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A second life for wood residuals

Sustainable recycling is necessary for wood to maintain its capacity to store CO2 and to smooth the transition towards a circular economy. Now, an innovative approach offers a promising perspective on second- and third-life applications for ‘waste’ wood.

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Fig. 1: Adhesive-free solvent bonding of wood pieces could allow the upcycling of waste wood.


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Panzarasa, G., Burgert, I. A second life for wood residuals. Nat Sustain 5, 559–560 (2022).

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