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Sanctuary Magazine - A Knotty Issue: Responsibly Sourced Timber

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Sanctuary Magazine - A Knotty Issue: Responsibly Sourced Timber


Timber is a controversial material among environmentally conscious builders, architects and consumers. While many rightly favour it as it’s a renewable resource that sequesters carbon, the role of timber harvesting in deforestation and habitat loss around the world is indisputable. But getting rid of timber entirely is not possible or desirable in most of our builds. What are sustainability-minded consumers to do?

by Kate Sutton
2 years ago