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Biomass in Grampians

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Biomass resources reported for the Central Highlands sub-region of the Grampians planning region.

Central Highlands Regional totals (t/yr)
Activity Distribution Resource wt.  A, B and C
Primary production
Broadacre cropping Dispersed Crop stubble D 205,282
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
-
85
344
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
5,739
Grain processing Concentrated Grain processing residues D 10,120
Horticultural Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Stem and kernel residue
Stem and kernel residue
Vegetable and fruit residue
D
W
-
1,331
2
 
Industrial, commercial and domestic Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Paper, cardboard and cloth residue
Paper-making residues
Wood and straw residue
D
-
D
2,774
 
216
Industrial, commercial and domestic & livestock production Both Mixed animal+plant biomass  D 26,250
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal parts and pieces
Manures and paunch
Sludges
Whole animals
-
D
D
D
 
9,816
116
294
Post-processing
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal biosolids
Manure, screenings & woodchip mixes
D
-
36,810
 
Municipal waste collection Concentrated
Concentrated
Green waste
Mixed organic material
D
D
6,312
2,289
Wastewater treatment Concentrated Human biosolids and sewerage D 2,799
Petro-chemical
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used and residual plastics D 2,662
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used tyres D 4,000
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.

Biomass resources reported for the Wimmera Southern Mallee sub-region of the Grampians planning region:

Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional totals (t/yr)
Activity Distribution Resource wt.  A, B and C
Primary production
Broadacre cropping Dispersed Crop stubble D 426,207
Forestry and sawmilling

Dispersed
Dispersed
Concentrated

Farm and in-forest residues
Pulpwood
Sawmill residue
D
-
-
 
Horticultural Dispersed
Dispersed
Prunings
Whole vegetable and fruit
D
D
360
 
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
-
-
 
 
1
Grain processing Concentrated Grain processing residues D 26,506
Horticultural Concentrated
Concentrated
Stem and kernel residue
Vegetable and fruit residue
D
D
998
445
Industrial, commercial and domestic Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Paper, cardboard and cloth residue
Paper-making residues
Wood and straw residue
D
-
D
 
 
1,171
Industrial, commercial and domestic & livestock production Both Mixed animal+plant biomass  D 25,107
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal parts and pieces
Manures and paunch
Sludges
Whole animals
-
D
D
D
11,987
29,450
 
212
Post-processing
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal biosolids
Manure, screenings & woodchip mixes
D
-
 
26,075
Municipal waste collection Concentrated
Concentrated
Green waste
Mixed organic material
D
D
10,399
 
Wastewater treatment Concentrated Human biosolids and sewerage D 9,500
Petro-chemical
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used and residual plastics -  
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used tyres D 1,678
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: lack 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