cu yd

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cubic yard

In the US, the customary unit for measuring the volume of embankments, refuse, etc.; equivalent to the volume of a cube, each edge of which measures 3 feet; equals a volume of 0.765 cubic meters.
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Skips are available from 4 cu yd up to 40 cu yd with roll-on/roll-off containers, closed or open, to meet the needs of its customers.
From here, it offers commercial, industrial and domestic customers a quick and efficient service, where skips from 2 cu yd to 40 cu yd are available.