Sustainable Style

At Austratus, we’re committed to sustainable building so you can rest assured that our products reflect this. Here’s how:

  • All the timber in our standard product range is Chain of Custody-compliant.
  • Our profiles are manufactured by Cedar Sales, a company that is fully committed to sustainability.
  • The Western Red Cedar we supply also has PEFC™ Certification

About Western Red Cedar

One of the most unique softwood species, Western Red Cedar is often considered to be the ultimate sustainable building product. Compared with alternatives, it produces fewer greenhouse gases, generates less water and air pollution, requires less energy to produce and comes from a renewable and sustainable resource.

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The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC™)

PEFC™ is the world’s largest forest certification system. PEFC™ works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice and ensure products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. A PEFC™ rating helps consumers to identify products as being from sustainably managed forests.

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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) Chain of Custody

FSC® Chain of Custody is an information trail about the path taken by products from the forest to the consumer. FSC® certification provides a credible guarantee to customers that products originate from well managed forests, controlled sources, reclaimed materials, or a mixture of these.