Finland’s photo contest winners impress with stunning landscape photos

As featured by PEFC International PEFC Finland has announced the winners of its 2021 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest, showing the country’s gorgeous forest landscapes throughout the year. The jury had the challenging task of choosing the winners out of a record number of photos that entered the contest. “We received a total of 3,000 unique nature photos with the…

Just Published! Responsible Wood Winter Bulletin 2021

“Winter bulletin looks to the Next Generation…” Meet the prize-winning University of Queensland students who are leading the way in timber design. In this, a special 24-page edition of the Bulletin, Responsible Wood covers the stories of Duncan Hossey, William Webster, Simin Louei and Dylan Francis who together are recipients of the Responsible Wood Civil Engineering Prize for Excellence in…

‘New concept’ motorway service area: welcoming and sustainable thanks to PEFC-certified timber

As featured by PEFC International PEFC-certified timber was used to realize Leeds Skelton Lakes Services, a ‘new concept’ motorway service area in Leeds, United Kingdom. The construction used cross laminated timber (CLT), glulam and cassette panels made from PEFC-certified spruce. Designed by Corstorphine + Wright architects, the scheme brings together a wide range of popular food, beverage and leisure brands, as well as a business…

2021 PEFC Photo Contest – Magical forests impress PEFC Spain’s jury

As featured by PEFC International The 2021 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ national photo contests have come to an end, and our national members are presenting their winners. PEFC Spain is the first to announce the stunning winning photos of their contest, which had the theme “Caring for Forests”. All national winners will enter the international contest for the chance to become…

Responsible Wood calls for nominations for Richard Stanton Award

Responsible Wood is calling for nominations in this year’s coveted Richard Stanton Memorial Award for Excellence in Forest Management or Chain of Custody.  This is the sixth year of the award which pays tribute to a man who devoted his life to sustainable forest management in Australia and internationally. Richard Stanton was CEO and national secretary of Australian Forestry Standard…

Forests come in all shapes and sizes

Forests come in all shapes and sizes, from large state or company-managed forests to small family and community forests. Responsible Wood certification provides assurances that forests are managed to meet challenging environmental, social, and economic requirements – balancing people, planet, and profit. To be featured in the next Australian Forests & Timber Covered by Jason Ross, Responsible Wood Marketing and…

Turning with the grain

To be featured in the next Australasian Timber Magazine Covered by Jason Ross, Responsible Wood Marketing and Communications Officer Introducing Darryl Freestone, the master craftsman behind Wood n Dream. From his workshop in Richmond, Tasmania, Darryl casts an impressive figure. With a background in the hard and fast print industry, Darryl sought the clean air and relaxed lifestyle from a…

Celebrating our rainforests on World Rainforest Day

As featured by PEFC International We are a proud partner of the World Rainforest Day initiative, organized by the Rainforest Partnership to celebrate World Rainforest Day. Taking place on 22 June, World Rainforest Day is a collaborative effort to raise awareness and encourage action to protect the world’s rainforests. Did you know that rainforests cover less than 3% of the Earth’s area, but…