The 40 cubic yard 5 ton max dirt only dumpster measures around 8 ft tall by 8 ft wide and 22 ft long. It can fit in spacious lots and yards or large driveways, and can hold up to 5 tons (1,000 lbs) of dirt or soil waste. Typical applications include extensive landscaping projects, re-grading lawns, foundation digging, or any large-scale excavation project. Renters should be mindful of landfill requirements and environmental regulations, which prohibit the disposal of excessive amounts of dirt. Clean dirt must have minimal amounts of rocks, roots, grass, metal, or other organic materials.