Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation
A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!

Where Do You Guys Dump?


Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 11-25-2012, 11:14 PM
elbow300 elbow300 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 9
Rep Power: 2
elbow300 is on a distinguished road
Default

I use an ag supply place to dump. They charge me $30.00 for my 22 yard truck, compost or grind what I take them, and then sell it back to me at $15.30 per yard as mulch or landscape mix. I need to get into the supply business!!
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #12  
Old 11-26-2012, 05:43 AM
CS-LawnService CS-LawnService is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Paw Paw West Virginia
Age: 50
Posts: 133
Rep Power: 4
CS-LawnService is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I use the landfill in Virginia since most of my work is there I just tell them its commercial and it does not matter I am from out of state and its 60 a ton here also
__________________
Chris Hoeltke
serving Winchester Virginia and surrounding areas
C&S Lawn Service

Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 11-26-2012, 07:53 AM
krzys666 krzys666 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 49
Rep Power: 3
krzys666 is on a distinguished road
Default

we are paying 55 a ton for grass or leaves and 85 for brush or trees.
otherwise the next cheapest one is 85 then 90 a ton.

you need to have accounts in the town, and pay a yearly fee of 150 to use the dump
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 11-26-2012, 08:50 AM
stevef1201 stevef1201 is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 1,096
Rep Power: 6
stevef1201 is on a distinguished road
Default

I got a friend with about 20 acres of lane, who is filling in a big hole. He got a permit to do so and several of us dump our debris in there. Should be able to do it for a few more years. Ands its free
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 11-26-2012, 10:04 AM
ringahding1's Avatar
ringahding1 ringahding1 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Stillwater, MN
Posts: 286
Rep Power: 5
ringahding1 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fresh68 View Post
Any ideas? or Where do most of you dump?

I placed an ad on Craigslist. A guy with with a real need for compost responded to the ad. He said if you have more than I need you can dump here and finish out your season. We probably brought in 40 cubic yards, more than he needed.

The problem we have now run into is that the local recycling company had their permit snatched from them. One can only imagine what for, but it has put a real burden on that aspect of fall leaf clean up.

My plan going forward is to offer this guy work via leads I get, since he can actual do what we do, just in a much smaller scale. Hopefully this kiss-butt tactic will work...haha.
__________________
08 F250 Ext Cab/04 Chevy 3500
05 F350/04 F350 Diesel/12 Ram 4500 Dump
3 -60 Toro Zmaster/Lesco 48
3 -8'2" Boss V-Plows
1- Hiniker 9'6" V-Plow
20' Enclosed trailer
18' Skid & 16' Open Trailer
2012 - S185 Bobcat


Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 11-26-2012, 11:43 AM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

I go to 3 different transfer stations mostly. Leaves is free at 2 and 5 at 1. Brush is 5 at 1 and 15 at 2. Rocks are 80 a ton.

Sometimes when I have fill or rocks. Ill put up add and dump for free somewhere.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 11-26-2012, 07:44 PM
patrick6411 patrick6411 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 106
Rep Power: 3
patrick6411 is on a distinguished road
Default

Ok you guys are going to laugh but I have 15 acres that we own, and a dumpster. All leaves and small limbs we chip them. Then we compost them down. I am trying to build up an area of the property that I want to build on, so this works out well for us. On the trees, if it is a good wood to burn in a fire place we split them and sale them. What we canít sell there is a local company that accepts them at $45.00 a truck and trailer load.
If it is plan trash we place it in our dumpster, they empty it twice a week. In fact I get lazy and will more than likely add some fall cleanup stuff in there lol. In the long run the dumpster has saved us a great deal of headache and grief.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 11-26-2012, 07:48 PM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by patrick6411 View Post
Ok you guys are going to laugh but I have 15 acres that we own, and a dumpster. All leaves and small limbs we chip them. Then we compost them down. I am trying to build up an area of the property that I want to build on, so this works out well for us. On the trees, if it is a good wood to burn in a fire place we split them and sale them. What we canít sell there is a local company that accepts them at $45.00 a truck and trailer load.
If it is plan trash we place it in our dumpster, they empty it twice a week. In fact I get lazy and will more than likely add some fall cleanup stuff in there lol. In the long run the dumpster has saved us a great deal of headache and grief.
Nothing to laugh about it. If we all had the property we would do the same.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 11-27-2012, 03:01 PM
Martywdx Martywdx is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Iowa
Age: 57
Posts: 94
Rep Power: 4
Martywdx is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by patrick6411 View Post
Ok you guys are going to laugh but I have 15 acres that we own, and a dumpster. All leaves and small limbs we chip them. Then we compost them down. I am trying to build up an area of the property that I want to build on, so this works out well for us. On the trees, if it is a good wood to burn in a fire place we split them and sale them. What we canít sell there is a local company that accepts them at $45.00 a truck and trailer load.
If it is plan trash we place it in our dumpster, they empty it twice a week. In fact I get lazy and will more than likely add some fall cleanup stuff in there lol. In the long run the dumpster has saved us a great deal of headache and grief.
Just a thought-
My land slopes to a reveen, and I've been dumping mulched leaves and grass clipping from 20-30 clients for going on 20 years. I have yet to see any noticeable filling of the slope. It all just rots away. what is left is a peat like sponginess that I wouldn't build anything on.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11-27-2012, 05:40 PM
Naylor's Lawncare Naylor's Lawncare is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Columbus,In
Posts: 39
Rep Power: 2
Naylor's Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default Naylor's lawncare

