Managing Fall Leaves In Victoria, British Columbia
The Residential Leaf Pick-Up Program takes place over four months, starting in October when trees first drop their leaves.

The City Parks Division has taken steps to reduce the carbon footprint of its annual leaf collection as well as expanded applications for finished compost and leaf mulch.
Ken Hilchey
BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 27

 

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Texas Company Bets On Quality Compost
A Diamond Z tub grinder processes material after composting and before curing.

Entrepreneurs turned around a failing mulch grinding business and today operate several composting sites in the Houston, Texas region.
Dan Emerson
BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 32

 

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BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 6

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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