News tagged in Sustainability

  • Building for sustainability – hardwood timber in construction

    Published Tuesday 6th August, 2019

    The built environment is currently taking over the world – masses of skyscrapers and urban developments are being...

  • Ethically Sourced hardwood timber in the UK

    Published Wednesday 6th February, 2019

    We at International Timber realise the importance of ethically sourced hardwood timber. According to the United Nations Food...

  • 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...

  • Ecobuild 2018 – the year of timber

    Published Monday 9th April, 2018

    Last month construction, development and timber specialists from across the country descended on the Excel Centre in London...

  • Timber: The past, present and future

    Published Tuesday 20th February, 2018

    Timber is one of the longest standing building materials in existence, used over 10,000 years ago as the...

  • The 3 timber high rises to look out for in 2018

    Published Friday 12th January, 2018

    We can all agree that 2017 was the year of timber high-rises – throughout the year we’ve seen...

  • Britain’s first ever forest festival – why timber needs to be celebrated

    Published Thursday 30th November, 2017

    In mid-2018, the UK will be celebrating its first ever forest festival, Timber, which will celebrate the English...

  • Are timber high rises the best way to fight climate change?

    Published Thursday 9th November, 2017

    Last month, London architecture firm Waugh Thistleton said sustainable timber could help London address its housing shortage whilst...

  • Why furniture retailers need to improve their sustainable timber practices

    Published Thursday 21st September, 2017

    You step out into the fresh air. Inhale the scent of nature surrounding you – that refreshing homeliness...

  • Six Facts About Accoya® Wood

    Published Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    Accoya® has hugely risen in popularity recently. It is a specialist, high-performance wood which has been modified from...

  • International Timber receives highest sustainability rating from WWF

    Published Monday 10th August, 2015

    International Timber has been awarded the highest sustainability score in a new report from the World Wildlife Fund...

  • 5 Reasons Timber is Superior to Steel and Brick

    Published Thursday 30th July, 2015

    As well as being a historical favourite, timber is increasingly seen as a popular construction material for the...