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You need to sort it. Dimension lumber can be burned. Can either remove ironware or leave it and separate from ash, or dispose of with ash. Treated lumber (green or brown) landfill. Note that it may not be obvious if it has been weathered. If in use it was in contact with the ground, or if it was installed for wet service (as backer for bathroom tile, say.)...


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The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) verifies forest management practices and Chain of Custody (CoC) of forest products. Chain of Custody (CoC) certification applies to manufacturers, processors and traders of FSC certified forest products. It ensures that FSC materials and products have been checked at every stage of processing, so customers purchasing ...


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There are simultaneous calls for not using paper in any form because it causes deforestation, but when it comes to building and making products from wood it is considered environmentally sustainable, as new trees are constantly planted. I don't think any paper manufacturer is using forestry practices where the forest isn't replanted. All of the major ...


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Depending on where you live, you may have a local 'builders tip': a waste/refuse centre that specialises in construction and demolition waste recycling and recovery. While they usually deal with tradespeople and industry-level waste recovery, most do allow home/DIY/consumer drop-off - although you should check their website and/or call them to confirm if ...


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I was present as my house was built; we burned about 80 % of the scrape . Actually as the owner, I had to keep the framers from burning good new wood for heat. After it was built ,a grader moved soil around ,I don't know where the nails went. I think burning is the best choice for a larger quantity of wood. Although I put a few pieces of wet, rotten wood ( ...


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