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TRADA Technology Consultant Elizabeth Turner discusses the impact the EU Timber Regulation will have on timber specification and supply
Forests, as we know, are used for much more than timber structures and building components. However, the construction industry and the timber supply chain have a key role to play in ensuring that only timber from legal and sustainable sources is used in all their activities.
Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 6 (Winter 2011)
The ability to prove that a product is from a legal and sustainable source is now a key factor in the specification of timber and timber products, with consumers increasingly recognising on-product certification labels as an indication that the product has come from a well-managed forest.
Article from In...
Wood's low carbon footprint and natural renewability make it the ideal material for more sustainable construction.
The wood industry is unique in offering third party certification schemes which guarantee the wood has been sourced responsibly from sustainably managed forests.
This Choose and Use sheet details the various different...
Biomass is a generic term for a wide range of organic materials including wood, which are used to generate electricity and/or heat. Waste wood is just one form of biomass for which there is rapidly growing interest in the UK.
The key difference between using biomass and fossil fuels...