Here it is, spring, that time of year when we turn to cleaning, cleaning and more cleaning, all in an attempt to clear the winter blues from our minds and from our surroundings. Time to go from the blues to green, but why is it that we focus on being… Read More »
In my March/April column I wrote about wood pellets. I explained that the caloric value of the pellet is much greater because you have densified the cellulose. You have created an energy source that approximates coal. This has been one of the reasons… Read More »
Before I begin a two part series on pellets for energy, I'd like to take one last parting shot at the black liquor funding paid to the paper industry in 2009. I promise, my last comment on the subject.
The United States government paid out about $… Read More »
I finished my last column with a promise to introduce a new company that will process non-recyclables and make fuel pellets for "thermal recycling" applications. Unfortunately, I have been unable to obtain a release to describe its business and proce… Read More »