The forest industry generates a significant amount of co-products at all stages of wood processing (chips, bark, sawdust, knots, etc.). The quantity of biomass produced is estimated at 14 856 600 gmt/year, including 2.4 million gmt/year of bark.
Less than 5 years ago, residual bark was buried underground, due to the lack of knowledge on how to recycle it, leading to severe environmental issues.
Nowadays, the residual bark is burned in order to create renewable energy.
BUT BEFORE TO BURN THIS RESSOURCE…