The weight of mulch is dependent on its moisture content, with dry mulch sometimes weighing as little as 400 pounds and wet mulch weighing up to 1,000 pounds per cubic yard. In most instances, the supplier is the best so... More »

The amount of bags of mulch in a yard depends on the size of the bag. If the bags contain 2-cubic-feet of mulch, then 13.5 bags are needed to fill one yard. Nine bags are needed if using 3-cubic-feet bags. More »

A cubic yard is the volume which occupies a space that measures one yard long, one yard wide and one yard high. One cubic yard of material is enough to half-fill the bed of an average pickup truck. More »

A cubic yard of mulch weighs 400 to 800 pounds, with a higher moisture content making the material heavier. Each unit is 3 feet tall, 3 feet long and 3 feet wide. More »

One cubic yard of topsoil weighs approximately 1,080 pounds. This estimate is based on the calculation that 1 cubic yard equals 27 cubic feet. One cubic foot of topsoil weighs approximately 40 pounds. These weights are e... More »

A cubic yard of dry gravel weighs approximately 2,970 pounds. Gravel collected from water weighs approximately 1,620 pounds per cubic yard. Sand and gravel, also known as aggregates, result from mining. More »

A cubic yard of gravel weighs between 2,200 and 2,600 pounds, depending on the type of gravel selected. Washed gravel and limestone base tend to be heavier, while landscape gravel and washed limestone are the lightest. More »