Wood Waste Diversion
Clean Energy Generation
Impact Data & Credits
Linear Economic Waste
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, in 2018 alone, Landfills received over 12 million tons of wood waste. This waste emits greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere while leaching toxins into our soil and water.
Rainmaker™ diverts agricultural and commercial wood waste, like old pallets, from landfills. Then, converts them into zero-emission energy and carbon capture co-products.
Circular Economic Value
Locoal® Biochar is crafted from 100% hardwood up-cycled organic waste. Locoal® Biochar provides superior long term results for agriculture and environmental impact.
Locoal® Living soil is a premium water-only growing medium designed to maximize your grow while simplifying the inputs.
In 2014 our vigilante sustainability minded founder Petey established Locoal Charcoal Company after he purchased his new homestead. A neglected property just out side of Austin on eight old growth acres on the Lower Colorado River. The previous owners were both researchers and held PhDs in Anthropology. Dr Judy Josserand and her husband chose the property because Native Americans had employed the land to run their cattle across the river and into the plains every spring.
Perched at the top of the riverbed sat an old-growth pecan tree, estimated to be 200 years old. It was under this tree where Dr Josserand deciphered the Mayan and Olmec hieroglyphs. Under this tree is a special place. Under this tree dreams have been created, visualized, and completed. It was under this tree where Petey too began chasing his dreams.... More