Cleaner Burn Overview and FAQs

This Frequently Asked Questions FAQ document provides a great intro to Cleaner Burn, including its definition, benefits, options, and use in Napa County. The Napa Valley Grapegrowers provides excellent information and videos about Cleaner Burn practices. It includes the work

Cleaner Burn Technology & Equipment

This document contains pictures and descriptions of a wide range of wood processing and Cleaner Burn equipment: Photo courtesy of Sonoma Biochar Initiative

Rural Cleaner Burn

Rural landowners may also make use of Cleaner Burn strategies to reduce smoke and eliminate biomass effectively but during certain times of the year, when fire danger is high, rural debris burning of dead vegetation is unsafe. Homeowners should always

Cleaner Burn = Biochar

Biochar is the lightweight black residue, made of carbon and ashes, remaining after Cleaner Burns of biomass. Biochar captures the carbon from within biomass so that it does not escape as greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. It is very effective