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Biomass in Hume

Biomass resources reported for the Hume planning region:

Hume Regional totals (t/yr)
Activity Distribution Resource wt. Not subject to critical analysis
Primary production
Broadacre cropping Dispersed Crop stubble D 67,526
Forestry and sawmilling

Dispersed
Dispersed
Concentrated

Farm and in-forest residues
Pulpwood
Sawmill residue
D
-
D
 28,800

479
Horticultural Dispersed
Dispersed
Dispersed
Dispersed
Prunings
Prunings
Whole vegetable and fruit
Whole vegetable and fruit
W
D
W
D
6
3,367
3
374
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
-
9,222
1,439
 
Grain processing Concentrated Grain processing residues D 15,030
Horticultural Concentrated
Concentrated
Stem and kernel residue
Vegetable and fruit residue
D
D
34,797
3,127
Industrial, commercial and domestic Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Paper, cardboard and cloth residue
Paper-making residues
Wood and straw residue
D
-
D
806
 
3,482
Industrial, commercial and domestic & livestock production Both Mixed animal+plant biomass  D 84
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal parts and pieces
Manures and paunch
Sludges
Whole animals
D
D
D
-
14,978
113,197
7,456
 
Post-processing
Livestock production and processing Concentrated
Concentrated
Animal biosolids
Manure, screenings & woodchip mixes
-
D
 
10,474
Municipal waste collection Concentrated
Concentrated
Green waste
Mixed organic material
D
D
8,143
26,900
Wastewater treatment Concentrated Human biosolids and sewerage D 42,927
Petro-chemical
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used and residual plastics D 209
Packaging and Transport Concentrated Used tyres D 4,176
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