Wood

Introduction

This section of the data portal provides a summary of developments in the UK’s recovered wood market.  The data presented here comes from respected, publicly available and regularly updated sources on the internet.  By following the link(s) above the graphics you can find out more details on the source of the data and visit the sites to access the full data.

The current highlights and trends are:

Wood gate fees

Gate fees for high grade wood have recovered somewhat from unusually low price points last year, but still achieved only £8 per tonne on average this year. Low grade wood also showed signs of improvement, averaging around £36 per tonne in 2019 so far. 


Wood packaging 

In 2019Q2, the amount of wood packaging reprocessed in the UK amounted to 157kt, a decrease of 4kt compared with 2019Q2 but 27kt more than the previous quarter.