Tag Archives: illegal timber

SURVEY REVEALS WIDESPREAD IGNORANCE OF ILLEGAL TIMBER USE IN THE UK

50% of consumers are unaware that the wood used in products on the UK market may have originated from illegal logging.
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UK GOVERNMENT DROPS ILLEGAL TIMBER COMMITMENT

Due Diligence legislation will not be backed up by UK law
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EU VOTES BY HUGE MAJORITY FOR BAN ON ILLEGAL TIMBER

MEP's vote 644-25 in favour of 'due diligence' legislation obliging users to check provenance of imported timber
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EU TO BAN ILLEGAL TIMBER IMPORTS BY 2012

EU equivalent of Lacey Act will oblige companies to carry out "due diligence" on timber imports
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UK COALITION GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO OUTLAW ILLEGAL TIMBER

Legislation to make the import or possession of illegal timber a criminal offence.
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