Nissiwood’s commitment to Environment
The Nissiwood group of companies have a long tradition and commitment to environment and as a result of this awareness the sourcing of logs are exclusively from renewable forests and plantations both domestic and worldwide. Early 1980s’ Nissiwood had championed the concept of social forestry throughout State of Kerala by supplying saplings and technical know-how to small homesteads comprising of 2 or 3 acres of land.
Energy source – Nissiwood uses 60% of its energy from Solar power. Printable wood sheets are produced using much less energy than equivalent quantity paper.
Biodegradable products – Nissiwood produces all material free from formaldehyde or similar emitting chemicals. All materials used in production are biodegradable.
Eco-friendly – Nissiwood products are more eco-friendly that Paper. Chemicals and bleach that are used in making paper that are not eco-friendly and are not used in Nissiwood. Nissiwood uses raw wood that are pasted together using eco-friendly emission free glue.
Non-polluting – Nissiwood production facility does not have any smoke or flew gas emission as there is no burning of any kind. No emission of methane gas as well. Since water is not used in process, there is no contaminated water outflow.
Man and Wood doctrine
Trees and wood was man’s best friend from time immemorial.
Using trees, he made his dwelling place to protect himself from nature’s fury. It was with wood he invented the wheel which still in this 21st century is the prime mover for the whole world. Man crossed the oceans in wooden crafts. And today he has come a long way. In all these he had his long time friend, namely WOOD.
Wood is one of the most abundant and versatile renewable resources on earth. Its main characteristic is that it is renewable, unlike the other fossil sources as ores, petroleum and coal. Wood has been utilized by man since the earliest days of human existence.
These days there is a growing awareness of the impact of trees and environment. There are no other resources which can substitute wood as they are all non renewable. If properly used, wood offers us immense possibilities. The guiding principle is that you plant more trees than you cut. Therefore the emphasis on plantations