The Lycoming County Resource Management Services Department (LCRMS) has received a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Municipal Waste General Permit for the grinding of clean wood at our facility.
The permit requires:
- Only clean wood can be accepted for processing
- Acceptable materials: non-pressure treated scrap lumber, unpainted wooden pallets and warehouse type skids, cable spools and marine grade plywood.
- Unacceptable materials: laminated wood, particleboard, pressure treated lumber, and painted wooden pallets.
Despite quality control checks of the scrap lumber pile, small amounts of the above listed non-acceptable materials may be contained in the ground wood product.
- Product chip size is regulated to a nominal 2” to 4”.
Ground wood is available to wholesale mulch and landscaping operators and for other industrial/commercial operations. The hours of operation for the loading of ground material are:
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY/FRIDAY 7:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
LCRMS thanks you for your cooperation with our wood grind/waste reduction program. Please feel free to call (800) 326-9571 if you have questions concerning the wood grinding operation.