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Our news page is about relevant topics that affect our industry including illegal logging and sustainability. You can read more on sustainability here and the impact of false documentation from timber suppliers.

As members of the Timber Trade Federation and Construction products association, we are continually updated with the latest news and concerns from the world's timber trade including the latest scams on illegal trade. We are passionate about making sure our trees that are harvested are replanted in a ratio of at least 3 new trees for every one cut down to provide not only flooring but any timber whatever its use. We hope you find this section of our web site informative and helpful in your search for an ethical, professional and sustainable wood floor supplier.

Should you need anything else, please also visit our Technical Library page or call our friendly team of experts on 01666 504015

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The Solid Wood Flooring Company News

    • We are part of SBID

      We have joined the Society of British and International Design

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    • Sponsoring the SBID Awards

      The Solid Wood Flooring Company sponsored the 2016 SBID Awards

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    • Con Club restaurant

      Con Club restaurant chooses The Solid Wood Flooring Company

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  • Queens Commonwealth Canopy

    We support The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy - www.thercs.org

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Timber Trade Federation News

  • Planting trees could mop up ten years’ worth of greenhouse gases

    Planting trees could mop up ten years’ worth of greenhouse gases

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  • Proposed 80-story wooden skyscraper may be a preview of tall timber future

    Proposed 80-story wooden skyscraper may be a preview of tall timber future

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  • Designer furniture retailer Lombok becomes first UK company to be fined under illegal logging laws

    Furniture Retailer Lombok is first UK Company to be fined for illegal logging

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  • 73 Million Trees Are Being Planted To Resurrect Brazil's Tropical Forests

    73 Million Trees are being Planted to Resurrect Brazil's Tropical Forests

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  • PEFC Newsletter London Build 2017

    PEFC - October Newsletter

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  • giant bird's nest in kenya lets safari guests sleep luxuriously above the trees

    Bird nest hotel room lets safari guests sleep above the trees

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  • Timber Building in North Portland

    Level architecture crafts timber office building in Portland  

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  • Brazil Deforestation 16%

    Deforestation drops 16% in the Brazil Amazon 

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  • How wood in schools can nourish learning

    How wood in schools can nourish learning

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  • Wood Buildings

    Wooden skyscrapers are set to transform our cities

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  • Burning Wood

    Burning wood 'Absurd' As EU mulls clean energy law

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  • Trees Bringing Life to our Streets

    Urban roots: the trees bringing life to our streets

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  • Check your Certificates: FSC and PEFC

    Check your Certificates: FSC and PEFC

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  • Timber Trends Report tops previous years with growth forecast beyond 2018

    Timber trend reports forecast growth beyond 2018

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  • second sustainability report from danzer

    Danzer releases second sustainability report

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  • EU Corruption in Forest Sector

    What can the EU do to curb forest corruption?

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  • Spiral Treetop walkway Denmark

     Spiral treetop walkway surrounds Danish forest

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  • Brussels conference on illegal logging

     TTF attends Brussels conference on illegal logging

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  • Timber you can trust

    TTF invites local authorities to commit only to ‘Timber you can Trust’

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  • The Forest Life Cycle

    The Forest Life Cycle - The Forestry Commission

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  • mainstream timber buildings

    Can timber buildings become mainstream? - JLL

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  • forests climate change

    Managed forests are powerful tool against climate change - Treehugger

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  • The urban jungle

    The rise of the urban jungle - CNN

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  • UK construction manufacturing achieves growth

    UK construction manufacturing achieves growth - CPA

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  • What Does Brexit Mean for the Global Timber Trade'

    A Love song like no other - WWF

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  • What Does Brexit Mean for the Global Timber Trade'

    Ambitious plan for tree planting in Scotland -ConforNews

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  • What Does Brexit Mean for the Global Timber Trade'

    What Does Brexit Mean for the Global Timber Trade - Forest Trends

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  • What to expect for rainforests in 2017'

    What to expect for rainforests in 2017 - Mongabay

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  • Construction heading towards a 'timber revolution'

    Construction heading towards a 'timber revolution' - BBC News

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  • wood productions rises says UN

    UN agency reports rises in wood production and demand for bioenergy

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  • FSC Certificate

    Indonesia and EU announce historic deal on timber trade

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  • The Solid Wood Company's FSC Certificate

    Interpol on Brazilian illegal timber trading operation

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  • PEFC Certificate

    Debate continues on log harvesting ban in Myanmar

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  • Timber Trade Responsible Purchasing Certificate

    EU tropical sawn wood imports drop up by 11%

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  • New 600,000-tree woodland scheme proposed in Northumberland

    New 600,000-tree woodland scheme proposed

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  • Ash dieback is unstoppable, but you can help by planting new trees

    Ash dieback is unstoppable, but you can help 

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  • The importance of trees: 14 reasons why we need them

    The importance of trees:  14 reasons why we need them

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  • Do trees have feelings too? One expert says they do

    Do trees have feelings too? One expert says they do...   

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  • High pressure engineered tropical hardwood aims to reduce logging

    Engineered hardwood aims to reduce logging

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  • It’s time for a concrete plan for replacing concrete in construction

    It’s time for a concrete plan for replacing concrete

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  • Tree Houses: Is Wood Really The Future Of Skyscrapers?

    Tree Houses: Is Wood Really The Future Of Skyscrapers?

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  • Tree Houses: Is Wood Really The Future Of Skyscrapers?

    WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016! #ForOurPlanet

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  • PEFC Newsletter issue October 2016

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  • PEFC Stakeholder Workshop Invitation

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  • Database helps plant 'right tree for the right place'

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  • Morocco plants millions of trees along roads to fight climate change

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  • Half of UK electricity comes from low-carbon sources forfirsttime

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