Before COVID-19 hit, increasing the production and use of sustainable wood was already a major challenge.
Substitute materials, such as plastic, concrete and metal can be – at least on the face of it – cheaper. Consumers still hold a perception of wood production as a driver of environmental damage and inequity. And unfortunately, in some cases, they can be right: unsustainable practices, from production to consumption, may be rife.
Source: Global Landscapes Forum
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