Anyone who has gone through a remodel or a massive cleanup can tell you the amount of refuse that is generated can be overwhelming. From kitchen remodels to basement clearing/cleaning to new landscaping – the tons of material can be a burden unless the right solutions is in place.
Some municipalities offer special spring-cleaning programs that give residents the option to bring their junk to the curb, but it can be too much of a burden for trash crews due to non-residents taking advantage of the program. Highland Park, for example, offers four spring-cleaning pickup days in April, but the city council is prepared to shut that program down in favor of a different one that would be more efficient.
Some fortunate residents, like those in Provo, Utah, can take advantage of free dumpsters placed throughout the city from the end of March to the beginning of May – perfect timing for spring cleaning. Not all items are acceptable though, including various landscaping materials, appliances, tires and concrete, which means these folks might still require the services of a dumpster rental company to get them through their spring-cleaning project.