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How much does a cubic yard weigh?

Most of our bulk materials, with the exception of mulch, are sold by the
weight. The following are approximate weights for most of our bulk materials.

 

  • Sand 1.10 – 1.25 tons(2,200 – 2,500 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Planting Mix 1 ton (2,000 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Lawn Dressing .90 tons (1,800 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Compost .40 tons (800 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Landscape Gravels 1.20 – 1.35 tons (2,400 – 2,700 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Washed Gravel 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Washed Limestone 1.20 tons (2,400 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Limestone Base 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard

Aggregates for Ground Cover

(PER CUBIC YARD)
DEPTH COVERAGE (STONE SOLD BY THE TON)
1” 300 SQ/FT PER YARD
2” 150 SQ/FT PER YARD
3” 100 SQ/FT PER YARD
4” 75 SQ/FT PER YARD
5” 60 SQ/FT PER YARD
6” 50 SQ/FT PER YARD

Aggregates for Ground Cover

(PER TON)
DEPTH COVERAGE (STONE SOLD BY THE TON)
1” 220 SQ/FT PER TON
2” 110 SQ/FT PER TON
3” 75 SQ/FT PER TON
4” 55 SQ/FT PER TON
5” 45 SQ/FT PER TON
6” 38 SQ/FT PER TON

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