The chemicals used in wood treatment
Mostly suppliers used 3 types of chemicals which include
- oil borne chemicals
- waterborne water chemicals
Creosote is an oil-based complex chemical mixture which producers sterilize from coal tar.
Oil-borne chemicals are basically pentachlorophenol chemical compound, also known as Penta. Wood suppliers use an oil-borne chemical copper naphthenate for the preservation of wood.
Waterborne chemicals are also generally used for wood preservation.
Disposing of the timber waste
Your priority must be reusing the timber waste at the time of disposing of. You should reuse it if it meets your desire requirements. But if it is necessary to get rid of it, here are some steps given below
Do not burn it
One should not burn the treated lumber. Mostly, open burning untreated brush and wood only and in other sites too, but by permit from the local authorities and usually from the clean brush and wood.
Take it to the local transfer station
you can dispose of the timber waste in different ways. If you have bought the wood for a small project, you can transfer it to the transfer station. Manufacturer or contractor contract with the permitted waste landfill or send it to the wood burner facilities which are allowed to burn treated wood. But Don’t worry about this lengthy process. We are here to do this job easy for you, just call us and hire our best skip bin service.