City Burns Woodchips Previously Used for Gardens and Landscape Soil.
What ever happened to carbon sequestration or cycling? Renewable Energy is the latest PR misnomer. Energy is fueled by materials that may or may not be renewable, either way, its gone from use in ecological systems. . Burning wood chips that should be used in community gardens and landscape to create soil, is a crime against nature. "Energy" companies are paying the tree trimmers $5 per yard for the wood chips. The tree trimmers used to pay tipping fees to dump them, then the wood was recycled into landscape mulch or products. This carbon and the nutrients belong back in the ground not in the air.
Waste is not a noun, its a verb. There is no waste material, only wasted material. We are wasting our time to correct these issues.
Permaculture and Polyculture Consulting and Design
Getting to know your property, the plants you have and those you can grow, is a fulfilling endeavor. With most I am the steward of the land. I give them good soil biology and they do the rest. If I group them in cohesive plant communities, they respond with greater yields. If I encourage the micro-organisms (Fungus and bacteria) , the roots obsorb more nutrients making a pest and disease resistant plant. A stronger plant that gives us more organic food and takes less energy.