The sustainable choice...

A Bestwood, we work hard to offer environmentally friendly products and promote sustainable business practices across the board. Not only do we offer sustainable products, we do our best to manufacture them in an environmentally sensitive way.

What we offer:

  • Our paper and veneer comes exclusively from sustainably managed and reputable sources
  • The standard MDF substrate  used by Bestwood is made by Nelson Pine using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) controlled wood fibre and is available in an EO low-formaldehyde option
  • Our particleboard substrates are made by a NZ Panels Group sister company, Kopine, from waste wood chips sourced from sustainable NZ forests.
  • Our Fire Retardant MDF is FSC certified
  • All our glues and adhesives no- or low-VOC

What we do:

  • We are Environmental Choice certified (all melamines and veneeres on MDF substrate over 9mm)
  • We recycle our packaging and plastic strapping
  • We reuse cover sheets and pallets from suppliers and customers
  • Our newly-built modern plant (awaiting Green Star *4 accreditation) has been designed with energy efficiency in mind;
  • We prevent any contaminates entering water run off from our sites
  • We actively reduce our waste to landfill