top of page

From Forest to Furniture: Greenheart at Green Awareness Expo

From March 21st to March 24th this year, Greenheart Suriname proudly participated in the Green Awareness Expo at Hotel Torarica. Our main objective was to acquaint people with our business activities, with a special emphasis on our sustainable practices. This goal was particularly significant, as there is a common misconception that, as a timber processing company, we rely solely on clear-cutting to source our wood. We were eager to dispel this myth and showcase, through our booth's setup, how we select and harvest trees with a keen eye on sustainability and safety.

One of the highlights of the expo was our demonstration of how even the smallest remnants are utilized in crafting our exceptional furniture, underscoring our commitment to maximizing the use of our precious wood into finished products. Attendees were amazed to learn that our high-quality furniture is produced right here in our own factory from our own hardwood. Moreover, many were surprised to discover the variety of hardwood species available in our forests.

The expo was a resounding success for us, enabling us to educate many about our future-focused exploitation methods. And importantly, it allowed us to demonstrate that our hardwood furniture is not only competitive but often of superior quality compared to imports.

At Greenheart Suriname, we believe that it's crucial to correct misconceptions about our industry and to highlight the importance of sustainable practices. Our participation in the Green Awareness Expo was a step forward in this direction, providing a platform to showcase how we harmonize our operations with environmental stewardship.

The positive feedback and the curiosity of the public about our sustainable methods and products have been truly encouraging. It reinforces our belief that when done responsibly, timber processing can be a sustainable venture that contributes positively to the economy without compromising the health of our planet.

We look forward to more opportunities to engage with the community, share our practices, and continue contributing to a more sustainable future. Let's all strive for a world where sustainability is not just a concept but a way of life.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the expo, and to those who continue to support our journey towards sustainability and excellence in the timber industry. Together, we can make a difference for our planet, today and tomorrow.

15 views0 comments


bottom of page