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Our environmental cycle – sustainability is more than a word

The EGGER Eco Cycle

We stand for the responsible use of wood. As in nature, we also organize our processes in cycles that conserve resources. Our focus is on our closed material cycle.

Sustainable forestry

Sustainable forestry

We act responsibly towards our forests and the environment, and are certified according to PEFC and FSC®, depending on the availability of the wood. In accordance with the EU Timber Regulation, EUTR, we only buy timber in the region from monitored suppliers.

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Sawmills

Sawmill
At our sawmill in Brilon, every year over 92,000 square feet of spruce and pine logs are felled from sustainable forestry. Sawmill by-products are directly processed further in the wood-based materials production.

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Wood material production

Wood material production
To continually improve our environmental performance in the production process, we opt for internationally certified energy and environmental management systems in accordance with ISO 50.001, ISO 14.001 and EMAS.

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Environmental Performance Assessments

Consumer / Product Environmental Performance Assessment
We provide full transparency through Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). They give customers important information about the environmental and health aspects of our products.

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Recycling

Recycling

Recycled wood, consisting of waste wood from disposed goods and those not fit for sale, is prepared and used for particleboard production.

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Biogenic fuels which can no longer be used materially are turned into heat and green electricity by us in our own biomass power plants.

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  • Sustainability Report

    Sustainability Reports

    EGGER takes its responsibilities seriously for products, production, as well as for our employees and society on the whole. Read more about our sustainability performance in our Sustainability Report.

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  • Environmental Brochure

    Environmental Brochure

    Sustainable construction and healthy living with EGGER wood-based materials. The environmental brochure contains the most important information on sustainability, resource conservation, environmental performance assessment, environmental labels and building certification.

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  • Resource efficiency

    Resource efficiency

    To achieve the maximum potential from raw material, we subscribe to the concept of cascading use.

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  • Environmental Downloads

    Downloads

    Find all current environmental and sustainability downloads at the link below.

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