Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. Welcome to our frequently asked questions page. Gainsborough Waste has been in business for 25 years and during that time our teams have been asked many very good questions. We have taken the time to gather many of the questions that we hear on a regular basis and have developed thoughtful answers to those questions. Additionally, we will continue to update this section as new questions arise or when there are more details to add.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


We do, and it’s called Drop, Swap & Roll.

Drop, Swap & Roll is a multi-step service program that builds discipline into our everyday operations to generate a customer experience that is efficient, repeatable and predictable. This ongoing, clear and straightforward approach allows us to anticipate your waste needs so that the stress and hassle often associated with this responsibility is virtually non-existent.

At Gainsborough Waste, we specialize in safety. To us, safety means going above and beyond what is required and taking extra steps to keep our truck drivers, shop workers and office employees safe.

We are dedicated to ensuring our staff receives the proper training required to help them make safe choices and engage in proper procedures. We meet daily to discuss safety procedures per OSHA, and challenge ourselves to make every day our safest yet.

Click Here to learn what we mean by every opportunity is a safety opportunity.

Gainsborough Waste has a large inventory of roll off dumpsters in the following sizes:

  • 15 Yard Dumpster
  • 20 Yard Dumpster (Short Box and Long Box)
  • 30 Yard Dumpster
  • 40 Yard Dumpster

Click here to request a quote for one of our roll off dumpsters.

Most of our roll off dumpsters are approximately 22 feet long and 8 to 8.5 feet wide.  However, some boxes may be shorter.

Click Here to see the approximate dimensions of all of our roll off dumpsters.

This is the first place where you will notice what we mean by uniquely responsive. Usually you will receive a roll off dumpster the next day. And in some cases, we are able to provide same day service if called before 10:00 am. The only exception is during our very busy times of the year, so please call us at (713) 785-8050 so that we can discuss availability.

Click here to request a quote for one of our roll off dumpsters.

The items that are allowed in a roll off dumpster are construction debris, used furniture, cardboard, scrap metal, wood and wood products.

The items that are not acceptable in a roll off dumpster are tires, chemicals, food waste, tree stumps, and paint.

Yes! You can pay for a roll off dumpster with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

In fact, we make it easy and convenient to pay by credit card through our online bill pay portal.

Yes, and we have two sites to serve you. One is at 950 McCarty Road (close to I-10 East and Highway 90) and the other is at 5200 Egbert Street (close to T.C. Jester and I – 10).

Our hours are Monday thru Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday from 7:30 AM to 12:00PM.

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We do!  Gainsborough Waste offers the following services in addition to roll off dumpsters:

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Gainsborough Waste has the experience and resources to deliver waste services to the following markets:

Absolutely! As one of the largest providers of roll off dumpsters in Houston and the surrounding area, our team of industry experts can help you plan the perfect waste services solution.

We have the logistics and can-do attitude to service clients throughout the Greater Houston area, including Galveston, Katy, Conroe, Pasadena and more.

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