Certified wood


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Certified wood

Under the guidance of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), wood-based materials used in building construction that are supplied from sources that comply with sustainable forestry practices, thereby protecting trees, wildlife habitat, streams, and soil.
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Sourced from sustainable FSC certified wood, Accoya is based upon acetylated wood technology which modifies the chemical structure of natural wood and makes it more resistant to water and fungous.
To determine if Virginia's primary forest products manufacturers might behave similarly, respondents were asked if increasing the use of certified wood would improve the overall image of wood product manufacturers.
Treating all certified wood equally will go a long way in this direction.
In keeping with Accenture's commitment to conducting business in an environmentally sustainable way, the Accenture office in Calgary is eco-efficient, using sustainable and environmentally friendly operational practices, and materials such as Forest Stewardship Council certified wood, carpet tile with up to 68 percent recycled content, and flooring that is Green Label Plus certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute.
The demand for FSC-only certified wood would send American builders to overseas markets for their products, threatening jobs in much of the American forestry industry.
Expanded material offerings to include certified wood.
Simply by choosing FSC certified wood and paper products, we can all help to protect the world's forests, leaving a legacy for future generations.
The FSC certified structural insulating panels are eligible for the MR7 certified wood credit under the LEED program.
Gulf Timber Company, a distributor of high quality exotic hardwood and a member of The Florian Group from Italy, is advocating the importance of certified wood at the 'Dubai WoodShow 2010', the Middle East's only wood-focused exhibition, which is currently on its third day, at the Dubai Airport Expo.
The Siesta bed has a high sloping headboard, ideal for lazy weekends in bed, is handmade from FSC certified wood and has a 10 year quality guarantee.
B&Q have teamed up with The California Company to offer premium hardwood plantation shutters made from FSC certified wood and a range from interior designer Kelly Hoppen, starting at pounds 99.
With an increasing demand for certified wood from the importing countries, the European Union in particular, the SMEs associated with forest produce will have to comply by the WWF guidelines and obtain forest certification.
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