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What does everyone do with their grass?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TGG, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. sgreanbean

    sgreanbean LawnSite Member
    from cal
    Messages: 138

    we throw it in a dumpster
  2. kels

    kels LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    currently, leave it for garbage pick up.
  3. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    Smoke it.

    Nah, seriously I side discharge unless someone special requests bagging, then I would throw it in truck and bring to my home compost pile.
  4. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,266

    Depends on the season for us bag it when we have to,mulch it when we can leave bags for collection sometimes we take them with us for elderly people.It seems like half of my customers have some excuse why they cannot take the bags to the street for collection when it basically boils down to they just don't want to look at them or the are just lazy.
  5. Lance720

    Lance720 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Clippings are taken to the families local farm and composted. Clippings that have been treated with a pesticide are taken to the local composting facility.
    I envy you guys that are able to side discharge. The level of cleanliness that is expexted here I could never get away with side discharging.
  6. Green lawns

    Green lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 112

    We leave it for garbage pick-up or put it in our own dumpster.
  7. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,850

    We all bag pretty much everything here, it get's dumped into my dump bed on my truck and hauled to a cow pasture daily. Unfortunatley this year is probably the last for doing that as a developer is going to build homes on the property so I will then be driving to the landfill and dumping in their compost site. Our city will not even take bags of grass, though they do offer a compost only dumpster to anyone who wants to pay for one. I'd hate to even try and cram all the grass off of one lawn into one of those! they are big, but one and a half dumps from my dixon and it's full, and then the homeowner would have to wrestle it to the curb on pick up day. Sounds pretty unprofessional if you ask me...
  8. NorrisG

    NorrisG LawnSite Member
    Female, from Lakeland, Tn.
    Messages: 59

    Leave it for garbage pickup.
    Sometimes I bring a bag home for my horses to eat unless it has been sprayed recently. They LOVE IT! When I'm bagging at home the horses and cows know what the sound of the buzzer means on the Walker....here they come! LOL!
  9. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Cut, fertilize,cut ,fertilize,cut,fertilize,...repeat until desired results are achieved<a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/7/7_2_123.gif' border=0></a>
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,499

    Side discharge 99.99%. Bag a couple of areas around swimming pools for extra fee.

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