News tagged in Environment

  • International Timber wins gold for environmental excellence

    Published Friday 16th August, 2019

    International Timber (IT) Grangemouth has been awarded a Gold-Standard award for Environmental Excellence. International Timber was celebrated for...

  • International Timber’s biodiversity improvements

    Published Friday 10th August, 2018

    International Timber (IT) recently made some on-site improvements with the addition of a green space to encourage a...

  • The Future of Wood as Biofuel

    Published Wednesday 11th January, 2017

    Wood has been used as fuel since the dawn of time and it’s increasingly being touted as a...

  • How can timber be used to reduce environmental impact of a new build?

    Published Tuesday 11th October, 2016

    Traditional building materials such as steel and concrete are having a huge impact on greenhouse gas emissions. It’s...

  • Getting to Grips with U values

    Published Thursday 9th April, 2015

    U-values indicate the amount of heat loss through a given thickness of a particular material. Basically, the higher...

  • 4 Ways to Reduce Joinery Waste

    Published Thursday 19th March, 2015

    Wood waste in the joinery sector is a big problem in terms of landfill. Although a lot of...

  • How trees eat: An Introductory Guide to Photosynthesis

    Published Thursday 19th February, 2015

    Trees, among other plant life, are responsible for making the planet habitable to oxygen-breathers like us. But how...

  • How do trees work?

    Published Thursday 15th January, 2015

    Trees are an evolutionary success story and have shaped the planet into the hospitable home we know and...