30th January, 2017
by Furniture Industry Research Association
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification.
These are notes from a PEFC workshop held in January 2017.
Formaldehyde is used extensively in furniture articles
Keeping you up-to-date with environmental legislation
guidance to industry in the event of a “no deal BREXIT scenario
Research conducted on behalf of the European Commission
Development of a European Standard for Sustainable Office Furniture Products.
A second proposal is evaluating whether the requirements for chemical dossier updates needs strengthening.
Five new SVHC added to the Candidate List
The Government Resource and Waste strategy forms part of the 25 Year Environment Plan
Comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of environmental management
Updates for Waste (Miscellaneous) Charging Scheme and Waste electrical and the electronic equipment (WEEE) public regist...
Committee meeting report available to members of the Research Association
Seven different scenarios are covered.
The EU has signed an agreement to support the Vietnamese government.
Stakeholder meeting to discuss sustainable forestry and receive an update on PEFC scheme
Includes links to the government guidance documents
The general principles of this act will apply to all UK nations.
Simplified guide to the Regulations that govern the identification and management of weeds and non-native flora species ...
If you purchase or sell wood or timber based items, product need to be procured from a proven sustainable resource
Discussions around alignment with other legislation and REACH
Team of experts to review European norms and standards and monitors proposed changes in Regulations
Launched in October 2010 the EUTR came into force in March 2013, with the aim of preventing illegally harvested wood fro...
This guide is designed to give a general introduction to REACH awareness and user obligations.
Report summarising the finding of a project which compares the potential of remanufactured furniture versus brand new pr...
The Furniture Industry Research Association presents the wide ranging aspects of a sustainability hotspot analysis by re...