Factsheet: Forest products conservation and recycling program

Forest products conservation and recycling program

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest products conservation and recycling program
Description: 
The program aims for increased recycling of paper and wood wastes and utilization of products consisting of recycled materials. The Secretary is authorized to conduct, support, and cooperate in an expanded wood fiber recycling research program. In the Modern Timber Bridge Initiative the Secretary can provide Federal funds for the construction of demonstration bridges, modern bridge technology transfer projects, and conferences.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase recycling rates of paper and wood wastes

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Forest Service, US Department of Agriculture

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass. Increased mobilisation of woody resources.
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1990