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Old 05-15-2012, 09:38 PM
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Dumpster Company Hates Me

It's an 8 yard can they come dump it 3 times a week. It's crazy how fast the grass is growing.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:44 PM
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start a Compost Pile!!! recycle that grass.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:01 PM
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yeah i can see why green waste in plastic bags, probably cheaper if they could haul and recycle rather than dummping at a land fill. here they will not collect if yard waste is not in paper bags or decomposable type bags.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:27 PM
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yeah NY is so liberal (from what I hear), I'm surprised they don't have restrictions on that kind of stuff... You could (as stated earlier) start a compost pile, or perhaps find someone with horses or other livestock that would like to have it dumped on their property for feed...
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Even cutting winter rye down here in Texas in the cool season we've never bagged a single thing. Bagging is way too much work and depletes the soil since your stopping the natural cycle. The grass growing is removing nutrients that the clippings would normally be returning to the soil.

We don't do the open chutes thing either since that also creates more effort to blow things off. We mulch everything and even if it's rye there's not a problem. NY is putting forth an effort to keep clippings out of landfills as well http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8816.html.

If for some reason I did bag the clippings I would buy a 16' or 20' dump trailer so I could dump the bags and reuse them. We use the expensive Home Depot Husky bags in the yellow box and use slip knots to make dumping them a snap. They just improved the bags by adding ears to make tying even easier.

How much is each dumpster tipping fee?
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:02 AM
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I agree with my fellow Texan. No bagged grass in the landfills in my area. We just deal with it with mulching mowers. Even winter / cool season grasses.
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:05 AM
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Your website home page looks good. Now you just need to get some pictures of your work on their instead of clip art. You have a lot of services listed to not have a single project picture.
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:26 AM
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Your website home page looks good. Now you just need to get some pictures of your work on their instead of clip art. You have a lot of services listed to not have a single project picture.
You suggesting this over loaded dumpster is clip art or are you drinking shiner?
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:27 AM
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I agree with my fellow Texan. No bagged grass in the landfills in my area. We just deal with it with mulching mowers. Even winter / cool season grasses.
I'm actually a Yankee in disguise. Born and raised in Maine not all that far from NY but I've been down here in Texas since 1993. Army brought me to Texas and the Hispanic women kept me here.

It much easier to make a living in the landscape trade down here then it would be in Maine. I'd be lucky to make half what I do in the Austin, Texas area if I were still up north. Maine is a great place for a second summer home on a lake though.
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:30 AM
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I'm actually a Yankee in disguise. Born and raised in Maine not all that far from NY but I've been down here in Texas since 1993. Army brought me to Texas and the Hispanic women kept me here.

It much easier to make a living in the landscape trade down here then it would be in Maine. I'd be lucky to make half what I do in the Austin, Texas area if I were still up north. Maine is a great place for a second summer home on a lake though.
Texan by choice is the best kind.
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