Composite wood products, including hardwood plywood, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard are used in a variety of products such as flooring, furniture, cabinetry and building materials. A national standard for formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products, designed to closely mirror the existing standards established by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been in… read more
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The following is the final installment of our blog series on Zero Waste, written by William F. Hoffman III Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Corporate Fellow at UL Environment. In my last blog I discussed estimation procedures and calculating zero waste based on the standard. This week, I’m asking Mark Kardos to walk through documentation and the validation process… read more
The following is Part 5 of our blog series on Zero Waste, written by William F. Hoffman III Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Corporate Fellow at UL Environment. In my last blog entry I walked through how to calculate Reduce and Reuse. This week I’ll describe how to estimate material stream mass and calculate waste diversion. Many times there… read more