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Wood Waste — Recycling Wood

How to Handle Wood Waste

  • Keep separate from leaves and compost.
  • Grinding and coloring is the ideal choice of disposal.
  • Redistribute the colored wood waste as a mulch in your customers beds.
  • The new mulch has a $10.00 to $15.00 in wholesale value per yard.
  • The new mulch has a $20.00 to $40.00 retail value per yard.
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Wood Waste Processing

  • Collect wood waste.
  • Grind the wood waste into rough chips.
  • Allow the chips to decompose.
  • Decomposing released heat, consumes excess nitrogen, and sterilizes the chips.
  • Color the chips. This process reduces the size of the finished chips.



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Color Options

  • Dark brown is the most popular color.
  • Other options...
    • Light brown.
    • Red
    • Can be a variety of colors
  • Is the Dye Safe?

    • The dye is made up of iron oxide or rust.

    • Commonly used in dog food, or cat food to give it color, and considered an iron supplement.

    • Becomes permanent after drying.

    • Be careful not to apply during wet conditions or until the mulch is completely dry so you do not stain driveway or wash off the mulch.

Other Colors

Dark Brown 

Light Brown



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