Calculating gravel tonnage, cubes, and sand and earth.
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