Through the Delaware Valley and around the bends of the eponymous river, New Castle County glimmers in northern Delaware on another late summer night. Streams, both literal and metaphorical, congregate at the northern tip, as if New Castle County is holding the rest of the metropolitan statistical area up on its head like a modern industrial atlas. Philadelphia, as usual, rocks and grumbles from the northwest, shifting clumsily on its own weight. If you listen closely, you can hear the hum of the Delaware; so many millions of splashes and streams resonating one full tone.
New Castle county is by some margin the most populous county in Delaware, and in turn the smallest. So, then, let us consider something else: as of the 2010 census, there were 538,479 people residing in New Castle County. If every single one of those people had their own private 10 cubic yard dumpster, perhaps supplied by the outstanding dumpster rental service you can get from Tri-State Waste & Recycling, that would amount to over 5 million cubic yards of prime waste disposal space. This seems overboard, of course, but how long on average would it take a single person to fill up their dumpster? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports the average waste produced per person (in the United States) is around 4 and half pounds per day. If we take waste to be, say, around 175 lbs per yard, we could say that a person produces 0.017 cubic yards per day. So in order to fill up their private 10 cubic yard dumpster, it would take a person 10/0.017 or about 588 days. Longer than a year, but not more than two years.
Either way, Tri-State Waste & Recycling knows this area of the valley well, and is ready to provide great service to clients there. In the world we live in now, we do not as individuals have our own private ten cubic yard dumpster, and typical cases for dumpster, as far as individuals are concerned, usually revolve around small to large home renovation projects, large cleanouts, or home construction. Now, if you’re cleaning out your family home, for example, it’s unlikely that you’ll need a forty yard roll-off dumpster with an open top, and something like a ten or twelve yard one will do the trick. You can basically start scaling up from there.