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Essex Business School

Essex Business School

Essex Business School has a reputation for excellent teaching, ground-breaking research and exciting business collaborations. The building is the UK’s first zero-carbon business school and the use of timber significantly contributed to this exceptional achievement. The new school comprises...

Sananitos, sustainable packaging. Plus fun!

Sananitos, sustainable packaging. Plus fun!

Sustainability is not at odds with fun! Drasanvi, a Spanish company and leader in the natural dietary supplements market, uses the PEFC label on the packaging of many of their products. Prominent among these is Sananitos, their line of children’s syrups.These syrups, all made from natural...

Mäihä leads the way for PEFC project certification in Scandinavia

Mäihä leads the way for PEFC project certification in Scandinavia

Scandinavia celebrated its first building awarded with PEFC project certification as Mäihä, a wooden apartment block, was unveiled at the Seinäjoki Housing Fair in Finland, July 2016. Lakea Oy, the company responsible for the construction of the building, received their PEFC...

Simon: putting wood in the spotlight

Simon: putting wood in the spotlight

Simon, an industrial group made up of 25 companies throughout the world, now uses PEFC-certified beech as part of it Detail 82 range of bases for light switches. Find out more below! Our principal interest at Simon is to be specialists in products and services that enhance our customers’...

Kingsgate House scores UK sustainable first

Kingsgate House scores UK sustainable first

Kingsgate House is a seven-story residential project in West London which was the first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification. Located on the King’s Road, West London, Kingsgate House provides 43 affordable residential units. Designed by Horden...

Winter Universiade welcomes PEFC Project Certification

Winter Universiade welcomes PEFC Project Certification

PEFC-certified forests provided the backdrop to the Winter Universiade, which took place in Trentino, Italy in December 2013 and welcomed 3,500 college athletes from 61 countries. The scheme was the second in Italy to receive PEFC Project Certification. With Nordic sports taking place in and...

Center Parcs - PEFC at the heart of one of the UK’s most sustainable holiday destinations

Center Parcs - PEFC at the heart of one of the UK’s most sustainable holiday destinations

Center Parcs' new £250m forest village Woburn Forest (in Bedfordshire) will include a Subtropical Swimming Paradise with a roof structure comprising of solid timber glulam beams drawn from PEFC-certified Austrian larch. The new swimming pool complex is being built using £1m worth of...

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FINSA HOME launches online store for PEFC-certified kitchens,laminate flooring

FINSA HOME launches online store for PEFC-certified kitchens,laminate flooring

FINSA HOME, one of the UK’s premier distributors of DIY kitchens and laminate floorings, recently launched the first online store dedicated to supplying only PEFC-certified products.  With almost 90% of the wood-based products in its catalogue PEFC-certified, FINSA HOME is one of the...