The Environmental Credentials of Q-Deck®Because forests matter.
The majority of Q-Deck® products are manufactured from either FSC® or PEFC certified timber. Q-Grip® products are manufactured from FSC® certified timber as standard.
By buying Q-Deck® products you are supporting the growth of responsible forest management world wide.
Q-Deck products are manufactured by Hoppings Softwood Products which is a member of the Timber Trades Federation. It is committed to the TTF's Code of Conduct and is a signatory to its Forests Forever Environmental Purchasing Policy which enforces tracability and evidence that raw material is sourced only from sustainably managed forests. They are also signatories to the Timber Trade Federation Responsible Purchasing Policy (RPP). The RPP is a management system, which assesses suppliers for evidence of the legality and sustainability of supply and encourages them to improve.
Hoppings Softwood Products decisions are influenced by the information they obtain from suppliers relating to their environmental practices and the areas from which their raw materials are sourced.
HOPPINGS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT
Respect for the environment is an essential part of Hoppings business. They are committed to an environmental purchasing policy, which commits them to exclude from production any material which is:- Harvested from any area where traditional or civil rights are violated;
- Harvested from uncertified forest having high conservation value where management poses a threat to the high conservation values present;
- Harvested from genetically modified trees;
- Illegally harvested.
This policy is overseen and independently certified by B.M. Trada certification. In addition they are a participant in the Forest Stewardship Council's and PEFC's chain of custody schemes and are able to supply Q-DECK products as PEFC or FSC® certified on request.
In addition, Hoppings are in full support and a member of Wood for Good.If you require further information please call Q-Deck directly on 0800 849 6339 (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)