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Urban Wood Utilization Webcast Set for April 11

The agenda for the biannual Urban Wood Webcast has been set. The webcast, which will feature updates of urban wood activites in the Midwest and other parts of the country, is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, April 11. Read more >>

Hobby Becomes a Post-Retirement Urban Wood Business


What started as something to do for retirement has grown into a lucrative custom woodworking business for Alan Runde of Batavia, IL. Runde recently reached out to the Illinois Wood Utilization Team to share photos of some of his work.

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Indiana Tree Service Morphs Into Custom Urban Wood Furniture

Vine and Branch Furniture of Carmel, IN, is the featured cover story of the December/January issue of Hamilton County Business. Vine and Branch Furniture represents the latest evolution of Vine and Branch, a tree service established in 1976.

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Treecycle America Entrepreneur Forges an Urban Wood Network


Usually when a tree care service, sawmill or custom woodworking business takes a shining to urban wood, the owner sets out to forge a network to sustain his business. Treecycle America of Charlotte, NC takes the opposite approach.

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Urban Wood Waste Powers St. Paul's Energy Grid

When it comes to generating energy from urban wood biomass, St. Paul, MN, is way ahead of the curve. For two decades, St. Paul Cogeneration has provided heat and electricity to area consumers. The main fuel source is urban wood residuals to the tune of about 50 truckload deliveries of wood chips each day.

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