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Leaf Removal question...

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mister_snowplow, Oct 29, 2004.

  1. mister_snowplow

    mister_snowplow Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    Hey guys, I know this isn't a plowing question...sorry...I thought I'd ask anyways. A couple of my clients that I'll be plowing for would like me to do a final leaf removal before the snow falls.

    My question to you is...
    Where do I haul the leaves to? The town dump? What do you guys do?

    Thanks for the help, I appreciate it.
     
  2. Dwan

    Dwan Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    If you would like You can haul them here and I can dispose of them for you.
    other wise you could call your own land fill in your area and they could tell you what to do with them. I am sure everyware in the states and Canada has a different idea on how to deal with them.
     
  3. gpin

    gpin Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    Some municipalities have a place to dump leaves so check the local websites, sometimes you will have to prove residence in a municipality. Also check the larger mulch producers who actually grind their own mulch. They will often take leaves, sticks, branchs and root balls at a reasonable price.
     
  4. limargie25

    limargie25 Guest
    Messages: 0

    My land fill takes leaves and grass clippings for free. Give yours a call
     
  5. mister_snowplow

    mister_snowplow Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    :D Thanks Dwan...I would like to get out to Alaska someday, when I do it will be a vacation, and I'll be leaving my truck back home.

    I'll call the town's landfill and see what they want me to do. I appreciate the humor and advice.
     
  6. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    I just take mine and throw them over my fence into the neighbors yard. lol j/k I have a butload of nurseys around here that will take all i can bring them, unbagged. Look into that option too....Rob
     
  7. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    My buddy takes all the leaves I get and puts them on his garden. We also have a local compost facility.
     
  8. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639

    my neigbour finds it appropriate to dump his pool skimmings, filter, etc... over our fence. Along with any garbage found in his pool.

    I'm thinking for a small fee, like me paying YOU $20, his pool would be a great place to start :p
     
  9. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Wait until next summer and throw a king size snickers in his pool! :D
    Either that or a bunch of food coloring. :nod:
     
  10. Hawkc01

    Hawkc01 Member
    Messages: 49

    Oh, man. It's Friday and boy did I need a laugh. You guys are killing me on this one. :D
     
  11. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639


    I'm stockpiling tang. It's the only cheap thing I can think of that can't be thrown back over my fence :p

    Unless I can find something that turns it green. It would be funny watch him trying to shock his pool with all sorts of chemicals and chlorine trying to kill the algea :p
     
  12. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    You really want to freak this guy out throw a payday candy bar in the pool, and sit back at wiat for the screems to begin.....Rob
     
  13. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    I think it's baby ruth that looks like the real deal. Are you serious that he flips the stuff back in your yard? Does he feel he has the right to because leaves fall from your trees or something? I guess I'm blessed to have good neighbors on both sides. I think back in my trouble making days it would have been a box of Mr. Bubble.

    Mr. snowplow, have you thought about composting the leaves on your property and selling it back to them in the spring to put in their flower beds?
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2004
  14. mister_snowplow

    mister_snowplow Senior Member
    Messages: 173


    hehehe...good one Boss! Sounds like somebody is a Caddyshack fan! :drinkup:
     
  15. mister_snowplow

    mister_snowplow Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    Great idea, wish I could. I don't own the property...I'm starting up my own snow removal business so I can make some money and eventually buy a house of my own.
     
  16. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639



    yes, he's done it several times right in front of me. He just reaches over the fence and knocks it out. It's not really a big deal, because it's only grass, etc... but sometimes it's also garbage. And if it wasn't a big deal, why can't he dump it in his own lawn?

    And we don't even have trees that border that fence.
     
  17. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Back in the day when I was in high school, we actually did do the candy bar deal. We put a king size snickers in the pool. Eventually it sank to the bottom and a girl stepped on it. Man did she freak out! :D After that, my buddy Dan picked it up from the bottom and took a bite out of it! Needless to say, we got suspended for 3 days but it was worth it. :nod:
     
  18. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639


    suspensions like that are always worth it. I almost got expelled from my HS because of silly pranks.

    At one point I was working for a company doing all their plastics and engraving. I had access to a full size engraving machine and unlimited sign plastic. The school also used the same style of signs all over. Needless to say, the school got a bunch of new signs.

    The best one replaced a sign that originally said "location of main fire alarm control panel" we changed it to pornography archives". Since it looked like the original sign it stayed up for several days. Unfortunately, the principal at the time didn't think it was as funny as we did :p
     
  19. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    A friend of mine who went to a different school hired a crane to put another kids volkswagon bug on the roof of the school. Not sure how the kid ever got it down. :confused: :D
     
  20. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639


    lol, that would be great.


    I had plans to have my principals car towed back to his own house. The idea would be that he would phone the police, etc... have it reported stolen. Then get home and have his car in his driveway. Then he would have to phone the police and tell them his was at his house the entire time and he doesn't know how he got to work.

    I had a friend who was going to tow it for us, but it was too risky. I'm pretty sure we would be charged if caught :p