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We exist to make your excavation, construction and landscaping jobs easier with convenient debris disposal and premium recycled materials – at a fair price.

Who We Serve


We serve customers in Chicago, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin who need prime locations for disposal of excavated bulk materials, as well as recycled stone or other hardscaping or landscaping materials to support site development. We work with municipalities, townships, public works, and golf courses – and smaller project crews too, such as home excavators, landscapers, and concrete and brick contractors.  


If you’re a demo or construction job site supervisor/estimator, a professional hauler/trucker, or a real estate developer/landscaper of commercial, industrial, residential and municipal projects, we’d love to work with you!

Founder Story


CHDS founder Dan Powell is fascinated by earth. After studying fire science, he began a flatwork concrete business when he was 18 years old, expanding over the next 30 years to include hauling, excavation, land development and materials recycling. Today, Dan and his crew enjoy working to harness the power of land under his mantra of “renew, rethink, reinvent” to help CHDS customers complete projects, build dreams and grow their success. 

What You Can Expect Working With Us


Convenience: “drop and shop” convenience. Haul your job site waste and debris to us, and pick up the construction materials you need. We pay for broken concrete! We also accept broken asphalt, brick, dirt and topsoil. 

Quality: we specialize in state-approved recycled materials and aggregate products that other yards don’t offer, such as IDOT-approved materials (CA6) and recycled stone equivalents. Our triple-ground premium mulch and topsoil surpasses quality requirements. 

Customized: we make custom blends of mulch, topsoil, compost and stone – if you need it, we make it. 

Customers: we’re known for top-notch service. Once our customers work with us, they return again and again.

What customers say

What Customers Say

“Dan is the man. CHDS is close to my job sites for dumping dirt and broken PCC (plain cement concrete), and I pick up recycled stone.”

– Kyle J.

“Friendly, professional service. Able to contact easily. Good location, accessible in bad weather.” 

– Potsies Landscape


“Sandra's a gem to work with! Always on the ball and familiar with our account to answer any billing or rate questions we have.” 

- Gina R

“Steve, our ‘go-to guy’ for any onsite/material questions, is ALWAYS with an uplifting and positive attitude! Such a pleasure to speak with him with his thorough knowledge of the business.”  - Gina R

Our Core Values


Knowledgeable: we are experts in premium recycled bulk materials. If you have a question, we know the answer. If you have a need, we will help you.

Professional: we make it easy to do business with us and pledge to provide top-notch customer service.

Courteous: our goal is to earn your respect with each and every visit so you become a frequent and loyal customer.

How can CHDS help you?

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