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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Generation And Recovery Of Solid Wood Waste In The U.S.
About 130 million tons of C&D debris were generated in 2010, including about 36.4 million tons of wood. Demolition accounted for about 80 percent of the wood debris.

While only a small amount of wood processing residues are available for recovery, the urban wood waste stream has nearly 29 million tons to tap.
Bob Falk and David McKeever
BioCycle August 2012, Vol. 53, No. 8, p. 30

 

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