Benefits of Wood Recycling

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Wood recycling is a positive practice and has numerous benefits. Wood is a valuable resource with many applications quickly becoming even rarer due to massive deforestation. Industries produce millions of tonnes of wood waste annually, and recycling can ensure the waste is used effectively and sustainably. The following are some of the benefits:

Helps Limit Number Of Trees That Need To Be Cut Down To Produce New Products

Millions of trees are cut down to make timber products every year, leading to significant deforestation. Salvaging this wood can help reduce the number of trees that need to be cut as products can be made from wood waste instead of newly cut trees. Wood waste is essentially tiny pieces or large logs of wood that can be amalgamated to form various wood products, including building boards, panel boards, furniture, and other wooden amenities.

Keeps Landfills From Filling Up With Wood

Landfills are grim sites and are growing larger and increasing in number every day, continuously endangering people and the environment. You will often find a lot of wood waste in landfills, especially from industrial firms. We can put the waste to much better use instead of discarding it. Recycling can significantly reduce the amount of wood waste going into landfills which is contributing to the growing waste problem.

Making Wood Recycling Products Is Less Expensive

Recycled products are much cheaper than new materials and can substantially reduce our production costs. When the cost of production is low, the price of the final product will also be lower. Consumers can hence enjoy lower prices of wooden products that are of high quality due to recycling.

Wood Waste Is Versatile

A great benefit of recycling is that wood waste is versatile and can be used to make a wide variety of products. We can use wood waste to make wood chips and timber for stakes, laths, and fence boards.

Find a Wood Recycling Company

Therefore, contact Edrich Lumber to learn about wood recycling, our recycled wood products, as well as our other products/services.