Here we pay 35 a load for grass and tree at are city recyle center but leaves are free to dump.I have two of my friends begging for the leaves and grass for there gardens.Both have offered to pay 20 dollars a load for it.I bet you can put an ad up and find people who would want a load.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dump trucks or trailer dumps. 1manCrew General Business Discussions 6 11-26-2012 06:34 PM
Dump kits for pick-up StealthDumpTrucks Promote your products or services 41 05-16-2008 12:52 PM
Dump fees in your area gmoney55 General Business Discussions 10 05-14-2008 07:58 PM
Thinking about getting a dump truck S.P.Martin Lawn Care Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 4 07-13-2007 09:32 PM
New Aluminum Dump Insert! PremierLand Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10 04-04-2007 10:40 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Help With Snow Blowing...
Robertf31
Yesterday 10:55 PM
Today 04:56 PM
by BelleCityLawn1
4 149
Scag turf tiger hydrolic...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-04-2014 10:55 PM
Today 03:06 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
8 604
thinking about throwing...
veteranslawncaresystems
09-09-2014 10:31 PM
Today 07:41 AM
by stevef1201
9 505
Hello
Robertf31
09-12-2014 10:34 PM
Yesterday 10:44 PM
by Robertf31
1 165
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Yesterday 09:14 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
116 7,761
Lowballers scrubs &...
Darksteel
01-13-2014 07:35 AM
Yesterday 03:06 PM
by Northwoods Outdoors
49 6,283
snowplowing
jshak40
09-01-2014 07:20 AM
Yesterday 02:35 PM
by Northwoods Outdoors
18 1,034
Getting lowballed!
PineHillLawn
06-27-2012 07:23 AM
Yesterday 02:30 PM
by stevef1201
18 4,546
Replacing a Shindi T-27
Dan Tanner
Yesterday 12:59 PM
Yesterday 12:59 PM
by Dan Tanner
0 105
Poll - net income
Dan5082
11-15-2010 08:08 PM
Yesterday 12:34 PM
by Dan Tanner
7 2,914
need help with starter...
GoGreenerKS
09-12-2014 04:23 PM
Yesterday 12:33 PM
by kslawn
2 185
Newbie......Again
Jibber
Yesterday 12:17 PM
Yesterday 12:17 PM
by Jibber
0 121
Brake job!
kslawn
08-30-2014 07:49 AM
Yesterday 12:12 PM
by kslawn
11 885
Hello
jawnebgoode
08-28-2014 08:37 PM
Yesterday 12:03 PM
by Jibber
2 686
Employee uniforms
Gerardo_Landscape
01-21-2014 11:11 PM
Yesterday 10:46 AM
by SouthallMowing
4 801
Greetings from the north
Northwoods Outdoors
Yesterday 08:55 AM
Yesterday 08:55 AM
by Northwoods Outdoors
0 121
My 1st bid
WesleySnips
06-11-2014 03:13 PM
Yesterday 08:38 AM
by Northwoods Outdoors
28 1,571
Tribulations of working...
stevef1201
Yesterday 08:37 AM
Yesterday 08:37 AM
by stevef1201
0 122
New Aerator
Chaz
09-09-2014 11:43 PM
09-12-2014 03:08 PM
by Chaz
8 407
getting ready to start
calebmoss
05-23-2011 09:35 PM
09-11-2014 12:21 PM
by Steve
34 11,045
Stihl pull cord replace
SGL1
09-03-2014 09:22 PM
09-10-2014 12:25 PM
by Steve
9 621
Softball field
kslawn
08-15-2014 09:28 AM
09-10-2014 12:16 PM
by Steve
18 1,346
Lawn Route Templates
Landscaper1165
08-30-2014 01:52 PM
09-09-2014 08:05 PM
by Landscaper1165
4 825
New truck and trailer...
Johnny Rocket
05-14-2012 03:41 PM
09-09-2014 07:23 PM
by Matther777
18 6,418
What gets you bad press?
Steve
