Certification

Travis Perkins joins TDUK and celebrates major timber milestone
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Travis Perkins, the largest builders’ merchants in the UK with a network of over 500 branches, is celebrating its 20th consecutive year of certification of the timber chain of custody. It has also recently joined Timber Development UK (TDUK).  As one of the biggest providers of timber for building and...
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Certifications
Certifications
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Certifications like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), and Grown in Britain prioritise small-scale forests, are verified against international benchmarks, and aim to improve livelihoods and conserve ecosystems while mitigating negative environmental impacts.
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Scotts Timber Engineering awarded Carbon Footprint certification
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Scotts Timber Engineering has been awarded a Carbon Footprint certification from Go Climate Positive, a provider of carbon management and offsetting services. To date, Scotts is the only timber engineering business to receive a Go Climate Positive certification. This shows that Scotts is currently producing a third less carbon per...
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Forest management certification
Forest management certification in Poland has changed
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A recent decision by Polish State Forests will significantly reduce the availability of FSC-certified material from Polish forests, TDUK has warned its members. According to a recent statement issued by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), six Regional Directorates of State Forests (RDSFs) have made the decision to discontinue FSC certification...
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Sustainable timber sourcing
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Acknowledge the importance of sustainable timber sourcing and which certifications can open up markets for merchants and those involved in the industry.
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