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Table 2 Chemical composition for samples tested (% dry weight basis)

From: Carbon dynamics of paper, engineered wood products and bamboo in landfills: evidence from reactor studies

Material type Holocellulosea Lignin (AIL)a Lignin (ASL)a Asha Extractives Organic carbon
MDF 57.2 (0.5) 29.6 (0.04) 1.4 (0.04) 0.29 (0.01) 6.3 46
Particleboard 60.4 (0.93) 29.4 (0.1) 1.2 (0.01) 0.38 (0.06) 8.5 45
Exterior wall panel 55.8 (0.4) 34.4 (0.2) 2.2 (0.005) 0.98 (0.2) 2.9 52.1
Bamboo flooring 61.3 (0.65) 29.2 (0.07) 2.1 (0.04) 0.98 (0.2) 7.25 (0.03) 46.2
Copy paper—Acacia 77.5 (0.2) 0.52 (0.02) 0.24 (0.002) 18.7 (0.075) 2.66 (0.27) 28.6 (0.089)
Copy paper—Eucalyptus 86.4 (0.08) 0.25 (0.02) 0.23 (0.005) 10.9 (0.027) 3.32 (1.21) 34.6 (0.013)
Copy paper—recycled 78.3 (0.47) 1.74 (0.16) 0.54 (0.003) 13.88 (0.075) 3.16 (0.303) 30.7 (0.14)
Cardboard—fresh 70.3 (0.42) 14.7 (1.04) 0.68 (0.015) 9.70 (0.066) 4.32 (0.18) 29.1 (0.26)
Cardboard—landfill 73.0 (1.02) 17.3 (0.97) 1.91 (0.68) 6.9 (0.95) NMb 29.1 (0.26)
  1. aValues are the average of duplicate analysis
  2. bNot measured as the wax present in the cardboard interfered with the operation of the machine used for extractions