Avoid The KNOT

The KNOT Award is to presented to construction sites who qualify under our Forest CRIME Sites criteria

Make a PLEDGE: WE will KNOT use timber and wood-based construction materials from questionable sources that contribute to illegal logging, human rights abuse and environmental destruction.

The KNOT Award RECIPIENTS for 2011- the United Nations-designated International Year of Forests (IYF 2011) are:

Fine Gael Party for their failure to support Irish jobs in the panelboard sector by not using Irish made SmartPLY in their billboards during the 2010 elections. They used Chinese plywood instead.

Tullamore Town Council for their failure (yet again) to put their 'timber procurement policy' into practice and use Irish made SmartPLY in the site hoarding of the Tullamore Library construction site. They used Chinese plywood instead.

Woodies- see video on this page for selling 'crap', sub-standard Chinese plywood instead of Irish made 'SmartPLY.

John Sisk Builders and Colaiste Choilm (CBS), Tullamore, for their use of Chinese plywood and non-FSC certified African iroko in the construction of the new Tullamore CBS.


Offaly Co Council

Tullamore Town Council- 2008 Tullamore Swimming Pool and 2006 Grand Canal Footbridge

Irish Rail

Dublin ZOO

Irish Aid

Heuston South Plaza

Westmeath Co Council


Learn more about the versatility of Irish made, FSC certified SmartPLY here and support Irish jobs in the Irish forest industry


To be or KNOT to be... a winner?

According to Wikipedia 'A knot is a particular type of imperfection in a piece of wood; it will affect the technical properties of the wood, usually for the worse...' more

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