Recovered wood in Poland

Out-of-print edition. Available in ITD’s reading room.

Ewa Ratajczak, Aleksandra Szostak, Gabriela Bidzińska
Poznań, Instytut Technologii Drewna, 2003
ISBN 83-915727-2-2

(Polish language version)

CONTENTS

Preface 7
1. Wood waste – basic terms and legislation 13
    1.1. Wood waste terminology 13
    1.2. Legal conditions of wood waste management in Poland 17
2. Identification of post-use wood waste creation areas and characteristics
     of their material makeup
23
    2.1. Post-use wood waste of roundwood 24
    2.2. Post-use wood waste of products of sawnwood 27
    2.3. Post-use wood waste of products of wood-based materials 31
3. Service time and rotation indexes of wood products 35
    3.1. General methodology for determining service time and rotation indexes of wood
           products
35
    3.2. Service time and rotation indexes of wood products of solid wood 37
    3.3. Service time and rotation indexes of wood products of wood-based materials 42
4. Recovered wood supply in Poland in 2002 47
    4.1. Methods for recovered wood supply determination 47
          4.1.1. Comparative methods 48
          4.1.2. A method based on the concept of the wood product life cycle 51
    4.2. Recovered wood in Poland in 2002 57
          4.2.1. Post-use wood waste supply in Poland estimated on the basis of relations
                   on the wood market in the European Union and Germany
57
          4.2.2. Supply of post-use wood waste and recovered wood in Poland resulting
                   from service time and rotation indexes of wood products
58
5. Forecast of recovered wood supply in Poland in 2015 69
    5.1. General assumptions 69
    5.2. Recovered wood supply in Poland in 2015 70
    5.3. Changes on the recovered wood market in Poland in the 2002 – 2015 period 79
6. Estimation of recovered wood suitability for recycling 85
    6.1. Proposal of post-use wood waste classification in respect to their suitability
          for recycling
87
    6.2. Use of recovered wood for industrial purposes 93
    6.3. Use of recovered wood for energy purposes 96
7. Balance of recovered wood in Poland by 2015 101
    7.1. Methodical remarks 101
    7.2. Supply and potential directions of recovered wood management in Poland
           in the 2002 – 2015 period
102
Conclusions 109
Appendix 113
Bibliography 157
Summary (in English) 165