Reclaimed Wood

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Sustainable Flooring - Wood
... has shown the environmental advantages of wood and wood-based products ... Wood is a unique and renewable material ... Trees absorb carbon during their growing cycle, and this carbon remains stored in products like wood flooring during its service life, thus keeping it out of the atmosphere ...
Reclaimed Lumber Industry
... The reclaimed lumber industry gained momentum in the early 1980s on the West Coast when large-scale reuse of softwoods began ... On the East Coast, industry pioneers began selling reclaimed wood in the early 1970s but the industry stayed mostly small until the 1990s as waste disposal increased and deconstruction became the more ... The trade association the Reclaimed Wood Council was formed in May 2003 and dissolved in January 2008, due to a lack of participation among the larger reclaimed wood distributors ...

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