MIFBI Supports Timber Innovation Act

Sunday, 19 March 2017 15:43 Federal legislation could bolster Michigan’s wood products industry Written by  John Wiegand Legislation proposed earlier this month in the U.S. Senate could provide a boost to Michigan’s nascent advanced wood products industry.  The bill, dubbed the Timber Innovation Act of 2017, calls for an increase in federal spending on research…

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2017 Timber Innovation Act – Tall Wood

www.timberinnovation.org Advancing the construction of tall wood buildings will help reduce the costs and increase the economic benefits of building construction. Wood building construction directly supports jobs in areas of rural America that have yet to recover from the recession. The rise of green building practices means more attention on how our country’s buildings impact…

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Forestry & Bio-based Circular Economy

Legitimacy is required for social license. Being central to a bio-based circular economy ensures legitimacy.  So if forestry wants social license, engaging in the bio-based circular economy can provide desired social acceptance. This a great summary document that echoes many of the same principles shared by MiFBI. Download here: eustafor_brochure_bioeconomy_web

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