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Why it’s more important than ever to utilise waste wood

Why it’s more important than ever to utilise waste wood

By Julia Turner, Executive Director, Wood Recyclers’ Association AS winter approaches, we always expect to see a growth in demand for waste wood. Cold weather drives up demand for biomass fuel to produce energy as well as demand for products such as animal bedding. However, this year a number of factors – ranging from high...

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EGGER boosts recycled content through investment

EGGER boosts recycled content through investment

WOOD-BASED material manufacturer, EGGER UK Limited, has invested over £15 million into recycling operations at its site in Hexham. The investment reinforces the company’s commitment to make More From Wood, by improving the quality of recycled wood used to make EGGER’s chipboard panels. Employing the latest technology, the new recycling plant will segregate, clean, and...

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Wood Recyclers’ Association marks 21st anniversary

Wood Recyclers’ Association marks 21st anniversary

WOOD RECYCLERS were inspired to turn future challenges into opportunities as they gathered on June 29 to mark the 21st anniversary of the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA). The milestone conference and celebration at The Belfry Hotel & Resort near Birmingham saw over 120 WRA members and guests meet to reflect on the successful history of...

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WRA to challenge hazardous waste regulations

WRA to challenge hazardous waste regulations

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is planning to challenge hazardous waste regulations which it fears will damage the waste wood supply chain. It has also rejected latest proposals from the UK’s four environmental regulators regarding the Waste Wood Classification project, and is asking them to give more support to the waste wood industry. The WRA...