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Car­bon trap­ping, re­cy­clable, sus­tain­able – tim­ber stars in en­vi­ron­men­tal sen­si­tiv­ity, but the source is im­por­tant. To be sure your tim­ber hasn’t been il­le­gally har­vested, “look for ei­ther FSC [For­est Stew­ard­ship Coun­cil] or PEFC [Pro­gramme for the En­dorse­ment of For­est Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion] cer­ti­fied tim­bers,” says na­tional mar­ket­ing man­ager Michelle Kelly of

Porta. Most Aus­tralian species are cer­ti­fied, with the ben­e­fit of sup­port­ing lo­cal jobs and a lower car­bon foot­print with trans­port.

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