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Old 09-23-2009, 11:57 PM
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Dumping Leaves

What is the best way to find a place to dump my leaves during the fall season.

I posted in the craiglist adds section. I am located in west bloomfield michigan i am willing to pay or trade services.


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I do not own a dump truck therefore i need a near by location to accomidate many more visits or dumps.

Any advice or help is appreciated.
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:27 AM
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In Moscow there is a recycling center, they take yard waste and compost it. It's free. However if you're a landscape contractor you are not allowed to use it. Apparently if you get paid for generating yard waste it doesn't make good compost. I don't understand it.

The other option I have is to take it the dump and pay $60/ton to get rid of it. Not doing that either.

What I do is I dump in a farmers field. Leaves, twigs, fill, etc. They just till it under.

Find a farmer, ask real nice. Some let you dump anytime anywhere, others will give you their phone number and ask that you call. They may have a specific field they want it in.
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:46 AM
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Burning them works pretty good to. BONFIRE!!!!!!
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:46 AM
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I have two places to dump. 1 is a farmer's field like mentioned above. The other is my neighbor's enormous compost pile. Depends on the time of day, wetness of the fields, etc.

If you have any feed stores around, ask there and they may be able to direct you to a farmer or somebody with a lot of land.

I couldn't imagine dumping at a landfill. What a waste.
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:53 AM
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I couldn't imagine dumping at a landfill. What a waste.
It's so stupid. I was stoked when the city of Moscow put in the compost heap. Then they said landscape contractors and tree contractors couldn't use it. Homeowners only.
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:56 AM
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It's so stupid. I was stoked when the city of Moscow put in the compost heap. Then they said landscape contractors and tree contractors couldn't use it. Homeowners only.
I'm not trying to get political here...but...

What are the chances that the green folks who love the earth are the ones opposed to contractors dumping?
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:57 AM
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I'm not a gambling man, but I'd put money on it.
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:02 AM
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open trailer+country road+high speed=no more leaves
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:03 AM
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Chevy its probably not the fact they don't want contractors there, hell they could make money on having you get a permit, its probably that contractors would bring in a volume that they are not equiped for.
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:05 AM
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Chevy its probably not the fact they don't want contractors there, hell they could make money on having you get a permit, its probably that contractors would bring in a volume that they are not equiped for.
That's another possibility also.
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