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NewWood Composite Panels are Made From 100% Post-Industrial Wood and Plastic Waste

Posted By Anne Masias On March 6, 2012 @ 7:58 pm In Green Materials,Reader Submitted Content,Sustainable Building | 2 Comments

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Elma, WA-based NewWood [1] Manufacturing has developed an innovative line of composite building panels that are made of 50% recycled plastic [2] and 50% recycled wood [3]. In the process, they’ve breathed new life into a town by employing residents of an area in Washington State that has been affected by chronic unemployment. Utilizing post-consumer and post-industrial wood and plastic waste, NewWood is dedicated to making “Better materials to build a better world.” NewWood [1] makes for a superior building material because it is waterproof, insect resistant, durable and easy to use. NewWood cuts like wood and performs like plastic – and, of course, it’s eco-friendly.

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[1] NewWood: http://www.newwood.com/

[2] recycled plastic: http://inhabitat.com/ford-to-recycle-2-million-plastic-bottles-into-fabric-for-its-focus-electric/

[3] recycled wood: http://inhabitat.com/tag/reclaimed-wood/

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