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Can wood improve your mental wellbeing and help you be more mindful at home? Do you feel busier than ever? In our fast-paced lives, finding the time to engage in activities that support our mental wellbeing can be a source of stress in and of itself. Spending time in nature has proven benefits, including lower […]

Carbon and the environment Wood is a naturally occurring part of our environment. Sustainably sourced wood a practical, renewable building material that also provides a wide range of benefits – from habitat to employment and from recreational activities to carbon sequestration. Here is what we mean by “tackling climate change with wood.” Carbon Storage  As […]

How growing plantation trees or forests on farms helps farmers, crops and livestock  Agroforestry is a new word for an old idea. It means a farm where livestock or crops are farmed alongside trees and shrubs. While the word was only coined in the 20th century, Indigenous Peoples around the world have been practicing agroforestry […]

When people talk about the ‘circular economy’ in construction, it can sound like the future: buildings that are designed to be taken apart at the end of their life and the materials re-used or recycled. But it’s already happening.  When he was a young builder, Robbie Neville wanted to transform more of the old materials […]

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