Ensuring biodiversity thrives Following Rio and Helsinki a growing understanding of the need for retaining and restoring biodiversity came into play, leading to rules governing restocking with the need to retain deadwood for insects, plant at least 15% native species and have up to 10% open ground, including adjacent to watercourses. These were all aimed at providing sustainable woodland with added biodiversity benefit. Protecting the natural environment is paramount and we strictly adherence to SEPA, Forestry Commission, SNH, Local authority planning and certification laws. There is nothing we do as an industry that is not regulated in triplicate by a combination of statutory stakeholders.
Responsible specification At WoodBlocX we take pride in our levels of sustainability and quality management . To ensure your timber products are of a suitable standard be sure to follow industry guidelines such as the UK Forestry Standard and be sure to fully research any timber products that are being specified.
The Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial government department responsible for the management of publicly owned forests, and the regulation of both public and private forestry, in England.
UKWAS UK Woodland Assurance Standard