PEFC™ -certified northern pine is ecological and userfriendly material
Let the frost bite and the sun scorch,
but the northern pine will endure. Nature is a good advocator of our choice of materials. The northern
pine has always been exposed to four changing seasons and
weather conditions shifting from one extreme to another. Pine is
a natural and soft material for children. It remains pleasant to use
in any weather conditions, because it does not get hot in the sun
or freeze in the cold.
Pine is both an economically and ecologically
sustainable material. Its lifespan is estimated to be 10 to
20 years, as long as the wood used in outdoor structures is
preserved and maintained in an appropriate manner. In certain
playgrounds, you can even fi nd some of our products that have
been installed more than thirty years ago!
Another important property the pine has in addition to
durability is its environmental friendliness: as material, it has a
negative carbon footprint. We only use wood felled from certified forests, which
means that the material is guaranteed to be ecologically produced.
The PEFC certificate we use at the moment is the most widely
used forestry certificate in the world, and it can only be granted by
independent auditors. The use of certified forests is also closely