Urban Wood Waste Resource Assessment

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This study collected and analyzed data on urban wood waste resources in 30 randomly selected metropolitan areas in the United States. Three major categories of urban wood wastes were considered in this study: 1) wood wastes disposed with, or recovered from, the municipal solid waste stream; 2) industrial wood wastes such as wood scraps and sawdust from pallet recycling, woodworking shops, andlumberyards; and 3) wood in construction/demolition and land clearing debris.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages224
StatePublished - 1998

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Appel Consultants, Inc., Valencia, California

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-570-25918


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