Public Agencies Refine Grinding Strategies
Allentown (PA) has been using a Vermeer tub grinder to manage the tons of storm debris left by Superstorm Sandy and a freak Halloween snowstorm the previous year.

From managing mountains of storm debris to fine-tuning mulch products, several public agencies share lessons learned.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle April 2013, Vol. 54, No. 4, p. 28

Communities Uprooted
Hurricane Sandy took out a record number of trees in New Jersey.

Municipalities and private contractors in New Jersey and Connecticut are grinding their way through the whole trees and roots uprooted by the October hurricane.
BioCycle January 2013, Vol. 54, No. 1, p. 42

Recovering Wood Waste After Hurricane Sandy
Both chipped and unchipped wood was transferred to Floyd Bennett Field as the dumping stations throughout New York City reached capacity.

As of mid-December, New York City had collected over 240,000 cubic yards of woody debris. Over 11,000 trees came down during the storm.
BioCycle January 2013, Vol. 54, No. 1, p. 38

 

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