Jun 2, 2009 When selecting green deck materials, consider content, resources, wood-plastic composites, or all-plastic deck boards are greenest. The oldest and most popular decking material is also the one that is renewable: wood.
Jun 5, 2013 Researchers question benefits of tropical-wood substitute. “If it's sustainable, the timber trade is generally a good thing,” says Duncan suggest that 'plastic wood' — typically a composite of waste wood and plastic In the United States, it accounts for around 10% of the market for decking, according to
Jun 7, 2010 Dozens of synthetic (that's plastic) deck manufacturers seem to have an answer with and make a wide variety of wood-toned products. That's because, unlike plastic, wood is renewable and also at least
Mar 12, 2015 There are myriad sustainable decking and railing options to consider landfill, including carpet fibers, plastics, rice husks, bamboo and wood flour. Although composite decking is gaining in popularity, natural wood decking
Wood-plastic composites (WPCs) are composite materials made of wood fiber/wood flour and Wood-plastic composites were first introduced into the decking market in the early 1990s. WPCs are often considered a sustainable material because they can be made using recycled plastics and the waste products of the