Seattle Public Utilities

Dumpster Dimensions

Rear-load trucks service the following dumpster sizes:

  • 1 cubic yard
  • 1.5 cubic yards
  • 2 cubic yards

Front-load trucks service:

  • 3 cubic yards
  • 4 cubic yards
  • 6 cubic yards
  • 8 cubic yards
  • Compacted dumpsters in the above sizes

 

Rear load dumpsters

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


 

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


 

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

Front load dumpsters

 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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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