We will read with profit a complete file on this subject on the site. Pallets, poles, sleepers, lumber, but also, and illegally, the wood used for the manufacture of garden furniture (tables, chairs, pergolas, etc.) are treated against insects and moulds.
- These woods are very dangerous, and their elimination cannot be done directly. The frequent burning of these materials is prohibited. Unfortunately, many people do not know it.
- Usually, these materials should not end up in the dump as we often see.
The treated woods were mainly either with creosote or with mixtures of metals (copper, chromium, arsenic). These woods are considered hazardous waste. Their disposal can only be done under certain conditions (incineration in establishments approved for DIS, cement plants). The new wood treatments by autoclaving are made with a product called copper -based Womanize (copper carbonate, Bus-N-cyclohexyldiazeniumdioxy-copper and boric acid). Regarding the best garbage disposals, this is …