Stephen Mitchell Associates

+61 2 8006 8850

PO Box 309
Earlwood NSW 2206
AUSTRALIA

©2019 by Stephen Mitchell Associates.

Delivering peace of mind and access to market through timber environmental compliance, recycling and product environmental verification.

Our Services

Circular Economy & Recycling

We assist industry access markets for waste timber and wood products as well as compliance with waste and recycling regulations.  We also provide wood product manufacturers and suppliers with strategic and practical advice based on the circular economy and product stewardship principles.

Illegal Logging Regulation

We help importers of timber, paper and wood furniture to reduce the risk of non-compliance with the due diligence requirements of the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Act and associated Regulations.

Product Environmental Verification

We help you access more markets ahead of your competition via environmental product declarations and sustainability building rating schemes 

We have one way of working: your way!

We’ll work within your resourcing and budgetary framework. Talk to us about the options, from a one-off consultation or ad-hoc support, to an ongoing contract.


We work with clients across Australia – onsite, offsite and remotely. To find out more about what we do get in touch to arrange your first consultation.

Latest News

Using the FSC system to assess illegal logging risk for non-certified products

November 11, 2019

Illegal Logging Due Diligence - Where are Australian businesses falling short?

November 11, 2019

Customised Due Diligence Advice & Training

January 16, 2019

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About Stephen Mitchell

Timber Environmental Specialist

Over the last twenty years Principal Stephen Mitchell has worked on environmental projects - the last 12 years specialising in timber. He has worked with many businesses in the timber industry, as well as State and Federal Governments.


Stephen has assisted timber, pulp & paper and wood furniture importers and the Australian Government on mechanisms to minimise the risk of procuring illegally logged wood.  He is the author and co-author of industry toolkits and has researched industry due diligence practices in the United States and Europe.