CONSULTATION " GARDEN FURNITURE » Carbon footprint
What is the carbon footprint of our garden furniture?
With supply chains that extend across several countries, a certain level of C02 emissions cannot be completely avoided. It is therefore important that the transport route is offset as climate-neutrally as possible.
The path of the wood of our garden furniture
forests in Brazil
The teak plantations in Matto Grosso Brazil are located on former forest areas that have been cleared and worn down for agriculture. A valuable contribution to sustainable forest use on site. From there a ship goes to Vietnam towards the capital Ho Chi Minh City.
Sawmills in Vietnam
The felled teak trees are brought to the sawmill in Binh Duong or Phu Yen. In the modern production facilities, not only decking boards, but also high-quality garden furniture, cutting boards and many other products are manufactured in order to process the wood to the maximum.
The teak wood travels by container ship from Vietnam, via Singapore through the Indian Ocean and the Suez Canal to Europe. The crossing to Rotterdam takes around 21 days.
A barge or truck transports the container to our warehouse in Drolshagen in the Sauerland.
The carbon footprint
The container with approx. 15 cubic meters of wood products from Vietnam has a distance of approx. 34.427 kilometers covered. 1.511 kilograms of Co2 were emitted proportionately by container ship, barge and truck on the way. These Co2 emissions are compensated by a Reforestation project in Indonesia compensated again.