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…

Sustainable products trends, trademarks, and declarations

thinkstep-anz and Responsible Wood combine for webinar… As Australia’s green building market continues to grow there is an increasing appetite for sustainable building and construction products. In their upcoming webinar, Responsible Wood, the Australian National Governing Body for PEFC, will show how the wood industry can make the most out of the opportunities now available. The webinar will cover the…

Alzamora Group: A Green Revolution with PEFC

As featured by PEFC International Alzamora Group, a leading Spanish cardboard packaging manufacturer, has recently celebrated the second year of its LatCub packaging solution. The revolutionary renewable, biodegradable and fully recyclable cardboard packaging replaces the plastic ring-pull and shrink-wrap around beverage cans. This new sustainable packaging solution is produced without any plastic or tape and offers brands extensive advertising opportunities. The…

Building for our planet – how architects can help combat climate change

As featured by PEFC International Did you know that building and construction work accounts for 39% of energy-related CO2 emissions? Architects and those working in the construction sector have the power to change this. They play a key role in combatting climate change by shifting to sustainable construction. Concrete and steel are among the most frequently used construction materials. But they emit high amounts of…

Responsible Wood to host responsible products trends, trademarks, and declarations webinar

Product trends, trademarks, and declarations webinar scheduled for 12.30pm until 1.30pm Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  Building with certified wood is brilliant for the planet, our health, and the economy. In addition, buying locally certified wood reduces our carbon footprint and supports local communities connected to sustainable forest management. Join Responsible Wood as we host a special webinar with thinkstep-anz examining…

PEFC International launches ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ Photo Contest

As featured by PEFC International Launched to celebrate Earth Day, the ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ Photo Contest is back! For the fifth time, we are inviting professional and amateur photographers to submit their best forest photos, for the chance to become the 2021 PEFC Photographer of the Year. Colourful trees, forest landscapes, children playing, people working or animals living in the…

Equestrian centre ‘raises the roof’ for chain-of-custody timber certification

Located in the heart of Benalla, famed for is connection to Ned Kelly and the Kelly gang, the Benalla Sports and Equestrian Centre is a melting pot for equestrian community activity in the high country of north-eastern Victoria. The picturesque venue boasts high quality infrastructure including a 72 m x 40 m covered riding arena erected in 2019, providing an…

Engineered timber the solution to replacement of heritage fire station

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News Hyne has welcomed the Queensland government’s decision to build the replacement, state-of-the-art Maryborough Fire and Emergency Services complex from the company’s engineered timber solutions. The first glimpse of the design shows how the design team will retain and restore the existing, heritage-valued brick façade. Hyne executive director James Hyne said this…

Builders play a leading role in sustainable construction

Building with certified wood is brilliant for the planet, our health, and the economy. In addition, buying locally certified wood reduces our carbon footprint and supports local communities connected to sustainable forest management. As Australian builders declare a climate and biodiversity emergency material selection plays an all-important role in protecting the planet. In the latest Builders Declare webinar Mark Thomson,…