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Old 11-12-2012, 05:20 PM
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I have had this idea as well. As far as chipping branches into mulch, I think I can be worth it with the right equipment. I started this year keeping all the leaves from leaf removal and composting them over winter. I estimate i will get close to 3-4 yards of compost. Will most likely keep it and use it on my yard/garden but getting a bigger set up would enable me to sell the compost as well

Here's another thing to look at.

The EPA is pretty strict on composting and having the correct site to do it on.

So, you might want to consider the size of your composting operation and the rules and regs before going forward.


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Old 11-13-2012, 03:58 PM
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Here's another thing to look at.

The EPA is pretty strict on composting and having the correct site to do it on.

So, you might want to consider the size of your composting operation and the rules and regs before going forward.


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Yeah have not looked that far into it as far as producing enough for sale just for my property. I really like doing it though and seeing the transformation of the material. I also throw away alot less all of our garden scraps and such get turned into fertile soil.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:22 AM
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i had the same ideas so bought a chipper for the bobcat. to labour intensive. as the other poster said,a tub grinder is the only way to go.also the chips take a long time to compost. we currently compost all our grass clippings and leaves which works great. i than i had to build a trommel screen so that i could clean the material prior to selling it.
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