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Storm Debris Clean Up for Grinders, Chippers and Screeners

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017 - 12:15 PM | Market Trends
Most grinders are used for processing large woody material, such as trees from land-clearing projects or storm debris, into a smaller product, such as mulch or compost, that can be resold. Wood grinding is also excellent for decreasing construction and demolition (C&D) wood waste, which makes up 40-50% of the construction waste stream headed to landfills.1  As well as disaster and storm clean up use. In addition to wood grinding, there are other materials that are able to be recycled/ground which offer an opportunity for grinder owners to diversify and expand their business beyo... More

Market Trends for the Tub and Horizontal Grinder Industry

Posted on: Jun 09, 2017 - 09:15 AM | Market Trends
A market trend is the general tendency or direction in which something tends to move. The overall direction in wood waste recycling is towards growth and expansion. Many separate, but related, industries such as logging, construction, and agribusiness are heading toward recovery—which leads to greater opportunity in wood grinding. According to the IBIS World Industry Reports, which provide insight and analysis on U.S. industries, many wood-related enterprises have already begun to make a comeback. Chipping and Grinding Equipment Manufacturing is predicted to g... More

Going Green Means More Green For You

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017 - 07:00 AM | Market Trends
The Green Movement is much more than a trend and has transformed society’s priorities. Today, over 41% of consumers prefer to buy products and services from companies they perceive as “sustainable.” This changing customer demand has led many businesses to incorporate “green” business practices to increase revenues.   Recycling means business - From 1968 to 2011, recycling revenues grew from $4.6 billion to a staggering $236 billion, a growth of 5,100%. The number of people employed in the recycling industry has increased from 79,000 in the l... More

How to Prevent Erosion of Cleared Land with Mulching Equipment (Tub & Horizontal Grinders), Machines & Parts Supply

Posted on: Apr 05, 2017 - 06:00 AM | Market Trends
Erosion Can Ruin the Value of Land Clearing land for construction, home and commercial development, or simply for safety, often requires the removal of large trees, brush, and undergrowth.  Yet, simply stripping the land can leave it vulnerable to erosion and pollution.  Leaving underbrush isn’t a good option, and laying sod can be expensive and impractical in many circumstances.  Also, if you’re working in the south in the summer, grass often refuses to grow or stays brown and ugly.  There is a better option: Mulching.  Not only does mulching solve the is... More

Agenda: Why biomass is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the world’s energy needs

Posted on: Aug 04, 2016 - 09:51 AM | Market Trends
CLOSE examination of the power from biomass argument is sobering. The majority of the world’s biomass fuels for national scale power generation are derived from trees. Since trees are replaceable these fuels are considered “renewable” hence UK power stations running on wood pellets can qualify for subsidies. It is argued that the carbon released by burning biomass was previously absorbed from the atmosphere and is part of the planet’s carbon cycle so if taken from sustainable forests the CO2 released when burning will be re-absorbed by new plantings rendering ... More