Manufacturers and construction companies that use timber in production have to also invest in glues, resins, toxic chemicals etc. The need for virgin timber often leads to the over-harvesting of timber, with the subsequent waste produced being incinerated or deposited in landfills in large volumes. In order to meet the requirements of the new EC regulations, a circular economy solution that extends the lifespan of timber is required.
Neverwaste panels have been trialled by major manufacturers in the UK, France, Netherlands, and Denmark ahead of mainstream availability from the first full-scale production plant currently under construction. The panels have been used to make desks, tables, doors, and kitchens. There is a pilot plant operational in Deeside, north Wales and this will be producing commercial panels by end of 2022 for sale in the UK.
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