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UTILIZING MUNICIPAL TREES: IDEAS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY

In the United States over 200 million cubic yards of urban tree and landscape residue are generated every year.1 Of this amount, 15 percent is classified as “unchipped logs.” To put this figure in perspective, consider that if these logs were sawn into boards, they theoretically would produce
3.8 billion board feet of lumber,2 or nearly 30 percent of the hardwood lumber produced annually in the United States.

PDF Download: Year of Publication:
2001
ID: 
NA-TP-06-01
Author: 
Bratkovich, Stephen M.
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Online
Topic:
Forest Products
UTILIZING MUNICIPAL TREES: IDEAS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY
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