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Big Red Fir

Picked-up: $20.00 /cubic yard

Big Red’s variant sizes make the application on sloped and windy areas great for erosion and mud control, while it can also be used for moisture retention, protection against extreme temperatures, and weed control. Do note that seasonal changes will represent different shades of color in this product. It can vary between a rich auburn and medium brown.



An economical, multi-functional bark product. It is screened at 1 1/2”, making it useful and aesthetically pleasing for both residential properties and commercial projects. Due to product variability, we invite you to visit our retail yard for a closer inspection.

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Calculating Materials


1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot


144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard


Volume of a Rectangle


Volume of a circle


Volume of a Triangle

Our estimate planning tools are provided for your reference and convenience. Highway Fuel is happy to help, please call us at 503-363-6444 or email for assistance.

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