Wood is a renewable natural resource
Wood is the only building material whose amount is constantly increasing. By using wood, the consumption of non-renewable materials can be reduced and/or completely avoided. This is particularly significant in construction, where the quantities of material used are great and the replacement of other materials with wood is comparatively easy.
The consumption of natural resources caused by the manufacture of different building materials separated according to non-renewable and renewable natural resources.In practice, the hidden currents of the consumption of steel-based raw materials are the inert material created in mining the raw materials (Source:Building Information Group RT environmental reports).