I have roughly 110 (8 by 16) cement pavers that I need to dispose of in Delaware County, PA. How can they be disposed of?

  • I also live in Delaware County PA. I would love to have them
    – Mark S
    Nov 14, 2016 at 14:58
  • As others have said, definitely give them away! Find @Mark S, (the chat room can help), and give them to him! Donating to a charity, like Ecnerwal suggested, is awesome! Many will come get them. We have a church email chain where we offer things to each other. Lots of people are doing projects, or know people who are, and can't afford things like these. You're a kind person. Don't underestimate the power of your gift. "One man's trash is another man's treasure!" Nov 14, 2016 at 21:50
  • I'd take em, neighbor.. :p
    – J. Musser
    Nov 15, 2016 at 20:02

3 Answers 3

  • A: Craigslist, curb alert, free pavers.

  • B: By the side of the road, with a sign "free pavers".

  • To really make them move, C: by the side of the road, a sign, "pavers, $2 each" (don't expect the $2, but you could get lucky, and the folks that think they are stealing them might be more eager than the ones that are taking them for free.)

  • Contact your local community garden or Habitat for Humanity and donate them.

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    Love option three!
    – Stephie
    Nov 14, 2016 at 5:40

Sell them on Craig's list or Ebay!! Those things are valuable. Do you have any neighbors with drainage issues, land slides in their back yards? Find a RESTORE type outfit nearby. They'll come and do all the work (as they should)and take them away. Put an ad up in your neighborhood hardware/lumber yard. Don't forget to go TALK to the manager(s) of the store, they'll know someone who would love to get paver CMU's cheaply.

I am sure that there is a concrete/asphalt recycling place nearby. You just have to load, haul, unload all of this GOLD with no help.

Another option is to use them as a garden wall, similar to ledger stone. 15 to 18 inches high, slightly battered, drainage and soil behind, a thick concrete cap and you've increased the value of your home more than a remodeled kitchen or an extra bathroom. This enables a new dimension to your yard versus 2 dimensional flat.

Look up debris hauling, recycling, concrete removal...if you want to get rid of those pavers you shouldn't have to lift a finger other than making a few calls.


Do you have a local "freecycle" e-mail group? Always works for me, where I live. Just join (free), post your offer, sit back and wait for e-mails from people who want them.

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