(left to right) Matt de Jongh (Responsible Wood), Tim Russell (General Manager), Cameron Nelson (Director) and Glen Osmand (Business Development Manager).
Screenwood General Manager Tim Russell says, “At Screenwood, we understand the importance of taking action towards sustainability. That’s why we are committed to using only high-quality, sustainable materials and supplies in our production processes and business. Our Responsible Wood certified status is a testament to this commitment.”
Matt de Jongh, Responsible Wood’s Sustainability Manager, says, “Certification plays a crucial role in preventing deforestation and ensuring that our forests are managed sustainably. By choosing Responsible Wood certified products, Screenwood publicly demonstrates its commitment to sustainability and responsible resource management. This is commendable and serves as an inspiration for other companies to follow.”
Screenwood’s certified Spotted Gum on the facade of the new Perth Library, designed by Kerry Hill Architects. Photo: Francis Andrijch Photography, courtesy City of Perth.
Screenwood produces linear panels made from a selection of five timbers and are prefinished in a variety of colours. The modules are assembled and cut to specified lengths for ease of installation. The company is fair-rated, VOC tested, acoustically rated and environmentally certified, ensuring that sustainability concerns are integrated throughout the entire value chain.
For their chain of custody certification Screenwood uses a physical separation method as a means of managing and identifying certified timbers, sourcing only Responsible Wood/PEFC timbers. The company is committed to continuous improvement and compliance with all applicable laws regarding environmental impacts and workplace health and safety.
Screenwood’s certified product on display at Caringbah House. Architect: David Seldon | Photo: Justin Alexander
In addition to its commitment to sustainability, Screenwood is also dedicated to delivering high-quality products to its customers. The company’s responsible sourcing and sustainable practices ensure that its products meet the highest standards, both in terms of quality and environmental impact. Screenwood’s Responsible Wood certification, provides customers and consumers with peace of mind that they are purchasing a product that has been responsibly sourced and produced sustainably with care for the environment and the workers harvesting the forest material.