Responsible Wood to feature in revamped paper packaging conference

Responsible Wood announced as bronze sponsor as program for the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference 27 October to 30 October 2020 is unveiled. Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, will feature in a revamped program which offers 74 speakers from 7 countries across 4 days with 28 hours of content. The conference has been organised by the Australian Institute…

Senator Duniam to address Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting

Senator Duniam, the Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, has agreed to present at the 17th Australian Forestry Standard Limited – Trading as Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting. Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries explains: “Senator Duniam has agreed to address the AGM attendees to provide an update on various Federal Government forestry initiatives albeit noting he is in Parliamentary that…

Responsible Wood a hit with architects

Responsible Wood took centre stage in the latest Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series. Consumers and professionals want to be assured that timber products are coming from responsibly and sustainably managed forests. But with multiple certification schemes available in Australia, how do you know what the best environmental choice is? In the latest Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series, now available for download, Responsible…

Responsible Wood to feature in new webinar series

Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series: Responsible Wood launches Wednesday, the 23rd of September 2020 at 1pm Courtesy of Claire Bennett, Tasmanian Timber Consumers and professionals want to be assured that the timber products they specify or purchase are coming from responsibly and sustainably managed forests. But with multiple certification schemes available in Australia, it’s hard to know what the best environmental…

Master Builder – A treasure in the sand dunes

Responsible Wood Timber Feature, page 65 of the Master Builder Queensland magazine  The award winning Mon Repos Turtle Centre has been featured in the latest edition of the Master Builder Queensland magazine. Commissioned by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, the centre underwent a $22 million dollar rejuvenation and showcased timber supplied by Responsible Wood Chain of Custody certificate…

A world first: 5-storey hotel made of PEFC-certified timber opened in Austria

As featured by PEFC International The vision to build a hotel entirely of wood has become a reality in the 5* Green Spa Hotel MalisGarten. The hotel opened in June in the Zillertal valley in Austria. MalisGarten is the world’s first 5-storey hotel made entirely of solid wood. PEFC-certified glue laminated timber (binderholz glulam) and cross laminated timber (binderholz CLT BBS) supplied…

Responsible Wood launches Small Grants Program

On 20 August 2020, Responsible Wood launched its new Small Grants Program aimed at supporting local communities connected to Responsible Wood certified forests around Australia. The program provides access to local communities connected to Responsible Wood certified forests, supporting community groups in developing positive projects in their local area. Responsible Wood Community Grants are awarded for collaborative community-based projects, activities…

The Rye by Tikari in London: sustainable living, with a difference

As featured by PEFC International The Rye by Tikari Works, a building of ten apartments just outside London, has seen PEFC-certified cross laminated timber (CLT) once again prove a sustainable and structural success. The four duplex apartments are designed with an upside-down arrangement. While the bedrooms are located at entry level, the living space is above to maximise access to light…

Black Summer – From the frontline

Responsible Wood is sharing the stories from those at the frontline, managing and preserving forests amidst the 2019/2020 Australian bushfire season, Black Summer, the impact of those fires and the recovery efforts over recent months. Black Summer ran from July 2019 to February 2020 in New South Wales burning 5.37 million hectares. Forestry Corporation of NSW, managing more than 2…