Arnold Laver & the Environment

At Arnold Laver we are committed to protecting the environment.

Our policy is to continually improve our environmental performance, preventing pollution and minimising the impact of our operations.

We also strive to meet and where possible exceed the applicable environmental legislation.

We strongly believe that it is our corporate and social responsibility to help preserve the world forests and promote effective forestry management.

We hold both FSC® and PEFC™ Certification and are able to consistently provide goods from legal and sustainable sources.

All Arnold Laver branches have Chain of Custody implemented, independently evaluated and certified to provide our customers with environmental assurances.

As a responsible business we are committed to:

  • Responsible purchasing
  • Waste management and reduction
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Transport efficiency
  • Recycling materials
  • Controlling noise emissions
  • Community development
  • Fundraising
  • Acting as "good neighbours"
  • Promoting health and safety
Our certified timber products meet the UK Government CPET approved timber procurement policy - through the following certification schemes:

The Central Point of Expertise on Timber (CPET) is a service of the UK Government. CPET has been set up by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), and is operated by Efeca as the lead delivery partner, contracted by Defra through the LTS managed FGMC consortium - a team with wide experience in advising on responsible purchasing.

Forest Stewardship Council® - An international forest certification scheme recognised as proof of legal and sustainable product origin.
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification - The worlds largest resource, it assesses and endorses national forest certification schemes against a set of internationally agreed criteria for sustainable forest management.
Sustainable Forestry Initiative - The USA scheme endorsed by PEFC.
Canadian Standards Association - The Canadian forest certification scheme.
Timber Trade Federation (TTF) - Responsible Timber Purchaser - Arnold Laver & Co has in place a Due Diligence System meeting the standards of the TTF’s Responsible Timber Purchasing Process. Click here to view our RPP certificate