Bulk Material Calculator
Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate number of cubic yards needed for the specified area. This calculator can be used to calculate the amount of sand, soil, gravel or mulch needed for your project.
How much does a cubic yard weigh?
Most of our bulk materials, with the execption 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
Lava Rock .50 - .65 tons (1,000 - 1,300 lbs.) per cubic yard
Sand and Gravel Mix 1.50 tons (3,000 lbs.) per cubic yard