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Rocket Equipment

Put Trash Rocket to Work for You

Tow it. Park it. Rocket. A neat solution to a messy problem. Like many inventions, the Trash Rocket came about to solve a very real problem. The Word is Out! When you have a better way of doing something, word tends to get around. 

Trash Rocket was designed by roofers, for roofers. It was refined and proven on real job sites. It packs in all the features and capabilities to make it a profit-building,
easy-to-use piece of equipment that you’ll depend
on for years to come.


  • Trailer-mounted for easy towing
  • Telescoping design creates a compact unit for easy transport and setup
  • Convenient all-in-one control panel on base unit
  • Enclosed chute means nothing misses the dumpster
  • Adjust the upper hopper to reach different roof areas


  • Folding lower chute adjusts to dumpster size and location
  • The folding upper hopper adjusts to the roofline and provides a large opening for debris
  • Adjustable outriggers provide leveling and safety on uneven terrain
  • Can accommodate various roofing and construction debris (lumber, drywall, sheet metal, ballast, shingles, tile, slate, single-ply systems, concrete, etc.)


  • Non-stick poly liner with solid steel bottom plate to withstand impact from high volumes of debris
  • Heavy-duty, corrosion-resistant aluminum chute
  • Powder-coated steel trailer and lift mechanism for durability and strength
  • Battery-powered hydraulic lift with integrated charger
  • Mounted solar panel to help maintain battery
  • Operates and charges using 120-volt outlet

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Live Interviews From IRE 2024: Rocket Equipment!

Tune in as Lauren White (top) and Karen Edwards (bottom) with RoofersCoffeeShop get a chance to chat with Rob Thorson and Tom Chrisner on the new and improved products from the Trash Rocket line! These mobile trash shoots telescope out and are attached to a trailer that extends as much as 50 feet with the largest rocket! Take a listen to hear more in-depth updates and happenings within Rocket Equipment! Learn more here! 

Trash Rocket 5000

The TR-5000 is a commercial-grade trash chute designed to expedite the removal of roofing materials and construction debris from your job site. The capability to extend to different work areas minimizes the labor required during the removal or demolition process.

  • Sets up in 10-15 minutes with a single operator
  • Articulated arm increases reach and flexibility
  • Position up to 30’ away or reach heights up to 50’
  • Works with dump trucks and 40 yd dumpsters
  • Ideal for tile, shingles, ballast, single-ply and more!

Whether you need to reach over landscaping, canopies, extend to hard-to-reach areas, or replace traditional trash chutes, the hydraulic-operated battery-powered TR-5000 saves you time, money and labor!

View the Trash Rocket 5000 Spec Sheet.

Watch the setup and operation tutorial.

Trash Rocket 3900

A breakthrough, patented roof-to-bin debris disposal system. Designed by roofers, for roofers to make job sites safer and more efficient.

The TR-3900 is a commercial-grade trash chute designed to expedite the removal of roofing materials and construction debris commonly found on job sites. The flexibility to extend to different work areas helps minimize the labor traditionally required during the removal or demolition process.  

  • Easy transportation to and from jobsites. 
  • 10-15 minutes to set up or take down with only one person required. 
  • Can be positioned up to 32’ away or reach heights up to 39’. 
  • From concrete, tile, slate, shingles and ballast to single-ply and more!

Whether you need to reach over landscaping, canopies, extend to hard-to-reach areas or simply replace traditional trash chutes, the hydraulic operated – battery powered unit is here to save you time, money and labor.  

Read through the Trash Rocket 3900 Product Brochure.

View the Trash Rocket 3900 Spec Sheet.

Rocket Equipment's Trash Rocket TR 3000 (Model TR3000) photo in extended position for use in residential roofing construction as mobile trash chute and debris disposal systemTrash Rocket 3000

A Trash Rocket optimized for residential and smaller commercial applications. The same, rugged quality, in a more compact design that fits in smaller spaces.

The TR-3000 is a compact trash chute designed to expedite the removal of roofing materials and debris. The flexibility to extend to different areas of residential or smaller commercial roofs helps minimize the labor traditionally required during the tear-off process.

  • Fits in most residential driveways.
  • 10-15 minutes to set up or take down with only one person required.
  • Can be positioned up to 20’ away or reach heights up to 30’.
  • Ideal for concrete tile, slate, shingles, shake
    and more!

Whether you need to reach over landscaping, canopies, extend to hard-to-reach areas or simply eliminate debris from being tossed off the roof and into your customers' lawn, the hydraulic operated – battery powered unit is here to save you time, money and labor.

Read through the Trash Rocket 3000 Product Brochure.

View the Trash Rocket 3000 Spec Sheet.

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Rocket Quipment - Tom Christner & Scott Seaton - Who is Taking out the Trash? The Trash Rocket Story - POD

Tom Christner & Scott Seaton - Who is Taking out the Trash? The Trash Rocket Story

S4:E18 Heidi J. Ellsworth road trips across the country to visit with Scott Seaton and Tom Christner of Rocket Equipment. In this very enlightening Roofing Road Trip they talk about how Scott developed and then worked at making the Trash Rocket line of equipment a game changer for roofing companies. ...
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