any kind, drums marked solvent, industrial waste-carbon activated ash, lead contaminated soil above 5.0 ppm using TCLP test method, materials containing PCB’s that are Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulated.
  • Appliances, hot materials, and liquids
  • For a printable list of what can and cannot go into your dumpster bag, click here.