Frequently Asked Questions

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Dumpster Rentals

Special Permit for Roll-Off Dumpsters

Do I need a special permit to use a roll-off dumpster?

How Do I Know What Size I Need?

Consider the duration, waste material and location of your project.

What Can I Put In a Dumpster?

Often people wonder why they can’t just put waste out for local trash removal. Learn what items can and cannot be placed in a roll-off dumpster.

What You Shouldn't Put in a Dumpster

Can I put this in my dumpster?

Where Should I Put My Dumpster?

Make sure there is adequate space on all sides and avoid placing the dumpster on sidewalks and driveways.

What Items Should Be Recycled?

Some items from your project may be able to be recycled.


Portable Restrooms

Servicing Portable Restrooms

How close do your service trucks need to get to service the units?

Toilet Paper for Portable Restrooms

Will we have to provide the paper or anything else?

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Porta Potty?

Nix Tank offers free quotes for portable toilet rentals, but pricing varies depending on the kind of portable toilet, how many you need to rent and for how long.


Septic Systems

Can I Use a Garbage Disposal with a Septic System?

Yes, but you will need to have your septic tank pumped more regularly

Slow Drain Problems?

Is my septic tank causing slow drainage?

Flushing Toilets with a Septic System?

What can I flush down a septic tank? Did I ruin my septic system?

I have a Septic Tank. What Can I Flush or Put Down The Drain?

Learn how to prevent problems with your septic system by avoiding dumping these materials.

How Do I Keep My Septic Tank From Freezing?

The first step is to cover your septic tank.

Can Rain Affect My Septic Tank?

Yes, heavy rain can cause your tank to flood.