At Monster Smash, our overall mission is to save your company money.  

Don't get charged hidden fees by your waste hauling company. Hire Monster Smash to save money. See chart below for details.

Regular Fees from Waste Hauling Companies

Frequent Hidden Fees from Waste Hauling Companies

Monster Smash Savings will remove:

Lift Charge/Haul, Fuel Surcharge, Environmental fee, Recovery Costs, and Rental Roll Off.

These can make up 90% or more of your bill.

1.

Lift Charge / Hauls

Charge to pick up and exchange the container.

2.

Delivery

Charge to drop off your container onsite.

3.

Dry Run

Charge for the hauler to come out to your location and does not perform a ‘pick-up.’

4.

Relocation

Charge that the hauler charges when the customer asks to move container.

5.

Removal

Charge that haulers charges when they remove the container from the premise.

6.

Wash-out

Charge that haulers charge when they clean out the container after you use it.

7.

Overages

Charge that haulers charge when they think the material is above the fill line.

8.

Volume

Charge that haulers charge when they think the volume is too heavy.

Frequent Hidden Fees

1.

Fuel Surcharges

The Fuel Surcharge allows waste operating companies to recover the cost of diesel, natural gas and other hydrocarbon-based fuels. Standard Fuel Charge is meant to help waste operating companies to cover these costs and achieve an acceptable operating margin. Currently, the baseline is between 10% to 18% of the total bill.

Frequent Hidden Fees

2.

Environmental

The Environmental Charge allows waste operating companies to cover enterprise-wide costs and expenses for waste operating companies to operate collection, transfer, landfill, and recycling operations in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, and to achieve an acceptable operating margin. Currently, the baseline is between 13% to 19% of the total bill.

Frequent Hidden Fees

3.

Regulatory Cost Recovery

This charge allows waste operating companies to collectively recover a portion of the overall enterprise-wide costs associated with host community fees, waste disposal taxes and similar charges paid by waste operating companies to municipal or other governmental authorities or agencies to engage in the waste collection, transfer, processing, disposal, treatment and/or recycling business, and to achieve an acceptable operating margin. Currently, the baseline is between 1.75% to 3.5% of total bill.

Frequent Hidden Fees

4.

Administrative
Administrative charge is a recurring charge, currently between $5.00 – $6.50 per invoice. The administrative charge covers the cost of generating paper invoices and processing payments.

Frequent Hidden Fees

5.

Energy

Cross-references the peak diesel price with a corresponding energy charge percentage.

Frequent Hidden Fees

6.

Compliance and Business Impact

Assessed as a percentage of the invoiced amount (exclusive of taxes and other Charges) to help address companywide impacts associated with oversight and compliance as well as internal and external initiatives designed to anticipate and enhance the safety, efficiency and management of the operations.

Frequent Hidden Fees

7.

Host Fee

Typically a ‘host fee,’ is a charge waste operating companies pays, either by ton or on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis, to a community (city, county, province, municipality, township, etc.) to locate, construct, operate and or/expand our waste and/or recycling facilities in the community.

Savings from Monster Smash