To meet the steady demand for its bulk and bagged products, New Earth Soils and Compost has beefed up its material processing effort with a number of capital equipment purchases—including a track-mounted wood waste grinder—and has added a second biosolids composting operation.
Calhoun Mulch has essentially doubled one 6600 Wood Hog horizontal grinder’s value and has been able to augment the chipping operation without an additional machine purchase.
A Morbark Electric 4600XL Wood Hog horizontal grinder helps Tennessee-based TiFuel give discarded railroad ties new life as powerful biofuel — and with a significant savings in fuel, maintenance and upkeep costs as well as a reduction in both noise and environmental pollution.
Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency opted to purchase their own grinder—a Morbark 4600XL—and take back control of the grinding effort at Twin Oaks, a state-of-the-art facility that is designed to meet the area’s waste disposal needs for the next 60 years.
Armed with a new Morbark 3800XL Wood Hog, Windsor Disposal Services, Ltd., whose motto is “Our Business is Picking Up,” processes roughly 15,000 tonnes of green waste annually, composts it, and makes the resultant high-quality compost product available to the general public.
To meet environmental mandates, the City of Bakersfield, Calif., makes a switch from diesel to electric equipment in its green/wood waste processing effort.
For better than four decades now, Charles Copley Roofing has been serving customers as a roofing contractor and materials supplier. With their latest expansion, a foray into shingle grinding and recycling using a new Morbark 2600 Wood Hog Horizontal Grinder, the company is seeing a good deal of potential, an increased level of interest in the product they are creating, and a future that promises further growth.
For the operators of the Jamestown (N.D.) Municipal Landfill, a past decision to stockpile green waste for an extended period of time, rather than processing it, resulted in a massive pile, a shortage of available space for incoming material, and a search for a company capable of grinding it. Rodd Zorn, owner of Z’s Trees, and his used Morbark 1200 tub grinder, answered with a performance that turned heads.
After only a year in operation, Asphalt Recovery Specialists, Inc. has taken in better than 15,000 tons of shingles from area roofing contractors and, using a Morbark 3800 horizontal grinder, processed them for subsequent use in hot mix applications.
Not only is the new Morbark 3800 Wood Hog horizontal grinder bringing the city of Lompoc, Calif., into compliance with Tier-4 standards, but also it has proven more productive, more efficient and lower in maintenance costs than the unit it replaced. Not a bad trade-off at all.