Posts by P.H. Winterton

Turning Waste into Biomass Fuel in Derbyshire

Turning Waste into Biomass Fuel in Derbyshire

By on Jun 4, 2019 in Biomass fuel, Blog |

Biomass fuel in Derbyshire from P.H Winterton and Son is one of the most innovative ways to create a renewable energy source using waste. Biomass can consist of agricultural and animal waste that is environmentally friendly due to the produced energy not releasing anywhere near the number of pollutants and Greenhouse gases that fossil fuels do. High-Quality Biomass Fuel in Derbyshire There are three main types of biomass energy, produced from the following components – • Solid – Wood, sawdust and garbage • Liquid – Ethanol and Methanol • Gas – Biogas or swamp gas (mainly Methane gas) The main source of biomass fuel from P.H Winterton is wood residue which is obtained through our sawmill waste collection service for joinery firms. Our meticulous production process ensures all of our wood is of uniform size and free of harmful contaminants such as metal – which reduces carbon dioxide and gasses that can cause acid rain. Acid rain is one of the consequences of air pollution which occurs when emissions from factories, cars or heating boilers come into contact with water in the atmosphere. These emissions contain nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide and sulphur trioxide which when mixed with water become sulphurous acid, nitric acid and sulphuric acid. The resulting acids are extremely damaging to soils, lakes and seas with consequential damage to terrestrial and marine flora and fauna. This can also cause the corrosion of metallic elements in buildings, bridges, towers and other structures plus the destruction of statues, sculptures and limestone buildings. So as you can see using biomass fuel is extremely beneficial to the future of our environment. Six Decades of Outstanding Customer Service P.H Winterton and Son are celebrating 60 years of business this year and we believe the reason we continue to lead the way for animal bedding and biomass fuel in Derbyshire is our unmatched customer service. Using our reliable fleet network we can provide biomass fuel to areas such as Staffordshire, Cheshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Berkshire. If you would like more information about our services, please get in touch...

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Sawmill Waste Collection in Berkshire Creates Excellent Animal Bedding

Sawmill Waste Collection in Berkshire Creates Excellent Animal Bedding

By on May 16, 2019 in Sawmill Waste Collection |

P.H Winterton and Son’s sawmill waste collection in Berkshire will create animal bedding that will ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. Our range of sawmill waste is recycled as animal bedding that can be used in stables for horses and cows plus cages for smaller pets such as hamsters. Here’s four reasons why using our wood shavings or sawdust bedding is best for your farm – Non-palatable – This means your animals won’t try to eat this unlike if you used straw which is popular with horses. Easy to Store – Our wrapped bales are easy to store and handle, meaning you can stock up on our animal bedding. Eco-friendly – Because we use sawmill from waste materials you will be doing your bit for the environment using a recycled product. Highly absorbent – Our Cheshire Choice equine bedding is made from 100% wood shavings giving it excellent absorbency levels. Driving Superb Sawmill Waste Collection in Berkshire Here at P.H Winterton and Son, we operate a fleet of 30 to 45 feet articulated trailers all fitted with return air systems meaning we can collect large amounts of sawmill waste from your site anywhere across the country. If you’re a smaller joinery outfit we can offer a 20-foot hook lift filter skips that can be collected on a regular basis. We also offer 20-foot open top waste skips that can be used for wood chips, pallets, off-cuts and general waste. Leading the Way for Sawmill Waste Collection in Berkshire Now in our 60th year we have been leading the way in the agricultural industry for animal bedding and in recent years developed the production of biomass fuel using A Grade wood. Biomass fuel is set to dominate the energy market in the coming years as we look for alternatives to fossil fuels such as coal to power our homes. If you’d like to know more about sawmill waste collection in Berkshire please get in touch...

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Electric Sawmill Waste Collection in Leicestershire

Electric Sawmill Waste Collection in Leicestershire

By on May 10, 2019 in Sawmill Waste Collection |

Sawmill waste collection in Leicestershire offered by P.H Winterton and Son is the eco-friendliest way to produce electricity. We are firm believers in waste not being wasted, which is why we use sawmill waste to produce biomass fuel (which creates electricity) plus we can use it for comfortable bedding for various animals. How Sawmill Waste Creates Biomass Fuel Here is your basic guide to generating electricity through biomass fuel – The most common way biomass fuel becomes electricity is through the combustion of wooded materials to heat water and produces steam which can spin turbines. Another method of electricity production is using excess steam from biomass plants for on-site manufacturing processes or heating, which can boost your energy efficiency. The wood used for biomass fuel can contain around 18 megajoules (MJ) per kilogram of energy when dried before use. To get a better idea of the equivalent, a kilogram of cut grass contains about 4 million joules (1 million joules = 1 megajoule), which is just slightly more than the kilowatt-hour used in the energy retail market. The UK is fast moving towards the use of biomass fuels instead of fossil fuels such as coal. Here are some of the biggest biomass projects going on at the moment – • Drax Power Station (North Yorkshire) – The largest producer of carbon dioxide in the country has been converting its coal-fired boilers to use biomass fuel instead. • Blackburn Meadows Cogeneration Plant (South Yorkshire) – Harnessing excess heat from combustion this facility provides heating to nearby business through the district heating system • Templeborough Biomass Plant – Opened in August 2017 this plant provides energy for 78,000 homes which saves up to 150,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year. • Kent Biomass Power Station – This station which opened in the summer of 2018, services 50,000 homes. • Tees Renewable Energy Plant – Due to finish in 2020 and costing £650m this will be the largest biomass plant in the world, producing enough electricity for 600,00 homes. Find out more about Sawmill Waste Collection in Leicestershire If you’d like to know more about P.H Winterton and Son services such as sawmill waste collection in Leicestershire please get in touch...

