Residues Climb as New Pellet Feedstock

 Wood pellet manufacturers in both the United States and Canada are increasingly diversifying their feedstock to reduce fiber costs and take advantage of scrap materials, according to an analysis by the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR), published by Seattle-based Wood Resources International LLC.

A growing source of fiber furnish in both countries consists of sawmill byproducts and forest residues, together accounting for more than 80 percent of the total feedstock in British Columbia, Canada, and almost 50 percent in the U.S. South. read more >>