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The WPA Wood Selection Guide
Exploring flame retardant treated wood, naturally durable wood, preservative treated wood, modified wood, wood-based sheet materials and engineered wood products.
The environmental, sustainable and economical benefits of using Wood
Wood - Building the Bio-economy CEI-Bois
Published by the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries this book sets out the environmental arguments for using wood over alternative building materials at the same time as putting the industry’s economic contribution in context.
How the Timber Industries can help solve the housing crisis Confederation of Timber Industries
A recent inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries (2019) examined the role that timber could play in a changing world – by providing skilled jobs, delivering sustainable and affordable homes and being at the forefront of addressing climate change.
Treated Wood, a Sustainable Choice - Executive Summary WEI / EWPM
Summary of a report by the trade bodies representing and working in the European pressure treated wood industry examining the sustainability of treated timber and the balance of social, economic and environmental aspects.
The WPA are ardent supporters of Wood for Good and their Wood CO2ts less campaign - for more information visit here.
Wood CO2ts less is a collective mark of Wood for Good Ltd. Using wood from sustainably-managed forests instead of other materials is a good way to reduce CO2 emissions.
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