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A family gardens together
Home DIY
June 8, 2022

Summer Landscaping Ideas

Warm weather is here! Let’s make the most out of your backyard space. Whether you’re wanting a relaxing place to drink your coffee or the ultimate destination for guests, we’ve put together a list of simple ideas to get started on this year's landscaping projects.

Curb appeal. American house exterior with double garage, concrete floor porch and well kept lawn. Colorado, USA
Home Organization
March 1, 2022

Strategies for Organizing Your Garage

Is your garage an organized sanctuary or a cluttered mess? Is it even too full of STUFF you can't park your car inside? 5280 breaks down some simple tips and tricks for organizing your garage so you can make the most out of your space.

A person is painting a wood frame
Home DIY
February 28, 2022

5280's Guide to Making the Most of Your Space

These days, we are looking to make our homes as livable as possible we may want to renovate and declutter our spaces to make it look new again. After spending so much time staring at the same walls, it might be worth investing in some new design concepts to make your space feel new again.

A summer yard sale is set up outside
Spring Cleaning
June 1, 2021

5280's Guide to Hosting a Successful Yard Sale

Are you looking for a way to get rid of unwanted items and make some quick cash? Yard sales do just that. Whether you’re doing a yearly clean out or getting rid of a loved one's belongings, a yard sale is a great option.

Woman packs a book into a box
Home Organization
April 8, 2021

5280's Guide to Organizing Your Basement

Let’s get rid of that junk! Start by boxing your belongings into boxes labeled keep, donate or throw away. A general rule of thumb for getting rid of an object is asking yourself, “Have I used this in 6 months or will I use it in the next 6 months?”... If the answer is no to both of these questions, consider donating or getting rid of these items.

Photo of a street with houses lining the road
Home Organization
March 15, 2021

How to Plan a Community Clean-Up

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community this spring or summer? Community clean-ups are a great way to keep your community clean, while providing a service to your community.

A man and woman build a DIY project in their garage
Home DIY
February 18, 2021

5280’s Guide to Winter Renovations

We get it, it’s cold! Snow is flying and you’ve been cooped up for way too long! Most people put off their improvement projects until summer but winter is a great time to check some projects off your list.

Home Builders Foundation Logo
5280 Waste News
January 26, 2021

5280 Partners with Home Builders Foundation to Make a Difference

5280 prides itself on keeping the city of Denver clean and safe. We value doing our part to help out our community and extend a helping hand.

New years resolutions written on a white board
Home Organization
January 13, 2021

5280's Tips for a Productive, Green New Year

With the start of the new year, just about everyone is looking at 2021 with higher hopes. People are starting to plan their goals for the new year. For some, these goals include updating our houses and making an effort to be more environmentally conscious. Have you thought about what you’d like to accomplish the next 365 days?

Christmas presents sit at the base of a tree
Home DIY
December 11, 2020

How to Dispose of Holiday Waste

With the holidays comes excitement, gifts, and….waste! With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays this year, let try to keep in mind the best ways to dispose of our holiday waste here in Denver. Let’s start with the biggest item… the tree!

A 5280 Waste dumpster sits before of a construction site
Dumpster Rental Tips
November 10, 2020

How to Choose A Dumpster Rental Company

The first thing to consider when choosing a dumpster rental company is pricing. Do they offer flat rate pricing? Are they upfront about extra fees that you may be charged for including; tonnage, extra rental days, and service area. The more information you’re given upfront the better.

A couple renovates a wall in a house
Home DIY
October 28, 2020

Home Renovation on a Budget

Decide on your top renovation needs and priorities. Whether it’s the bathroom or the kitchen, stick to what your priorities are. Are you wanting to remodel your kitchen with the top priority being a more modern look but the appliances are lower on your list? Remember to keep these things in mind once your project begins.

A dumpster sits before the front range mountains
Dumpster Rental Tips
October 9, 2020

5280 Dumpster Rental : FAQ's

Renting a dumpster for the first time can sometimes come with a lot of questions. We have put together a list of frequently asked questions. We hope you find this helpful when renting your dumpster. If you have any questions you'd like answered that don't appear on this list please contact us.

5280 Waste team member picks up trash in an alley
5280 Waste News
October 1, 2020

5280 Teams Up with ECM to Help Clean Up Denver

Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods.

A up close photo of a 5280 Waste truck
5280 Waste News
September 21, 2020

5280 Welcomes Joe O'Brien as General Manager

5280 Waste Solutions welcomes Joe O’Brien as the General Manager. In addition, Joe worked as a Firefighter for 19 years, and ran a welding and fabrication shop in Fort Collins for 15 years.

5280 Waste dumpster sits in front of the Denver sky line
5280 Waste News
September 17, 2020

5280 and The Circular Economy

At 5280, we are constantly striving to find the best ways to defer materials from the landfill. One of the ways we do that is creating Gypsum blocks out of recycled drywall that is put into our dumpsters.

