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Composite Decking vs Wood - GardenStructure.com Composite Decking Vs Wood Decks article, revised for 2014. ... They say a plastic shopping bag will last 1000 years underground, it is a safe bet that composite...

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Composite or plastic 'lumber' for consumer applications – how green ... Composite Lumber for Consumer & Residential Applications. INTRODUCTION ... adapted to evaluate product alternatives for a home project such as deck or fence installation. ... health risks during the manufacturing process. 2. Product...

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WOOD-PLASTIC COMPOSITE LUMBER VS. WOOD DECKING Jul 28, 2010 ... (LCA) and comparison of WPC decking and western red cedar decking. ... Early plastic lumber products lacked adequate structural stiffness, often resulting in sagging park ..... The Healthy Building Network's Guide to Plastic.

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Green America: Living Green: Green Hands on Deck The Healthy Building Network (HBN) has produced a “Guide to Plastic Lumber” that offers guidelines for plastic-lumber purchases based on environmental,...

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Deck: Wood or Plastic? : TreeHugger Jul 27, 2009 ... The decision between composite decking and wood was by far the hardest part of the design process. ... Visor Wood Safe Treated Lumber

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Wood deck or synthetic lumber? Is PVC a definite no-no? Trying to ... Apr 5, 2011 ... Is that a potential health hazard? Answer this question ... Trex "Transcend" is the newest generation of composite decking. It is considered a...

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Choosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood? - Houzz Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking ... Before you choose between plastic and wood for your decking, ask yourself one .... Learn about the pros and cons of healthier alternatives to fiberglass and foam, and...

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PVC Decking Still Popular | Remodeling | Decks, Composite ... May 28, 2009 ... Manufacturers still feel good about wood-plastic composite decking, ... given the controversy surrounding PVC's health and environmental...

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Is Azek a sustainable product? | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com Compared to the use of recycled plastics in composite decking, Lent said, the ... also raises questions about the health of the composite decking market. ... cedar shingled home has rotting trim boards, leaking water into the...

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