Recycling Wood

So many things are made from wood so where do they all go?

So many things are made from wood so where do they all go?

Can I recycle Wood?

Wood can be recycled and most household waste recycling centres will be able to accept it.

How is Wood recycled?

Wood is primarily recycled by being reused it can be sawn down and have its appearance drastically changed to suit a different function. The wood can be shaved and used in landscaping as chips or it can be mixed with other materials to form polymer alloys and also it can be used in a commercial, industrial and even domestic capacity as an absorbent.

What else can be done with wood?

Wood from your own home could be used to make other items such as shelves or even shaved down and added to your compost heap.

Recycled wood products are readily available and you can do your bit to help by making sure the next time you buy any it is recycled.


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