The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association has updated its Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) to include the use of the KCMA Carbon Calculator to calculate and report their net CO2 emissions and requires a company to have at least 10% of electricity sourced from renewable energy.
G-M Wood Products, Inc., a manufacturer of wood components for exterior doors, is planning an $8.6 million expansion to its operations and headquarters facility in Newaygo, Michigan.
Sawdust from wood pellet manufacturing facilities in North Carolina has reportedly blown onto nearby residents’ homes and caused health problems.
A new Product Category Rule for Fenestration Systems provides manufacturers with the base document needed to develop Environmental Product Declarations that provide a means for manufacturers to take verified Life Cycle Assessments and transform them into standardized declaration labels for their products.
Results from some of the most extensive fire testing of large-scale, mass timber construction marks a "significant milestone in the advancement of mass timber construction."
35,000 seedlings have already been planted in the program's first year.
TORONTO — Weston Wood Solutions, a millwork company, is making strides toward sustainability and environmental responsibility through the launch of its Smart Forest Stewardship initiative.Starting in 2024, Weston Wood Solutions plans to plant, preserve, and protect up to 25,000 trees across Canada in partnership with Canada's Forest Trust Corporation (CFT), a social enterprise that delivers climate solutions through technology-enhanced sustainable forestry programs.
Small businesses and communities throughout the nation are participating in the urban wood economy, generating profits from repurposing urban wood that would otherwise have gone to the landfill.