Storm Debris Recovery & Processing
Southern Disaster Recovery offloads storm debris at a Collection Operations and Debris Management site (left) during a 2014 ice storm in South Carolina. Mobile processing equipment includes a CBI horizontal grinder (right).

Mobile wood grinding fleet, qualification as a preapproved cleanup contractor
and reliable outlets for processed debris are keys to success.
Dan Emerson
BioCycle August 2014, Vol. 55, No. 7, p. 25

Tree Service Expands Mulch And Compost Markets
Kachur Tree Service has a drop-off area for other tree services and landscapers in the area to use at no charge. There are separate piles for the various materials coming in.

What started as a way to recycle its own tree trimmings and chunk wood has grown into a landscape products company selling natural and colored mulches and compost.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle November 2013, Vol. 54, No. 11, p. 30

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

Composting Roundup
Grant Gibson's "Compost Cincy" large-scale composting operation is located on a former brownfield site in a manufacturing area seven miles north of downtown Cincinnati.

BioCycle December 2012, Vol. 53, No. 12, p. 14

Innovation In Water Conservation
Catch cans to monitor sprinkler system

BioCycle April 2012, Vol. 53, No. 4, p. 41
Mulch and compost producer develops software application to improve efficiency of landscape irrigation systems.


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