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 averaged £12 per tonne in August 2017, a decrease of over £10 per tonne from the previous period in 2016. The wood gate fee for low grade wood was £47.50 per tonne in August 2017, mirroring prices seen in August 2016.

 

Wood PRN prices

 ·        Wood PRN prices declined further to £1.90 per tonne in August 17. They had previously reached £2.25 per tonne in June 2017, the highest price seen since September 2016.

 

Wood packaging recycling

 ·        In 2017Q2, the amount of wood packaging reprocessed in the UK amounted to 106kt, a decrease of 5kt compared with 2016Q2 but 6kt more than 2017Q1.