This contract involved grinding wood waste and removing green wastes such as grass, leaves
and garden materials from non compostable bags.
The grinding portion of the contract included over 20,000 cubic yards annually of boulevard trees
and residential tree waste.
Then marketing the ground materials to provide biofuels to area energy producers.
The debagging and screening portion included over 15,000 cubic yards of bagged green wastes and
created windrows for the City of Moorhead to complete the composting process.
After spring flooding of the Red River in and around the City of Moorhead, approximately 52,000 tons
of sand was retrieved from the sandbags used for flood control. This equaled approximately 95% of
material recovered and was used on a local bridge and road project.