Responsible Wood to deliver key wood message to teachers

“A four day whirlwind tour, where a delegation of Queensland teachers will participate in a number of activities focused on forestry education and the importance of forest certification” Responsible Wood has been invited to participate in the ForestLearning coordinated field tours and workshop at the AgForce School and Industry Partnership Program’s Food, Fibre and Agricultural Educators conference 13-17 January 2019…

Responsible Wood announced as presenter at peak Sustainability Conference  

Responsible Wood set to deliver important certification and procurement message at National Sustainability Conference in Brisbane… Responsible Wood continues to make waves as forest certification is set to take the floor at the National Sustainability Conference in April 2019. The conference attracts sustainability professionals far and wide with Responsible Wood slated to deliver an important message about timber certification. According…

The Responsible Wood wrap up from the PEFC General Assembly

PEFC endorses new benchmarks, Responsible Wood director presents to the General Assembly and PEFC elect Tasmanian forester to peak board… “NOVEMBER 14 was a future defining day for PEFC,” secretary-general Ben Gunneberg said as the PEFC general assembly in Geneva voted on the approval of the revised Sustainable Forest Management and Group Forest Management Certi­cation benchmark standards. “We are delighted…

Responsible Wood features at Forest Learning Virtual Reality (VR) Workshop

“We are developing teaching tools that will engage technology savvy learners in schools today, aiming to provide greater visibility of our ultimate renewable forest and wood industry in classrooms” According to ForestLearning Program Manager Beth Welden, the answer increasingly lies in the realms of ‘virtual reality.’ Presenting to delegates at the Australian Forest Education Alliance in Canberra, Beth Welden briefed…

Certification all important in securing industry’s future: VAFI Awards Night in Melbourne

‘Support the Victorian forestry industry, now and into the future’ was the consensus as representatives from the governing Victorian ALP, the Victorian Nationals and the Victorian Shooters and Fishers Party laid bare their plans for the future of the forestry in Victoria at the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) Awards held at the RACV City Club on Friday, the…

Architect practices what he preaches: wood certification messages at expo

WHAT is sustainable wood is and where do wood products such as furniture and flooring actually come from?   CONSUMERS are often mystified about what sustainable wood is and where wood products such as furniture and flooring actually come from. Eco-architect Mark Thomson, who has developed a national reputation for championing sustainable design and development, practices what he preaches. A…

RW makes a mark at Timber Queensland ‘Engineered Wood Products’ Seminar

Glue Laminated Timber (GLT), Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) were in the spot light as the movers and shakers in the Queensland timber industry converged on the Grand Ballroom at the Victoria Park Golf Complex in downtown Brisbane to discuss the evolving trends in the engineered timber industry. Responsible Wood members Hyne Timber and Wesbeam showcased…