Forestry Specification

Since 2007 Hymor Timber has been both committed to purchase where possible timber from sustainable sources.

Hymor Timber is both F.S.C.® & P.E.F.C. Certified.

The F.S.C.® and P.E.F.C. certification schemes are globally recognised schemes to ensure that timber has originated from sustainably managed forests. Both Certifications are a voluntary market mechanisms designed to improve forest management globally. It allows the consumers to select products that come from well-managed forests.

What is FSC?

"FSC runs a global forest certification system with two key components:

  • Forest Management
  • Chain of Custody

FSC also licenses retailers and other end users to promote FSC labelled products, without holding FSC certification.

This system allows consumers to identify, purchase and use wood, paper and other forest products produced from well-managed forests and/or recycled materials."

https://www.fsc-uk.org/en-uk

What is PEFC?

"PEFC is the world's largest forest certification system.  Our credible standards seek to transform the way forests are managed globally – and locally - to ensure that all of us can enjoy the environmental, social and economic benefits that forests offer."

https://www.pefc.org