Asked in Lawn Care, Weight and Mass
What is the average weight of 1 cubic yard of compost?
It would depend upon the materials that had been composted. The National Recycling Coalition Measurement Standards and Reporting Guidelines has estimated that one cubic yard of finished compost from yard waste would weigh 1,400 pounds. ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Volume, Compost and Mulch
How many cubic yards in a ton of compost?
I have not a firm answer. Compost weight is variable and as such the answer may be misleading. Consider this, a cubic foot of water weighs 64 pounds. A tonne is 1,000 kg. The number of cubic feet in a cubic yare is 27. so a cubic yard of water weighs 1,728 lb. A tonne is then 3,806.167 lb. of water. Now compost is lighter than water. there are 454gm in a pound so find the weight of compost in a cubic...
Asked in Area, Compost and Mulch
Does 3 yards equal 1 cubic yard?
No. A yard is a measure of distance. A cubic yard is a measure of volume. They do not equate. ----------- Answer 2: ----------- No, but some people (including some people who sell soil products) refer to cubic yards as yards (for example: "3 yards of compost will cost you 120$" or "The compost is 40$ per yard."). ...
What is the weight of the cubic yard?
That all depends on what is in the cubic yard. A cubic yard of air weighs very little. A cubic yard of water weighs a lot. A cubic yard of concrete weighs even more. An empty cubic yard weighs nothing at all. ...
Asked in Units of Measure
If the weight is 2 tons per cu yd what is the formula to convert cu yds to lbs per sq in?
You would have to know what the item was for the cubic yards. Cubic yards measures area and pounds measure weight. For instance if you want to know the weight of 10 cubic yards of jello, you would have to know how much 1 cubic yard of jello weighed. 1 cubic yard of jello weighs more than 1 cubic yard of oxygen. ...