We use ADC Bands with bamboo staking in top work. ADC Bands are easy to apply – save 20% in labor costs! Environmentally friendly; these ADC Bands are formulated to degrade in the sun after 12 months; once they fall off, they biodegrade into the soil! Does not damage agricultural products and machines. These 3″ ADC Rubber Bands are 3.0 mm wide x 1.5 mm thick x 80 mm Lay Flat Length, approximately 295 pcs/lb; sold per pound.