Meet the expert craftsman bringing the ‘Timber Hub’ to life

When Timber Queensland and Responsible Wood relocated to its new office, an opportunity arose for both to create a “Timber Hub” – a shared vision showcasing Responsible Wood certified Queensland timber species to visitors and stakeholders alike. Working with long term Timber Queensland members and stakeholders, the ‘Timber Hub’ has undergone a transformation with timber materials and supplies generously donated…

Jaguar Land Rover unveils the UK’s largest engineered timber roof

As featured by PEFC International Jaguar Land Rover’s Advanced Product Creation Centre has the largest engineered timber roof in the UK, reflecting the design quality and company values associated with one of Britain’s most iconic automotive businesses. Encompassing 1,512m³ of PEFC-certified glulam beams and 2,674m³ of cross laminated timber (CLT) panels manufactured by Binderholz, the engineered timber roof makes a huge design statement covering…

PEFC-certified Christmas trees illuminate across the world

As featured by PEFC International Christmas is nearly here and Christmas trees are lighting up city centres, spreading seasonal splendour. Once again, several European cities have chosen PEFC-certified Christmas trees – for a sustainable celebration. “It is wonderful to see that so many prominent places have chosen Christmas trees from sustainably managed, PEFC-certified forests,” said Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International.…

Responsible Wood looks to 2021!

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News Standard development work underpins busy 2021 Responsible Wood schedule… Between the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the impact of the 2019-20 summer bushfires, 2020 has been a year like no other. As we move into 2021, Responsible Wood is looking forward to what lies ahead. The publication of the historic…

Responsible Wood commits to Australian Made

Responsible Wood has re-committed to the Australian Made Campaign. As custodian of the Australian standards for Sustainable Forest Management (AS 4708) and Chain of Custody for Forest Products (AS 4707), the organisation is strongly aligned to the campaign. “The famous Australian Made, Australian Grown certification trademark is the true mark of Aussie authenticity, recognised widely and underpinned by a third…

Responsible Wood welcomes Woolworths new Australian-made paper bag

Responsible Wood has welcomed an announced by Woolworths that it will be stocking PEFC-certified Australian-made paper bags in South Australia and the Northern Territory. The move comes ahead of a progressive roll out of Australian-made paper bags over the next 12 months. Woolworths’ paper shopping bags were first launched in June 2020 in response to customer demand for a paper…

Responsible Wood gets its ‘compliance tick’ from Standards Australia

As one of five accredited Standards Development Organisations Responsible Wood is subject to regular surveillance audits, ensuring our scheme is independent, credible, trans parent, and technically competent… Responsible Wood has passed an audit and ‘check compliance’ with flying colours with development activities meeting all requirements of Standards Australia. Connecting remotely, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the surveillance audit provides…