Environmental Responsibility


In addition to the economic benefits of forests, the importance of protecting the natural balance is better understood every day. As a result of rapid population growth, urbanization, increasing environmental problems and deterioration of ecosystem in the world and in our country, the expectations of the society from forests are changing and changing. Forests are one of the most renewable natural resources, and besides the production of wood raw materials, the forests have ecological and socio-cultural functions. In this context, [...]


It is known that the largest carbon dioxide emissions in the world are made by fossil fuels and humans, but absorption is made by a large amount of trees and plants. When trees grow, they absorb CO2 from the atmosphere by photosynthesis and accumulate them as carbon in their organic structure. In this process, they begin to give oxygen to the atmosphere. Therefore, approximately 49% of the agac mass consists of carbon. While an average tree grows on the basis [...]


One of the most important inputs that play a role in the development of countries is energy. Wood, one of the most important products of forests, has been one of the greatest energy sources of human being from past to present. Nowadays, CARBON has started to be produced as a result of the developments in the recent years from the wood used for heating and cooking purposes. As a result of the sustainable energy supply of the countries, wood has [...]


Turkey has a solid history of forestry based on the Ottoman Empire. The forest surface area consists of 21.2 million hectares to 77.6 million hectares (27.2%) Approximately 70% of the timber is used in construction, 20% in furniture, while 10% is used in packaging and other industries. Lumber consumption per capita is between 0,075-0,085 m³. Wood-forest products sector is an important sector in terms of economic development and especially rural employment. Wood-forest products sector includes the production of very common product groups [...]