Improving the home-grown timber supply chain

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I am sure that I am not the only person who has visited the TRADA head office in the heart of the Chilterns' beech woods and thought: "If only I had a similar view from my office window".

Those beautiful beech woods remind me of the common purpose shared by my organisation, Grown in Britain, and TRADA: to raise awareness of the many benefits of working with wood. But the two organisations work in different ways to achieve these ends. In the case of Grown in Britain, as the name suggests, our particular focus is on home-grown timber and therefore supporting the nations country's woodlands and forests and our rural economy.

Article from Timber 2016 Industry Yearbook

Suggested Reading

Time called on 'vacuous' sustainability claimsnavigation-arrow

David Venables outlines the American Hardwood Export Council's approach to Environmental Product Declarations.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

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Biogenic is a broad terms that refers to materials of biological origin. At its most wide ranging, this could include fossil fuels that owe their formation to biological activities from previous geological epochs. However the term is commonly reserved for materials of relatively recent biological origin within the context of...

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How to reduce climate change: Fact sheet no. 9navigation-arrow

This wood for good fact sheet is an overview of some of how to reduce climate change, with an emphasis of the role which timber plays.

The sheet contains a number of statistics relating to the growth of Europe's forests and the carbon sink which they provide. It also...

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