Sustainably managed forest

Sustainably managed forest

The use of forests in a way and at a rate that maintains their biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity, and vitality without compromising their potential to fulfill, now and in the future, relevant ecological functions, and that does not cause damage to other ecosystems.
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This sustainably managed forest products business, led by our partner and industry leader American Stave Company, is an example of how rural regions can carefully leverage their forests in sustainable and locally appropriate economic development.
The timely report tracks trees and forests' carbon dioxide-sequestering capacity, one of the value propositions wood building product interests channel to green-building practitioners; paints rationale for the wood industry to document carbon accounting methods transparently, especially when product is not sourced from a sustainably managed forest; and, helps cast-in-place concrete, precast and masonry construction practitioners respond to competitors' claims of environmental mettle.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on 13 July 2016 a $14 million senior loan through its private sector window to Form Ghana Ltd for restoration of degraded forest reserves through sustainably managed forest plantations.
This boarding school also solved the fuel storage problem by sourcing wood chips from the sustainably managed forest woodlot near campus.
The bio-pellets will be produced using wood based biomass, targeted from U.S.-sourced sustainably managed forest resources or by-products andsold to utilities and industrial users for energy production.
Another way to use wood responsibly is to purchase products certified by the nonprofit Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as originating from a sustainably managed forest. FSC sets standards for fair labor and responsible environmental practices--such as preventing soil erosion, protecting rare species and limiting pesticide use--in forestry operations worldwide.
But at another level, there is a deep irony in this book which is encapsulated in the way it moves from this well-intentioned introduction to a lengthy first section on chairs -- chairs of polypropylene, waste wood, metal, expanded polystyrene, paper, rubber, plant waste, mahogany (from sustainably managed forest, of course), wicker, glass, felt, aramide fibre braid ...
Another way to use wood responsibly is to purchase products certified by the non-profit Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as originating from a sustainably managed forest. FSC sets standards for fair labor and responsible environmental practices--such as preventing soil erosion, protecting rare species and limiting pesticide use--in forestry operations worldwide.
Would you pay more for wood product if you knew they came from a sustainably managed forest? Enter the certifiers, who may be a major force in the forest of the future.
2) quality feature fresh fiber paper: the fresh paper fibers (primary fiber material) used for cellulose production (based on fresh fibers) must come from sustainably managed forest stands.
The idea behind the certification is that consumers who purchase products such as lumber or other wood products can see the label and know that it comes from a sustainably managed forest.
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