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Reclaimed Wood Scores LEED Points for 49ers Levis Stadium

By Bill Esler Posted: 07/17/2014 9:42AM

Reclaimed wood scored points for the San Francisco 49ers Levi’s Stadium, dedicated July 17, 2014, it is the first LEED Gold Certified football arena. Luxury suites are paneled in reclaimed wood from a hangar in nearby airport.


Wood and Paper Industries Getting Greener: Sustainability Study

By Rich Christianson Posted: 07/16/2014 12:14PM

The U.S. wood and paper industries are continuing to make strides to be better environmental stewards of the planet, according to the 2014 Sustainability Report just released by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA).


Green Globes Certification Costs Less than LEED: Drexel Study

By Elizabeth Fuhrman Posted: 05/16/2014 7:00AM

The Green Building Initiative’s (GBI) Green Globes certification process costs significantly less to conduct and is faster to finish than LEED certification, a recent Drexel University study found that


Canyon Creek Cabinet Wins Environmental Practices Award

Posted By Elizabeth Fuhrman | Posted: 05/16/2014 6:30AM

Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. won the Association of Washington Business Environmental Excellence Award, for Leading Environmental Practices such as reusing sawdust, wood shavings and solvents.




Haworth Furniture To Remove 56 Bad Chemicals from Products

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 04/24/2014 8:14PM

Haworth, Inc. pledged to remove 56 chemicals of concern from its products by the end of 2015, says its ninth annual Sustainability Report. It also plans to source 100% of wood from sustainably managed forests.


Wood Door Recycling Launched by Graham and Maiman Doors

Posted By Elizabeth Fuhrman | Posted: 04/14/2014 9:00AM

Graham Wood Doors and Maiman Wood Doors and Perimeter Security Group created a Product End-of-Life Recycling program for wood doors and frames.


Gunlocke's New Casegoods Line Boasts Green Credentials

By Karen Koenig Posted: 01/27/2014 8:00AM

Gunlocke's Credentials casegoods line is backed by “credentials” from both SCS Indoor Advantage Gold for indoor air quality and the BIFMA level 2 certification.


Haworth Commits to 100% Sustainable Furniture Woods Program

Posted By Rich Christianson | Posted: 12/01/2013 7:05PM

Haworth Inc., manufacturer of office and contract furniture, has pledged to verify that all woods used in its casegoods, systems, tables and storage products is sourced from sustainably managed forests by the end of 2015.


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