Alternatives to Burning

Alternatives to BurningAlternatives to burning are dependent on the materials disposed.  Certain materials can be reduced by mechanical means.  Chipping and grinding entails several steps including: uprooting the materials, mechanically chipping and grinding the materials; and transporting it to a biomass facility, a landfill, or for use as mulch.  The waste must be acceptable to the biomass facility.  Also for chipping, a number of pieces of equipment are required including but not limited to: tub grinder, excavator, tractor, front-end loader and a transporter.  Grinding is a mechanical means of reducing the agricultural waste and can be accomplished with a tub or drum grinder.

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