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re:new ’“ environmental roots

We take you through Big River Group’s sustainable approach on the re:new website.



BY jesse

April 28th, 2010


Having its roots firmly planted in the Australian timber industry for over 100 years, Big River Group recognises the importance of sustainable practices.

By maximising the value extracted from each log processed, Big River Group aims to keep their environmental impact to a minimum.

With long-term wood supply agreements (LTWSA) with the State Government of NSW for the sourcing of their raw material log – and accredited under the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) – 88% of the Big River log resource is from plantation forests in the state, for both pine and hardwood. The balance is AFS accredited re-growth hardwood.

Big River have built a reputation for adding value to these resources through their unique processes to produce structural grade products, in particular the hardwood plantations that were originally planted for woodchip use…

 

Click here to read the rest of this story on the Big River Group re:new website.


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