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04/12/2017
The UK Government adds a levy to all household energy bills to pay for their incentive to power stations to burn wood. Read more at www.usewoodwisely.co.uk where the experts tell you all you need to k...
13/07/2017
Hosted by Norbord, leader in panel products, www.usewoodwisely.co.uk explains the woody biomass/timber supply argument which has seen UK wood-using industries confront government. Whether t...
13/07/2017
Whether the visitor is familiar with the issues or not, the information is easy to digest. Included in the colourful, emotive site are links to further reading and reports which add depth t...
27/04/2017
In an age when nearly all building products are mass-produced, natural timber has a unique position in the industry. Timber is a natural product and like all products of nature it is neith...
27/04/2017
Latest statistics have highlighted that sales of OSB in the UK have exceeded those of imported softwood plywood for the first time.  This indication is derived from Norbord’s own ...
27/02/2017
Biomass is not always the environmentally-positive energy solution that it is claimed to be and subsidies are distorting the market; this is the unequivocal message from Norbord. As the lead...
20/01/2017
While wood is a renewable and versatile resource which, when used sensibly, is proven to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, the theory of reforestation restoring the CO2 balance instantaneousl...