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Aragotruf chooses PEFC for ensuring the origin of the black truffle

Aragotruf chooses PEFC for ensuring the origin of the black truffle

By Oscar Cagigos Uhalte, Manager of Aragotruf Aragotruf is dedicated to the cultivation of truffles in all its stages – from the plant nursery where we prepare trees for producing the precious mushrooms, until the production, transformation and commercialisation of the black truffle and other...

PEFC-certified hardwood first choice for construction expert

PEFC-certified hardwood first choice for construction expert

Construction company director chooses PEFC-certified panels for his own building As Director and co-founder of the Australian design and construction company Cadence and Co, Darren Mills is familiar with advising clients on building materials. For the stables on his own Northern Sydney property,...

Turning the tables on unsustainable furniture

Turning the tables on unsustainable furniture

In Brisbane, Australia, flat-pack furniture is being re-imagined.  Joiner Ben McGreevy recently launched the furniture company Oak and Hide, using Australian Hoop Pine to craft furniture that will be ingeniously flat-packed for delivery but guaranteed to out-live its cheaper flat-packed...

ASSMANN wins biggest order in their history – thanks to PEFC certification

ASSMANN wins biggest order in their history – thanks to PEFC certification

Right in time for the start of the winter semester, German furniture manufacturer ASSMANN supplied PEFC-certified office furniture for 3000 workspaces at the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. The use of certified timber was a requirement for obtaining the large-scale order. An extraordinary...

The Macallan distillery: sustainable construction in Scotland’s Highlands

The Macallan distillery: sustainable construction in Scotland’s Highlands

The hills of the Scottish Speyside are home to the newly opened Macallan distillery, welcoming visitors to see the production processes of the world-famous whisky. The building is cut into the slope of the land and, with its undulating roof structure and the grass surface, integrates perfectly...

Artte Telai: PEFC-certified table tennis rackets made in Italy

Artte Telai: PEFC-certified table tennis rackets made in Italy

What do a Stradivarius violin and a PEFC-certified table-tennis racket have in common? Both are made of resonating wood, which gives the player an incomparable feeling. The story of the racket begins in the PEFC-certified forest of Paneveggio in Trentino, Italy. Famous for wood with resonance,...

María Lafuente's capsule collection using the world’s first PEFC-certified fabrics

María Lafuente's capsule collection using the world’s first PEFC-certified fabrics

The Spanish fashion designer María Lafuente thinks, works and produces ethically and sustainably – and is the first designer to create clothing with PEFC-certified fabrics. Naming respect for life, rivers, seas, plants and animals as the main inspiration for her work, she developed a...

Alceste Shoes: a shoe made entirely from the forest

Alceste Shoes: a shoe made entirely from the forest

In the heart of Italy, two inspired designers have created a shoe made entirely from organic, forest-based materials! These custom-made shoes, crafted in the Alceste Shoes workshop in Perugia, were designed by Filippo Bocci and Leonardo Pierini. The upper shoe and laces are made from lyocell...