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Wood pellets and briquettes are processed wood products that can be made from roundwood, sawmill products and/or recycled wood. Some of the wood used to make wood pellets and briquettes will be accounted for elsewhere in this release (e.g. in Tables 2.30 and 2.31). Wood pellets and briquettes are often used for woodfuel, but pellets may also be used for other purposes (such as horse bedding or cat litter).
A total of 287 thousand tonnes of wood pellets and briquettes are estimated to have been produced in the UK in 2017. This represents a 13% decrease from the 2016 estimate of 329 thousand tonnes.
Table 2.32 Wood pellet production, 2010-2017
Source: Survey of UK Pellet and Briquette Production
Sources chapter: Woodfuel and pellets
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