Seattle Public Utilities

Dumpster Dimensions

Rear load dumpsters

dumpster
1 cubic yard container
Length = 78 inches
Depth = 30 inches
Height = 40 inches


 

dumpster
1 ½ cubic yard container
Length = 78 inches
Depth = 35 inches
Height = 40 inches


 

dumpster
2 cubic yard container
(shown with plastic lids)
Length = 78 inches
Depth = 41 inches
Height = 41 inches

Front load dumpsters

 

dumpster
3 cubic yard container
(pictured above)
Length = 72 inches
Depth = 43 inches
Rear Height = 48 inches
Front Height = 40 inches


 

dumpster
4 cubic yard container
Length = 72 inches
Depth = 54 inches
Rear Height = 48 inches
Front Height = 46 inches


 

dumpster
6 cubic yard container
(Cathedral-type)
Length = 71 inches
Depth = 66 inches
Height = 82 inches


 

dumpster
8 cubic yard container
(Cathedral-type)
Length = 86 inches
Depth = 71 inches
Height = 82 inches

 

Related links

Recycling for Apartment Owners
Food & Yard Waste for Apartment Owners