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Resource Centre

All WPA publications are free to view and download - simply click-on the relevant document image.

Select the subject field from the choices below.

Please contact us if you have queries about any aspect of wood protection not featured here.

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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.

Flame Retardant

Treated Wood

Modified Wood


Treated Wood

Training & Webinars

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NEW Code for Construction Product Information (CPPI)
Implementation Advice

Guidance for businesses on how to implement this upcoming Code which addresses the need to ensure product information provided to buyers is clear, unambiguous, accurate, up-to-date and accessible.

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WPA can review your resources – this could be anything from a piece of literature, a poster, website page or a training course.

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

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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