So something we should have known beforehand but didn’t really think about is what we were going to do with all the dirt from the trench. There was so much! And we also had all the chunks of concrete from the driveway.
Given the sheer amount of debris and the limited number of people who will take it, we hired someone (and paid way more than I thought something like this would cost) to take it all away.
They brought a bobcat:
And here’s the finished product; we have some yard back!