This section of the data portal provides a summary of developments in the UK’s recovered wood market.  The data presented here comes from respected, publicly available and regularly updated sources on the internet.  By following the link(s) above the graphics you can find out more details on the source of the data and visit the sites to access the full data.

The current highlights and trends are:

Wood gate fees

·         Gate fees for high grade wood averaged £10 per tonne in April 2018, a decrease of £2.50 per tonne from the previous period in 2017. The wood gate fee for low grade wood was £35 per tonne, £12.50 per tonne less than prices seen in April 2017.


Wood PRN prices 

·         Wood PRN prices continued to see unprecedented gains in 2018, reaching £11.50 per tonne in March. This is the highest price seen since January 2016.

Wood packaging recycling 

·         In 2017Q4, the amount of wood packaging reprocessed in the UK amounted to 316kt, an increase of 15kt compared with 2016Q3 but 10kt less than 2017Q3.