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Biomass in Gippsland

Biomass resources reported for the Gippsland planning region:

Gippsland Regional totals (t/yr)
Activity Distribution Resource wt. A, B and C
Primary production
Broadacre cropping Dispersed Crop stubble D 18,884
Forestry and sawmilling

Dispersed
Dispersed
Concentrated

Farm and in-forest residues
Pulpwood
Sawmill residue
-
-
-
 1,200

Horticultural Dispersed
Dispersed
Prunings
Whole vegetable and fruit
D
D
107
6,268
Marine and Aquaculture Concentrated Aquatic plant material -  
Processing
Food processing and retail Dispersed
Concentrated
Concentrated
Food remnants and residues
Milk-based residues
Plant oils
D
D
-
7,583
 5,537
Grain processing Concentrated Grain processing residues -
Horticultural Concentrated
Concentrated
Stem and kernel residue
Vegetable and fruit residue
D
-
213
 
Industrial, commercial and domestic Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Paper, cardboard and cloth residue
Paper-making residues
Wood and straw residue
-
D
-
 
 495,750
 
Industrial, commercial and domestic & livestock production Both Mixed animal+plant biomass  D 7,934
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal parts and pieces
Manures and paunch
Sludges
Whole animals
D
D
D
D
40,516
26,156
83,287
 405
Post-processing
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal biosolids
Manure, screenings & woodchip mixes
-
D
 
 72,901
Municipal waste collection Concentrated
Concentrated
Green waste
Mixed organic material
D
D
18,826
18,988
Wastewater treatment Concentrated Human biosolids and sewerage D 9,179
Petro-chemical
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used and residual plastics D 13,443
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used tyres D 5,533
D=dry weight, W=wet weight
Critical analysis scores: A=Complete estimate of regional biomass resource; full survey of all regional sources or reliable extrapolation to regional level. B= Partial estimate of regional biomass resource: Partial survey of regional sources or unreliable extrapolation to regional level based on limited survey or other data. C= Uncertain estimate of regional biomass resource: local of survey information, lack of detail of extrapolation methodology, gaps identified by Authors or final estimate not provided.

 



    

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Last Updated: 15 April 2016