Whats your city DUMP FEES?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by ATL Lawn, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. ATL Lawn

    ATL Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    How much does your area dumps charge you guys? here its $35-$45ton (for tree/grass/leaves debris) and avg wait time 5-10mins. i was told that was cheep vs nationwide prices. just wondering.
     
  2. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,218

    That is cheap. I have a facility close by that charges $65/ton. I believe demo debris is even more. They open at 4:30 am, so I usually go early, never have to wait in line.
     
  3. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,420

    Ours is free they have alarge area for small branches and yard waste only. Real handy when I do cleanups I use the dump trailer with sides and from anywhere in town the dump is probably only about 5 to 10 minutes away.
     
  4. jimslawns

    jimslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 283

    its free for us too!!!
     
  5. CrewCutEnterprises

    CrewCutEnterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 893

    look at the locations, Im in MD right in Annapolis, Between DC and Baltimore, we pay $65.00 ton.
     
  6. MR HYDROSEED

    MR HYDROSEED LawnSite Member
    Posts: 48

    I live on the same road as my town dump, pretty convenient right? well, not when they charge 6 cents a pound. I was going there and loading my own compost for awhile for free and then they yelled at me towards the end of the season. They said it's not for commercial use. i was a little po'd since i pay $5400 in town taxes a year!
     
  7. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    we pay $100/ton for brush/leaves. they do not accept grass.
     
  8. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    no city dump, so I pay $15 at the local dump site to dump anything I want, execpt stuff with nails in it and roofing material. I can dump grass, leaves, concrete, brush, etc. Its $15 for an 8ft bed wth 2foot sides. So thats like 5 yards :)
     
  9. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    free here.
     
  10. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    FREE!! But only open 8 to 5... They take everything, just has to be offloaded into the appropriate site. Compost, brush, demo., trash, metal, concrete.

    I used to think all the seperation was dumb, but I appreciate that fact that it's FREE and I obide. It cheeses me off when I see brush and trash bags in the compost pile... That means that someone has to go thru it and dig all that crap out, costing the taxpayers more money for labor.
     

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