Wooden floors – for a sustainable environment
Bjelin offers wood-based floors. They store the carbon dioxide that trees have absorbed from the air during their growth. These floors are thus carbon negative and environmentally positive. Thanks to new manufacturing technology, we can make use of the entire log and waste material, such as sawdust, which we use as filler material when we manufacture new floors. Even old floors that are replaced can be ground into wood powder and reused in floor manufacturing or as biofuel.
The raw wood material we use, especially hardwood in the form of oak, comes from sustainably managed FSC-certified forests close to our factories. We can therefore ensure that forest management takes place in accordance with current FSC requirements.
FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council and is an independent, international membership organisation that promotes environmentally appropriate, socially responsible and economically viable use of the world's forests through its own certification system.
We have deliberately chosen not to produce conventional ceramic floors and nylon carpets, which are less environmentally friendly options as they contribute to large carbon dioxide emissions and are difficult to recycle.
If you buy a wooden floor, you are helping to reduce the carbon dioxide level in the air. A wood floor is also easy to recycle and the click joint allows the floor to be removed without being damaged and re-laid in another area.