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  1. Sustainable wood | 6 best types | Types to avoid

     

    Sustainable wood | 6 best types | Types to avoid

     

    Wood species and their differences

     

    Wood is one of the most widely used building materials in the world and, with responsible forest management, the only renewable building material that humanity has.

    At the moment, there are a large number of types of wood from which furniture is made. All of them differ in their density, rigidity, texture, and other characteristics. Each material has a different density, on which wear resistance, durability and strength depend. Wood is divided into four types of density: soft, medium, hard, and extra hard. It is wood of medium density that combines optimal characteristics for creating furniture

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  2. The importance of sustainably sourced wood | 5 key aspects

     

    The importance of sustainably sourced wood | 5 key aspects

     

    Consumer interest in sustainable and ethical products extends beyond the food, beverage, and fashion industries. Today, more and more buyers are looking at the origin of all products in their homes, including wood and paper products. According to monitoring data, the total forest area of ​​the world exceeds 3.4 billion hectares or 27% of the earth's land area.

    Wood and paper products make up a large part of our daily lives and can be found everywhere in our homes, from the furniture we buy to the packaging of many household products. According to Sourcing.eco interviews, consumers are looking to strengthen their commitment to sustainability are looking for wood and paper products that mat

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