What is FSC pine?

What is FSC pine?

FSC stands for ‘Forest Stewardship Council’. Products made with wood and paper from FSC forests are marked with our ‘tick tree’ logo. When you see this logo, you can be confident that buying it won’t mean harming the world’s forests.

What is FSC certified wood stands for?

Forest Stewardship Council
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a globally recognised certification system with million hectares of forestland certified under its forest conservation standards. The performance-based standards encompass environmental, social and economic values, and are framed to ensure that the forests are managed sustainably.

Is FSC wood sustainable?

When it comes to forest-based products, FSC certification is the sustainable choice you can trust to deliver better outcomes for forests, people and markets – today and for future generations.

Where can I find FSC lumber?

1) Verify that a company is FSC certified. 2) Search for FSC certified companies or products. 2) Type in the ‘FSC License Code’ (Example: FSC-C######) *Note: Each certificate has a unique license code assigned to it.

What kind of wood is FSC?

Products the FSC Certifies The FSC certifies basic wood-based building materials, such as framing lumber, plywood of all sorts, and hardwoods used in cabinetry or furniture making.

Who needs to be FSC certified?

Any company involved in the processing or transformation of FSC certified products (e.g. manufacturing, repackaging, pack-splitting, relabelling, cutting to size or adding other forest-based components to the product) must be FSC certified in order to apply an FSC label to their products and/or sell them with an FSC …

Is FSC wood more expensive?

It depends on market conditions and the length of the supply chain (FSC-Certified Wood and Products Fetch Higher Prices). Ultimately, FSC wood may be more expensive because non-FSC suppliers discount their products to compete with FSC suppliers (FSC – Costs and Benefits of Forest Certification).

Can bamboo be FSC certified?

FSC ® is globally recognized as the best and most stringent sustainable forestry certification system in the wood industry. FSC ® certification is also available for bamboo. As pioneer in the bamboo industry, MOSO is able to provide bamboo products with FSC ® certification.

Can MDF be FSC certified?

FSC® MDF refers to MDF which is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® and can therefore prove its environmental credentials. The FSC® scheme sets the standard for responsible management.

How do I know if a material is FSC certified?

How to check the information of an FSC certificate?

  1. Visit FSC certificate search(info.fsc.org)
  2. Enter the license code(please ask the company to provide you so), organization legal name, certificate or product information you want to search for.

Is Home Depot wood FSC certified?

The company has given preference to FSC certified wood products since 1999. “We recognize the role we play in the value chain for home improvement products, especially lumber and manufactured goods,” said Ron Jarvis, vice president of environmental innovation.

What is FSC certified wood?

The FSC certification is considered the “gold standard” designation for wood harvested from forests that are responsibly managed, socially beneficial, environmentally conscious, and economically viable.

What does it mean to be a certified FSC product?

FSC certification ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

What does FSC certified patio furniture mean?

If a product, like a piece of tropical hardwood patio furniture, is labeled as “FSC Certified,” it means that the wood used in the piece and the manufacturer that made it met the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council.

What are FSC Principles and criteria?

The FSC Principles and Criteria provide a foundation for all forest management standards globally, including the FSC US National Standard (v1.0) that guides forest management certification in the U.S. If you are looking for information about using the FSC logo, visit the logo use page.