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What do you do with all your clippings?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by blakerugg, Feb 18, 2010.

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What do you do with your clippings?

  1. Bag, dump on site

    9.1%
  2. Bag, Haul away

    37.1%
  3. Mulch

    31.2%
  4. Discharge

    42.5%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. blakerugg

    blakerugg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    If u haul away please state where u put them (i.e. barrels in bed of truck, barrels on trailer, dump body, etc.)
     
  2. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,599

    I bag and haul away, I normally put them in my trailer
     
  3. Vogel-Landscaping

    Vogel-Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 214

    i bag the majority and out them in the back of my dump trucks. we have dump sites here for dirt mulch grass leaves concrete etc.
     
  4. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,805

    Discharge or haul away.
     
  5. SNAPPER MAN

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,443

    We use big tarp bags and fill them with grass and load the truck with them.
     
  6. blakerugg

    blakerugg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    thanks for the replies. basically i have a truck and 12 ft landscape trailer and im tryin to figure the best method for getting clippings or other waste from the job to the dump site
     
  7. Vogel-Landscaping

    Vogel-Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 214

    blake when we had pickups we just sucked it up and when we had to dump it got the pitch forks out at the end of the day. it sucked but it works.
     
  8. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,720

    Within this decade the practice of grass clipping removal by professionals & homeowners alike will come to an abrupt halt...
    AND/OR

    ...there will be giant strides in the fledgeling bioconversion industry towards lowering the costs of converting such materials into useable fuel forms, such as pellets for wood stoves.
     
  9. blakerugg

    blakerugg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    yea i was thinkin i would build a box for the bed and make it structurally strong so that i can pick it up somehow at the end of the day, just so i can switch from work to personal truck quickly. im not sure yet. thanks for the responses guys.
     
  10. rywnygc

    rywnygc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 523

    good luck picking up a bed full of wet grass clippings.
     

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