A couple moves a box together during a house move
Dumpster Rental Tips
September 16, 2020

5280's Guide to a Smoother Move

Preparing for a move can be daunting. Where do you even begin? We’ve put together a few tips to make your move a little easier.

A person packs books into a box
Spring Cleaning
August 12, 2020

How To Clean and Declutter your Home

In the past few months, many of us have been spending more time at home. With that comes a lot of us wanting to change the space and organization of our living space to make sure it is as functional as possible. This includes minor re-organization, getting rid of unwanted items, and maybe even some home renovation projects.

A black and white image of the 5280 dumpster fleet
Dumpster Rental Tips
July 15, 2020

How To Avoid Dumpster Fees

We offer a flat rate price for dumpster rental that includes delivery and pick up, but there are a few additional things that determine your dumpster price. We want you to be informed of these items so there are no surprises!

5280 waste dumpster sits with the Colorado front range behind it
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 29, 2020

Start to Finish: Dumpster Delivery

Getting a dumpster delivered to your residence is the easiest option. To make sure you are comfortable from start to finish during the dumpster rental process, we are breaking down the steps.

Hazardous waste cans lined up
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 19, 2020

What is Hazardous Waste?

If hazardous waste is not disposed of properly, it can negatively affect the environment. Without proper disposable, the risk for leaks, spills and fires increase...including contaminating drinking water (YIKES!). Here are some safe places to dispose of your household hazardous waste.

Close up shot of the 5280 waste logo on a dumpster
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 15, 2020

5280's 'Trash Terms'

Like many industries or organizations- 5280 Waste Solutions has it's own language! We want our customers to understand our lingo and feel empowered when discussing their options, talking to our drivers, and adjusting their dumpster needs. At 5280 Waste Solutions, we are constantly trying to improve and do whatever we can for our customers.

A 5280 Waste dumpster sits in front of a home
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 4, 2020

What Dumpster Size Is Right For You?

With the summer months ahead, now is the perfect time to get those home projects done. Whether you are wanting to spruce up your backyard or do a whole kitchen remodel, you’ll need to get rid of the waste. It can be tricky figuring out what size dumpster is appropriate for your project. We’ve put together some information to make your waste removal decisions easy!

Tommy Atencio, 5280's lead driver supervisor, keeps a table between himself and the drivers as he passes out supplies.
5280 Waste News
January 28, 2020

"We're Open for Business." How 5280's Drivers Adapt During COVID-19

The waste industry provides a critical service. For the drivers at 5280 Dumpster & Roll-Off Solutions, taking every precaution is their way of staying on the road to keep hauling waste. The team is staying healthy, and they are keeping the community safe. Once that’s taken care of it is business as usual.

Home Builders Foundation Logo
5280 Waste News
January 26, 2021

5280 Partners with Home Builders Foundation to Make a Difference

5280 prides itself on keeping the city of Denver clean and safe. We value doing our part to help out our community and extend a helping hand.

5280 Waste team member picks up trash in an alley
5280 Waste News
October 1, 2020

5280 Teams Up with ECM to Help Clean Up Denver

Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods.

A up close photo of a 5280 Waste truck
5280 Waste News
September 21, 2020

5280 Welcomes Joe O'Brien as General Manager

5280 Waste Solutions welcomes Joe O’Brien as the General Manager. In addition, Joe worked as a Firefighter for 19 years, and ran a welding and fabrication shop in Fort Collins for 15 years.

5280 Waste dumpster sits in front of the Denver sky line
5280 Waste News
September 17, 2020

5280 and The Circular Economy

At 5280, we are constantly striving to find the best ways to defer materials from the landfill. One of the ways we do that is creating Gypsum blocks out of recycled drywall that is put into our dumpsters.

Tommy Atencio, 5280's lead driver supervisor, keeps a table between himself and the drivers as he passes out supplies.
5280 Waste News
January 28, 2020

"We're Open for Business." How 5280's Drivers Adapt During COVID-19

The waste industry provides a critical service. For the drivers at 5280 Dumpster & Roll-Off Solutions, taking every precaution is their way of staying on the road to keep hauling waste. The team is staying healthy, and they are keeping the community safe. Once that’s taken care of it is business as usual.

A 5280 Waste dumpster sits before of a construction site
Dumpster Rental Tips
November 10, 2020

How to Choose A Dumpster Rental Company

The first thing to consider when choosing a dumpster rental company is pricing. Do they offer flat rate pricing? Are they upfront about extra fees that you may be charged for including; tonnage, extra rental days, and service area. The more information you’re given upfront the better.

A dumpster sits before the front range mountains
Dumpster Rental Tips
October 9, 2020

5280 Dumpster Rental : FAQ's

Renting a dumpster for the first time can sometimes come with a lot of questions. We have put together a list of frequently asked questions. We hope you find this helpful when renting your dumpster. If you have any questions you'd like answered that don't appear on this list please contact us.

