Raise awareness of timber’s sustainability benefits

Raise awareness of timber’s sustainability benefits
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More timber must be used in construction projects to help create a net-zero carbon construction supply chain, says a recent report from the Environmental Audit Committee. TDUK’s David Hopkins explains how timber merchants and the wider supply chain can unite to make this goal a reality. A new report from...
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Timber Development UK signs Anti-Greenwash Charter
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Timber Development UK (TDUK) has signed up to The Anti-Greenwash Charter as the next step in its sustainability journey. The Charter is sponsored by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), and requires organisations to make a public declaration to uphold good standards of marketing practice, adopt a Green Claims...
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How we’re helping the industry to build a better world with wood
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For more than a century, our built environment has been dominated by high carbon, energy hungry materials such as cement and steel. But the 21st century will be the age of sustainable materials - and timber is likely to be foremost among them. The built environment is currently responsible for...
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How should you assess timber when measuring embodied carbon?
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As embodied carbon returns to the political agenda, TDUK offers advice on how architects and engineers can accurately assess the embodied carbon associated with timber buildings and building products. The Embodied Carbon Bill, re-introduced to Parliament in June, aims to make it mandatory to report the whole-life carbon emissions of...
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The road to net zero is paved with timber, explains TDUK’s Sustainability Director
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When you want to create a net zero carbon supply chain, sustainable timber has a lot of advantages.
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Building a better world through wood
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For more than a century, our built environment has been dominated by high carbon, energy hungry materials such as cement and steel. These materials were integral to a new wave of innovation, allowing a new generation of superstructures to rise to heights once limited to the likes of the Great...
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Return of the bill - embodied carbon back on the agenda
Return of the bill – embodied carbon back on the agenda
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This week saw an important political update in Parliament as Jerome Mayhew MP reintroduced the Embodied Carbon Bill.
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