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Old 11-09-2009, 11:17 AM
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To all who don't have a truck+trailer setup

If you have your equipment on the bed of the truck.or if you have one of those dove tail beds like justmowit or the isuzu box beds.
What do you do with the grass clippings and the leaves.
I put a tarp in the bed of the truck and fill it.
If you have the bed full of equipment and mowers ,where do you go with the clippings and leaves.
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Old 11-09-2009, 11:37 AM
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I think those guys mulch everything. I wish that would work here.
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Old 11-09-2009, 11:37 AM
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the guys i see around me who just work out of the back of there truck leave the stuff in bags at the person house witch i find to be very un professional but they prob dont have a licens and charge really cheap to cut the lawn and get away with it
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Old 11-09-2009, 11:44 AM
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Here I have never been asked to bag yet. I side discharge or mulch I plan on switching my enclosed trailer for a truck only set up this week. Already sold my mowers bought a new one just waiting for the kit now. I plan on just using a f-150 nothing special at all. You could always get a pipe rack and put expanded metal on it or something like that. I have no idea one how much grass clippings come from the size yards you service.
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Old 11-09-2009, 12:31 PM
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Around us we can put the leaves into street, and then the city comes and collects them. Otherwise, I either haul the leaves in my truck, or rent a dump trailer. I did that yesterday, and it worked great.
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Old 11-09-2009, 12:33 PM
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Your best options would be to either leave the clippings in bags at the customer's house or dump the clippings on the property if they have an area to do that. I personally don't like to leave bags, because it looks a little unprofessional but I also have the ability to take everything away too. I would mulch as many properties as you can, that way you don't have to worry about the clippings.
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Old 11-09-2009, 12:40 PM
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i dont know were you guys are from but here in NY and i am on long island the people want nothing on there lawn not grass clipings nothing and if they find out you left a leaf behind you will hear about it i would much rather cut grass and do clean ups were you guys are
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:26 PM
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I am lucky enough to live in a town that offers curbside leaf pickup. My customers dont mind the leaf piles because it saves them from having to pay me to cart off and dispose of the leaves. If for some reason I had to haul leaves off a property then I would pile everything at the curb and pay a buddy of mine come over with his leaf loader, suck everything up and dispose. The one account where I am required to bag all year long has a place to dump debris on site.
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Old 11-09-2009, 04:47 PM
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What the companies around here do that use the isuzu landscape beds, they use tarp bags like me and just line the sides with them or pile them in the front. Works good as far as I can tell.
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Old 11-09-2009, 05:18 PM
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We don't bag anything we mulch it all including leaves. We mow year round though so the leaves don't bild up like some of you guys do.
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