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Prepare to Race at the Roodee with Horse Bedding in Staffordshire

Prepare to Race at the Roodee with Horse Bedding in Staffordshire

By on Apr 16, 2019 in Blog, Horse bedding in Staffordshire, Uncategorized |

Horse bedding in Staffordshire from P. H Winterton and Son is the best way to get your stables ready for the upcoming Boodles May Festival. Our range of horse shavings are guaranteed to give your horses the best night’s rest and can help to maintain their health as you train for race day. About the event Based not far from Staffordshire at the Chester Racecourse, the Boodles May Festival is happening between 8th and 10th May. Built around celebrating the history of racing at Chester and its unique part of the city’s culture – it’s set to be a prestigious meeting not to be missed! The festival begins with the breath-taking curtain raiser of the Lily Agnes Stakes with the Chester Vase and Cheshire Oaks serving up some fantastic on-track action separating the men from the boys. The 188Bet Chester Cup, considered to be one of the leading staying handicaps of the year also takes place; making the Boodles May Festival a great event to test yourself against the best. Lying on the banks of the River Dee the 65 acre Chester racecourse was once a Roman settlement of the city during the Dark Ages. In 1539 the first horse race took place and the rest they say is history, with it becoming one of the most popular courses in the country. Chester Racecourse is referred to by jockeys and horse racing fans as the ‘Roodee’ which originates from the centre of the in-field’s raised mound which is decorated with a small cross known as a ‘rood’. Horse Bedding in Staffordshire – Twice the Variety! Here at PH Winterton and Son we offer two types of horse bedding that will suit your needs and your budget. Cheshire Choice Equine Bedding is our premium variety made from 100% soft wood shavings with excellent absorbency levels plus it adjusts to the seasons, keep your horses warm in winter and cooler in summer. For a money saving bedding solution look no further than our Economy Bale Equine Bedding which is double dust extracted with a mix of hardwood and softwood that make cleaning out stables easier. Order Your Horse Bedding in Staffordshire from PH Winterton and Son P.H Winterton and Son are...

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Cattle Care and Cubicle Bedding in Cheshire

Cattle Care and Cubicle Bedding in Cheshire

By on Apr 14, 2019 in Blog, Cubicle bedding, Uncategorized |

Cubicle bedding in Cheshire from PH Winterton and Son should form part of your plan to keep your cattle safe and healthy. Providing a comfortable place with our range of cubicle bedding will help your cows produce their best milk. Remember if your cattle become ill, injured or distressed the quality of their milk will plummet. One of the most common diseases in cows is mastitis which affects the udder. The best way to prevent this sort of infection is clean bedding; especially during milking and right after. Our soft dust cubicle bedding is designed to prevent abrasions of the udder and legs. We’d also recommend a closer clean of the teats to help disinfect them. Diet Tips and Cubicle Bedding in Cheshire Your cows require a well-balanced diet as they need a lot of energy to make delicious and nutritious milk. Ensuring your cows feed all year round, here are some options to add to their menu – Dry feed which is usually cut and rolled into hay bales Wet feed (also known as silage) is a mixture of alfalfa, barley and oats – these feeds are usually mixed with dry hay to create what farmers call a ‘ration’ Grains such as wheat, barley and oats provide cows with carbohydrates We would recommend adding vitamins and minerals into their feeds Salt may seem like a surprising addition to this list, but it serves as electrolytes giving your cows calcium and Vitamin D, which help to promote muscle development and blood flow as well as maintaining digestion They also require a significant amount of water to produce milk properly With a balanced diet and a cosy place to sleep your cows will the produce excellent dairy. Cubicle Bedding in Cheshire – Take Your Pick! P.H Winterton provides two types of cubicle bedding that will guarantee healthy and happy cows. As previously mentioned, our soft dust cubicle bedding guarantees a comfortable and hygienic environment for your cattle. This cost-effective solution is also thermally insulated with excellent traction. Agri dust cubicle bedding has become one of the most popular brands of bedding in the UK due to its high quality and consistency. Easily spreadable and simple to clean out, this product...

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