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Environment

BOEN flooring is a product of natural materials. Respect for nature and for the requirement of environmental sustainability is reflected in our processing and management of raw materials. BOEN constantly seeks methods for processing the raw materials in the most gentle and sustainable manner possible.

Today, more than 95% of all raw materials used in production originate from forests within Europe, that have extensive reforestation programs and either belong to forestry certification schemes like e.g. FSC™ or are working towards certification. In the BOEN Group, all BOEN companies have implemented a chain of custody system in accordance with the FSC™ standards. As a procurer of timber BOEN has an important heritage to maintain. Constant dialogue with environmental protection authorities and organizations, investment in new manufacturing technologies allows us to continually reduce waste.

All raw material used in production is sourced from forest areas that are properly managed with a high degree of regeneration. The goal is to ensure that all of our raw material is certified.  We invest in sustainable production and guarantee a controlled and certified supply chain. The development of alternative exotic species shows BOEN’s consciousness towards the environment.

We offer products that respect the environment and human well-being. The adhesive and surface treatments that we use do not produce any hazardous gases or other bi-products.

Multi-layer hardwood flooring provides considerable savings in resources compared to solid hardwood flooring. The use of hardwood is limited to the wear layer. Three-fifths of our parquet is based on spruce and pine woods. Sawn and planed chips are by-products that occur naturally and are used in the factory’s heating systems for the drying kilns, hot water supply and fuel pellets.

Real wood

The Real Wood logo is administered exclusively by authorised manufacturers belonging to the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP). The decision in favour of real wood owes ecological benefits. To manufacture, work and store wood one need...

Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance makes high demands on purchasers, manufacturers and land owners in order to achieve a sustainable approach to forest management worldwide.

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel is an internationally recognized environmental label awarded by the Department of the Environment in Germany. Products with the Blue Angel seal of quality contain very low levels of emissions in order to ensure a healthy indoor climate...

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BREEAM

BREEAM is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with 200,000 buildings with certified BREEAM assessment ratings and over a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990.

CE mark

The CE marking (also known as CE mark) is a mandatory conformance mark on many products placed on the single market in the European Economic Area (EEA).

FSC® “The mark of Responsible Forestry”

The raw materials processed at BOEN come from sustainable forests. Beyond that, the BOEN factories have implemented a chain of custody system in accordance with the FSC standards (chain of custody system).