Sustainability

Our Commitment to the environment

Vinawood is committed to conducting, sourcing, and manufacturing practices that emphasize sustainable forest management and environmentally friendly finishing.

Wood as the ULTIMATE Sustainable Material

Compared to its material counterparts, wood is the most sustainable material due to its natural attributes which benefits the entire supply chain. 

  • For the ecosystem, it is a Renewable Resource.

  • For the consumer, it Stores Carbon and is an Natural Insulator in the home.

  • For the manufacturer, it is Energy Efficient.

The table below shows the amount of energy, measured in mega joule, needed to produce one kilogram of finished product. The energy required to produce 1 kg of kiln dried hardwood is monumentally less than the energy needed for an equivalent of plastic or aluminium


Material

Embodied energy, Mj/kg

KD sawn hardwood

2.0

Plastic

90.0

Aluminum

170.0

Source: American Hardwood Export Council


TIMBER SOURCING



Vinawood is committed to conducting, sourcing, and manufacturing practices that emphasizes sustainable forest management and environmentally friendly coating. We partner with United States and Japanese entities which comply to the rule of law and legally harvest its timber.

We source from suppliers who engage in professional foresters who manage the timberland and exercises sustainable forest management. Certified by the Society of American Foresters, these professionals are integral to ensuring the vendors hardwood forests are collectively growing up to twice as much as it is harvested annually. The U.S. Forest Service’s recent studies confirms this outcome.

Our partner suppliers are members of multiple organizations which commit to sustainable forestry practices such as the following: