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Durisol starts up its first UK wood recycling plant

UK production has started for a proven wood recycling system that turns waste wood into construction blocks. The plant, run by Durisol UK, is conducting operational trials but is due to open officially on April 23 2008 in Crumlin, Gwent, in Wales. Plant capacity, once its fully operational will be 1.5 million blocks a year.The blocks are an alternative to traditional breeze blocks, and are made from 80% recycled wood, mineralised with Portland cement to create 'woodcrete'. ...