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Moving Away For College: Advantages Of A 10 Cubic Yard Dumpster

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When moving away for college, your move is often a temporary one as you stay in an apartment or dorm for the semester. Even though your move away from the family home may not be permanent, the move sparks an ideal time to truly clean out your childhood room and start getting rid of clutter. As a college student, there are plenty of new items that need to be purchased, and getting rid of the old stuff will only make things easier. Instead of filling up trash bins or making multiple trips to the dump, you can rent roll off dumpsters. Roll off dumpsters come in a variety of sizes, and one of the smallest sizes is typically a 10 cubic yard dumpster. There are many advantages to these compact dumpsters, especially as you plan your move away to college.

Saving Money

Attending college costs a lot of money. And as students prepare for four years of debt, it's important for them to save money any way they can. Having the dumpster placed at your home for an extended period of time can save gas money on trips to waste stations, town dumps, or recycling centers. It also makes it a lot easier to head outside the home, dump the items, and get back to focusing on college packing. 

By renting a smaller dumpster, college students can save a lot of money and enjoy cheaper rates that come with a 10 cubic yard dumpster. Renting anything higher than 10 cubic yards can increase rental costs up by hundreds of dollars. 

Clearing Out Closets

The weeks leading up to college are an ideal time to go through all of your clothes and accessories. When going through your clothes, you can simply toss items you don't want right into the dumpster. As you go through closets, it's also to get rid of any old shoes or broken items like snapped clothes hangers. It's also a good time to go through seasonal items that you may not need or use anymore. This includes coats, jackets, and boots that you not longer wear. Not only will this help clear out the closets, but it will also give you fewer items that you need to pack for your journey to college.

Old school items can also be tossed out in a dumpster rental. This includes old notebooks, binders, projects, and textbooks that are no longer needed. Clearing out all of the clutter can make it a lot easier to bring some of the new college items back home during various breaks. It's also a good time to clean out old technology that you no longer need. This includes old calculators, computers, and computer accessories.

Room Remodeling

Before heading to college, you can take advantage of a little bedroom remodeling. Remodeling with a dumpster makes it easy to throw out waste and keep your room clean. Getting this task done before college will make it a lot easier to transition back home during breaks and truly enjoy your vacation time. A dumpster can easily be used to throw away old pieces of furniture, wallpaper, or room decor that you no longer want hung up. A small dumpster can even handle the waste from mini projects like lighting fixtures or old carpeting. With the dumpster located right outside your home, it's easy to fill up and remove the debris from your room. Conserving space inside the smaller dumpster can be done by breaking down items into smaller pieces. For accessories like carpets, they can be laid flat out on the bottom of the dumpster or rolled up tightly to help conserve space.

Renting a dumpster is a great project for you and your family to do together before your life in college begins.