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Sustainable Wood Flooring

We are highly conscious of our environmental footprint and the impact we have on the planet.

Sustainable Wood Flooring

We recognise the critical importance of sustainability. Since 2017, we have been proud members of the FSC program, demonstrating our commitment to responsible forestry practices. We are pleased to have observed a growing demand for FSC certified products in projects, reflecting the increasing awareness and emphasis on sustainability within the industry.

We ensure all of our products are ethically and sustainably sourced, working proudly with like-minded, reputable timber manufacturers. All Stability floors are available with PEFC or FSC certification. We also undergo regular and rigorous testing to meet the high standards of both internationally respected organisations. Certificates are available on request.

The Circular Economy

Wood is the most ecological material that exists and is the ultimate resource which has been used in construction for centuries.

Wood floors are well suited for the principles of the circular economy. They can be easily disassembled, reused, and repurposed in various applications. In construction, timber can be salvaged from deconstructed buildings and used in new projects or transformed into other wood products such as briquettes and wood chips for external power generation.

Not only do the briquettes recycle waste that could otherwise end up polluting the environment, they burn cleaner than firewood, releasing less greenhouse gases. Using briquettes as an alternative energy source reduces wood-cutting that is contributing to deforestation.

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Circular Economy


What’s more sustainable, engineered wood or solid wood?

There are many reasons why engineered flooring is growing in popularity. Its sustainability, that it takes up to 75% less slow grown oak to produce, works with underfloor heating, and the colour choices available are top of the list.

Less material is used

You can create three to five times the amount of engineered flooring depending on whether you choose a 10/4mm, 12/3mm, 15/4mm or 20/6mm floor. When this is factored into the decision-making process, the amount of high-quality oak used in the top veneer layer at our factory in Poland compared to a solid floor – which uses only a very limited section from the tree – or vinyl, of which many are non-recyclable and emit VOCs, the choice to purchase engineered flooring has obvious environmental benefits.


To complete the structure of the boards, our FSC-certified Stability range uses the faster growing birch hardwood for the make-up of the ply and also utilises only the highest quality adhesives for the layers.

Responsible forestry

From an early age we are taught that growing trees helps the ozone layer through the absorption of carbon dioxide. It is broken down through the process of photosynthesis to release oxygen into the atmosphere, while storing the carbon in the wood for the life of the tree. Responsible forestry protects the future of the oak tree by ensuring that a new sapling is planted to replace the harvested mature tree, thereby minimising the impact that wood flooring production has on carbon emissions.


Our commitment to a more sustainable planet

Look for our floors that are available with PEFC or FSC Chain of Custody certification, to ensure that they have been checked at every stage of processing “from the forest to the shelf”. We also undergo regular and rigorous testing to meet the high standards of both of these internationally respected organisations.

The Forest Stewardship Council® or (FSC) is an international organisation that is dedicated to promoting the responsible management of forests worldwide - their local communities and wildlife - to provide “Forests For All Forever”. It is recognised by BREEAM and the by the UK Government Timber Procurement Policy, as well as being the only forest certification scheme that is endorsed by Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund.

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation which promotes sustainable forest management through independent third-party certification. It ensures that the wood products originating from each national scheme meet equivalent standards and can therefore be traded internationally.

The Woodland Trust is a name synonymous with the fight against climate change. They are the proud caretakers of more than 1,000 woods across the UK, from Lands End to John O'Groats. WFA are just as proud to help support them in all that they do with our contributions that help towards the protection of trees and woodlands.

FSC - Forests for all forever
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