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Reducing the amount of virgin wood used in the construction industry

August 2020
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Gallery ReWood 1


Standing at both the end, the beginning and the middle of the wood supply chain, ReWood upcycling technology uses wood waste from the construction industry, uses it as raw material to manufacture new products that are stronger and cleaner.

ReWood aims at reducing the amount of virgin wood, which is being used in the construction industry, one of the top consumer of raw materials. By taking wood from recycling factories and impregnating it to make it last longer, ReWood innovative process make it possible to transform it into facades and acoustic panels. By burning the wood slightly, it becomes resistant to humidity and can last for more than 50 years. Highly versatile, ReWood delivers a solution to architects interested in making new buildings with a nordic look while using local and sustainable materials.

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Label Date August 14, 2020
From Denmark
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Credibility,

Implementation Stories

ReWood by Burnt Wood
Implemented by City of Horsens in Horsens (Denmark) in 2020

A municipal recycling station of the City of Horsens in Denmark sold two tons of wood waste to the Solution’s owner BurntWood in December 2020. Once the wood waste was transformed into 137 panels of 13 to 14 kg, they were sold back to them to use on the facade of the recycling station.


2 tons of wood being upcycled instead of using new wood allows nearly 3 tons of co2 to be stored


The environmental benefits

  • By using waste wood instead of new wood, ReWood saves 1428g of Co2 per 1m3 of wood saved
  • Service life over 50 years

The Financial benefits

  • The price range of virgin wood panels in Denmark usually goes between 67€ to 134€ while ReWood panels sells for 65€ (May 2020)

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Company Profile

Burnt Wood

We make facade elements out of recycled wood.

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Headquarters 8260 Viby, Denmark

Networking Partner

International Cleantech Network

The International Cleantech Network (ICN) is a global network of 13 cleantech clusters on the international forefront of providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the growing demand for green technologies.

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