Homé Hout has got ambitions in fair trade of wood, so it is focused to sustainably produced and certified wood. We could guarantee our customers a sustainably obtained product with a fair and reliable origin through demonstrable certificates that have arisen over the past years. By selling certified wood, you contribute to the preservation of forests and to a healty invironment worldwide.
We are familiar with the below mentioned quality labels and certificates:
The frequently used abbreviation FSC® refers to Forest Stewardship Council®. It is a global not-for-profit organization committed to the preservation of our forests. FSC® is worldwide supported by environmental and developmental organizations. The FSC® programe ensures the preservation of forests worldwide based on responsible forest management. Responsible forest management means not only the protection of plants, animals and locals, but also harvestating wood in a responsible way.
Are you curious about the origins of a certain product? If a wood product is originated from FSC®-certified forests it will be labeled with a FSC® label. Every company in a certain trade chain should be FSC®-certified. To accomplish, unique FSC® certificates are used. Homé Hout is FSC® certified. You can find our FSC®-certificate in English here.
Above all, keep asking for FSC® wood! More participants means more FSC® managed forests and more people and animals will benefit from this. For additional information you could visit the website: https://ic.fsc.org/en
A FSC® certified product is noticed per invoice line, so you exactly know which order of wood is FSC® certified.
The abbreviation PEFC ™ refers to Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes. This label guarantees the wood is origination from a responsible managed forest. The PEFC ™ label has been established by various European organizations. In recent years, the number of PEFC ™ partipants worldwide has increased considerably. This label could only be used by PEFC ™ certified companies. Fortunately, Homé Hout participates. You can find our PEFC ™ certification in English here.
Do you also concern about deforestation worldwide? Then help! More information? Visit the website: https://www.pefc.co.uk/.
A PEFC™ certified product is noticed per invoice line, so you exactly know which order of wood is PEFC ™ certified.
The Netherlands Timber Trade Association (NTTA)
The Netherlands Timber Trade Association (in Dutch: VVNH) is the umbrella organisation representing some 300 dutch timber wholesalers, which can be recognised by their title of Approved Timber Traders®. All members of the NTTA are focused on supporting sustainable development. We therefore strive to have the best possible working conditions & methods, and we expect the same of our partners.
Also very important is our focus on sustainable resources.
Approved Timber Traders®