Glastonbury showcase for SMARTPLY OSB in construction of giant Greenpeace tree

6 June 2017

A giant tree that will be built for environmental campaigning organisation Greenpeace at this year’s Glastonbury Festival will showcase the use of SMARTPLY OSB.

Cutting corners

Despite another damning report, huge strides are being made to cut out illegal logging

Bovis: a certified success?

Is Bovis as green as it claims when procuring timber? TiC reports.

Greenpeace slams illegal timber use

9 August 2008

The "vast majority"  of the construction sector continues to use illegal and unsustainable timber, a new report from the environmental group Greenpeace has said. 

Timber's Renaissance

TiC hears how certified timber products are becoming key to the construction industry's agenda, once again.

Lost in translation

The tallest residential tower in Western Europe was revealed to contain illegally sourced hardwood earlier this year. But shouldn't the companies involved have known better? Ross MacMillan reports.

Certification: Seeing the wood for the trees

Sustainable timber has been under the media spotlight over the ast few years with onsite protests by Environmentalists. Richard Stirling talks to Bovis Lend Lease about a radical shake-up in its timber procurement policies.


Greenpeace Amazon forest claim

21 August 2007

Greenpeace has poured scorn on the recent announcement by the Brazilian government that deforestation rates in the Amazon had dropped for the third year running.

Greenpeace backs B&Q China on illegal timber ban

15 June 2007

Greenpeace has backed a move by B&Q to remove all products containing illegal timber from its 60 stores in China.

Greenpeace attacks Congo timber trade

11 April 2007

International logging companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are causing social chaos and wreaking environmental havoc according to a damning new report launched by Greenpeace today.

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