PlaceMakers is committed to ensuring the Tropical Timbers sold in its store are supplied from legally managed sources.
As members of the New Zealand Imported Tropical Timber Group (NZITTG), PlaceMakers has committed to the policy whereby, as a member of the NZITTG, we will only purchase and sell Tropical Timbers* (including Indonesian timber), from verified legal sources. *Including furniture, tool handles.
Verifying bodies of Tropical Timbers (including those from Indonesia) which the NZITTG Members and PlaceMakers recognise are;
Please feel free to ask our PlaceMakers staff about the supply of legally verified Tropical Timbers and decking options. Kwila is identified by the inclusion of the acronym VLO (Verified Legal Origin) on the timber rack price label. For Timber Decking options please see the Timber Decking page of the PlaceMakers Landscaping Catalogue.
Reference: See New Zealand Imported Tropical Timber Group http://www.nzittg.org.nz/ for further details.