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Where does everyone dump?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Little Jon, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    Here I have a local company that takes everything from scrap steel to organic waste at no cherge to me. They also make top soil.
  2. Green Earth Inc.

    Green Earth Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    The best way to approach waste management is to contract it out. Most dont think about it that way. Around here everybody been taught that you haul it off to a dump. By the time you pay your workers to break off route and dump you have labor and dump fees.
    What i do for my Commercial properties is dump on the property wether its using there dumpster or somerwhere on the property. I just got a commercial property that i am not able to use there disposal so they had 2- 98 gallon containers droped off from there local waste management provider and they handle the cost.
  3. Perfect Image TLM

    Perfect Image TLM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    city near me but where I actually do most of my work has a dump for grass, leaves, tree limbs, etc. They charge $10 per yard but usually charge less than you have. They make mulch and compost out of it also, but I don't know what they do with it.
  4. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,219

    At first I read the title of this thread....and said to myself 'None of your darn business!'

    Then I read on.....I get rid of my green waste at the city brush dump.
  5. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,444

    Until recently :rolleyes:

  6. soloscaperman

    soloscaperman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,045

    There is a reason why I bought her a promise ring ;-)

    The draw back is I can't unload my leaves or branches on time before she runs out saying she misses me even though I saw her yesterday
  7. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903

    lots of sinkholes around here.
  8. Yater

    Yater LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    I posted an ad on craigslist and got a response from a local rancher who wants my limbs, leaves, grass, and clippings. That saves me $7/yard and I dump 10+ yards/week this time of year.
  9. Cuttinitclose

    Cuttinitclose LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,015

    Dry in up and burn all but grass. I get rid of it and the ashes from the other stuff at my dad's work for free.
  10. nickroqs

    nickroqs LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 37

    The local public dump around here doesn't charge anything if you're only getting rid of green stuff.

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