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08-15-2011, 10:07 PM
Weights According to the Massachusetts Municipal Recycling Regulations


Organics - Weight Conversions
Grass Clippings-- 667 pounds / cubic yard
Leaves-- 400 pounds / cubic yard
Brush-- 500 pounds / cubic yard
Unfinished compost-- 1,500 pounds / cubic yard
Finished-- compost 1,350 pounds / cubic yard

Organics - Volumetric Conversions
Grass Clippings-- 3 cubic yards/ton
Leaves-- 5 cubic yards/ton
Brush-- 4 cubic yards/ton

Hope people find this helpful I know these numbers aren't going to be exact

Rake 'n Bake
08-16-2011, 05:34 AM
Interesting. Any idea how much a yard of mulch or mushroom manure weighs? (Obviously it wary vary depending on how wet it is)

08-16-2011, 03:04 PM
well I know mulch around here is between 200LB to 500LB per yard depending on how wet it is at the time ... and mushroom manure I'm guessing fits into the compost range