A couple moves a box together during a house move
Dumpster Rental Tips
September 16, 2020

5280's Guide to a Smoother Move

Preparing for a move can be daunting. Where do you even begin? We’ve put together a few tips to make your move a little easier.

A black and white image of the 5280 dumpster fleet
Dumpster Rental Tips
July 15, 2020

How To Avoid Dumpster Fees

We offer a flat rate price for dumpster rental that includes delivery and pick up, but there are a few additional things that determine your dumpster price. We want you to be informed of these items so there are no surprises!

5280 waste dumpster sits with the Colorado front range behind it
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 29, 2020

Start to Finish: Dumpster Delivery

Getting a dumpster delivered to your residence is the easiest option. To make sure you are comfortable from start to finish during the dumpster rental process, we are breaking down the steps.

Hazardous waste cans lined up
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 19, 2020

What is Hazardous Waste?

If hazardous waste is not disposed of properly, it can negatively affect the environment. Without proper disposable, the risk for leaks, spills and fires increase...including contaminating drinking water (YIKES!). Here are some safe places to dispose of your household hazardous waste.

Close up shot of the 5280 waste logo on a dumpster
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 15, 2020

5280's 'Trash Terms'

Like many industries or organizations- 5280 Waste Solutions has it's own language! We want our customers to understand our lingo and feel empowered when discussing their options, talking to our drivers, and adjusting their dumpster needs. At 5280 Waste Solutions, we are constantly trying to improve and do whatever we can for our customers.

A 5280 Waste dumpster sits in front of a home
Dumpster Rental Tips
June 4, 2020

What Dumpster Size Is Right For You?

With the summer months ahead, now is the perfect time to get those home projects done. Whether you are wanting to spruce up your backyard or do a whole kitchen remodel, you’ll need to get rid of the waste. It can be tricky figuring out what size dumpster is appropriate for your project. We’ve put together some information to make your waste removal decisions easy!

A family gardens together
Home DIY
June 8, 2022

Summer Landscaping Ideas

Warm weather is here! Let’s make the most out of your backyard space. Whether you’re wanting a relaxing place to drink your coffee or the ultimate destination for guests, we’ve put together a list of simple ideas to get started on this year's landscaping projects.

A person is painting a wood frame
Home DIY
February 28, 2022

5280's Guide to Making the Most of Your Space

These days, we are looking to make our homes as livable as possible we may want to renovate and declutter our spaces to make it look new again. After spending so much time staring at the same walls, it might be worth investing in some new design concepts to make your space feel new again.

A man and woman build a DIY project in their garage
Home DIY
February 18, 2021

5280’s Guide to Winter Renovations

We get it, it’s cold! Snow is flying and you’ve been cooped up for way too long! Most people put off their improvement projects until summer but winter is a great time to check some projects off your list.

Christmas presents sit at the base of a tree
Home DIY
December 11, 2020

How to Dispose of Holiday Waste

With the holidays comes excitement, gifts, and….waste! With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays this year, let try to keep in mind the best ways to dispose of our holiday waste here in Denver. Let’s start with the biggest item… the tree!

A couple renovates a wall in a house
Home DIY
October 28, 2020

Home Renovation on a Budget

Decide on your top renovation needs and priorities. Whether it’s the bathroom or the kitchen, stick to what your priorities are. Are you wanting to remodel your kitchen with the top priority being a more modern look but the appliances are lower on your list? Remember to keep these things in mind once your project begins.

Curb appeal. American house exterior with double garage, concrete floor porch and well kept lawn. Colorado, USA
Home Organization
March 1, 2022

Strategies for Organizing Your Garage

Is your garage an organized sanctuary or a cluttered mess? Is it even too full of STUFF you can't park your car inside? 5280 breaks down some simple tips and tricks for organizing your garage so you can make the most out of your space.

Woman packs a book into a box
Home Organization
April 8, 2021

5280's Guide to Organizing Your Basement

Let’s get rid of that junk! Start by boxing your belongings into boxes labeled keep, donate or throw away. A general rule of thumb for getting rid of an object is asking yourself, “Have I used this in 6 months or will I use it in the next 6 months?”... If the answer is no to both of these questions, consider donating or getting rid of these items.

Photo of a street with houses lining the road
Home Organization
March 15, 2021

How to Plan a Community Clean-Up

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community this spring or summer? Community clean-ups are a great way to keep your community clean, while providing a service to your community.

New years resolutions written on a white board
Home Organization
January 13, 2021

5280's Tips for a Productive, Green New Year

With the start of the new year, just about everyone is looking at 2021 with higher hopes. People are starting to plan their goals for the new year. For some, these goals include updating our houses and making an effort to be more environmentally conscious. Have you thought about what you’d like to accomplish the next 365 days?