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Invitation to Join the Urban Wood Network

The Urban Wood Network (UWN) appreciates your interest and would like to invite you to join us. UWN partners have been dedicated to building urban wood businesses since the early 2000's and united to promote and demonstrate urban wood utilization. Our mission is to inform, collaborate, and connect to build business and consumer confidence in the urban wood industry.
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And the Most Viewed Urban Wood Stories of 2017 Are...


It's been a great year for urban wood, and we at the Illinois Wood Utilization Team hope it's been a great year for you as well. Check out the most viewed urban wood stories of 2017 as we prepare for another great year promoting urban wood.

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Illinois Architect Takes the LEED in Urban Wood Movement

Laureen Blissard, technical director for the GreenBuilder Coalition and principal of LTLB Envirotecture of Naperville, IL, is a strong advocate of environmental sustainability, including urban wood utilization.

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Wood-Mizer Offers Free Urban Sawmilling Guide


Salvaging, Sawmilling, and Marketing Urban Wood Guide is a free downloadable publication available from Wood-Mizer of Indianapolis, IN. "As we see it, every urban tree we use for lumber is one less tree that must be cut from our forests and one less piece of green waste that would be dumped in our landfills," Wood-Mizer, a manufacturer of stationary and mobile sawmills, says.

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Check out these other great urban wood headlines!

Fall Urban Wood Utilization Webcast Available On Demand >>

From the Archives: Baltimore Wood Project Tackles Two Urban Waste Streams >>

Urban Wood Resource: Illinois Arborist Association >>

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