Despite restrictions elsewhere, NZ still uses a wood preservative linked to arsenic pollution


Timber with a green-grey hue – treated with copper chromium arsenic (CCA) – is a common sight in New Zealand. But how many people are aware that it pollutes the environment, is associated with health risks and is a toxic waste complicating the transition to a circular bioeconomy? Other countries, including Australia, the US and…

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