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|About||Dunning Sand & Gravel in Farmington, CT supplies various landscaping materials. A 4th-generation company, it also offers a range of recycling services.|
Dunning Sand & Gravel supplies high-quality crushed stone, sand, Unilock pavers, and compost around Hartford, CT. Established in 1917, it also provides hardscape, organic, and recycled products. The company uses state-of-the-art recycling processes for asphalt, wood, and shingles which has become a large part of its business. Premium products are available at affordable prices for landscapers, homeowners, farmers, gardeners, contractors, and municipal public works departments.
The fourth-generation company provides high-grade materials for gardens, driveways, pool sides, walkways, exterior walls, and more. In the beginning, it was known as the Atlas Sand, Gravel and Stone Co. The company has grown from using horses and dump carts to using modern giant pay-loaders that load large dump trucks in minutes.
Located in Farmington, southwest of Hartford, Dunning Sand & Gravel has a catalog of nearly 50 aggregate products. These include sand and gravel varieties plus topsoil, mulches, and hardscapes. Products are developed through recycling rather than mining. Its topsoil meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards. The company had four employees in 2002 and has grown to 20 employees operating a fleet of pay-loaders, dump trucks, fork lifts, cranes, and material processing machines.
Services have been expanded to include mobile crushing, in which used asphalt and concrete are recycled at public works yards. Design, development, and installation services for septic systems an athletic field construction are available too. Operating year round, Dunning offers custom soil blending and provides salt during the winter. It also uses a new process for composting fall leaves.