STEVE.W wrote:Best advice, don't do it! See this article http://www.ekathimerini.com/228366/arti ... -month-net
DobbyTheHouseElf wrote:especially as its a project benefitting the enviroment.
bobscott wrote:DobbyTheHouseElf wrote:especially as its a project benefitting the enviroment.
Benefiting the environment - in what way? Bob.
TweetTweet wrote:Most wild fires are caused due to lightening, sometimes a thoughtlessly discarded fag by a tourist or other, and/or a deliberate act to try and circumvent planning rules around *forest areas* plus of course sometimes due to the deranged mental faculties of the pyro-maniac.
Generally speaking, olive farmers burn their debris from the harvest (between late October and early March) at the same time as they prune their trees (harvest time). Some farmers understand that collecting the small stuff is uneconomic (to provide raw material for your briquets). Their scolution is to either leave the debris or (very often) bring in a machine that pounds up and down the olive lines and *macerates* said debris. I believe this latter solution can attract some kind of susidy because it is seems as organic (I've heard that but don't know for sure).
Another thing is that many olive farmers also have goats and sheep to feed - the prunings get loaded on to tractors and taken away.
I am not clear what business you would like to start - ?
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