Concrete fines are a recycled product made from recycled concrete aggregate and a typical substitute for natural stone aggregates.
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Everglades recommends using concrete fines as an eco-friendly alternative in your next landscaping project. At Everglades, we are committed to supporting eco-friendly practices, and, among several other advantages, one of the biggest advantages of using concrete fines for your landscaping needs is that it gives you the opportunity to help decrease pollution and reduce landfill waste. Concrete fines is a recycled product made from recycled concrete aggregate and a typical substitute for natural stone aggregates. It ranges from 3/8" to a fine powder and its compact nature makes it a great sub-base material. Concrete fines is generally used as a base for pavers, roads, parking areas, and building foundations. Our suppliers recycle concrete that has been harvested from demolitions. Any metal is extracted with a powerful magnet. Then the concrete is pulverized until it is the desired consistency. When you buy concrete fines from Everglades, you can be certain that it has been screened, cleaned and is free of foreign debris.
While using recycled building materials is great for our environment, it is also a great way to save a large amount of money when working on a project. Concrete fines are cheaper than new concrete and is a great option for structural filler. Additionally, recycled concrete has a discounted landfill tax because the previous builder already paid it. This material is considered a “green” building material since it did not require extensive processing at a plant and to be hauled from processing plant to processing plant. Our customers can feel good about purchasing recycled concrete fines because they are reducing the amount of non-biodegradable material that is present in our ever growing landfills. Our customers use concrete fines for landscaping, construction, and home improvement projects. The Federal Highway Administration concluded that recycled concrete fines are just as reliable and safe for use as concrete. This means our customers can feel good when they use concrete fines to build structures while taking advantage of cost savings while helping our environment.
Concrete fines can be used as an alternative to crushed stone. It can be laid down as a sub base for load bearing structures like driveways and is commonly used as a foundation for highways. Concrete fines meet the requirements to be used in Department of Transportation construction projects. Often contractors will apply a thin layer of concrete fines at the entrance of a work site in order to reduce the amount of mud vehicles and workers track in the structure. Contractors and their clients will be happy with their choice to use a product that helps the environment while saving them money.
We are happy to provide our customers with concrete fines for their landscape and building needs. We keep concrete fines in stock at our stores ready for instore pickup and delivery. We sell our concrete fines by the 2 cubic foot bag or by the yard for those who have a large project. We can deliver this material onto any load bearing surface to prevent damage to underground pipes and septic systems.
Low use driveway
I used these fines for a driveway to my shed where my tractor is (John Deere, of course) and it works very well as a low cost yet good looking solution.