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Old 01-26-2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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Hello, I have dirt to dump all clean from footings, underpinning, ect. I'm in North NJ and cant find a place to take it. Any suggestions my local dump is overseen ny the NJ Meadowlands Commision and they only accept dirt that can be viewed prior to loading. My issue is I do alot of work in Hoboken and JC and many time the dirt is bagged to be carried out of confined areas. I have a 25k truck so prob. 8-10 yards at a time.
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:32 PM   #2
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How do we know it's actually "clean"?

There were a LOT of factories in JC and Hoboken at one time.

I would be pretty amazed if the dirt didn't contain "something"...

High levels of lead found at Jersey City field, shutdown to ...

Lead in Jersey City, too? - Hoboken Now - NJ.com


Chromium is another nasty prevalent to the area.

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Hello, I have dirt to dump all clean from footings, underpinning, ect. I'm in North NJ and cant find a place to take it. Any suggestions my local dump is overseen ny the NJ Meadowlands Commision and they only accept dirt that can be viewed prior to loading. My issue is I do alot of work in Hoboken and JC and many time the dirt is bagged to be carried out of confined areas. I have a 25k truck so prob. 8-10 yards at a time.

Hi Taugc,

I am a Dirt Broker in NY. I am sure there are Dirt Brokers in NJ as well. Well maybe not after this: http://blog.nj.com/njv_bill_wolfe/20...irty_dirt.html

I have to see the site it is pulled from, have it tested before its loaded and tested when its dumped. The biggest problem is the word Clean. Most consider Clean to mean: No Blacktop or Concrete. They don't care about the PCB's, Petroleum and other toxins in the soil.

If it is truly clean, you should have no problem getting rid of it. Most people will pay for trucking of Certified Clean Fill. Just remember, if its not clean; You will end up like those guys above!
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I had the same problem. A big pile of dirt that I needed to make disappear. Debris haulers wanted $350. I posted an ad in the "free stuff" section of Craigslist, and so far nearly a dozen replies, and 4-5 people have already come and hauled most of it away at no cost to me!
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TAU,

We have a fellow here NAC, who can probably help you out. He's not around often. Rusknet might be able to help you find him.
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We have locations but fill must be tested and certified.
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Thank god I don't live in NJ.
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Give me a call 973-305-1227 I can drop a rolloff box at your site if needed.
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Hello, I have dirt to dump all clean from footings, underpinning, ect. I'm in North NJ and cant find a place to take it. Any suggestions my local dump is overseen ny the NJ Meadowlands Commision and they only accept dirt that can be viewed prior to loading. My issue is I do alot of work in Hoboken and JC and many time the dirt is bagged to be carried out of confined areas. I have a 25k truck so prob. 8-10 yards at a time.
25K GVW? so maybe 10K Capacity so more like 4-5 Cy
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Does the neighbor have a basement with a window in it?!!!
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Around my parts, signs are staked here and there that say "clean fill wanted". You don't have to drive very far to find a place to dump dirt. Lots of people seem to have places they're filling in.
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put a zipper in each one of your front pants pockets, each nite before you leave the site, fill your pockets....when you get 2 blocks away from the site, reach down and play a little pocket pool, and unzip the zippers.....you're happy, and the dirt's gone!!!!
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put a zipper in each one of your front pants pockets, each nite before you leave the site, fill your pockets....when you get 2 blocks away from the site, reach down and play a little pocket pool, and unzip the zippers.....you're happy, and the dirt's gone!!!!


I saw a movie with that same concept in it
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If you buy or sell fill, make sure it is cash with no "paper trail" for future problems. - The EPA has long arms.

mdshruck -
How far east of the NJ boarder are you? Very commonly there is "fill" that is dumped in far western NJ or eastern PA late at night between I76 and I80(?). Usually in fields served by north-south roads off the freeway and is of organic nature from NYC. - An extreme situation, but happens around the boarder.
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I saw a movie with that same concept in it
I think that was the "Great Escape" an all time classic.
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I think that was the "Great Escape" an all time classic.
Or "Shawshank Redemption"?????
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Or "Shawshank Redemption"?????
Another classic, "get busy living, or get busy dying." It's been awhile since seeing that one, but I don't recall tunneling, just going through a hole in the cell wall that he pecked out and covered with that poster of some queen (Mae West ?)
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You can find a place to get rid of fill dirt by google-ing "clean-fill-wanted".
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You can find a place to get rid of fill dirt by google-ing "clean-fill-wanted".
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How do we know it's actually "clean"?
...or it this case...The place asking for clean fill..
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