Converting wood waste to bioenergy

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The forest industry is looking at new ways to turn its 'trash' into 'treasure,' and provide solutions to some issues unique to Squamish at the same time.

Once a significant pollutant, the industry is using new technologies to convert its wood waste, or biomass— including wood shavings, sawdust, offcuts, wood chips, tree bark, and pellets — into biofuel, a form of renewable energy.

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Source: The Squamish Chief