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    Anderson, Nathaniel and Mitchell, Dana 2016. Forest Operations and Woody Biomass Logistics to Improve Efficiency, Value, and Sustainability. BioEnergy Research, Vol. 9, Issue. 2, p. 518.

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  • Print publication year: 2016
  • Online publication date: December 2016

2 - A Supply Chain Approach to Biochar Systems

from Part I - The Interdisciplinary Approach
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Abstract

Biochar systems are designed to meet four related primary objectives: improve soils, manage waste, generate renewable energy, and mitigate climate change. Supply chain models provide a holistic framework for examining biochar systems with an emphasis on product life cycle and end use. Drawing on concepts in supply chain management and engineering, this chapter presents biochar as a manufactured product with a wide range of feedstocks, production technologies, and end use options. Supply chain segments are discussed in detail using diverse examples from agriculture, forestry and other sectors that cut across different scales of production and socioeconomic environments. Particular attention is focused on the environmental impacts of different production and logistics functions, and the relationship between supply chain management and life cycle assessment. The connections between biochar supply chains and those of various co-products, substitute products, and final products are examined from economic and environmental perspectives. For individuals, organizations, and broad associations connected by biochar supply and demand, achieving biochar’s potential benefits efficiently will hinge on understanding, organizing, and managing information, resources and materials across the supply chain, moving biochar from a nascent to an established industry.

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