Woodtrend and The Environment
You want to buy timber. We want to sell you timber .
We know you have questions on sustainability, environmental responsibility, Chain of custody, certification, due diligence and illegal logging. We are confident we can answer these vital and necessary questions. We take your environmental concerns seriously.
Woodtrend is proud to have achieved FSC®and PEFC chain of custody certification
Chain of custody is defined as the path taken by raw materials, processed materials and finished products from the forest to the consumer including each stage of transformation, manufacturing, storage and transport where progress to the next stage involves change of ownership of the materials or products Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)
Timber is one of the greenest materials available. It absorbs carbon while growing, uses low energy in conversion to wood based products and is a renewable material . Woodtrend recognises that forests are critical for sustainable development... Read More
We are committed to the responsible management of forests to maintain their full range of environmental, social and economic values...
Woodtrend is proud to have The Responsible Purchasing Process certificate. This is an internationally recognized due diligence System developed exclusively for TTF members to meet the requirements of its Sustainability Code of Conduct and EUTR Timber Regulation...
The European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force in March 2013 and prohibits the placing of illegally harvested timber on the European market. Crucially the EUTR requires companies placing timber or timber products on the European market (both imported and domestic) for the first time to implement a due diligence system...
You can take comfort in the knowledge that Woodtrend operates under a Code of Conduct as proof of their integrity. Woodtrend is committed to the Timber Trade Federation Code of Conduct and applies the Environmental Code of Practice to all wood procurement activities.
Woodtrend is committed to purchasing all timber from legal sources and will seek evidence of compliance from suppliers that they are operating in accordance with the laws of the country. The company unreservedly condemns illegal logging practices and will keep informed of international processes and changes in legislation.