The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has thrown its weight behind WWF-UK’s Forest Campaign to protect the world’s forests by encouraging businesses and supply chains to source wood from sustainable sources.
Mechanical rather than chemical plant protection is reaping dividends for Södra in more ways than one, the organisation reports, with sales this year of non-toxic saplings forecast to be 80% higher than they were in 2014.
Timber firms and joiners could play their part in helping to deliver the BBC’s DIY SOS programme's largest Big Build project to date - a housing project for military veterans - but time is running out to get involved.
Wood is the quintessential sustainable material, right? Well, in this modern global economy that entirely depends upon where it is grown and where it ends up being used, as the Grown In Britain campaign is keen to point out
Savvy retailers are learning that wood has a winning aesthetic for today’s more eco-conscious consumers, and given its innate sustainable credentials it means retail therapy doesn’t have to be quite such a guilty pleasure reports Mark Cantrell