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It is often quoted that wood-based products have minimal environmental impacts compared to other materials-based products because wood comes 81from a renewable resource and it can be recycled at end-of-life. Although this is true, recycling wood is not as easy as many people might think. Regulations and the changing mix of wood products in current waste streams are bringing in to question the economics of recycling; what would happen to the environmental credentials of forest products if they could not be recycled?
This paper will highlight the challenges that the wood recycling sector is currently facing and the different research being conducted to resolve these challenges.