In This Series
Wood and wood-based products are used in a wide range of applications, some with service lives of many decades before they enter the waste stream. However, it is only in recent years that an industry has emerged to recycle wood waste, where qualities such as a low moisture content compared...
Miles Brown analyses the number that show a more than tenfold increase in wood recycling since the mid 1990s.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013
As a construction material, timber has a very distinct advantage over the alternatives, namely that it is a living thing and therefore a renewable resource. With the use of correctly managed forests, timber represents an excellent way of creating a more sustainable construction industry.
The treatment of timber...