Imagine a world where all the forests were certified sustainable

Two rosellas sitting in a tree

Imagine a world where all the forest lands were protected and cared for. What do you see? Forests with healthy and protected biodiversity Biodiversity refers to the variety of living species on earth. Plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi included. Healthy biodiversity in forests plays a fundamental role in maintaining the health and functionality of ecosystems, […]

Accountability in fashion

Clothing on a rack

What do trees have to do with a sustainable fashion industry? Have you been thinking about the companies you buy from and how you can hold them accountable for making responsible decisions for the planet? Recent shifts in consumer behaviour indicate a growing emphasis on sustainability and ethical practices, with buyers increasingly favouring brands that […]

Circular economy – How does wood fit into the future? 

Linear Economy vs Circular Economy

The circular economy is a model that aims to minimise or do away with waste. The goal of the circular economy is to make the absolute most of available resources by promoting sustainability, reuse, recycling, and innovation.   In a perfect circular economy, forest and wood products play a crucial role by embracing sustainable and maintainable […]

Recycling wood

Four recycling bins lined up in a park

Learn about the impact of recycling wood on sustainability and resource conservation. Wood is a renewable resource We’ve asked this before, but did you know that wood is a renewable resource? Trees can be planted and regrown over and over again for generations to come. Choosing to recycle your wood items extends the life of […]

Watch our new TV campaign

Adam Dovile wearing PPE in a pine plantation as he looks up at the trees

Watch our latest TV campaign featuring our hugely popular brand ambassador, Adam Dovile.  Adam tells you all about choosing certified wood because it is beautiful, natural and enhances our feelings of wellbeing. Keep an eye out for the campaign running throughout top-rating programs such as The Block, Seven and Nine news and both AFL and NRL […]

Explore exciting careers with wood

Are you someone who appreciates the beauty and versatility of wood? Are you passionate about preserving and managing our natural resources? If so, a career in working with wood or forestry might be a perfect fit.  Additionally, a career in forestry allows you to play a vital role in the sustainable management of our forests. […]

Easy ways to upskill your woodworking DIY

Up your skills for woodworking DIY projects We’d all like a wise old granddad who showed us how to use a hand plane and drill, but most of us weren’t that lucky. It’s never too late to learn and there are more resources out there to help you get on the tools than ever before, […]

Easy DIY wood repairs

Easy DIY wood repairs you can do at home with minimal skills and materials. These three wood repairs require no expertise and use materials you probably already have. Sticking doors The close fit between your timber door and frame is why wood has a natural advantage when it comes to insulation, but they can sometimes […]

Business Feature: Among the Trees

How four friends started a sustainable business with leftover timbers Those piles of timber you see outside demolition sites can be a bit of an eyesore. To Sara Buchner, Elizabeth Duck-Chong, Luke Mitchell and Peter Jorgensen, they were the inspiration for a business, Among the Trees.  “The four of us realised that all that wood […]

Forest fashion – would you wear wood fibre?

woman facing backward wearing Tencel fabric shirt dress

Check your labels, you may already be wearing a garment made from wood fibre. Viscose/rayon, Lyocell/Tencel, modal and several other types of fabric are almost always made of yarn spun from wood fibres. A small percentage is made of bamboo, soy or sugar cane and a smaller again portion from recycled clothing. Wood-based fabric is […]