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Category: hardwood products

AHEC Announces Plans for 2016

Plans by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) are now in place for the whole Asian region. The U.S. hardwood industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture believe that the consumption of American hardwoods in Asia can be further increased by continuing to develop market promotion and related activities over the next few years. Their long term goal is to raise the profile of hardwoods from the vast sustainably managed forests of the USA among overseas manufacturers of furniture,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 0 comments
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Children’s Book Grows Into Tree After Being Read

In March 2015, Pequeño Editor, a small children’s book publishing company in Argentina, launched a new initiative to educate children that paper comes from trees. With 1500 new titles published in Argentina each year, as well as 6 million copies per month and more than 45 million pages per day, paper is an essential part of our culture and education. In order to teach children the importance of trees and everything they provide to the earth, Pequeño Editor partnered with FCB Buenos Aires to... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 2 comments
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Swap steel, concrete, and brick for wood – wooden buildings are cheaper and cleaner

Architecture Design - April 2015- Although it may seem counter-intuitive, it would be better if we built buildings from wood than from concrete, brick, aluminium and steel. We use millions of tonnes of these modern materials every year. They have many valuable properties, but are energy-intensive to create, accounting for around 16% of the entire planets' fossil fuel production. Instead we could be using wood, which is also strong, renewable, and plentiful – we use only a fraction of the world’s... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Friday, April 24, 2015 | 3 comments
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Funding Available For Landowners Who Lost Trees To Beetles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee – announced the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the Ohio Department of Agriculture plan to control the Asian Longhorned Beetle infestation in Clermont County. “Clermont County’s residents and business owners know the devastating effects that Asian Longhorned Beetles can have on our state’s hardwood forests and nursery industry,” said... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 0 comments
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