09-09-2014 11:48 AM
09-09-2014 07:21 PM
by Matther777
2 330
Signs on your snow plow?
Steve
01-15-2007 01:07 AM
09-09-2014 11:42 AM
by Steve
19 6,071
Exmark Lazer Z S-Series...
BLC7
08-22-2014 10:18 AM
09-08-2014 08:08 PM
by avetslawncare
12 1,119
Compare this summer to...
Steve
09-03-2014 12:52 PM
09-08-2014 12:02 PM
by Steve
11 817
New to the business
flamingyouth87
09-05-2014 11:52 AM
09-08-2014 11:55 AM
by Steve
3 528
Hello from Ohio
kurtwin
08-28-2014 05:06 PM
09-08-2014 11:51 AM
by Steve
7 810
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 08:36 AM
09-07-2014 07:35 AM
by avetslawncare
24 7,570
Help pricing cut down 7...
Bradcook21
08-26-2014 11:17 PM
09-06-2014 02:09 PM
by Bradcook21
8 895
billing matters
sbuchanan8154
09-05-2014 09:56 AM
09-05-2014 03:00 PM
by Steve
3 507
Thoughts
googus
09-05-2014 07:28 AM
09-05-2014 02:23 PM
by Steve
2 470
Backflow Tester
flowcheckllc.2014
09-03-2014 04:37 PM
09-05-2014 02:15 PM
by Steve
3 547
Collections & collection...
jscarolina
09-03-2014 04:39 PM
09-04-2014 03:14 PM
by Steve
2 567
Sod
RosalesLawnCare
08-27-2014 03:47 PM
09-04-2014 02:42 PM
by RosalesLawnCare
4 818
Lawn needs top soil What...
jymie
08-26-2014 11:01 AM
09-03-2014 12:07 PM
by Steve
7 889
Hello! New here and...
CaliforniaFriendly
08-29-2014 11:30 AM
09-03-2014 11:15 AM
by Steve
4 792
Trailer tires
J.A.S.LawnService
09-01-2014 10:17 AM
09-02-2014 03:27 PM
by Steve
3 710
Mowing 7 acres
avetslawncare
08-31-2014 04:24 PM
09-02-2014 03:11 PM
by Steve
5 775
New to the industry-...
Lsmain
08-31-2014 10:53 AM
09-02-2014 02:58 PM
by Steve
1 704
Walk Behinds and Texas...
SGL1
08-26-2014 03:53 PM
09-01-2014 11:36 PM
by SGL1
7 890
Stihl engine isn't...
Marcintosh
08-12-2014 08:30 PM
08-28-2014 09:28 PM
by Marcintosh
12 1,190
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
08-27-2014 08:33 PM
by kurtwin
1,187 333,345
How do I approach...
Bradcook21
08-21-2014 01:48 AM
08-26-2014 05:08 AM
by Billy Goat
12 1,296
Tender Process
M2Dave
08-24-2014 12:31 PM
08-25-2014 04:14 PM
by Steve
2 812
Grass hopper mower
ExtremeLawncareServices
12-05-2013 08:51 AM
08-25-2014 04:02 PM
by Steve
26 4,518
Need help pricing basic...
Bradcook21
08-22-2014 01:21 AM
08-22-2014 01:05 PM
by Steve
2 936
Yearly contract Pricing
jrob0691
08-21-2014 08:57 AM
08-22-2014 01:01 PM
by Steve
6 1,068
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 article marketing bid birdscaping care charge collections collections subcontractor commercial credit card decorating ditches ecosymbiosis employee problems exmark ferris gopherhaul grass gravely hardscapes health holiday lighting honda how much to charge hydraulic installation landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website leaf lighting brass outdoor lights marketing monthly mow mulch mulch price native plants new buisness outdoor environments past due patio install podcast promotion running a business savannah scag scag v-ride schedule seo snow starting a business steep lawns stihl sulky theft of services toro trailer mate pro truck new used landscape walk behind walker won't return
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:46 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:46 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy