Environmental Sustainability in the Wood and Furniture Sector


This project aims to increase the capacities of workers in the wood and furniture sector with respect to environmental sustainability in order to help companies ensure that their activities have a lower environmental impact.

Execution period: 01/11/2011 - 30/11/2012

Applicable results for companies

  • Methodological guidelines for ecodesign and good manufacturing practices. A catalogue of new, more sustainable materials to be used in the carpentry sector.Guía metodológica de ecodiseño y buenas prácticas productivas.
  • The development of new training contents focusing on sustainability and competitiveness in companies in the wood and furniture sector.
  • Training programs run in 5 Autonomous Communities across Spain on ecodesign, sustainable manufacturing and creativity applied to green innovation.


European Social Fund. Biodiversity Foundation. Green Employment Programme (Emplea Verde) Ref. 3-P90. “SAMM”.