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The Construction industry needs to use more timber

The construction industry needs to move away from its reliance on concrete and instead use more timber to reduce carbon emissions, the Green Party’s Deputy Steven Matthews said today (May 17). In a newly published Green Party position paper, Deputy Matthews, Chair of Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government & Heritage, sets out how wood must play a significant role in making the transition to a low carbon and environmentally sustainable construction economy.



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