Recycling

Timber Circular Design: Waste Wood
Timber Circular Design: Waste Wood
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Wood is a valuable resource that can be reused and recycled. Products made from waste wood include particle board, animal bedding, and horticultural mulch. However, at present most waste wood is burned as biomass for energy recovery.
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New technology makes it possible to recycle MDF fibres
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MDF profile manufacturer W.Howard Group has agreed a multi-year licence deal that will bring a unique MDF recycling technology to the timber industry. For many years W.Howard has been working closely with MDF Recovery and investing in the development of this technology, which recovers fibre from waste MDF. Research suggests...
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Top level and roof of timber house, under construction, with scaffolding. Light brown wood against green hills and pale blue sky.
Wood waste recycling regulations have changed
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The Environment Agency (EA) has confirmed the withdrawal of the Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 250, which allowed 'potentially hazardous' waste wood and 'non-hazardous' waste wood to be received at Waste Transfer Stations, before being processed and sent mixed for recovery. This means, from 1 September 2023, 'potentially hazardous' waste wood...
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Storing timber and wood-based products in distribution facilities
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Read about the importance of proper storing of timber products in distributions facilities
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Wood waste and reuse
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Understand the significance of different disposal routes, the re-use, recycling and final disposal of timber.
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Recovering and minimising waste wood
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Understand how waste wood can be recycled and provide different applications that are not only economical but environmental.
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Reusing timber
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Read on the importance of reusing waste timber and recycling it into other components.
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