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Each one storey house stores 22.2 t CO2-e and each two storey house stores 37 t CO2-e.

Every year 4.7 million t CO2 is stored in our buildings.

50% of the dry weight of wood is carbon.

Victoria's wood fibre products are used in every home and commercial building - every day.

Victorian forestry employs 21,000 people, mostly in regional Victoria. Around one third are employed mostly in secondary processing in Greater Melbourne.

Forestry generates $730 million in direct economic activity to Victoria and $6.1 billion in total economic output.

Victoria's timber processors turn wood into structural timber for housing, hardwood appearance grade timber products, posts and poles, particleboard, engineered timber products, wood-based panels and cardboard, and packaging products.

Every year Victoria's plantation owners plant around 15 million seedlings and supply 26% of the nation's logs.

Victoria's plantation estate covers just 1.7% of the state or 386,000 ha - which are certified by one of two global certification schemes.

Approximately 22% of the national plantation estate (Tasmanian blue gum and pinus radiata) is in Victoria.

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