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June Member Highlight: Allan Parachini

In the world of furniture designers dedicated to using sustainable resources in their one-of-a-kind creations, Allan Parachini certainly delivers. A resident of Kaua‘i since 2012, Allan’s career began as a reporter, where he worked for 26 years before moving on to work in public relations for nonprofit and government agencies. In 2010, he left this…

May Member Highlight: A Place to Grow

Who doesn’t love the idea of a custom-built and private space just for them? Whether you’re an artist, a woodworker, a writer, or work from home, A Place to Grow’s mission is to build the perfect space for you all while using reclaimed and salvaged materials! After seeing the insanely creative and sustainably built she-sheds,…

Upcoming Events

The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020

Webinar #1: The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020 The Urban Wood Network will present its vision to bring together urban wood industry members to inform, collaborate and connect to build community, business, and consumer confidence in the industry.  Don Peterson, Executive Director of the Urban Wood Network will share recently established…

Fun Fact…

Most urban trees end up being chipped or end up in a landfill when they die. We’re working to change that.

Check this out…

When trees die they emit carbon into the atmosphere as they decompose, but by turning them into lumber, that carbon is stored or “sequestered”.

Did you know…

Urban Lumber is ‘greener’ even than FSC certified wood because it was never harvested for its timber value. It is truly the ‘greenest’ choice.

Did you know…

The highest value both economically, emotionally, and environmentally for an urban tree is to become lumber after it dies or is removed.