Category: waste wood market

Titanium dioxide: Decision postponed again

On 07 March 2019 the Commission held a special meeting on the reclassification of titanium dioxide. Again no agreement could be reached. The procedure will now only be dealt with again after the European elections (23 to 26 May 2019). The BAV expects a…

Waste wood trends in Sweden and Europe

Things are going to change. Mario Montevirgen of the Swedish waste wood specialist Falkenbergs Returflis is also convinced that a lot will change in some EU member states in the course of the next one to two years. He sees different resource-political strategies as…

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…

Challenges for the biomass plants in Germany

In view of the forthcoming amendment process to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), the BAV (German Federal association of waste wood conditioners and recyclers) is committed to ensuring that climate-friendly energy from waste wood remains an important component of the energy system transformation…

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