Category: Altholzverband

Titanium dioxide – decision expected in February 2019

Decision on reclassification of titanium dioxide expected in February 2019 The highly controversial classification of titanium dioxide as a “probable carcinogenic substance by inhalation” is entering the next round. In order to prevent classification, European countries must position themselves. Germany has already spoken out…

UK – new biomass plants are expected

UK: 5 million tonnes of waste wood According to Julia Turner, Managing Director of the UK Wood Recyclers Association (WRA), the UK produces five million tonnes of waste wood, recycles 1.7 million tonnes, uses 1.7 million tonnes as biomass and exports 300,000 tonnes per…

Waste wood market in France

In France – Sylvain Laurent of FEDEREC explained on the BAV-Altholztag (BAV-Waste Wood Conference) – around six million tonnes of waste wood are collected annually. Every year, the collection rate is expected to increase by six percent; 69 percent of the wood collected is…

Altholztag 2018 – Waste wood industry meets in Frankfurt

The German Waste Wood Association once again recorded a high number of participants with its conference programme. The Waste Wood Ordinance, titanium dioxide, technology and country reports attracted more than 140 participants to Frankfurt. Under the motto “The Future of Waste Wood”, the annual…

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