effects of burning HPL boards
Laminated HPL boards are manufactured from several different materials, such as cellulose, melamine, and phenol-formaldehyde resins. The combustion of these materials can lead to the release of various atmospheric pollutants, including:
- Carbon dioxide: Approximately 900 to 1100 kg of CO2 per ton of laminated HPL boards.
- Nitrogen oxides: Approximately 1-3 kg of NOx per ton of laminated HPL boards.
- Volatile Organic Compounds: Approximately 0.1-1 kg of VOCs per ton of laminated HPL boards.
- Particulate Matter: Approximately 5-10 kg per ton of laminated HPL boards.
Contemporary environmental challenges call for multifaceted actions, including reducing emissions of harmful compounds to the air.
Carbon dioxide: Burning all organic materials results in the emission of carbon dioxide, contributing to the greenhouse effect.
Nitrogen oxides: Burning at high temperatures can cause reactions between atmospheric nitrogen and oxygen, forming nitrogen oxides. NOx contributes to smog and acid rain.
Volatile organic compounds: Burning phenol-formaldehyde resins can emit volatile organic compounds, which are harmful to health and contribute to the formation of smog.
Particulate matter: Burning laminated boards can generate solid particles, which are harmful to health and cause air pollution.
Circular cycle in nuwa
Sustainable Design: Furniture is designed to be durable, easy to repair, and have a long usable life.
Resource Extraction: Sourcing sustainable or recycled materials to be used in furniture production.
Manufacturing: Transforming sustainable resources into long-lasting furniture using recycling-friendly techniques and materials.
Distribution: Transporting and distributing sustainable furniture to customers.
Usage: Customers using the furniture for an extended and durable lifespan.
Repair and Upcycling: Furniture is repaired, upgraded, or refurbished if needed to extend its usability.
Recycling and Processing: After use, furniture is disassembled into components, and materials are recycled or processed for use in producing new furniture or other products.