Markets Slim for Foundation Wood

Posted: January 2022

Category: New Markets

Digest: MRC has explored alternative markets for foundation wood without great success. The most promising new market was particle board; however, a pilot test proved that the test sample which was still contaminated with metal staples could not be used. The study also explored using the foundation wood in the manufacturing of medium density fiberboard, wood pellets, fire logs, pallets, animal bedding and oriented strand board. The paper provides contact information for a variety potential end-users of foundation wood.