A better choice or you and the planet
Weathertex's factory creates less carbon footprint during the manufacturing process than the timber product can absorb and store, making Weathertex better than zero carbon footprint. Weathertex products are perfect for the changing global environment as it has minimal impact, improves the reduction of carbon footprint as well as having a long life span.
Timber is the ultimate renewable resource and all Weathertex products are made from 97% hardwood and 3% paraffin wax. Weathertex primed products are finished with a water-based lead-free acrylic primer. All Weathertex boards are manufactured using waste timber sourced from Australian, PEFC-certified harvesters. No old growth hardwood is ever used, so there’s minimal environmental impact and avoids depletion of natural resources. Weathertex timber product is the only product of its kind in the world containing no added silica, glues, resins or formaldehydes.
Weathertex have been through a rigorous evaluation from Global GreenTag™ Pty Ltd to determine our outstanding “green performance” and we are proud to announce we are the FIRST manufactured product to receive a GreenTag™ Platinum certification with a GreenRate R Level A for our Natural range. Additionally, we’ve received Gold certification for our primed flat cladding and wall panel sheets.
No toxic or polluting chemicals are required when making Weathertex products. The manufacturing process of all Weathertex products minimises waste through resource recovery systems. This includes creating compost, using the offcut board as fuel, creating briquettes and using it as packaging. Weathertex’s on-site water management system is unique and highly sustainable, it reduces water usage by ensuring processed water is treated and recycled.